Manager, Store Development Job at Toronto, ON in
Canada Goose isn’t like anything else. We’ve built something great, something special – an iconic lifestyle brand with an inspirational and authentic story. At the heart of it is our promise to inspire and enable all people to thrive in the world outside. To Live in the Open. At Canada Goose, you’re part of a movement that belongs to something bigger. One that seeks out the restorative power of nature and is driven by a purpose to keep the planet cold and the people on it warm. We endure any condition, observe every detail, and are building a community that believes in living bravely and coming together to support game-changing people.
Here, opportunities are everywhere – to try something new, to learn, to do meaningful and impactful work, and they’re yours for the taking.
The Manager, Store Development is responsible for program implementation and execution for all DTC projects supporting delivery of best-in-class retail stores on time and budget. This role ensures that all related services for store development procurement are in place and set up to support expansion and global growth.
What you will do in this role:
Collaborate with all cross functional partners: Finance, Legal, Procurement, Design & Construction, ensuring successful implementation for all store requirements are met.
Continuously assess and monitor project progress, ensure all project milestones are met with high quality, on time & budget. Flag and mitigate risks by communicating to project teams and ensure issues are resolved in a timely manner.
Support Store development design development initiatives and sustainability goals are met.
Support vendor selection and onboarding ensuring CGs growth and expansion strategy are met.
Highlight any gaps/opportunities throughout the process.
Manage all vendor quotes, purchase orders and invoices supporting Design & Construction Project Managers.
Responsible for all procurement MSA’s & RFP’s ensuring all are delivered on time to meet project schedules.
Schedule project teams’ post-mortem reviews collect feedback and compile lessons learned cross functionally to ensure quality control for future projects and all opportunities.
Manage monthly Store Development executive Summary, weekly Project Timeline Report, Store Development Project Tracker and PO trackers.
Manage Contract Approval Forms (CAFs), Capital Expenditure Requests (CERs), and Construction Contracts process ensuring all are generated for all projects, obtain approval from VP of Store Development & Design, and submit to Legal and Finance according to project schedule.
Manage Capex Budget Tracker for all store projects reporting any risks to Director of Construction.
Ability to take on other tasks as requested and support VP of Store Development were needed.
What we are looking for from you:
Degree or Diploma in Project Management, Architecture, Interior Design or a related field
Minimum 5 years of working experience in a retail in-house environment is required, bonus points for high end retail environment
Excellent working knowledge of MS Office suite, MS Projects or other project management tools
Strong understanding of Project Management Methodologies
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal in English/French
A self-starter team player with creative problem-solving skills
Strong customer focus and excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines in times of ambiguity
Hybrid Office Environment
Company: Toronto, ON