Seeking a Project Manager, Store Operations for Toys"R"Us Corporate in Wayne, NJ

Posted March 13, 2014


Responsible for the management of both Capital and Expense Projects from inception through to execution. Ensure proper and consistent communication to the field as well as coordinating the efforts of a cross functional team in the preparation and communication of the projects.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the efforts of information gathering at the inception of the Project(s)
  • Convene a cross functional team that will develop the plan for the Project(s) and Merchandising Resets to be executed at the store level.
  • Develop, coordinate, and maintain the Capital Budgeting programs to support the Store Planning projects.
  • Develop the necessary communication and tracking information to ensure proper execution.
  • Gather the information necessary to develop a comprehensive review upon completion on each Project to determine if the Project met the criteria established at the onset, as well as for future project improvement.
  • Assist with the development of Fixture Orders for New / Remodel Stores and Capital / Expense Projects by analyzing the data provided and initiating the procurement process through sourcing, quoting, and requisitions.
  • Work closely with members of the Asset Protection, Merchandise Presentation, Operations, and Visual Departments to develop vendor displays and dioramas that will meet the established guidelines of the company.
  • Maintain the Store Planning Profile Database with current information based on program requirement changes in the store portfolio.
  • Coordinate the Store Planning Department web-based informational services to include SharePoint sites, Store-accessible Intranet sites, and other databases.
  • Work closely with members from the Design Team on developing new and innovative fixtures and concepts for implementation across the chain.

Critical Skills:

  • Strong organizational, leadership, communication, problem-solving, guest service, and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must successfully balance long term and short term projects
  • Computer efficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, Project, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD is a plus


Education and Experience:

  • College Degree Required (Design or Architecture Preferred)
  • Retail Store Design (Big Box) Experience Preferred – Minimum of four years experience
  • Retail Store Operations Experience beneficial