Head of Store Format and Design

Head of Store Format and Design

Ref: 107830_1583154 | £70000 - £75000 per annum + Pension + Bonus +Private Healthcare | Location:City of London, London, England | Added:02/03/20

About Company:

Quest Search and Selection is working with this multi-channel, multi-product retail company that is a global, destination retailer that has been established for over 100 years. They are looking for a Head of Store and Development to join the business senior leadership team and will be reporting directly to the COO. This is a new vacancy that is a central function that collaborates with various team include store formats, finance and stores operations. The role will require 1 direct report with Managing relationships within facilities, construction, and brand partners.

Key responsibilities as a Head of Store Format and Design:

  • Executes store development and portfolio management strategies
  • Oversees creation of project development budgets for store construction.
  • Participates in the development of design objectives to meet company objectives
    • Implements processes and manages reduction of store costs as they relate to construction, pre-opening, and possession dates.
    • Dealing with new store openings from finding site to opening the store and also deal with store closures and relocation.
    • Meets company financial objectives for store performance.
    • Oversees all new store development & construction partners
    • Participates in site selection, design, construction, and operational turnover of new stores in assigned area.
    • Challenges and inspires agencies & partners to achieve the company business results.

To be successful in this Head of Store Format and Design:

  • You must be / have operated at a Store development, Store format, Property, Facilities or Store construction background
  • You must have retail brick & mortar store experience
  • This is a hand on role which is managing multiple 3rd parties and work towards various workflows and critical paths
  • Project management experience
  • Highly organised
  • You must have operated in a senior leadership level
  • Great stakeholder relationships (this role reports into the main board)
  • BIFM/H & S qualification or construction qualification is desirable but not essential.

What’s in it for you…

  • Bonus potential
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Private healthcare
  • Season ticket loan
  • Contributory pension
  • Staff discount

If this role is something that you would be interested in, then please apply by sending your CV today!

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