DFS Hong Kong Limited

Project Manager

DFS Hong Kong Limited
Salary provided
Posted on 08 Apr 2021

Project Manager

DFS Hong Kong Limited

Job Highlights

  • World's Leading Luxury Travel Retailer
  • Work Life Balance, Five-day Work Week
  • International & Dynamic Working Environment

Job Description

Purpose and Objective of Position
  • Successfully set-up, manage, coordinate and deliver DFS project planning
  • Successfully deliver projects at a high quality level, on time and within budget
  • Control all project site activities so that original design and planning intent is executed
  • Ensure that all project related information is communicated properly to relevant parties
  • Guide on local applications, rules, regulations and method of works, to ensure all potential issues are flagged properly and within a reasonable time period for resolution
  • Guide and influence site construction teams, both DFS and Brand specific
  • Provide recommended solutions as required to progress the projects to completion
  • Participate in tendering and costs control during the design, tendering and construction process
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Working with the Director Design Management build consultant team base as required through RFP and tender process and ensure proper integration with landlords consultant teams
  • Working with the VP Brands store planning and the team, and ensure the Brand’s design are managed effectively and timely
  • Coordinate and build strong relationship with landlords and or local contacts
  • Coordinate internal DFS complexity especially in relation to Ops Divisions, Merchants and Finance
  • Manage the project brief to ensure that all aspects are managed and maintained through the concept, design development, tender and construction phases
  • Coordinate and attend all project update meetings
  • Coordinate, monitor and report on project budget status
  • Coordinate on internal and external QSs and commercial managers
  • Coordinate all external consultants through all phases of project
  • Ensure that all consultants and contractors are adhering to all necessary local codes and regulations as well as DFS rules and regulations and DOA’s
  • Oversee contractor interview and tendering process
  • Obtain all necessary information to enable construction to commence and complete without disruption, and all planned phases to be executed smoothly
  • Coordinate Design Managers on shop drawing review from contractors and consultant teams
  • Ensure all brand coordination for Vendor Package preparation and presentation is complete, through Design and Merchants
  • Coordinate the execution of construction works both generic DFS designed zones and Brand personalized spaces.
  • Including but not limited to coordinating with;
    • Brand direct suppliers and Brand project teams
    • Store Operations, IT, Loss Prevention and Visual Merchandizing departments
  • Ensure the Store Development Leadership is updated on a regular basis through project meeting minutes and monthly reports
  • Anticipate and react to any and all conditions that may impact project in order to stick to budget and program
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
  • College Degree in Project Management, Architecture, or Engineering preferred
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience within the field of Architecture or Project Management
  • Proficiency with computer programs (Words, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, AutoCAD, Project)
Critical Skills
  • Good Design and Construction sense and ability to read complex architectural and services drawings
  • Project Management experience is a must
  • Solid understanding of Building Codes
  • Organizational Skills
  • Oral & written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal and team working skills; able to deal positively and productively with complaints, conflicts and requests for service
  • Contract negotiation skills
  • Ability to excel in conflict management
  • Good analytical skills; able to accurately compile statistical data and to detect inconsistencies in presented data
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • Self-starter; able to adapt to changing priorities and work on multiple projects
  • Good management skills, able to lead a large global team of consultants
  • High energy level and positive outlook on job and group responsibilities; initiative

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
7 years
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

DFS Group Limited is the world's leading luxury retailer catering to the traveling public. We have attained this position by listening to our clientele, adapting to changes in our customer base, and continually responding with innovative concepts. 

Our strength lies in our strategic brand partnerships, groundbreaking store and product development, superior assortments, and targeted marketing programs. 

As we continue to perfect our business model, improve our offerings and expand into emerging markets, we are well positioned to remain the world's leading luxury retailer.

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Dental insurance, Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus