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E Runolfsson
Emilia
Runolfsson
790 Clare Drive
Dallas
TX
790 Clare Drive
Dallas
TX
Experience Experience
02/2014 – present
New York, NY
Manager, Store Planning
New York, NY
Manager, Store Planning
02/2014 – present
New York, NY
Manager, Store Planning
02/2014 – present
  • In partnership with the Director, manage multiple project schedules, distribute project assignments and create structured workflows and processes
  • Manage/support career development process of team to ensure job satisfaction, talent retention and development
  • Scope the length and difficulty of assigned projects, create specific process steps, and develop timeline
  • Manage new store openings, relocations, expansions and closings including inventory management, analysis and ad hoc reporting
  • Develop store knowledge based on geographical attributes, field communication, store surveys, store visits and historical performance
  • Provide architectural development services based on Chanel’s global brand standards
  • Site management and vendor / owner management on site, resourcing new vendors and supervision on site
04/2010 – 09/2013
Boston, MA
Store Planning Manager
Boston, MA
Store Planning Manager
04/2010 – 09/2013
Boston, MA
Store Planning Manager
04/2010 – 09/2013
  • Ensures preseason assortment strategies tie to merchandise inventory targets
  • In season creates new store rankings for Allocations and assortment based on forward trend
  • Monitors sales and inventory at the store level and communicates to all cross functional teams
  • Develops assortment localization strategies by climate and or product lifestyle
  • Creates in season store forecast in order to provide direction to Allocation
  • Hosts cross-functional conference calls by region to align on Pop and Drop stores and climate shifts throughout the year
  • Responsible for by store roll up across all departmental buy tool and reconciles against the financial plans and assortment framework
08/2005 – 11/2009
Los Angeles, CA
AVP, Store Planning & Architecture
Los Angeles, CA
AVP, Store Planning & Architecture
08/2005 – 11/2009
Los Angeles, CA
AVP, Store Planning & Architecture
08/2005 – 11/2009
  • Develop and qualify vendor network
  • Co-develop all RFP (bid, review and award) processes and provide final approval of awarded vendor based on brand standards and quality expectations
  • Design/Schematic Development Documents
  • Develop and monitor all Store material and technology specifications and quality control standards
  • Develop owner-furnished-item fixture program (criteria, strategy, and logistics)
  • Prepare and present store plans for management review and approval
  • Develop and maintain Store Prototype Standards, Specifications and Protocols
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture
Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture
University of San Francisco
Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture
Skills Skills
  • Good knowledge of retail industry
  • Attention to detail and ability to coordinate multiple time sensitive projects
  • In depth knowledge of material used in site construction
  • Knowledge of retail store fixtures, signage and operational standards
  • Strong background in Project Management
  • Ability to cope with work pressure and deliver under stress
  • Ability to Multi Task and Multi Process
  • Rigorous & detailed style of working
  • Project management skills
  • Self Motivated Enquiring and Observant mind
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Director, Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • 3+ years experience in Store Planning or related field required
  • 5 or more years experience managing teams required
  • Strong interpersonal skills: can lead cross-functional teams at all levels of the company
  • Able to recruit and retain talented individuals; recognizes and addresses individual development opportunities
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Pre-season Manager, Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Partner with Field leadership team to analyze, summarize and communicate points of differentiation across fleet
  • Partner with Merchandising and Inventory Management to develop localized and/or tiered assortment strategies by store (or groups of stores) in support of brand goals
  • Partner with Real Estate and Finance teams to manage inventory levels for new, closing or remodeled stores
  • Manage the activities and career development of two or more direct reports
  • Thrives in an environment which balances operational responsibilities with innovative brand project work
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with peers and cross-functional business partners
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically with many different stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and effectively negotiate with cross-functional business partners, Field and Inventory Management Leadership Teams
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully balance both quantitative and qualitative information when recommending appropriate localized or store-level inventory strategies and tactics
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop a small team (2-3people)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and lead change within a team and amongst peers
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Assistant Manager, Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Interface with external architects to ensure design parameters and criteria are met
  • Manage and track materials and meet vendor suppliers
  • Administer and track Purchase Orders and schedule deliveries for furniture and finishes
  • Assist in managing budgets and invoicing for project renovations
  • Update and manage US architectural database and distribution
  • Coordinate and provide general clarification to vendor queries
  • Maintain specification book and library which outlines current design requirements and insures compliance with current global design standards
  • In partnership with the Manager, help manage multiple project schedules and budgets
  • Learn and implement Chanel’s high quality standards and architectural details in all fabrication and construction activities
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Manager, Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide architectural development services based on Chanel’s global brand standards
  • Produce production drawings and bid drawings in AutoCAD
  • Review production drawings and provide mark-ups to external consultants and discuss follow-up
  • Coordinate and provide general clarification to contractor queries
  • Create a comprehensive specification book which outlines current design requirements and ensures compliance with current global design standards
  • In partnership with the Director, manage multiple project schedules, distribute project assignments and create structured workflows and processes
  • Visit project sites as necessary for compliance with Chanel’s quality standards, design details, schedule and budget; Update construction drawings to reflect field verified dimensions
  • Meet with vendors and contractors to inspect and guide their progress and quality
  • Analyze and level bids, assist in evaluation and selection; Respond to Requests For Information
  • Review construction documentation and evaluate against program and budget
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Director of Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • At least 10 years of of related project/construction management experience; preferably within luxury retail and wholesale boutiques
  • Proven ability to manage architects, contractors and support vendors
  • Must be highly organized, efficient and detail-oriented
  • Ability to follow instructions as well as departmental procedures and standards
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (includes Excel, PowerPoint and Project), Adobe Acrobat and AutoCAD
  • Aptitude for reading architectural construction documents; basic knowledge of architectural language and drawing notes to industry standards preferred
  • Possess basic knowledge and/or experience working in major U.S. markets
  • Capacity to work both independently and as a team player while consistently maintaining a sense of professionalism
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as needed (anticipated 20%-30% travel)
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Manager of Retail Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop store plans and an allocation strategy for the management of store inventory that support overall category goals
  • Collaborate with Category Management team to ensure that store plans and allocation strategy effectively support the seasonal category strategic goals
  • Ensure that new stores have proper merchandise assortment, initial inventory stock-level and adequate fill-back to support sales
