Project Manager, Store Planning and Construction

Salvatore Ferragamo SPA Salvatore Ferragamo SPA Employer:
Secaucus, NJ, USLocation:
Mon, Jun 18 '18Posted on:

Salvatore Ferragamo is a luxury brand creative and innovative by tradition. Founded on excellence in the art of footwear, the Company now offers a wide range of high quality prestigious products manufactured with the greatest attention to detail and offered by means of impeccable service. In the United States the Company operates over 50 of its own retail stores and also distributes its products through high end wholesale distribution channels.

The Project Manager works closely with corporate and regional teams (Retail, Wholesale, Finance, Logistics, Visual Merchandising, IT, Loss Prevention) to ensure the correct development of all aspects of the project. The Project Manager is also responsible for contracting and managing external consultants including local architects, engineers, contractors, direct vendors and responsible to handle costs, scheduling and quality of projects throughout the entire process of planning and construction.

Essential Functions:

  • Supervise and coordinate all architectural and construction activities involved with the renovation or creation of a retail or wholesale store and oversee technical work, time, cost & quality control from inception to completion
  • Prepare feasibility studies to evaluate locations, estimate budgets and timings of projects
  • Establish contact with landlord’s team to obtain drawings, timeline, guidelines and all other necessary start up information
  • Coordinate with corporate designers to prepare lay-outs and design documentation, organize internal review with all corporate and local teams involved
  • Prepare project schedules and cost reports to update internal teams regularly, parallel to the project development
  • Organize bidding and award of all direct vendors orders, supervise all activities, deliverables and outcomes
  • Organize general contractors and millwork contractors bidding, evaluate tender documents, offers and coordinate works assignment
  • Review consultant, architectural and contractor’s drawings to ensure consistence with project and concept, from preliminary submission up to shop drawings
  • Visit construction sites and prepare reports (from layout to punch list completion and opening) to ensure quality of building construction and millwork installation, identifying outstanding issues and ensuring appropriate follow-up
  • Collect as-built drawings and keep record of store construction information, finalize financial accounts closures and address warranty repairs if needed


  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience, luxury retail a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree in architecture or related field
  • PMP a plus
  • Outstanding verbal, written, multi-tasking and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to lead by example

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