Domaine: Immobilier

Type d‘emploi: Temps plein

Ville: California - Newport Beach

Pays: USA

Company/Dept.:  L’Oreal Americas Construction & Design- Urban Decay

Primary Location:   Newport Beach, CA

Position Title:       Free Standing Stores Construction Project Manager


L’Oreal, the largest cosmetics company in the world, owns and operates many of the world’s leading retail brands, including Urban Decay, Kiehl’s, Lancôme, L’Oreal Paris, and NYX Cosmetics, among many others. L’Oreal is currently creating a central team to support its expanding retail portfolio of over 1,000 free standing stores in the Americas.


We are currently seeking a Head of Store Construction to manage the store construction process for Urban Decay, and potentially support other L’Oreal niche brands in their Free Standing stores strategy.

This new position gives the chosen candidate the opportunity to have a lead role in the roll out of our retail / Free Standing stores strategy across the USA, having control on the entire construction process.





  • Management of all phases of store construction process, from pre-design due diligence through all phases of construction, to completed store turnover and job close-out
  • Main point of contact for the build out of Free Standing stores and all relative departments
  • Point of contact for landlords, responsible for vetting all tenant criteria and mall requirements to Store Design
  • Work hand in hand with the design team and the operations team on defining and rolling out the Free Standing stores Strategy
  • Manages permit expediters and obtains required construction permits and approvals
  • Oversees project scheduling, bidding, capital expenses and purchase order and payment processes.
  • Oversees contractors and external construction managers, ensuring quality of workmanship, service levels and risk management
  • Responsible for improving on current Capex budgets through value engineering, bulk ordering of materials with support from L’Oreal Corporate, and constant vetting of Construction partners and vendors, existing and new
  • Responsible for creating CER’s and follow approval process.
  • Responsible for maintaining each stores construction budget
  • Analyzes costing for fixtures, IT equipment and other design elements
  • Responsible for maintaining construction schedule and planned opening dates for all US Freestanding stores.
  • Advises and manages all exterior contractors and vendors
  • Manages review and sign-off of all DD and CD sets
  • Collaborates effectively across all internal teams, including Finance, Retail Operations, Retail Marketing and Visual Merchandising
  • Identifies pain points in current Construction process and offers new solutions and processes to constantly streamline and improve costs and schedules
  • Does walk through with GC for each location before demo begins
  • Coordinates ordering, tracking, and quality of materials and equipment
  • Manages relations with landlord construction teams and ensures delivery of space by landlord in accordance with lease, code and other applicable requirements
  • Potentially support other brands on their Free Standing stores construction process (20%)






Successful employee should be adaptable in using their organizational skills to prioritize tasks and opportunistic in taking ownership of various projects.  Have the urgency to anticipate busy schedules and teamwork to communicate with other members of the department/store to complete assignments on time and accurately. Possess openness in their problem solving and integrity in their research to effectively address the needs of the company. Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established by the company from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position.


The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities:







  • Travel to all job sites required (30-50% total travel time depending on timing of projects)
  • Excellent knowledge and skill in of Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Proficient in AutoCAD
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to oversee team members in multiple location
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent project, time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Detail oriented with excelled analytical skills
  • Ability to manage and motivate a team
  • Ability to collaborate with internal stakeholders
  • Light lifting (less than 35 pounds)








·         College degree preferred but not a requirement

·         Experience in construction

·         Design experience welcomed




·         Standard MS Office applications