  • Provide thought leadership for size replenishment, auto allocation and methods in order to optimize the placement of store-level inventory
  • Manage in-season review and support inventory management activities. This includes reviewing business results, opportunities, and liabilities to create recommendations and action plans
  • Hire, train, coach, motivate, and develop a team of three store planners. Develop their capability and engagement in allocation activities and knowledge
  • Effectively research, analyze, make decisions, take action, and communicate regarding field requests related to merchandise
  • Travel to retail stores and markets within the US to build relationships with field, understand needs of specific markets, identify product trends and opportunities
  • Analyze business on a weekly basis and present findings to senior retail management at Weekly Business Review meetings
  • Update standard management reports and creating ad hoc analysis as required
  • BA or equivalent degree desired
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of retail inventory and financial measures (sell-through, weeks of supply, inventory turn, markdowns, mark-up, open to buy, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of allocation strategy and working knowledge of allocation/replenishment systems
  • 3-5 years of Retail Allocation or Merchandise Planning experience
  • 1 year of supervisory experience or comparable experience in a team leader or project management capacity where leading and training were part of the responsibilities
  • Planning and/or Allocation experience with a soft lines, mall based, multi-location specialty retail chain
  • Advanced experience with Allocation tools and method development
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Manager, Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Merchandise Planning experience preferred
  • Store Planning experience a plus
  • Analytical experience required
  • 5+ years in home office retail planning
  • B.A, or B.S. degree in related field is preferred
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Manager, Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Site Evaluation
  • Sound communication skills ,to express & maintain quality systems
  • Should be able to drive Quality systems & decision making at the onsite
  • Should be well versed with handling projects at MALL Scenario and Shopping Complex and standalone stores
  • Technically sound in Infrastructure – heavy equipment’s like lifts, escalators, generators, transformers and power related issues. Fire safety regulations and equipment at site and inspection and audit periodically
  • Experience in handling project planning till execution and closure projects in terms of financial closures
  • Adherence and influencing Quality audits of best of the standards
  • Ability to draw budgeting and costing for project
  • Site management and vendor / owner management on site, resourcing new vendors and supervision on site
  • Knowledge of both conventional and new-age, low cost, construction technology
  • Managing and utilizing space to the optimum extent
  • Trouble shooting and process expertise
  • Designing, developing, tendering and placing the orders for interiors and services like HVAC & electrical equipment connections etc
  • All statutory documentation of the work orders, payments, licenses, correspondence with vendors, builders
  • Effective Communication skills
  • Co-ordination
  • Rigorous & detailed style of working
  • Persuasion and High Negotiation Skills
  • Issue Resolution
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Senior Manager, Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Facilitate the movement of transactions through the Store Planning Real Estate process and the Store Planning, Design and Construction process
  • Ensure productive communication between all internal stakeholder groups. Communicate key dates, lease provisions and budget information with the various teams
  • Ensure all stakeholders are current on new stores development schedule
  • Manage outside consultants to ensure adherence to company standards and expectations
  • Interact with the senior executive level effectively, providing analysis and recommendations on key store real estate initiatives that relate to store planning and construction
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Store Planning Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ensures preseason assortment strategies tie to merchandise inventory targets
  • Develops and maintains buy tool, translating the assortment strategy into plans that project the inventory required at the tier level
  • In season creates new store rankings for Allocations and assortment based on forward trend
  • Work with Allocations to identify needs based on store trends
  • Monitors sales and inventory at the store level and communicates to all cross functional teams
  • Develops assortment localization strategies by climate and or product lifestyle
  • Creates in season store forecast in order to provide direction to Allocation
  • Hosts cross-functional conference calls by region to align on Pop and Drop stores and climate shifts throughout the year
  • Responsible for by store roll up across all departmental buy tool and reconciles against the financial plans and assortment framework
  • Identifies similar stores to new stores based on Proforma and demographic information and partners with Allocation and Real Estate identifying similar stores for new and remodel stores
  • Analyzes performance of new stores in season and adjusts based on trend
  • Routinely visits stores with cross-functional partners
  • PC proficiency with strong emphasis on Excel, JDA preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree preferably in Supply Chain, Finance/Math or Economics
  • 5-7 years’ work experience
  • Ability to influence; make decisions quickly that will drive results
  • Previous supervisor experience preferred
  • Ability to work independently as well as on a team
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Analyst, Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Collaborate with cross functional partners to support brand top line, gross margin, and in-stock goals at the store & fleet level
  • Support hind-sighting execution and analysis of metrics to measure Store Planning effectiveness
  • Execute new methods of Store Planning business analysis, process improvement, system efficiencies, and performance measurement to achieve work objectives
  • Ensure timely communication of key timelines, deliverables, and expectations to cross-functional team members
  • Minimum 1 year work experience and Bachelors Degree
  • Strong technical capabilities
  • Demonstrated initiative and willingness to lead in ambiguous environments
  • Ability to link tactical details to strategic vision and financial results
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WW Store Planning Development Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business Management
  • 7/8 years experience in similar roles
  • Interfaces across all organization levels comfortably, influencing and gaining alignment within and outside the team
  • Leads groups through effective decision making
  • Leads team building and drives internal process improvement efforts
  • Knowledge of retail business practices
  • Ability to design and deploy highly reliable and scalable global solutions
  • Ability to work effectively in a self-directed manner, managing multiple priorities, meeting deadlines, and driving issues to resolution
  • Autocad
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
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Manager of Retail Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop store plans and an allocation strategy for the management of store inventory that supports the overall category goals, seasonal goals also, while collaborating with Category Managers
  • Travel to retail stores and markets within the US to build relationships with field. Understand needs of specific markets, identify product trends and opportunities
  • Update standard management reports and creation of ad hoc analysis as required
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Analyst, Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Knowledge of inventory optimization concepts and principles
  • Knowledge of Store Planning, Inventory Management, Inventory Strategy and Logistics, processes, systems and tools
  • Field experience beneficial
  • Strong mathematical and statistical aptitude with experience in a non-academic environment
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and adapt to a changing, fast paced environment
  • Ability to gather, manipulate and interpret large amounts of data
  • Comfortable with system maintenance
  • Detail oriented in execution
  • Strong listening skills with ability to perform analysis at a low level of detail
