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GUCCI Facilities Manager New York

Gucci - Regular
New York - United States of America

Influential, innovative and progressive, Gucci is reinventing a wholly modern approach to fashion. Under the new vision of creative director Alessandro Michele, the House has redefined luxury for the 21st century, further reinforcing its position as one of the world’s most desirable fashion houses. Eclectic, contemporary, romantic—Gucci products represent the pinnacle of Italian craftsmanship and are unsurpassed for their quality and attention to detail. Gucci is part of the Kering Group, a world leader in apparel and accessories that owns a portfolio of powerful luxury and sport and lifestyle brands.

Role Mission

The Manager, Facilities and General Services – East Coast is responsible for overseeing the overall repairs and maintenance, facility operation and continued architectural requirements of Eastern region stores, including U.S. and Canada. The Manager will work closely with store Operation Managers and vendors/contractors to identify problems develop short and/or long-term sustainable solutions and coordinate all work. The scope includes scheduling, coordinating, negotiating, as well as following through of all East Coast Retail and Corporate facilities maintenance such as HVAC, cleaning, MEP, fire protection systems, elevator inspections, all general repairs as well as store close outs.

Key Accountabilities

Repairs and Maintenance

  • Maintain relationships with all Store and Operations Managers;
  • Assist the team in coordinating small scale layout improvements such as fixture reconfigurations and special project installations in collaboration with Store Planning and Worldwide team;
  • Identify problems and work on solutions, coordinating with the Store Manager and vendors;
  • Liaison with the store teams, Visual Merchandising as well as vendors to ensure minimal store/business interruption;
  • Coordinate repairs and maintenance of stores through Service Channel (website and app);
  • Drive and implement the use of Service Channel with all Store Managers, Operation Managers as well as vendors;
  • Review all cost proposals;
  • Maintain status update of costs and schedule for review with Director of Store Planning;
  • Develop and maintain cost summary of all maintenance work (OPEX and CAPEX maintenance) reviewing with Finance and Senior Manager, Facilities and General Services;
  • Make periodic site visits to ensure store conditions are up to Gucci regional and WW standards;
  • Keep track and maintain all records for floor plans, specs, materials and preferred vendor list for each store and corporate location;
  • Review installations on site as required, verifying that repairs and lay-out improvements are being installed correctly;
  • Review and approve proposal and invoices on a timely basis;
  • Follow up with outstanding repairs and maintenance issues;
  • Provide status update to Senior Manager, Facilities and General Services regularly;
  • Address urgent facilities issues immediately;
  • Escalate any issue to Senior Manager of Facilities and General Services as needed;
  • Maintenance of all relevant files;
  • Any other Facilities and General Services work in East Coast as directed by Senior Manager, Facilities and General Services.

Key Requirements

  • Must have advanced knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Service Channel;
  • Knowledge of standard quality means and materials in construction and millwork for luxury retail environments;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent follow through and organizational skills;
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment;
  • Ability to take initiatives and take charge of work without daily supervision;
  • Ability to work with various departments, stakeholders, internal and external;
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in construction administration field;
  • Light lifting required occasionally for events setup in NYC office;
  • Frequent local travel required.

EOE M/D/F/V

  • Full time
  • North America
  • United States of America
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