The job holder will be responsible for participating and leading all retail project / site development phases from schematic design through construction including conceptual and detailed planning, designing, material specification, contractor evaluation and finalization, site supervision and control. The job holder will also be responsible for evolving designs for meeting the goals of business requirements.
Retail Format Design / Re-design
•Conceptualize / Redesign retail formats for the Concept in line with the customer, mall requirements and latest market trends
•Develop complete / manage the process of design for the showroom that will include a comprehensive floor plan, exterior elevations, interior elevations, A/c diffuse allocation, lightning, graphic imaging (3D Presentation) and all material selections and finishes
•Develop designs for all other features / utilities of the Mall / store such as building placement / orientation, parking lot layout / flow, service vehicle access
•Deliver detailed specifications and clear, concise, comprehensive, and complete engineering / interior drawings as required
•Ensure that all the designs and drawings are as per the company standards
•Develop the zoning in the store as per the categories of products to be displayed by bearing in mind the principles of space management and profiles of the target consumers
•Review and process all shop drawing/sample submissions and consult within the Projects Team and External Consultants, as appropriate, to ensure the design intent is being maintained
•Conduct existing conditions surveys and prepare architectural base plans, sections, elevations and details as appropriate to document relevant condition
•Coordinate with the Retail Operations and VM team to get their inputs on the design, which includes the floor plan, elevations etc.
•Provide expertise in detail development and assisting in researching products and systems that accomplish the design intent
•Review and recommend to the retail team any changes that may be required to renovate the existing stores
Site Project Management
•Assist in site selection and prepare the detailed survey report by performing on-site design services, interpreting drawings, specs, codes, standards, regulatory requirements, and carrying out field engineering work •Nominate, evaluate and appoint contractors / suppliers including negotiation of rates and contractual terms and obligations
•Manage vendor relationships including conducting planning session with vendors and service providers and define project and performance expectations
•Identify and evaluate new products / solutions including material to be used bearing in mind quality and cost effectiveness
•Provide material specifications and oversee procurement of the material from suppliers
•Coordinate with external agencies like Architectural Consultants, Material suppliers, Construction agencies etc so as to ensure that the project is completed with in the scheduled time period in a efficient and effective way
•Oversee and manage:
•Any interior design related work in the existing stores and new stores
•Review MEP (Mechanical Electrical Plumbing) drawings to align with drawings.
•Coordinate with MEP, municipal authorities and PRO for approvals of Civil signage’s and municipality permissions
•Manage the performance of the team – set annual performance goals, monitor performance and provide constructive feedback to improve performance.
•Identify their training and development needs and ensure their fulfillment
•Develop and mentor subordinates to move to the next higher level of job through career planning
•Ensure compliance to Company policies and values
Graduate Degree in Architecture/ Planning & Design/ Applied Science / Civil Engineering AutoCAD, 3D Max, Photoshop
Exposure to the latest building materials, building systems and interior trends through formal or informal training (on-the-job experience)
10 – 12 years of Interior / Retail Store / Building designing 6 years in a managerial capacity of leading independent Retail Project / Site Development projects