  • Good organizational and time management skills; ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and with teams interchangeably to deliver results
  • Demonstrate initiative in ambiguous environments
  • Strong interpersonal and cross-functional team skills
  • Strong oral, written, and formal presentation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Access, and has the ability to master new and available technical applications
  • 1-2 years work experience, preferred
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Store Planning Clerk Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assists with new store set up and closings, including installation of fixtures, unloading and organizing supplies, backroom set-up and installing interior signage, palletizing and organizing goods as a result of a closing
  • Other duties as assigned by manager
  • High school diploma or equivalency
  • Use fingers and hands to touch, feel and control objects
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Hiring for Manager Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Increase in Sell through
  • Brand Equity
  • Store Development OPEX
  • Time cost and quality of stores delivered
  • Brand value proposition to be adhered while creating VM looks for store, use of materials and fixtures
  • Maintaining Interior & Exterior store design creating brand equity in all the store designs
  • Adapted Retail design which is as close to original design and quality standards (store layout plans /drawings, capacity plan and planograms based on specific store product segmentation, VM)
  • Approved material samples, prototypes and standards to enable local affiliate execution
  • Pilot projects successfully and fully completed and store opens on time, on budget and on quality
  • 10-14 years of relevant experience with Branded organization Proficiency with Auto CAD, Photo shop, 3D Studio max and other Design Operations
  • Must have 8 - 10 years of experience in retail design of stores and the projects
  • Must be able to handle 30-40 stores at any given time
  • Highly experienced in handling vendors, contractors and agencies
  • Should be a good team player in handling people across the functions
  • Highly Adaptable, self driven, self managed
  • Planning, Organizing, Controlling, and scheduling all the activities efficiently
  • Develop retail graphic concepts that are strategic and visually appealing
  • Good knowledge of retail industry
  • In depth knowledge of material used in site construction
  • Project management skills
  • Lead by example
  • Hard negotiation skills
  • Evaluates the store design to achieve overall cost effectiveness and logistical efficiency
  • Manages retail implementation to assure targets for concept roll outs into all retail environment is met
  • To ensure Brand of Levis is reflected in design of store by ensuring the Brand elements presence in the design
  • Drives and manages the chain of retail Wholesale store design managers across the country
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Analyst, New Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Establish opening store strategies, provide data to support and execute to the strategies
  • Aid in the development of strategic processes for New Store Planning, Store Planning, & Allocation
  • Develop meaningful reporting that allows in depth analysis of new store and non-comp store performance and recommend adjustments (sales, inventory, merchandise mix, profiles, etc.) to maximize performance and inventory productivity
  • Manage all New Store timelines and demonstrates accountability for self and others through on time deliverables
  • Must be able to quickly evaluate the concern, collaborate with partners for a solve and execute to resolve
  • Focus on assortment and allocations prior to opening and throughout first year of new store opening
  • Support Allocation and Store planning analysis as needed on an ad hoc basis
  • Participate in regular store visits to both existing and new stores
  • Communicate and coordinate the new store inventory plans with the Merchandisers. Resolve any issues around the assortment mix and flow of product into the store for the opening
  • Collaboration with Buying partners to ensure assortment needs are supported (Profile, volume, inventory plans, assortment mix, etc.)
  • Support new store openings via ownership of coordination and communication with all cross-functional teams. Store Ops, Buyers, Field Management, Marketing, Planning, Logistics, New Store Construction, etc
  • Participate in Pre-season Planning, In-season and Hindsight reviews
  • Lead/Liaison to Allocation- ensuring allocations support each new store needs
  • Manage Relocation/Remodel/Refresh store projects through timely communication and inventory analysis/direction
  • 2-4 years Home office Financial/Analytical experience required
  • Exhibits strengths of Self-Starter/Self Assurance & Influencer
  • Analytic, problem solving and judgment skills are required
  • Allocations experience preferred
  • Strong PC with an emphasis on all analytical tools (Excel, Access, Business Objects, Jesta, Enterprise Planning PA Web, Essentus, etc. Arthur allocation preferred)
  • Excellent communication skills written & verbal
  • Collaboration -Ability to partner across teams to achieve a common goal
  • Process Development preferred
  • BA or BS in Finance, Marketing, Retail or a related field is preferred
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Manager, Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Good knowledge of retail industry
  • In depth knowledge of material used in site construction
  • Lead by example
  • Evaluates the store design to achieve overall cost effectiveness and logistical efficiency
  • Manages retail implementation to assure targets for concept roll outs into all retail environment is met
  • To ensure Brand of Levis is reflected in design of store by ensuring the Brand elements presence in the design
  • Drives and manages the chain of retail | Wholesale store design managers across the country
  • 12 - 16 years of relevant experience with Branded organization Proficiency with Auto CAD, Photo shop, 3D Studio max and other Design Operations
  • Must have 9 - 11 years of experience in retail design of stores and the projects
  • Must be able to handle 30-40 stores at any given time
  • Highly experienced in handling vendors, contractors and agencies
  • Highly Adaptable, self driven, self managed
  • Develop retail graphic concepts that are strategic and visually appealing
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Planner, Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Execute data analysis, validate analytic results, and recommend data-driven strategies for the brand
  • Presentation of results and hind-sighting in cross-functional settings
  • Aid in defining business and systems strategy, develop requirements, and implement practical business solutions
  • Work ranges from tactical execution, statistical data analysis, preparation and population of reports, and interpretation/summary of findings
  • Aid in developing hind-sighting processes and metrics to measure Store Planning effectiveness
  • Aid in delivering new methods of store planning business analysis, process improvement, system efficiencies, and performance measurement to achieve work objectives
  • Partner and collaborate with cross-functional teams to strategize, develop, and manage long range divisional store plans that support brand strategies
  • Participate in Company initiatives to evolve the Inventory Management, Store Planning and Logistics organization
  • Prepare and deliver presentations, lead meetings, support training and documentation and delivery for Store Planning team
  • Experience in Advanced MS Excel, MS Access and SQL
  • MS Access and SQL knowledge a plus
  • Comfortable with complex systems and large data sets
  • Ability to operate and deliver to strict timelines
  • Strong oral and written presentation skills
  • 3-4 years experience in allocation and/or store planning
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Store Planning & Allocation Resume Examples & Samples

  • Report to the office Monday – Thursday, 9am – 6pm
  • Reporting to the planning and allocation department
  • Work on short term ad-hoc departmental project work
  • Shadow the intern manager to understand the daily workings of the department
  • Attend weekly intern meetings and be an active participant in discussions
  • Present summer-long project to the executive team in a 10 minute presentation
  • Store analysis
  • Must be a rising college sophomore, junior or senior
  • Finance, economics, business or accounting major preferred
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment and eager to learn
  • Prior experience working in the fashion industry a plus
  • Curious, creative thinking and enthusiastic with a hard-working nature
  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of all microsoft office programs
