Project Manager - Retail Operations

$ Confidential

Chicago, IL

Description

To manage the implementation of in store projects ensuring vendors agencies and third parties are working in unison to be efficient and effective.

Market Overview

Dyson landed in the US in 2002 and within 24 months our technology was market share leader. Our bustling HQ is based in the historic Montgomery Ward Building, overlooking the Chicago River. Just west of the city in Aurora, our dedicated US Customer Care team now numbers 160 people. And in total, there are over 600 Dyson people working across the US in multiple functions.

But Dyson US is still growing. It’s poised to double its footprint and take on new categories. Already a target for our competitors, challenging times are ahead. And our battle-hungry US team are truly fired up.

Function Overview

Responsible for delivering marketing and retail oriented projects; co-ordinating activities, sourcing vendors, controlling budget, ensuring quality.   

Accountabilities

1.     Implementing retail projects with agencies and third parties to ensure the activities achieve a high success rate. Sharing the necessities for success with internal stakeholders to facilitate improved understanding of requirements.

 

2.     Day-to-day management of third parties associated with in-store implementation, ensuring that external and internal groups are engaged with each other, that goals expectations and requirements are working in unison.  

 

3.     Detailed analysis and clear reporting in relation to operations projects.

 

4.     Fulfill other duties as required

 

Skills

Experience and Qualifications

Skills

Competencies

·  Bachelor’s Degree

·  Minimum of 5 years experience in a related field

 

 

·  Highly organised – able to operate within a fast paced demanding environment

·  Analytical – Advanced with Excel and especially pivot tables

·  Concise – able to distill complex situations into a clear debrief

·  Ability to drive projects

·  Time management

·  Good at reasoning

 

 

·  Good understanding of relative production costs in relation to design solution

·  Problem solver

·  Ability to prioritize in the face of many immediate demands

·  Attention to detail and accuracy

·  Proactive – always looking for ways to improve

·  Team oriented

 

Benefits Overview

Dyson US monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries, holidays and retirement plans. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy profit-related bonuses and life and disability cover. But financial rewards are just the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fueling and realizing ambition.

Dyson is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with Dyson and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please send an e-mail with your contact information, the job number of the position for which you are interested in applying, and the nature of your request to careers.us@dyson.com or call (312) 706-2260. Determinations of requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

Dyson is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities

Posted: 5-Nov-2015

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