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Date:  Feb 1, 2023

Singapore, SG

Assistant Manager, Retail Projects

Position Title:                    Assistant Manager, Regional Retail Projects


Role Summary:


  • Responsible to plan, manage, co-ordinate, store construction activities for both new and existing Sephora retail store across the region. (SG, MY, TH, AUS, NZ)
  • Review & select consultant, contractor, vendor, supplier to ensure quality, cost efficiency and compliance with Sephora design & standards.
  • Manage relations with Landlords and their technical departments. To ensure Landlord design guideline is being issued and adhere during store design implementation.
  • Working closely with various internal stakeholder to ensure objectives are being met.


Key Responsibilities:

  1. Store Design
  • Working closely with design team based in Shanghai for Sephora store design
  • Co-ordinate with various department to ensure store layout and design is accordance with category planning & Sephora strategic goals
  • Research and analyze variety of product, material, finishing, lighting and detailing to enhance the overall quality of the completed work and cost efficiency.


  1. Project management & documentation
  • Spearhead and prepare all necessary document for tendering process on selection of contractor, consultant
  • Manage, control & maintain records of all costing and budget
  • Prepare and maintain construction work schedule
  • Develop detail design and construction specification and standards
  • Review and approve all drawing submission prior to work commencement. Ensure construction detailing, methodology meets design objective
  • Oversee and review contractor progress report to ensure construction is align with schedule
  • Working with country category and operation team to align store merchandise and  opening schedule
  • Ensure all needed insurance are in place and accordance to country, landlord requirement
  • Working closely with country finance manager to ensure all invoices are consistent with commitment made under contracts and paid in a timely manner.
  • Prepare project cost estimation. (CAPEX)


  1. Construction & Quality Control
  • Working closely with consultant to ensure contractor does not deviate from design objective and detailing.
  • Responsible to take over the premises from Landlord on behalf of Sephora. Ensure all non-conformance are being raise and record for rectification.
  • Develop snag list upon completion review with contractor and consultant. Ensure all defects is being completed with report.
  • QA/QC inspection to ensure quality is within range.
  • Working closely with country operation team to oversee store maintenance and improvement
  • Working closely with Regional category team and Country category team to execute and oversee new fixture roll out



  • Excellent team player.
  • Ability to work under pressure and time constraint
  • Ability to travel within the region. (At times under short notice)
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with the ability to influence
  • Strong analytical skills, Result Oriented
  • Independent and responsible worker
  • Good understanding of a variety of interior design material, finishing, lighting, details, etc
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel and Power point skills
  • Ability to operate Auto cad and in depth understanding of construction drawing.
  • Diploma / Degree in Architecture / Interior Design / Project management
  • 5 years of project management experience in retail fit out project. 


Key Contacts & Relations

InternalCategory, Supply Chain, Legal, Marketing, Store Operation, Country GM


ExternalSephora shanghai design team, Local consultant, contractor, vendor, supplier.

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