  • Candidates must be professional, polished and polite
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Manager, Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Attention to detail and ability to coordinate multiple time sensitive projects
  • Strong background in Project Management
  • Knowledge of retail store fixtures, signage and operational standards
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.) applications
  • College Degree required
  • 4-5 years of retail experience
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Store Planning Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Designs and produces branded store plans that incorporate merchant strategies with field directives and needs that takes store attributes into considerations
  • Works cross functionally to ensure communication to FSC and Store teams is consistent and effective
  • Coordinates the development of related documents, including maps, assortment library and brand database
  • Assist with retrofit in store to ensure stores have what they need to execute and make necessary changes for the next retrofit
  • Is the liaison between Merchants and Field teams to influence future strategies as well resolving current challenges
  • Creates strategies for continuous improvements of work flow and planning processes
  • Assesses requirements for scope of work and providing positive feedback as well as potential roadblocks to appropriate stakeholders
  • Manages, develops and coaches Store Planning Project Managers and Coordinators
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Manager, Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Architectural Degree or similar experience
  • Working knowledge of construction principles and practices
  • 5 – 8 years of experience in construction management or related field
  • Strong interpersonal , management and administrative skills
  • Computer literacy and competence
  • Ability to foster team approach and motivate others
  • Must be a self starter and work with minimal supervision
  • Evening & weekend project supervision sometimes required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project and Excel
  • Proficiency in Project Management software
  • Knowledge of Autocad
  • Degree in Construction Management
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Store Planning Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Oversee plan production for all store construction projects for all brands and divisions including international
  • Maintain relationships with all outside vendors and engineers
  • Responsible for critical path of all plan production from preliminary to permit
  • Negotiate with building departments for on time permitting
  • Negotiate with Landlords for design approval related to design criteria
  • Provide accurate construction documents for general contractor and vendor us
  • Maintain design and brand integrity
  • Partner with the Operations and Distribution team for plan approval and brand compliance
  • Supervise CAD designers and monitor work flow
  • Provide primary CAD support, maintain hardware and software related to technology updates as well as document management
  • Offer production CAD support, maintain CAD information and back-ups, provide support for plotting and electronic file submissions, and head up standards development, implementation, and enforcement
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivilant experience
  • 7 to 10 years’ related experience
  • Building process, building materials and architectural knowledge
  • Technical mathematics
  • Interpreting and maintaining current building codes
  • Must be fluent and efficient in using AutoCAD 2014, previous versions, and Microsoft Office
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with county staff contractors, landlords. Etc
  • Communication and interpersonal techniques to sufficiently convey information
  • Computer and engineering tools
  • Construction planning and scheduling techniques
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Store Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Collaborate with manager to analyze complex business problems and leverage store-level data to develop solutions
  • Establish store clusters using store performance and geographic and demographic attributes to facilitate retail and wholesale operations
  • Partner, communicate and collaborate with members of cross functional teams to understand business strategies
  • Complete analysis and update store clusters to optimize store sell through
  • Manage and improve analytical tools and databases to reflect current strategies
  • Maintain store clusters based on store openings, closings, remodeling, and other changes impacting attributes
  • Build and maintain store level reports to ensure proper metrics and analysis is in place
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Operations, Retail Management, Business Management (or equivalent work experience)
  • 1 – 2+ years’ experience of analytical experience
  • Ability to develop, manage, and maintain large databases
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrates good listening, written and oral communication skills
  • Expert level proficiency with MS Office programs, particularly Excel, and experience working with Business Intelligence Software
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Store Planning Manager, Greater China Resume Examples & Samples

  • Prepare and maintain an overall project schedule
  • Liaise with Company Project Architect (PA) to coordinate with internal parties to establish design criteria and program. Coordinate with PA on all details, finishes, furniture, lighting/electrical, HVAC, & coordination with internal Security, & I.T. groups
  • Liaise with PA to resolve all design issues of projects and manage the delivery of the design package within schedule for local drawing production. Manage local project consultant and MEP consultant to complete construction document drawings as per committed programme
  • Manage quantity surveyor to issue tender packages as well as receive and review price bids from construction managers, general contractors and vendors, and subsequently create a master budget for all project expenses including soft and direct costs. Liaise with landlord to achieve target handover condition as per brand requirement and manage landlord design approval within reasonable time frame
  • Negotiate and/or value engineer aspects of the project to maintain approved capital budget. Track budgets, utilizing Global Real Estate cost control documents and internal systems to maintain cost and spending control. To oversee construction and ensure contractors and vendors comply with construction documents, designs, schedules, budgets, Tiffany & Co. standards, code compliance and local/building/LL regulations.Reporting and strategic initiatives include collecting and organizing all required project closeout documents, requirements for LL reimbursements if applicable, Certificate of Occupancy, and Internal Audit documentation. To manage and develop professional vendor relationships and establish new relationships as necessary; to manage and develop mockup exercises for finishes, showcases, and new architectural elements. Oversee local staff and ensure consistent communication and process improvement with Tiffany & Co. corporate
  • Degree in Architecture, Interior Architecture or interior design
  • 6-10 years of experience in store planning in the region preferably for a global luxury goods or fashion company
  • Working knowledge of building systems, HVAC, electrical, mechanical, structural engineering
  • Working experience in managing brand external façade construction and statutory submission in HK, Macau and China
  • Strong interpersonal , communication, project management and people management skills
  • Multi-lingual and strong verbal and written English communication skills
  • Design and detail oriented with client focused experience
  • International travel, off hours and weekends required
  • Business fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD & Microsoft Project software
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Senior Manager Store Planning & Capital Projects Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage and execute the overall process for developing and delivery of LOD feasibility drawings, front and back stage design layouts, and fixture maps
  • Manage and develop Store Planning team, and oversee schedules, workload, and deliverables
  • Prepare floor plans for initial cost estimating and budgetary purposes
  • Actively participate and present feasibility plans in Real Estate Committee Meeting
  • Manage and develop fixture floor plans for Remodel Projects, Refresh Projects and Fixture Rollouts
  • Spearhead execution of Refresh and Rollout Projects
  • Coordinate with cross functional business partners, and obtain Corporate and Field approval for all Remodel, Refresh and Fixture Rollouts as required
