Retailors, a subsidiary of Fox Group (9,000+ employees globally) - is a leading, fast growing retailor, specializing in the sports, athleisure segment and is a global partner of choice to operate Nike retail locations in Europe, Canada and Israel.
As part of our expansion plans, we are currently seeking an experienced Operations Assistant to support our European Operations Manager with activities related to new store construction and store maintenance. This position is located in our Nike Head Office in Amsterdam.
Oversee procurement of maintenance related items and ensure all stakeholders are aware of any issues
Administer the maintenance process/procedures so that our stores receive the support required in a timely, efficient manner
Vendor management - obtain quotes, source new vendors; negotiate pricing; improve efficiencies and or associated costs
Responsible for annual system check (fire, HVAC, escalator/elevator safety maintenance)
New Stores (Acquisitions, Construction):
Work with various members of the project team to develop a timeline, create schedules, and oversee project progress to ensure projects are on track
Coordinate all internal and external partners to ensure tasks are on time as per the project objectives (i.e. internet providers, internal IT partners, Nike IT)
Manage and communicate project status /progress to team members and key stakeholder
Utilize Smartsheet to track construction dates, GC’s, Architects and all other relevant information for each project
Ensure all project drawings, plans, site info and reports are maintained and documented and accessible for project team
Ensure everyone on the team is kept up to date and is clear on responsibilities and deadlines so that all goals, objectives, and timelines are met.
Respond to and track correspondence received, meeting minutes, change orders, site instructions, drawings and reports as appropriate
Here’s what we’re looking for:
A minimum of 2 years in a similar Operations/Construction support role - preferably within the retail industry
Previous experience preparing and managing construction documents;
Knowledge of the construction process and timelines of projects;
Good knowledge of project management fundamentals (planning, scheduling)
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; capable to develop and maintain strong relationships; good English (verbal and written).
Demonstrated flexibility and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Planning, organizational, and time management skills with the ability to multitask, prioritize own work
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project
Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
Self motivated and results driven - can be counted on to follow through
What you’ll get:
Amazing discount on Nike gear
Opportunity to learn and grow your career with an outstanding luxury athletic brand
Positive and supportive team environment
Check us out at: https://www.theretailors.com/
Retailors is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, religion/belief, national origin, age, or any other characteristic protected by local law or unrelated to job qualifications.