We hire high-caliber team players who share our values and our drive to be first, fast and best. We promise an open team environment where employees can be honest, direct and supportive. We require collaboration and, at the same time, robust debate. Our business encompasses a broad range of job opportunities...

We hire high-caliber team players who share our values and our drive to be first, fast and best. We promise an open team environment where employees can be honest, direct and supportive. We require collaboration and, at the same time, robust debate.

Our business encompasses a broad range of job opportunities across many disciplines including: product design, merchandising, production, consumer and retail marketing, sales, logistics, communications, human resources, community affairs and more. We are seeking result-oriented people — talented, strategic, and innovative team players who have an unwavering commitment to excellence in all they do. 

We are seeking dynamic individual to join our expanding team!

Assistant Store Development Manager

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Diploma / Certificate
Location
Kwun Tong
Employment type Full Time
Benefits Dental plan, 13-month pay, Education subsidies, 5-day week, Flexible working hours, Insurance plan, Medical plan, Performance bonus
Industry Manufacturing - Garment
Job function Construction / Property > Building & Construction
Design > Others
Published On 05/11/2019

Responsibilities:

1. Store Development Planning & Management

  • Develops forecasts of store openings in partnership with retail operations given agreed AOP numbers.
  • Establishes a calendar of store development activities for the affiliate after receiving divisional directions.
  • Leverages divisional store concepts and innovations, adapting them for the affiliate.
  • Ensures that there is consistency with divisional directions by liaising with the regional Store Development Manager.
  • Manages communication within the affiliate about store development principles which are aligned to the divisional retail format & brand positioning
  • Manages store construction and VM budgets.
  • Manages value engineering efforts to improve consistent quality and cost efficiency within the affiliate. Source for best suppliers/price and create strong partnerships to ensure economies of scale and cost reduction. Ensure that all store design and fixtures standards are aligned to the divisional retail format.
  • Manages and facilitates the store development planning processes/procedures/templates within the affiliate to enhance store performance
  • Receives the retail floor store design concept which accurately reflects the intended look and feel of the season’s release thereby generating sell-through of products; liaises with the Retail Marketing Services Manager in executing the retail floor store design.
  • Adapts and adopts appropriate layout plans/planograms for affiliate store openings and store upgrades prior to briefing the outsourced store construction and visual merchandising teams.
  • Drives consistent retail presentation and store navigation enhancements across all distribution channels in the affiliate.
  • Ensures store completeness prior to account turnover (products, VTA, Raymark, etc.)

 

2. Performance Evaluation & Audit

  • Develop a monitoring system for successful implementation within the affiliate
  • Manage the Quality Check (QC) inspection during site visits and store audit. Ensures that outsourced construction and VM teams execution adequately reflects regional direction and brand values.
  • Constantly evaluate the performance of suppliers and the quality of fixtures
  • Develop & maintain project reports for all key stakeholders

 

3. Team Management

  • Manage the store construction and VM teams and other outsourced vendors based on established division and affiliate standards and according to LS & Co. Way.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Diploma holder or above in Interior Architecture and Design is a must
  • Minimum 5 years experience in Interior Design Background with at least 3 years in the Retail industry exposure is a must
  • Proficient in AutoCAD/Illustrator/Photoshop and PowerPoint presentation
  • Able to collaborate and build relationships with the outsourced construction and VM teams and retail staff
  • Possess strong interest and enthusiasm in “youth culture”.
  • Good project management and planning skills.
  • Excellent budget management skills and able to meet deadline
  • Able to work other ad hoc project
  • Good retail operations knowledge, gained from retail operation, store design, layout, space management and store profitability
  • Excellent people and project management with strong communication skills