  • Support Construction and Fixture Installation teams during construction and fixture installs
  • Onboard and oversee outside consultants as necessary
  • Minimum 7-10 years retail design experience
  • Minimum 5 years management experience
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in architecture, interior design or equivalent work experience
  • Expertise in AutoCAD 2014 or Architectural desktop
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural drawings in 2 and 3 dimensions
  • Excellent project management and time management skills
  • Team Player: ability to interact with all levels of the organization
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Analyst Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Execute data analysis and validate analytic results
  • Support business and systems strategy
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving capabilities with knowledge of retail math
  • Comfortable with system maintenance and large data sets
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well as part of a cross-functional team
  • Execution and results focused
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Director Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Coordinate closely with Real Estate, Retail Operations, Merchandising and Property Development on the assessment of the store fleet, the development of remodel strategy priorities and lead the creation and vetting of store designs to associate to those strategic objectives. Ensure that field, merchant and maintenance objectives are optimized within the overarching standard for consistent store experience while tailoring funded remodel and expansion objectives to the specific requirements of each site
  • Maintain an overarching store design stance on the existing fleet of stores, with a proactive diagnosis for the next set of potential projects beyond those prioritized for implementation in any given capital cycle. Think ahead to what would move stores from not-proud to proud at a holistic level, helping to inform future strategic planning and funding studies
  • Manage and develop design plans for the following: Remodel Projects, Store Expansions, Refresh Projects and Fixture Rollouts. Develop varied options as required to assess optimal scope relative to budget, and address all potential scope inclusions, such as backstage changes or storefront updates
  • Ensure a thorough understanding of the store planning principles for any fixture retrofit project, and ensure a balance is met in each store’s plans between any individual initiative and the overall experience, flow and function of a given store
  • Coordinate the cross-functional review and vetting of all stage focused plan changes, ensuring thorough plan reviews amongst Retail Operations, Merchandising, Visual Merchandising, Real Estate and Construction. Gather input, develop prioritization strategies for the design solution, and secure project approvals to move projects into implementation
  • Distribute finalized and approved project plans to Property Development for execution planning, and work closely as required throughout implementation to address new site conditions or respond to field developments
  • Capture all branded updates driven through the retrofit process, ensure there is a constantly updated store plan database and protect the plan integrity of store records as cataloged through Project TRAC
  • Manage, develop and review, the supporting team of store planners focused on remodels, expansions and retrofits
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in retail design
  • Good project management and time management skills
  • Self Starter with the ability to work independently and meet critical deadlines
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Store Planning Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Lead a cross-functional group from numerous departments to include Merchandising, Merchandise Presentation, Visual Merchandising, Operations, Safety, and Store Planning among others to create comprehensive item designs that satisfy the needs of all departments
  • Creation of three-dimensional renderings of proposed new projects to assist with the comprehension and approval of future projects
  • Source new projects in the manufacturing marketplace once the design has been finalized
  • Budget new programs incorporating the sourcing software, coordination with other Store Planning departments to determine need and quantity information, and other corporate departments to create a comprehensive cost forecast for each respective program
  • Negotiate with prospective manufacturers regarding sample design costs, tooling, and timing
  • Review all samples with the vendor’s representatives to ensure that all specifications have been properly followed and are approved for production
  • Interface with the Procurement Department to develop and utilize the best sourcing strategy for each respective project (e.g. Reverse Auction, Sealed Bid, Open Quote, etc.)
  • Interface with the Store Implementation department to coordinate the timing of the execution of projects, and to ensure that the project execution is properly detailed and communicated to the stores
  • Investigate opportunities for expense reduction, cost containment, value engineering, and sales/profit enhancement
  • Coordinate all responsibilities of one direct report (Store Planning Coordinator)
  • Must successfully balance long term and short term projects
  • Computer efficiency is required in AutoCAD, Google Sketch-Up, and Photo Shop. (Revit and/or 3Ds MAX a plus)
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Team Lead, Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Plan and manage seasonal store project schedule and the day to day quality production and development of all CTR store specific projects ensuring they deliver on strategy, time and budget
  • Lead a team of Store Planners to analyze and interpret key performance indicators to create accurate, actionable detailed and fact based store specific retail floor plans consistent with the prototypical concept retail plans
  • Ensure accurate and quality detailed plans and orders for electrical, fixture and décor plan requirements
  • Which include electrical, warehouse and décor plans
  • Review and prepare store specific presentation documents outlining trade area demographics, local competition, market spend, overall store sales, category sales, sales opportunities, store retail and warehouse sqft’s and category performance of project stores
  • Continuously focus and implement process improvements to increase planning efficiencies, overall quality measures and cross functional team integration efficiencies including developing roles and responsibilities
  • Lead and conduct seasonal post mortems at the end of each build season which lead to the development and management of new planning standards and processes improvements
  • Be the first line of escalation when questions and issue’s arise from the project stores/Dealers/construction – Manage the escalation process effectively resolving issues of low-medium complexity and escalating issues of higher concern with solution options
  • Keep abreast and effectively communicate and update the Store Planners on new Enterprise and Category Merchandising strategies and process changes from cross functional team
  • Establish and maintain trusting relationships with Associate Dealers, Senior Management and key cross functional groups while clearly articulating and presenting store specific floor plans to the Plan Review Committee, Associate Dealers and key stakeholders
  • Track and report store specific project costs for each season and identify opportunities to reduce costs
  • Lead Store Planning and cross functional team meetings, prepare analysis, documents
  • Plan, build or direct drawings of various store tests, complex store specific plans and or store renewal enhancements through AutoCAD
  • Train and coach new Store Planners
  • University degree or college diploma required
  • Minimum 5+ years progressive retail acumen, primarily Canadian Tire (merchandising and store operations)
  • Proven leadership experience, proven ability to manage a team of direct or indirect reports in an fast paced and diverse environment
  • In depth experience in project management and process improvement across a great number of projects
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate and influence
  • Excellent organizational and time management ability
  • Strong relationship management, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Highly motivated with commitment and passion to achieve results
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • AutoCad experience an asset
  • Sketch Up experience an asset
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Store Planning Warhouse Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assembles pipe fixtures
