Applying For:

Store Development Projects Manager
United Kingdom (Remote)

Location: United Kingdom (Remote)

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Company: Magnet

Hours Per Week: 40

We are on a transformation journey, and we are looking for Project Managers to join our property team.

The role will involve extensive travel to stores, and we can be flexible on where you are based. 

What you’ll be doing

Working with the Head of Central Operations you’ll establish project scopes and briefs to deliver our refreshment, refurbishment and fit out in line with our store transformation programme.

As a project manager, you will be accountable for the end-to-end process of your assigned projects, including concept development, design development, tendering, construction, post-completion processes, and budget alignment. Using direct suppliers, you’ll manage bespoke FF&E, signage, music systems, warehouse racking, sold worktops, and VM props while managing cost efficiencies and sourcing competitive suppliers.

You'll ensure that we meet the construction and interior industry standards while exceeding the business's expectations, as well as adhering to statutory lease obligations, such as landlord consent, design, and health and safety requirements.

It will be your responsibility to brief and manage the deliverables with the in-house interior and kitchen designers to ensure fit with brand and business objectives, excellent design, planning, and retail practices. Working closely with supply chain and product designers to coordinate the supply of kitchen display products in line with project programs.

How you will qualify for the role

Your skills, knowledge, and experience will be in client-based construction and interior fit-out project management, preferably in a retail setting with a high degree of design awareness.

Your experience will include the appointment of external architects & consultants, as well as managing several suppliers & contractors on various projects. Additionally, you should be familiar with CDM and Building Regulations as well as Planning and Health and Safety regulations.

You must be comfortable with managing multiple projects at any one time and carrying out your own administration and it’s crucial that you can demonstrate excellent communication skills at all levels. Due to the nature of the role a valid UK driving licence and flexible approach to working hours and travel are essential.

What you’ll get in return

You’ll discover a challenging and rewarding team environment, excellent career and development opportunities and a competitive salary with a company car/car allowance. Benefits also include pension, life assurance, 23 days holidays rising to 25 with 5 years’ service, discounts with various retailers and a generous colleague discount on our kitchen products.

Who are we?

Better doesn’t happen by chance. It happens because every aspect of our business is properly considered and done with purpose and care. And that’s down to our People.

With over 200 stores we are the UK’s largest kitchen retailer and as part of Nobia, Europe’s leading kitchen specialist, we’re lucky enough to have access to the very best design expertise in the industry, ensuring our kitchens are always on-trend and built for whatever life throws at them.

If you think you have the right mix of talent and experience to help us be better and do better, join us and you could design a better career.