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JUNIOR MANAGER STORE DEVELOPMENT (MIDDLE EAST, EGYPT, EAST AFRICA & PAKISTAN)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Your Mission

Responsible for driving the development and implementation of architectural projects for owned & operated (O&O) PUMA stores, third-party operated PUMA Partner stores and PUMA Shop-in-Shop installations across the territory.  Driving the detailed management of store development processes, including project documentation, budgets and schedules whilst working in close collaboration with third-party consultants & suppliers and other relevant internal functions and departments.

O&O Stores

  • Management of Store Development Projects, focusing on coordinating store concept implementation, space planning and procurement, whilst monitoring project budgets & timelines.
  • Identification & pre-selection of suitable general contractors, subsequent contract management, site supervision during the construction phase of the projects to ensure an accurate store concept implementation and store development execution
  • Store Maintenance Management: Liaise with Store Managers to adequately manage service needs and records. Organize and coordinate maintenance works with Store Managers. Creation and management of maintenance guidelines, reports, and processes

 Partner Retail Stores

  • Provide support on PUMA Partner Retail projects, including store concept implementation, space planning and approvals and procurement activities considering both the Partners budgets and other factors including but not limited to brand guidelines. 
  • Supporting Partner Retailers in the supply and selection of general contractors and the procurement process and providing solutions where local restrictions exist.
  • On-site availability during the fit-out period to support Partners and their contractors in meeting quality standards and deadlines

   Shop-In-Shop

  • Executes the regional strategic plan to ensure consistency within the Middle East
  • Manages relationships with vendors
  • Coordinates and assists in defining and creating space and supporting the design/build of SIS
  • Collaboration with Regional Buying, Visual Merchandising and Marketing to secure consistency in the network
  • Drives key initiatives through product and clear visual merchandising and marketing guidelines

 General

  • Develop and manage cross-departmental progression calendars to communicate and monitor timelines and deliverables for store openings and closures.
  • Support the Marketing Team in the POP order & campaign feedback process.
  • Develop necessary tools to support the implementation and communication of concept and VM guidelines
  • Collate visual merchandising and marketing feedback & information from VM & store teams.
  • Coordinate and maintain all relevant information that is part of the store layout plans.
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required

Your Talent

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Experience:

  • Not less than 2 years relevant experience within a retail, VM, architecture or construction environment

 Competencies:         

  • Strong project management skills and experience, including excellent time management, project scheduling skills and a drive for consistent revaluation
  • Assertive and confident attitude, results-driven, high-energy, passionate, decisive, high attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal written and verbal communication skills in English with the ability to work with others as a team, but if required, a strong leader of internal and external projects
  • Fluency in the English language (speaking, reading, writing) at a business level, knowledge of Arabic and/or Urdu would be a distinct advantage.
  • Willingness to travel extensively across the Middle East, Egypt, and East Africa and other countries as the work may require.
  • Experience in working with contractors, consultants, and suppliers.
  • Ability to work in close collaboration with other relevant functions and departments

PUMA provides equal opportunities for all job applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or disability. Equality for all is one of the core principles at PUMA and we do not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination.

PUMA supports over 14,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

PUMA Wellbeing at Middle East

ATHLETE



  • Health and Wellness Allowance

SOCIAL


  • Community engagement activities

  • Company parties & events

  • Social area

FLEX


  • Flexible working hours

  • Parental leave policy

Finance


  • Employee discount

  • Life insurance

  • Medical insurance

United Arab Emirates

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