Starbucks Coffee Company store design program manager, Store Development and Design in Vancouver, British Columbia

Summary of Experience

  • Project and/or program management in a retail, hospitality or restaurant design or development organization including management of construction documents (7-10 years)

  • Project management experience (3 years)

  • Bachelors degree required in architecture, interior design or related field

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to apply knowledge of multidisciplinary business principles and practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross-functional projects and activities

  • Current knowledge of industry trends in retail store and restaurant design including furniture and finishes

  • Current working knowledge of building and health codes and compliance issues

  • Demonstrated 3D visualization ability and working knowledge of color and design principles including experience with Revit, Autocad and sketchup

  • Ability to balance design, with operational needs and budget objectives resulting in exceptional store environments

  • Skilled in the visual, written and verbal communication of design issues

  • Knowledge of architectural details and specifications

  • Demonstrated process improvement

  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Strong Organizational skills; attention to detail

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Strong problem-solving and decision making skills

  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

  • Ability to communicate well with multidisciplinary cross functional internal as well as external teams

  • Ability to manage a high volume of work within compressed timeframes

  • Ability to problem solve and create strategies

  • Presentation skills necessary

  • Negotiation skills necessary

  • Ability to balance business needs and project constraints with high standards in design quality

Starbucks is an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, veterans & individuals with disabilities. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.