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Retail Development Manager

Daniel Wellington is truly a global brand who sells to almost every country worldwide. With offices located around the world, Daniel Wellington is beginning to grow a strong retail presence in the Americas. Since the launch of Daniel Wellington in 2011, we have continued to challenge the watch industry by inspiring our employees along the way. We are always looking for brilliant candidates that want to grow together with us. Daniel Wellington gives all employees the opportunity to influence, take ownership and be part of a journey that has only just begun. Join us in our ever-growing movement, together we engage the world.   

We have plans to grow our brick and mortar footprint and we need help building it. As Retail Expansion Manager, you are responsible for leading new store build outs from design development, bidding, permitting, construction and hand-off to the retail team. You will help develop our processes, vendor network and be on the ground floor of the small, but ever-growing retail team at Daniel Wellington. This role will be accountable for budgeting, timelines and successful build outs of Daniel Wellington stores all over the Americas.  

What You’ll Be Up To: 

·       Manage construction projects for all retail locations 

·       Assist with due diligence on real estate sourcing to ensure building condition, dimensions, engineering, layouts and utilities are suitable to get the retail location up and running! 

·       Research neighborhoods and other retailers in the area to effectively create pitch to the leasing agents on why Daniel Wellington is the right brand for their location. 

·       Negotiate all contracts, finding the best solutions and costs possible

·       Collaborating closely with global retail team, brand, 3rd party architects + general contractors, landlords, and other involved parties from design development through delivery to retail team.   

·       Develop and model out project level budgets and timelines for approvals, creating P&L’s with Finance Manager

·       Once scope of work is received, prepare bids and send to contractors (when applicable), manage RFI’s and shop drawing approvals, level and negotiate bids and award contracts. 

 

Who You Are: 

·       2+ years of retail construction project management 

·       Extremely detailed and organized to manage multiple projects in an entrepreneurial environment 

·      Strong spreadsheet and budgeting skills

·       Has an eye for design with the ability to make decisions on the fly while on-site 

·       Ability to create and document processes from scratch setting the grounds for future projects  

·       Experience with vendors/brokers and the ability to manage parties both internally and externally  

·       Has a strong understanding for architectural drawings and construction site management 

·       Bi-lingual; English and Spanish speaking is a plus

·       Willing to travel 

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DW LIFESTYLE

In addition to great benefits, you will get the chance to work in a global fast-paced and rapid-growing environment, constantly provided with new and exciting challenges. We take pride in building everything in-house, are all about constant learning and with that finding our own way of doing business. 

You will spend your days in collaborative and dynamic offices with a highly skilled team, do great work, and have fun while doing so.

We expect you to come in, take ownership of your area of responsibility, and bring it to new levels. 

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