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Store Experience Jr. Project Manager

Brand
Schiphol
Location
Schiphol
Hours per week
40 hours

An amazing role with truly global reach.

We are GrandVision, well-known by our retail banners such as Pearle, Vision Express, Charlie Temple, Apollo, Solaris, and many more!

Our global store network are the go-to locations for all the top brands in the eyewear industry, including Ray-Ban, Oakley, Esprit, Carrera, but also popular for our comprehensive selection of exclusive and indie brands.

Due to continuous growth, we are looking for a Store Experience Project Manager to join our team. Working together with the Development Manager and Concept Manager, you will play a big part in the roll-out of our new store concept Topstore 2.0 across all our countries.

You will work very closely with a multitude of different stakeholders across 30 countries as well as external suppliers and agencies. Not one day will be the same. You can be supporting the concept implementation, concept development, layout compliance, photo/video shoots and so much more.

Please note that for this role, we are unable to consider candidates not currently residing in the Netherlands or about to relocate here.

Responsibilities

  • Support the collection of key information facilitating the start of the Concept localisation (Concept, Branding and Visual Merchandising) and layout process
  • Supporting the (re)building store projects all over the world
  • Prepare the reverse planning, control layout & design timing and take action if the deadlines are in danger
  • Giving advice to relevant local stakeholders about the preparation, planning, and activities related to (re)building, maintenance and interior design of the stores
  • The internal communication and the administration of the realized projects, achieved commercial and customer benefits and the changes in the store concept
  • Taking care of the relevant reports and management information
  • Be part of the GDA (Group Design Authority): prepare relevant topics, support organization of the meetings, take notes
  • The communication to internal and external parties about store design / orders / forecasts
  • Be part of the GVEC (GrandVision Eyecare Council): prepare relevant topics, support organization of the meetings, take notes, host webinars
  • Support pilot and roll out of digital measuring devices to all OpCo’s
  • Project support for teleoptometry globally
  • Project support for eye health content implementation globally

Key skills, knowledge and experience

  • Business level English, both written and spoken, Spanish a bonus but not a must
  • Business studies (bachelor or master degree), or equivalent
  • Experience with managing multiple projects at the same time Experience with working with external parties / agencies e.g. furniture suppliers, flooring suppliers, lighting suppliers, store analytics companies, store design consultants etc.
  • Project management - Strong in planning, organizing and structuring
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PPT)
  • Open to travel up to 15%, mainly in the Netherlands but some international travel may be required

Benefits/Terms

Contract: In line with common market practice a 1-year (/ fixed-term) contract may initially be offered with a view to extend.

Workplace type: hybrid. We offer the option to continue working 2 days at home and 3 days at the office with a working from home bundle incl. chair and screen etc. provided to support this.

Salary: We pay competitive salaries in line with the international retail sector. We are looking forward to discussing your salary expectations during the interview.

In addition to the above, We offer a scope of great benefits including (but not limited to):

  • Dutch pension plan with employer contribution of 8%
  • Employee net investment scheme
  • Employee Purchase Option for glasses, contact lenses and sunglasses
  • Subsidised lunches and free fruit at the office
  • Commuting expenses reimbursed
  • Discount on various partner insurances
  • The option to work from abroad for a specified time
  • Flexibility on annual leave planning with option to purchase additional days

Developing Careers & Potential

Within all GrandVision companies we recruit for a career, not just a job. We are passionate about customer satisfaction and develop our people to look for growth potential within the job and within the company.

With customers, stores and employees located in over 40 countries, GrandVision shows diversity to be at the core of its success. GrandVision is a global company proud and committed to be an equal opportunity employer.

More about GrandVision

GrandVision is a global leader in optical retailing and delivers high quality and affordable eye care to more and more customers around the world. The high quality eye care offered by GrandVision includes a wide range of services provided by its vision expert, prescription glasses including frames and lenses, contact lenses and contact lens care products, and sunglasses both plain and with prescription lenses. These products are offered through leading optical retail banners across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. GrandVision serves its customers in over 7,200 stores and with more than 39,000 employees which are proving every day that in EYE CARE, WE CARE MORE.

After decades of collaboration and two years of efforts and relentless work to make it a reality, EssilorLuxottica and GrandVision officially became part of the same organization as of 1 July, 2021.

Going forward, as part of the EssilorLuxottica family, GrandVision will be able to truly unlock our full potential, and that of the optical industry as a whole, by exploring new paths around product development, digitalization, distribution and innovation.

At the very core have always been our people, who day after day are elevating the importance of vision as a basic human right and to bringing the best eyewear possible to the market. As part of the Group's deeply-rooted culture and values, we are committed to taking care of our employees around the globe and helping them thrive and grow.

Some key figures:

  • 7,260 stores in more than 40 countries
  • 434,000 daily store visits
  • 15.1 million Eyeglass & sunglass sold
  • Over 39,000 employees worldwide
  • Revenue EUR 3.5 billion FY
  • EBITA EUR 266 million

Our vision is to provide high quality and affordable eye care to more and more people around the world. By doing so, GrandVision aspires to help them realize their full potential in life.

More about GrandVision: www.grandvision.com

Follow us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/grandvision

Find our Annual Report here: http://annualreport.grandvision.com

NB. If you have not heard back from us after 27 days, please consider your application not to be successful. Due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback should you not be selected for an interview.

Recruitment agencies: As we have a dedicated in-house recruitment team, all our positions are strictly no agencies. Please refrain from contacting our staff with prospective candidates as they will not be taken into consideration.

Application process

1. Apply
2. Questionnaire & Recruiter call
3. 1st Interview
4. Online Assessment & 2nd Interview
5. Offer
6. Hired

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