Director, Store Development

지역: Hong Kong

주/도: Hong Kong Island

구/군/시: Hong Kong

사업 부문: Store Support Centre (SSC)

시간 유형: Full-time

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Who we are 
At lululemon, we work together to elevate the world. We set audacious goals, nurture big growth, and engineer innovative products that allow people to feel—and perform—their best. To us, leadership is more than a role or title—it’s a way of being. We are all leaders, committed to growth and results.
 
Together, we’re co-creating a future that otherwise wouldn’t exist. To do that, we’re looking for people who unite diverse perspectives to lean into bold visions. Who strive to be better than they were yesterday. Who are all in, in everything they do. 
 
We’re looking for you. Join us

Summary
Reporting into the SVP, Retail APAC, the Director is responsible for overall management of construction, real estate, and store design for all existing and new store build outs. This role will work closely with both in-house team and external vendors & Contractors to ensure that all processes from start to finish is consistent with our Company ethos.

A day in the life: 
  • Leading and developing the store expansion strategy and implementation for Asia Pacific from the expansion of new stores and remodeling of the existing store network
  • Partnering with Country Managers and Area Directors on the real estate strategy and getting cross functional alignment and approval throughout the organization 
  • Always be driving the most efficient and profitable stores 
  • Exploring alternative channels and new markets throughout Asia Pacific 
  • Monitor and reports on variances in store development budget costs and store forecasts relative to strategic plans for the business unit
  • Negotiate all cost/pricing with vendors for cost controls involved in store build outs 
  • Act as a mentor and provide leadership training and guidance to design, construction, and real estate team members
  • Get approval from HQ on all new projects in the region 
  • Keep store projects on time and on budget 
  • Drive the planning and roadmap of stores for the AOP processes as well as the annual CapEx forecasts

Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in store development
  • A Passion for design, building and Real estate 
  • Experience in retail construction and/or general construction is a must
  • Must be versatile and able to manage multiple projects
  • Be able to deal with contractors and subcontractors 
  • Has the ability to communicate complex issues in laymen’s terms
  • Adept in cost-control management

Must haves:
  • Communicates with honesty and kindness and creates the space for others to do the same.
  • Fosters connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships. 
  • An entrepreneurial spirit with the savviness to negotiate the best possible deal in every situation 
  • Integrates fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take themselves too seriously. 
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