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Project Planner Retail Store Construction

Position:Full-Time 

 

neXtore is a fully integrated premier business dedicated to Construction, Design and Fleet services based in North America; owned by the parent company Luxottica. Worldwide, neXtore designs, builds and manages projects and programs that successfully deliver innovative solutions to clients and communities.

 

Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 9,100 retail stores across the globe.

In North America, our wholesale business is the home to global brands like Ray-Ban, Oakley, and many of the top fashion house brands. Our leading retail brands include; LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, Target Optical and Sears Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Nextore Project Supervisor drives the process and project management of Store Design & Construction projects to include the store opening report, architectural, construction and real estate, landlord coordination, securing building permits and all other permits, project document management and project collaboration.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintains and publishes Store Opening Report and coordinates communication among internal and external project team members on critical milestones.
  • Manages and coordinates external consultants for production of Construction Documents.
  • Provides Scope of Work, design intent and design standards to consultants for production of Construction Documents, to ensure adherence with client’s requirements and minimize the impact of change orders on project cost.
  • Manages and coordinates red-marking of Construction Documents by in-house plan checkers and PMs.
  • Manages and coordinates all communications regarding Construction Documents development and distribution.
  • Manages and coordinates consultants to ensure delivery of CDs by required deadlines.
  • Maintains Architectural and Engineering standards.
  • Manages and coordinates communication between internal Design Team and consultants on all design-related matters, especially in regard to code-compliance and adherence to Brand design standards.
  • Manages and coordinates site survey by internal teams or external consultants.
  • Reviews and validates consultants’ proposals and invoices for approval by Store Planning Manager.
  • Assists project team during construction phase to address design and permit-related issues.
  • Reviews Lease Construction Exhibits for evaluation and action by Client’s Real Estate during lease negotiation.
  • Acts as a liaison between Tenant Coordinators and internal design and construction teams.
  • Receives, reviews and distributes Landlord’s design and construction documentation.
  • Coordinates with external Permit Expediting Consultants, Landlords and all other governing authorities to ensure on-time delivery of permits.
  • Ensures efficient and timely communication between internal Store Planning and Design Teams, consultants on permit and building code-related issues, and on permitting timelines, during the design phase and permit process phase.
  • Manages preparation of permit applications by consultants, collects and distributes all relevant documentation by Client, internal Design and Construction Teams, consultants and Landlord.
  • Reviews and validates permit expeditors’ proposals and invoices for approval by Store Planning Manager.
  • Researches and updates permit timelines for project scheduling purposes and publishing in Store Opening Report.
  • Creates and maintains a permit history database with permit timelines and fees by jurisdiction/building dept.
  • Maintains an efficient project document management system and archive for use by all project members.
  • Assembles project kick-off package for evaluation and use by Client, internal Design and Construction team and A&E Consultants.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 7+ years of relevant experience
  • Understanding of the retail/ store planning and design / construction industry
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects
  • Good problem solving, analytical and organizational skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4 year degree in Design or Architecture

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 or e-mail HRCompliance@luxotticaretail.com (be sure to provide your name and contact information for either option so that we may follow up in a timely manner). 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.  Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.

Posted
12/20/2020
Salary Range
$46,000.00 - 98,000.00
per Year
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Location
New York, NY 10018, US