Strategic Project Manager
WorkShop the Retail Agency is the biggest retail agency in the Nordics and is currently established in five countries, we have the privilege of working with some of the world’s largest consumer brands, such as Nike, Samsung, Stadium, Swedish Match, Google, Intel, Canon, Gustavsberg, Fjällräven, etc. We have grown rapidly in recent years, in 2016 our turnover surpassed 208 million SEK with approximately 200 permanent employees. Our history dates back to 1979 and we have always made sure to keep an entrepreneurial spirit, wherein the owners are operational today. In the coming period, we have an exciting growth plan as we see a large market demand for our services.
WorkShop is looking for a strategic project manager for our Concept and Communications team. To be successful in this role you have experience in design and store concepts, a passion for retail and a desire to take part in developing our customers.
As Strategic Project Manager, you will own the customer pipeline and take an holistic approach to the business and customer's strategic challenges. You have an overall responsibility for the projects from quote and brief all the way through the final delivery. Your team will vary depending on the client need but can consist of retail strategists, computer analysts, operational project managers, creative directors, retail architects, visual merchandisers, art directors, copy, and designers.
To succeed in the role of strategic project manager with us, you need to be business-driven and maintain a high strategic conceptual level, simultaneously keeping and understanding for and having insights into what is required to achieve full implementation. At WorkShop we value long-term client relations, and therefore expect high standards and high delivery levels from all our employees. We also expect you to be committed and involved in developing WorkShop’s offer within your area of expertise.
We believe that the person we are looking for is an inspiring team player with an exceptional sense of business and development. You have a positive attitude and ability to collaborate, communicate and you deliver high quality in everything you do. You are service-minded and enjoy taking your own initiative. Furthermore we believe that you are independent, humble and have the temperament tolead project groups to successful end results.
The person we are looking for:
- Has at least three to five years’ experience as a strategic project manager
- Proven track record in creating successful store concepts
- Has a post-secondary education in marketing, finance, and project management
- Has a solid background from the agency environment, or other consultant operation
- Is driven and thrives in a high-pace organisation
- Is strategic and business oriented
- Has excellent communication skills in Swedish and English
- Has the knack for creating quotes that lead to successful business
- Prior experience in building processes is meritorious
- Is a joy spreader with a lot of positive energy
We offer you a fun and developing work, where together with us you will be able to create store concepts and communication in world-class. We are looking forward to you application!
Working hours: Full time
Learn more about our company at work-shop.com and follow us on social media! Facebook and LinkedIn: WorkShop The Retail Agency. Instagram: @workshopretail