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Retail Field Services Project Manager in Chicago, IL at True Value

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:
    1/10/2019

Job Description

True Value Company is the only hardlines wholesaler with a globally-recognized brand and serves over 4,400 retail locations in 60 countries. Our focus is making an impact in our communities through Engagement, Growth and Efficiency. Joining True Value offers a culture that:

  • Embraces personal and professional growth
  • Recognizes diverse perspectives
  • Provides competitive compensation
  • Committed to stewardship and community outreach
We have an immediate need for a Retail Field Services Project Manager. The Field Services Project Manager is responsible for project planning, coordination and supervising all aspects related to successful implementation of in store phase of retail growth projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, monitors and summarizes progress of project. Instrumental in coordination of processes and training to insure Customer/Retailer has been given the appropriate resources to be successful at project completion. Provides for a smooth hand-off of the project to Field Sales/Support - Retail Consultants/Regional Managers.

Position Description

RETAIL IMPLEMENTATION – Leads the retail implementation store project as the time-line dictates, including: development of on-site project implementation plan, oversee fixture installation, assist retailer in placing additional fixture orders as required, schedule Open Stock Oder deliveries, direct merchandise placement ensuring planogram integrity, provide direction on interior decor installation, assist retailer in placing fill-in orders, and manage the merchandiser budget.

COMMUNICATIONS – Leads the retail implementation store project communication, including: pre-project report, daily updates to the project team, weekly status reports, weekly project conference call, final punch list and expenses per project.

TIMELINES – Monitors overall retail implementation time line to ensure project is completed on time and meets or exceeds expectations, including: responding, reacting and completing tasks as assigned.

ON BOARDING – Insures that the Customer/Retailer has available resources and knowledge to
effectively run the store upon project completion. Providing a smooth transition to on going field support.

Position Qualifications

Minimum Type and Years of Related Experience Required:

  • Three to five years of relevant experience in store operations, store implementation and project management
  • Retail, Sales and Merchandising experience required
  • Strong communication and time management skills required
  • Proficient in using widely used PC applications
Minimum Education Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent work experience

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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