Project Manager I

Post Date

Feb 28, 2023

Location

West Menlo Park,
California

ZIP/Postal Code

94025
US
Jul 28, 2023 Insight Global

Job Type

Contract

Category

Project Manager

Req #

VMS-MET-42205-1

Pay Rate

$44 - $54 (hourly estimate)

Job Description

Regional Field Merchandising Project Manager NA

Target Hire date: 04/03/23
Regional Field Merchandising Project Manager
Location: Remote California

We are looking for a Regional Field Merchandising Project Manager to work remotely out of the Pacific Time Zone. This person will be responsible for planning communicating executing and reporting on Regional Physical Fixture merchandising programs across all our existing and future 3rd party retailer partners within the NA region and potentially beyond. This role plays an instrumental part in contributing to the vision for our regional customers to find learn and experience products through physical retail. It is critical to have experience with merchandising within current NA retail partners such as: Walmart Best Buy Target and more.

The primary role of the Regional Field Merchandising Project Manager is to ensure that all field merchandising components including fixtures demo units graphics and display technologies are operating and functioning properly as well as maintained to our standards. The role is execution oriented and is focused on planning managing and executing large programs and projects across our regional partners. The Regional Field Merchandising Project Manager must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment working collaboratively across channel marketing sales analytics and external vendors.

Responsibilities
Prioritize large volume of projects across thousands of retail doors most with tight deadlines and extreme complexity with the guidance of the Regional Field Merchandising Manager
Partner closely with Channel Marketing Managers Strategic Account Managers 3rd party labor partners Analytics and Field Sales team members on a regular basis to execute initiatives with the utmost efficiency and accuracy.
Act as liaison between regional 3rd party labor partners fixture display companies channel marketing managers and field sales on any issues that come up in our retail partners regionally.
Assess and make calculated decisions to maximize ROI and efficiency by leveraging partnerships with the internal analytics team.
Build highly detailed execution plans for a variety of initiatives across all product lines.
Create maintain and enforce processes for all operations regionally in store and with 3rd party labor partners.
Review instructions and execution for multiple projects simultaneously with a keen eye for detail.
Understand display fixture production process and installation implementation processes to properly prepare workback schedules and deliverables to share cross functionally both internally and externally.
Critical to understand various retailer 3rd party labor operations to drive best in class execution.
Manage the reporting of the results of the field execution to internal stakeholders.
Process all invoices and work closely with the Regional Field Merchandising Manager to ensure all 3rd party labor projects are on budget and tracked accordingly.
Manage 3rd party labor meetings to ensure deliverables are met.

Minimum Qualifications
3 years of professional experience on either the brand side of retail in-store merchandising or the vendor side of retail in-store merchandising.
Mobile Carrier and/or Specialty Retailer experience.
Proven ability to understand the unique operating conditions within each retailer and how that impacts the planning and executing of the initiatives for all product lines.
Must have experience sharing program / project updates across broad teams and organizations - transparency is key within the Meta culture and the ability to communicate clear concise cross functionally.
Extremely high level of accuracy and attention to detail with ability to track and articulate the intricacies of complex fixture installations.
Experience managing relationships with cross-functional stakeholders and external vendors.
Excellent at finding the root cause of issues or gathering the necessary cross-functional members to find that cause or solution to an issue.
Strong interpersonal skills approachable and flexible.
Experience with navigating various organizational environments where culture and structure vary.
Excellent communicator superb verbal and written communication.

Preferred Qualifications
Familiarity with retail partners and their guidelines / processes
Experience within a brand executing in-store initiatives through merchandising.
Experience in planning large-scale executions and installations from concept stage through prototype and production stages.
Experience in working in a highly cross-functional setting.
Experience maintaining budgets and fiscal responsibility.
Experience in Global Markets preferred.
Experience working remotely critical to be self motivated and able to work with minimal supervision

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.