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Project Manager, Store Construction

Country : USA

State : New York

Town : New York

Category : Design

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Company presentation

Explore the possibilities across our global house of brands.

Defined by inclusivity rather than exclusivity, Tapestry embraces the exploration of individuality and invests in helping you grow personally and professionally. Every individual in our global house has the opportunity to make an impact, learn and be part of our growing and unique story.

At Tapestry, we have the freedom to express ourselves and run with our best ideas across Coach, Kate Spade New York, and Stuart Weitzman. We share a profound belief in both our individual and collective potential, and know that with hard work and dedication, anything is possible.

Job description

: Project Manager, Store Construction

Primary Purpose:

Tapestry's North American Store Planning & Construction Team oversees the construction and renovation of Coach, Kate Spade & Stuart Weitzman Stores to meet preapproved designs, budgets and schedules, in order to achieve the required sales plan established by the Retail divisions. As a part of this dynamic team, the Project Manager will be responsible for maintaining the schedule, budget and accuracy of construction standard operating procedures to ensure Tapestry reaches its aggressive goals of seeking out and developing in new markets as well as renovations to existing locations.

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Store Construction to...
- Read Construction documents
- Provide material take offs for owner supplied materials.
- Maintain design standards
- Coordinate required work with the Architect, Contractors and Vendors
- Maintain established Construction schedules in order to achieve the required Sales plan.
- Maintain Project files.
- Accurately report any variations within project spending:
- Approve / Dispute Change Orders
- Negotiate Price
- Travel to project locations required


- Bachelor's Degree in either Construction Management, Architecture or equivalent experience
- Minimum of 3 years Retail Construction experience
- Extensive knowledge of MS Office Suite, including MS Project
- Strong multi-tasking ability
- Strong communication and prioritization skills
- Collaborative and able to work across multiple discipline teams

Our Competencies for All Employees
- Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
- Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
- Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
- Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
- Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
- Perseverance: Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.
- Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Our Competencies for All People Managers
- Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
- Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in their team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
- Managerial Courage: Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.

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