  • Organize all fixtures and supplies, fulfill and ship store fixture requests
  • Data entry for department reporting
  • Initiative and self-motivated
  • Prior experience in building and construction preferred
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, kneel and crouch. Occasionally required to climb and balance
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Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • System administration (Expesite, FM Survey, FM Pilot) – add/remove new users and labor codes, maintain updated user contact information and report queries, audit user and vendor compliance, maintain Dept Calendar filters to account for alignment changes, new hires, terminations, etc
  • Site creation, post-opening tasks, archive / de-commission closed stores
  • Site attribute administration and auditing – maintain accurate alignments, dates, dispatch matrixes, mall names, photos, fixture maps, etc
  • Project schedule and milestone compliance auditing
  • General Contractor scorecard updating; Maintenance Dept Scorecard roll-up
  • Audit all Cancelled Work Orders and Store Email compliance, publish results
  • Audit and maintain approved shared drive file structure / organization
  • Complete ad hoc analysis, reporting, or special projects, as necessary
  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred in Business, Construction, Finance, Logistics, or Statistics
  • Proficient skills in the Microsoft suite of products (Word, Excel, Power Point, Project) and Visio
  • Advanced Beginner to Competent skills using Tableau Desktop software preferred
  • Extremely detail oriented with a focus on accurate data entry and auditing
  • Time management; ability to complete special projects in addition to core job responsibilities
  • Understanding of project timelines and schedules
  • Strong written, listening, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and with multiple cross-functional teams
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Store Planning Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Excellent creativity skills with an astute eye for details
  • Self-motivated and ambitious
  • Extensive experience of managing multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Experience working within a similar luxury Fashion retailer (client or agency side) and an awareness of current trends in retail design
  • Strong sketching skills
  • Proven experience working with third party suppliers, agencies, landlords
  • Effective influencing and negotiation skills
  • Good knowledge of materials, and design details
  • Strong people management skills (direct or indirect)
  • Time management and organisational skills
  • Willing to travel as part of the role (Long and Short Haul)
  • Proficient in a range of software – including but not limited to Photoshop, Vector works, Sketch-up, InDesign and Illustrator
  • Hand sketching skills preferable
  • Minimum BA (Hons) Degree in Design (or equivalent)
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Store Planning Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assure that contract documents comply with Sephora standards and contain all necessary
  • Facilitate effort to develop project scope of work including review of codes, tenant criteria,
  • Bachelor’s Degree in architecture, design or a related field
  • Three to five years of related experience in Retail or similar field
  • High level capability in AutoCAD
  • Microsoft Office [Word and Excel]
  • Some 3d CAD/Visualization experience [SketchUp, Rhino, 3DS MAX]
  • Adobe Suite [In-Design, Photoshop, Illustrator] preferred, but not required
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Director Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provides ongoing coordination and communication to Project Stakeholders to ensure effective execution of plans. Serves as the central point of contact for senior management and Project Stakeholders relative to the capital activity in areas of responsibility
  • In coordination with other teams, evaluates and implements business process and technology improvements within the store planning function. Provides ongoing training and internal review and audits/reporting to ensure company’s policies and standards are maintained
  • Implements technology and standards improvements. Acts as change leader; ensures associates are adequately trained on new processes; analyzes and recommends work process revisions; implements process revisions; documents and tracks embedment of new processes, and assists in the evaluation, development, and implementation of new technology
  • Facilitates consultant monitoring and evaluation. Responsible for creating a pool of competent consultants including regularly evaluating their performance; eliminating poor performers; seeking out diverse Contractors as partners and achieving department goals; training consultants on changes to criteria and new systems and processes as required; and ensuring competitive fees and bids. Evaluates and responds to outside inquiries from vendors, consultants, and contractors seeking to provide services
  • Assists in the formulation of the broader scale development prioritization, long-range goals and strategic planning concerning Store Development capital activities for assigned area of responsibility
  • Liaison between executive and division leadership for requested plan modifications
  • Responsible for the development, training, mentoring and the performance evaluations of Store Planning team members ensuring that the appropriate successor training and performance feedback is provided
  • Creates, monitors, and takes accountability for administrative budgets within areas of responsibility
  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, interior design or related field preferred
  • Masters of Business Administration or other advance degree preferred
  • Professional license in Architecture, Engineering, or other acceptable related field preferred
  • Must possess high level negotiation and communication skills, both written and verbal. Must have the ability to represent the Company’s best interests with the highest degree of integrity to executive leadership, and outside professionals and vendors
  • Must possess leadership, organizational, and supervisory skills, as well as have the ability to work with and through others to ensure that the desired results from the implementation of projects (people/process/technology/financial) are achieved
  • Understanding of compliance and managing risk within the Companies framework of standards
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Dir Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Coordinates and directs the overall activities of the Store Planning team in the assigned areas of responsibility while ensuring that the quality, cost, and schedule requirements for the completion of work in accordance with existing budgets and time lines are met
  • Central point of contact, internally and externally, for Store Planning activities and issues related to fixture and store layouts for assigned areas of responsibility.. Acts as central point of interface for banner management and functional area business leaders (“Project Stakeholders”) relative to architectural design, project management, and construction issues associated with new, remodel and fuel center projects
  • Provides ongoing support for all store development activity including providing regular status reports to executive leadership, Project Stakeholders and the Vice President Construction as required
  • Provides direction to Development, Construction and Procurement Managers on new stores, remodels and other capital expenditure projects as required
  • Assists Sr Director, Design and Store Planning with developing and maintaining annual operating and 3 year capital plan projections for assigned areas. Provides input and assists in regular business reporting, including tracking of deliverables and key metrics as required
  • Conduct weekly executive review and approval meetings for store layouts and fixture plans
  • Directs department activities relative to store planning and vendor consultant teams, and provide regular evaluation. Oversees bidding and contract negotiation for all outside vendors in accordance with internal policies and procedures and industry best practices
  • Leads continuous process improvement efforts, serves as a catalyst and collection point for best practices in areas of responsibility including, but not limited to, serving on Best Practice, Process Improvement, and Design/Criteria Committees as well as other task force/committees as assigned by Sr Director, Design and Store planning to drive productivity improvements and ensure effective change management and execution
  • Responsible for monitoring and balancing workloads of store planning and consultant teams
