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Programme Manager / Project Manager (Retail)

LOCATION: Manchester
LENGTH: Full Time
SALARY UP TO: £25,000.00 per year
SECTOR: Retail


Programme Manager / Project Manager (Retail)



Full-time, Temp-to-Perm


Job Description:

This role will involve project managing a retail programme which involved reinvigorating the local high street.  Working in partnership with some of the largest names in UK retail you will support local traders/seller to set up pop up stores across various high street locations in Manchester.


The programme will support traders/sellers to promote their products for sale in prime shopping locations for a nominal fee (£150 per week).  The retail partners will cover all costs to support the opening of these pop up shops, and with local landlords buying in to this scheme – it is sure to be an exciting opportunity for everyone involved.


Key Responsibilities:

·         You will be responsible for all aspects of reporting from inception through to completion of the scheme

·         You’ll work with the operations team and campaign sponsors to identify online businesses who would be ideal for trading in the pop up shops

·         Reach out to the hundreds of applications to date to assess applicants’ interest, whilst recruiting new applicants to continue expanding the scheme

·         Strong record-keeping skills will be required as multiple parties are involved in seller selection

·         Supporting the campaign lead, with answering questions from sellers who are trading and helping to promote their presence in the shop, this includes all aspects of print and digital promotion both across seller, partner and the scheme organisers platforms

·         Receiving payment from sellers for their tenancy in their shop

·         Shops will opening at a rapid pace, so you will have excellent logistics and project management skills to ensure openings run well

·         You will ensure the right furnishings are in the right shop and that retail essentials such as fire and safety certificates are in place

·         You’ll be responsible for gathering data on unit options to present to campaign partners

·         The data partner in this project will be eager to establish the sales impact of each shop.

·         Your role will involve interacting with sellers to source data and any quotes or statements they have on their experience in their shop for good new stories


Key Skills:

·         You will have extensive experience in retail, this includes store operations, promotion and setting up a store from initial plans

·         Previous project management experience will be extremely beneficial

·         You will have strong organisation skills and relish the thought of being a project manager, in a fast paced environment, but also play a part in promotion too.

·         You will have excellent admin and reporting skills and be forward thinking and able to handle challenges with ease



·         You will have extensive knowledge of the retail industry and be able to project manage multiple stakeholders to ensure the success of this scheme.


If this sounds like the perfect role for you then please submit your CV.

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