The Estee Lauder Companies Assistant Manager, Project Development in New York, New York
Assistant Manager, Project Development
Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments
Position Title : Assistant Manager- Project Development
Div/Dept: Corporate Store Planning & Development
Reports To: Director, Project
Development – Corporate Store Planning & Development
individual will be responsible for the design development and project
management for corporate retail stores and branded cosmetic counters throughout
North America. This responsibility includes the proper execution and
implementation of project management procedures in partnership with our retail
partners including the implementation of policy and procedures. Position will work
with the Director on the oversight of all related costs to ensure the projects meet
approved capital requirements, retailer agreements and proper communication of
all project related issues including schedules, business partner collaboration
and contractual requirements.
is responsible for comprehensive oversight of design development and project
management daily activities as it relates to the following key areas:
Daily Project Management
Ensuring that all projects are addressed and responded to in a timely
manner and that all necessary communications with retail partners are handled
in a proactive and professional manner.
Ensuring that clear and accurate reporting of active, pending and
completed projects is maintained and understood with in the team and that all
brands are kept abreast of their related projects on an ongoing basis.
Design Development Phase
Support of key brand’s design development including but not limited to
design layout, detail development, material selection and concept coordination.
Coordinate with Brands to ensure that approved designs are submitted to
the Architect/Manufacturer for the preparation of construction documents on a
Ensuring that design and construction documents meet all corporate
requirements, and where possible, share best practices across brands.
Preparing preliminary cost estimates and construction schedules.
Assuring the engineered integrity of products manufactured.
Bid Documents and Process
Ensure and oversee the accurate production of bid/construction sets and
that the documents are completed in a timely manner.
Support Director in maintaining project bid schedule.
Ensure all information necessary to prepare and distribute the Project
Documents has been assimilated and that the documents are distributed
accurately and on time.
Support Director with the evaluation and qualification of all bids and
proposals through the consulting architect and or project team.
Provide direction for the Estee Lauder Companies supplied items through
ELC Indirect Procurement and coordinate the delivery to job site.
Ensure that Estee Lauder Companies are receiving quality, service and
Ensure that the construction of each project maintains Estee Lauder
Companies best interests and best management of its assets.
Partner with ELC Indirect Procurement to evaluate vendor quality,
service and economies of scale. Contract alternative methods via package
discounts and value engineering.
Support Director with leading contract negotiations and insure that
services, contractors, suppliers and vendors afford Estee Lauder Companies the
best value, quality and economy.
Provide updates to all ELC business partners on all revisions to
Awarding and processing contracts.
Ensure that they are timely, correct and executed.
Coordinate all necessary approvals, permits and documents to insure a
professional and smooth running project.
Ensure a complete, clean and smooth turnover to store personnel and
Managing the consolidation of punch lists from Project Manager, store
personnel and others.
Ensuring that the punch list has been completed and signed off by store
personnel, brand and landlord within 60 days of project completion.
Ensuring that all final closeout documents are complete and correct on
a timely basis.
Collaborate with team onPlanning and Development efforts for the following areas:
Value-engineering alternatives as required and across brands where
Reviewing, approving and implementing specification revisions.
Coordinating functional design revisions as required for maintaining
3 Years in Architectural or Interior Design with concentration inRetail Industry
Strong knowledge of store planning and construction methods.
Proactive, organized and detail oriented.
Ability to work under tight deadlines, handle multiple tasks and variedpersonalities.
Excellent analytical and communication skills.
Superior customer service oriented abilities to meet the needs ofvarious in-house and external business partners.
Travel of up to 10% required
BS in Architecture or related field
Job: Retail - Corporate
Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-New York
Job Type: Standard
Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
Job Number: 164100