  • Responsible for overseeing the preparation of new store and remodel project budgets. Provides coaching, training and leadership to Project Managers relative to appropriate budgeting methodology. Completes post audit review of budgets against actual cost in order to improve budgeting process, methodology, and accuracy. Obtains and distributes post audit and database information to project managers as part of training and budgeting improvement efforts
  • Acts as a liaison for merchandising and procurement teams for equipment change considerations
  • Technical advisor to all Project Stakeholders as required. Ensures means and methods are in compliance with company’s criteria and design parameters. Evaluates projects for compliance to company standards, processes and quality requirements to ensure standards are met
  • Identifies various ways through both project scope and design and procurement of equipment and services to reduce overall costs for capital projects in areas of responsibility
  • Engage and work with store development and division teams on overflow projects as required. Provide leadership with constructive feedback on cost and value of services and work to help improve efficiency and overall value of services
  • Facilitate the store planning process by providing schedule of required fixture plan completion dates, tracking status of fixture and merchandising plans; work with Sr. Director, Design and Store Planning to establish process for completing internal banner/division review
  • Train Project Managers to provide feedback, including cost and benefit tradeoffs of various project scope options in order to maximize sales growth and return in light of budget constraints of individual projects
  • 7-10 years of previous experience as a Design, Store Planning or Project Manager, or other related areas of Real Estate development required
  • Prior people management experience including strong competencies in talent identification and development, coaching, mentoring, presenting and strong self-awareness and emotional intelligence required
  • Prior experience with extensive knowledge of retail store development, operations, equipment and construction required
  • Prior experience with extensive knowledge of grocery store development, operations, equipment and construction preferred
  • Ability to effectively interact and communicate with corporate, banner and divisional executives, and a wide variety of people both inside and outside of the company in a professional manner
  • Analytical skills and knowledge necessary to identify opportunities and make recommendations for improvements based on a solid understanding of the business and competitive landscape, and market trends
  • Strong understanding of the company’s financial and project reporting systems. Ability to work within company financial applications and manage work within company systems and controls
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Specialist, Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • At least 2 to 3 years retail development management experience with a global consumer goods or retail brand
  • Good written and oral skills both in English and Mandarin
  • Coach Frachisee project management team on store opening discipline and problem solving. Constantly improves execution capabilities
  • Coach outsourced design company develop store plans that adhere to Levis retail format and branding guidelines and is also commercially relevant for the store size, shape, traffic flow, and surrounding retail environment. Update/develop planning guidelines & details, review material submissions and guideline localization
  • Coordinate with retailer construction team or own retail construction team to ensure design and construction standards are met during the construction phase
  • Work with Regional RD/Sales to confirm retail site and flag any locations that does not meet required space planning principles
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Senior Store Planning Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work in close partnership with the cross functional partners, including Merchandising, Planning and Allocation and Store Ops
  • Strategic thinking with strong business partnership skills
  • Highly accurate and detail-oriented
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Summer Intern / Co-op, Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Accompany store planners on store visits
  • Produce plans using AutoCad and/or Revit
  • Proficiency in AutoCad and/or Revit
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills
  • Responds to change as a positive challenge
  • Ability to multi-task,
  • Commitment to providing customer service
  • Involvement in leadership and community activities
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Manager, Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Execute action plan to strategically optimize store-level inventories across the store fleet
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with a geographically dispersed, multi-cultural organization
  • Develop and successfully implement store planning strategies to support divisional financial and service goals
  • Communicate with field in making and executing inventory build plans based on each peak season
  • Define and execute inventory build plans by taking into account the latest market trends, planned marketing events and current sales trends
  • Control the store attribute to optimize store inventory
  • As for the delivery model, make and execute plans, in which deliveries are increased during peak periods and reduced in slow time based on the market situation
  • Modify action plans by taking into account business partners' needs
  • Support monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting and hind sighting processes, highlighting market-specific opportunities
  • Scope the length and difficulty of assigned projects, create specific process steps, and develop timeline
  • Advanced degree desired (MBA strongly preferred)
  • 5 to 6 years experience in Store Planning or related field required
  • Demonstrated ability to think globally/strategically, turn information into effective strategies and drive results
  • Exceptional problem solving and analytical skills with proven ability to turn findings into executable plans
  • Demonstrated track record as proactive trusted advisor /"thought leader" in an organization, particularly around strategic issues to drive results
  • Strong oral,written and formal presentation skills including ability to communicate complex ideas in a simple way
  • Conflict Management: Approaches conflicts as opportunities; understands others quickly;can find common ground without comprising total position
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Analyst, Store Planning, Gap Brand Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work to optimize unit productivity at the store level
  • Manage store profiles (alpha, assortment, capacity) and share the information with business partners
  • Grasp sales trends of each store to manage store groups
  • Understand the situations of markets and selling floors at the store level
  • Create reports in order to optimize unit productivity at the store level
  • Keep data in various systems up to date in consideration of each store's sales trends
  • Conduct analyses based on the store grouping that factors in the situations of markets and selling floors at the store level, and keep store profiles up to date
  • BA/BS in Finance, Supply Chain Management, Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Economics or equivalent combination of skills and experience
  • Strong comfort level with managing change
  • Can work in and bring structure to ambiguous environments
  • Relates well with people at all levels and functions across the organization
  • Advanced degree a plus
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Store Planning Admin Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Basic understanding of store retail environment
  • PC literate
  • Good Microsoft Excel skills
  • JDA (Floor Planning)
  • Questa (Reporting Platform)
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Director of Store Planning & Allocation Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop and oversee cohesive allocation strategies across all climate zones, company profiles, and stores
  • Determine and standardize allocation best practices, as per standard operating guidelines
  • Primary liaison to merchandise teams to determine Merchandise Allocation according to Seasonal Strategies and initial store sets for developed store volume groups
  • Provide direction and training for merchandise store plans that reconciles with the departments financial plans
  • Evaluate store sales and inventory levels to identify areas of opportunity
  • Communicate store opportunities to cross functional retail teams, buying, planning, store operations, field management
  • Provide store insight to Merchants and Planners for creation of seasonal product strategies
