The Estee Lauder Companies Visual Merchandising & Store Design.Store Design.Project Manager in South Africa

Visual Merchandising & Store Design.Store Design.Project Manager

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments


  • Responsible for all visual merchandising, store design, real estate and project management function in the affiliate.

  • Ensures proper representation of the brands’images in the selling environment.

  • Project Co-ordinate with Brands, Project Managers and suppliers to ensure the smooth implementation of Retail Design projects.

  • Coordination of real estate transactions and management of ELC contracts related to real estate.

  • Annual rent budget planning, tracking and forecasting.

  • Responsible for leading, guiding and development of Visual Merchandiser and Store Design Specialists


Requirements and Experience

  • Relevant Degree and Project Management

  • Relevant Real Estate experience

  • Knowledge of scheduling or construction management software.

  • Experience in a store design/construction engineering office

  • Good knowledge of manufacturer’s field, store planning and construction methods

  • Experience in visual merchandising

  • Technical engineering ability

  • Fluent in Autocad, Vectorworks, Illustrator, capable of assembling /reviewing comprehensive set of execution plans and documents

  • Experience in graphics, layout and interior signage; has an understanding of traffic flow and human scale

  • MS Office with advanced excel

  • SAP advantageous

  • Experience in managing people: providing direction, coaching and developmental opportunities for subordinates.

Key Personal Characteristics

  • Proactive, organized and detail oriented

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines, handle multiple tasks and varied personalities

  • Decision-making and Self-reliance

  • Great Communication skills and Summarization capabilities

  • Strong leadership, project management skills, time management, and problem solving skills

  • Experience in working with external partners/vendors

Job: Creative / Design

Primary Location: Europe, Middle East, Africa-South Africa

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Number: 173964