Head of Store Design & Construction
Head of Store Design
Up to £70,000 + bonus + benefits
An exciting opportunity has arisen with a prestigious high-end fashion house that is credited globally for their classic menswear & womenswear. This iconic market-leader is currently recruiting for a Head of Store Design & Construction with new store design & refurbishment experience to join their UK head office team in Central London.
As a Head of Store Design you will be responsible for the delivery of all construction projects including a variety of new stores, refurbishments, minor works and 'Shop in Shops' throughout the UK & Europe. You will ensure guidelines and brand image is accurate and implemented in all projects, interpret and implement design briefs, along with negotiating terms and ensuring each project is completed on-time and within budget. Working closely with internal Heads of Departments and oversee the retail design team, you will project manage and design new store, counter openings and refurbishments working directly with external site and department store managers, suppliers and legal departments.
The ideal applicant must have previous retail design, architecture or project management experience working for a high-end luxury, premium or high street fashion retailer at a senior level. Demonstrating a strong understanding of architecture, design and planning with exceptional presentation and negotiation skills. You have excellent CAD skills using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and AUTOCAD. You must possess remarkable communication skills with the ability to liaise with colleagues at all levels, an additional language preferably French is highly desirable but not essential.
This is an immensely rare opportunity to join the senior management team for a prestigious luxury retailer that offers employees career progression and a great salary package.