In short

We are looking for a Retail Project Manager to materialize On’s future DTC retail environments and join us at our APAC head office in Shanghai.

Your blend between project management, construction systems, financial oversight and high design orientation will play critical role in all new store openings (and eventual remodels) globally, with a special focus on the Chinese DTC store, and open the door to On’s next growth phase.

Your Mission

  • Manage the construction process for new stores with a special focus on the Chinese market expansion, including project schedule, cost control and 360 coordination.

  • Lead internal and external project stakeholders including architects, contractors, suppliers and consultants to meet overall project objectives.

  • Work with design and procurement in the technical evaluation of new suppliers and products, lead and manage price negotiations and provide the necessary information for calls for tenders.

  • Spearhead further development and technical improvement of fixtures and elements with emphasis on value engineering, better roll-out efficiency, modularity, packaging and logistics.

  • Supervise and develop technical and quality guidelines, manuals.

  • Ensure architectural and experiential intent are met at the highest of standards.

  • Travel to job sites as necessary to ensure projects are on time and on budget.

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Your story

  • Degree in Architecture or similar

  • 3-5 years of experience in managing multiple simultaneous international retail construction projects, including bidding and negotiation.

  • Highly motivated, capable of working in a self-driven, entrepreneurial environment

  • Team player, ability to work and interface with all levels of the organization

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with high strong attention to detail and holistic view approach

  • Working knowledge of architecture-specific design tools such as AutoCAD and project management software

  • Fluent in English with strong written and verbal communication skills.

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About the Team

As you might expect from a running brand with an emphasis on design and performance, the Retail Expansion Team at On is a fast-paced place to be. This small but dynamic team packs a huge punch and leads retail development projects globally: from market analysis and strategy, to concepts and final delivery.

You will be responsible for all aspects of store construction, ensuring projects are delivered on time and on budget at the highest design standards. You will seek to drive innovation and optimize project management whenever possible.

Together we will shape the architecture, behavior and culture of the On’s customer-facing homes. With ambitious and innovative projects in the pipeline, the team is looking for its next all-star!

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What we offer

On is a place that is centered around growth and progress. We offer an environment designed to give people the tools to develop holistically – to stay active, to learn, explore and innovate. Our distinctive approach combines a supportive, team-oriented atmosphere, with access to personal self-care for both physical and mental well-being, so each person is led by purpose.

On is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that is fair and inclusive, where all decisions related to recruitment, advancement, and retention are free of discrimination.

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What to expect

We want to set everyone up for success, so here’s the lowdown on how we hire. Our process is a two-way street – bringing you into our culture, while helping us learn how you think.

Our full process can last about eight weeks from application to offer, because we care about getting it right. These steps explain how we usually do things.

Before you get started, feel free to consider if you want to work with us. Strange question? Well, we give people a lot of space to navigate their day-to-day and that style isn't for everyone. We want you to be passionate about what you do and be sure this is the right fit. Because when skills and passion combine – it creates that 'Wow' moment.