  • Manage new store assortment allocations to achieve sales and capacity
  • Management of company P&H’s (pack & hold) including reporting, system coding and coordination with warehouse on changes, as needed
  • Weekly reporting (Store Volume Group reports, Warehouse Inventory updates, Exception reporting)
  • Drive business analytics to improve performance and maximize sales opportunities
  • Develop, motivate and retain staff. Manage workload and responsibilities of Merchandise Analysts
  • BS/BA level education in business related field or its equivalent
  • 10 + years relevant retail experience in a managerial role
  • Possess strong Microsoft family skill set with applicable
  • Systems and AS400 query capabilities preferred
  • Systematic aptitude and knowledge of Merchandise Allocation systems
  • Highly motivated, self-starter
  • Strong organizational, analytical and retail math skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skill
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Senior Director, Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience
  • Computer proficient; ability to learn technical applications
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills
  • Develop and maintain effective cross functional relationships
  • Present strategies after building a solid business case
  • Set priorities, foster teamwork and set goals with cross functional partners
  • Assume additional areas of accountability successfully
  • Negotiate and influence at a variety of levels
  • Manage and resolve conflict
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AVP, Store Planning & Architecture Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop and maintain Store Prototype Standards, Specifications and Protocols
  • Develop and monitor all Store material and technology specifications and quality control standards
  • Maintain architectural and creative consultant relations
  • Partners with client groups to ensure creative excellence that connects with the consumer and results in consistent brand messaging
  • Partner with Real Estate team in the development of new and legacy capital investment projects
  • Coordinate general store layout and merchandise fixture adjacencies
  • Prepare and present store plans for management review and approval
  • Prepare all store construction drawings and specification packages
  • Coordinate all plan submittals and approvals with Landlords, Jurisdictional and Regulatory Agencies
  • Manage architectural and technical consultant relations
  • Pre-Planning and Analysis
  • Project Scheduling and Programming
  • Field Survey/Site Verification
  • Code Research and Review
  • Site and Master Planning
  • Space Planning
  • Exterior/Storefront Building Design
  • Interior Space Layout/Design
  • Design/Schematic Development Documents
  • Construction Documents
  • Jurisdictional Review and Approval
  • Landlord Review and Approval
  • ADA Compliance Review and Evaluation
  • Permit Application
  • Develop owner-furnished-item fixture program (criteria, strategy, and logistics)
  • Develop and qualify vendor network
  • Define and approve vendor product & service quality control standards
  • Co-develop all RFP (bid, review and award) processes and provide final approval of awarded vendor based on brand standards and quality expectations
  • Maintain contractor/vendor relations
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Fall Intern / Co-op, Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist in the concept design generation and development of store plans as directed by store planning managers and project leads
  • Complete the production of assigned store plans
  • Participate in team meetings, department meetings, division conference calls and meetings with associated corporate departments
  • Complete cumulative project (summary of internship accomplishments) and present to Executive Team or appropriate Managers
  • Working toward a Bachelor degree in Architecture and/or Interior Design
  • Junior standing or higher at an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Ability to preserve confidentiality of information
  • Business related employment activities
  • Experience in a professional work environment
  • Managing multiple priorities between school, work, or extra-curricular activities
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Manager, Store Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage/support career development process of team to ensure job satisfaction, talent retention and development
  • Primary point of contact for Field Leadership Team on high level inventory management callouts and concerns
  • Ongoing field support and education around global allocation strategies
  • Partner with Regional Vice Presidents on ongoing market opportunities
  • Analyze and communicate performance of survival stores (cash flow negative) and acceleration on testing stores by managing the test calendars. Measure, analyze and report on test promotions. Make go forward recommendations based on test results
  • Develop annual and seasonal store level sales and instore metric goals
  • Manage PIMS system, ensure correct goal creation and monitor store callouts and concerns in regards to system
  • Reforecast location monthly sales and GM$ each month and partner with Finance to determine cash flow position by store
  • Own and manage assortment tiers and attribute groups
  • Develop store knowledge based on geographical attributes, field communication, store surveys, store visits and historical performance
  • Continually explore innovative ways to segment the fleet to uncover localized trends and opportunities
  • Oversee relational location level department sales plans that inform CC planning, buy quantities and inventory allocation using internally designed planning tools
  • Utilize knowledge of fleet to evaluate missed opportunity and effectively inform in season re projection and influence departmental replenishment strategies
  • Ensure proper analysis of sales performance by DIG vs. forecast to understand variability, inform future DIG strategy and methodology
  • Compile comprehensive weekly store reporting package for Senior Leadership and FLT including Store Planning Recap to synthesize key themes within the fleet that impacted weekly business results
  • Analyze and investigate district and store performance on a daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly basis to evaluate key business drivers and challenges, and establish perspective on market and location level trends and opportunities
  • Manage all comp reporting and corporate comp files. Manage store trait list and log fluctuations due to store closing and openings. Create ongoing comp forecasts on a monthly basis
  • Compile and present region, district and store level performance analysis in monthly fleet review, identify replicable patterns of winning and incorporate findings in planning and projection processes
  • Track and control movement of inventory. Evaluate sales and gross margin maximization potential of each transfer request, determine the optimal store(s) to receive in or transfer out units, partner with store operations to facilitate payroll execution, communicate resulting transfer strategy to appropriate field partners
  • Responsible for total box inventory management through monitoring of sell through, weeks on hand, and unit density to minimize variability within the fleet
  • Partner with DMs and RVPs in hind sighting store performance to capitalize on localized inventory opportunities and maximize sales potential
  • Manage new store openings, relocations, expansions and closings including inventory management, analysis and ad hoc reporting
  • Support divisional finance and real estate partners with ad hoc analysis relating to store performance and opportunities
  • Assist divisional finance on ad hoc analysis weekly
  • Manage special store tests and initiatives, such as survival stores and key growth store strategies. Represent function on cross functional task forces relating to these key initiatives
  • Provide support to client experience on store contest goals and reporting
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Director, Store Planning & Construction Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage team’s workload and all project scheduling for in-house team and outside consultants
  • Compile, manage, and report project budgets and capital expenditures
  • Support and coach team on day to day tasks, and developing and refining departmental processes and initiatives
  • Work and communicate closely with internal business partners including Store Operations, Finance, Visual, Planning, Marketing, Legal, Real Estate, Loss Prevention, and IS&T to ensure goal and project alignment
  • Spearhead special projects including new concepts and prototype designs, and execute company expansion and growth plans
  • Manage departmental tools and processes for storing and archiving project records, costs, and components