Store Planning and Development Coordinator

Real Estate/Facilities Bellevue, WA

Description

Position at Savers

Job Description

Store Planning & Development Coordinator

Summary:

The Store Planning & Development Coordinator supports Savers vision by assisting in the planning, scheduling, and execution of Capital Projects.  Development of process and project training materials.  This job supports the Store Planning & Development department and contributes to the overall success of the Construction/Store Planning/Purchasing/Property/Store Set-Up teams. This position reports to the Director Real Estate.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Participates in the development, scheduling, and rollout of all Capital Projects.
  • Coordinates the tracking of all Capital Projects which include New Stores, New Store-Relocations, Store Expansions, Remodels, Retrofits and Refreshes.  
  • Creates purchase orders for all Capital projects and communicates necessary information to the vendors involved.
  • Works closely with AP to process all invoices and ensure vendors are being paid in a timely manner.
  • Creates contracts for new store openings and works with Legal for approval. 
  • Collects information and creates a new store announcement email to communicate to a broad group for each new store opening and relocation.
  • Leads all processes and purchasing for each new store opening.
  • Assists Construction Manager with the Project Management site
  • Creates and updates many training materials utilized for new Store Openings, general Contractors, Vendors, etc.
  • Builds strong relationships with all vendors.
  • Assists the Director of Store Planning & Development with essential administrative and day to day functions.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
 

  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Office 365, and Outlook
  • Working knowledge of construction and store planning terms.
  • Ability to create interactive excel spreadsheets with macros.  - never done??
  • Ability to Categorize, File, and build a Departmental Library system.  – don’t know what this means??
  • Working knowledge of store and field operations
  • Demonstrated organization skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work independently or as a member of the team
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision
  • Ability to be detailed-oriented
  • Ability to work within Saver’s culture


Minimum Required Education, Training and Experience:

  • Associate degree in business preferred, construction management, computer science, or related field, or a combination of education and experience that would yield the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • 2-3 years’ experience with a 100+ store chain
  • Experience with Construction Management firm or General Contractor is a plus.

 

Physical Requirements:

 

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.
  • Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word.
  • Ability to receive detailed information through verbal communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
  • Ability to receive detailed information visually through written communication (both physical and electronic).

 

FLSA Status

 

  • Exempt

 

Tools and Equipment Used:

 

  • Laptop or desktop computer, phone, copy machine, etc.

 

Travel:

 

  • 10% or less travel

 

Work Address:

 

  • SSC Bellevue, WA or SSC Boise, ID

 

 

 

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This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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