Visual Merchandising Project Manager

  • Per Month
    £3,250 to £3,500
  • Location
    Reading
  • Basis
    Contract

Visual Merchandising Project Manager
Reading/ Remote | £3500 per Month PAYE | Contract until June 2022 | Full Time

We have a fantastic new opportunity for an experienced Visual Merchandiser with a background in Project Management to join a blue-chip enterprise organisation based in Reading. This role will be remote working initially with an expectation of office working 2-3 days a week upon return to the office.

Role Outline
Primary responsibility is managing the overall full-cycle visual merchandising in-store execution process, with emphasis on the development and production of visual merchandising assets for select UK Retail Accounts. The Project Manager will use Smartsheet to create project plans, listing each activity, owners, and due dates and oversee all deliverables. They will work with Partner Marketing Managers, Retail Partners, Third Party Labor companies, Production Vendors, and other Microsoft Business Partners.

Key Responsibilities

· Develop and maintain production schedules and project calendar.
· Monitoring and reporting progress towards production schedules to hold owners accountable.
· Managing and coordinating POP & display creative assets, shipping schedules, store lists, kitting materials, etc.
· Routing creative from agency to production vendor.
· Collecting and compiling feedback from MSFT to route back to production vendor.
· Completing protype and time-in-motion activities in Retail stores.
· Managing and monitoring back-stock POP inventory levels at fulfilment warehouse.
· Managing POP and display field requests of missing or damaged materials by retail account.
· Developing in-store installation instructions for use by field labor to execution visual merchandising program.
· Maintain the creative asset archive of all complete programs.
· Opening and managing all POs and accruals per project.
· Managing spend to stay within budget
· Providing and communicating updated budget reports.
· Creating new procedures for file management, archiving and for reporting and communicating to leadership.

Qualifications & Experience required

* Working background within Visual Merchandising within a Retail environment – ideally from technology or electronics
* Strong Project Management Skills and experience with ability to manage teams and negotiate with stakeholders both internal and external
* Track record of seeing large scale projects to completion – good time management, communication skills

Get in contact with Anna at STR Group Services, by emailing an up-to-date CV in application today!
Email: acurtis@strgroup.co.uk
Tel: 02392 315 073
Due to receiving a high number of applications to our opportunities, we are not always able to contact all applicants with feedback. If you do not hear from us in 5 working days from application, please conclude you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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