Project Manager for Specialty Coffee Bar
Kuwait - Capital Governorate (Kuwait)
|Posted date||28 March 2019|
|Location||Kuwait - Capital Governorate (Kuwait)|
|Job Type||Full Time|
Reports to: Managing Director
Business Unit: Corporate
The role of project manager is to lead and execute all Vol.1 events, product launches, pop- ups, laborations and any other non- operational projects. The project manager works together with the strategic consultants, the creative team and the operational team to deliver the Vol.1 brand experience. The projects have various degrees of complexities and requires extensive
knowledge on the local market, suppliers and vendors.
We are looking for someone with some key characteristics and personality traits that fall in line with the brand's culture and team.
Hands- on - someone who doesn't mind getting their hands dirty to ensure the job gets done.
Detail- Oriented - someone who understands the impact of the small details and ensures that no stone is unturned.
Inquisitive and Creative - someone who continuously challenges the status- quo, looks for new opportunities and is willing and able to innovate.
Project Management - someone who can handle multiple projects, remains practical and structured and can lead a team to achieve desired results.
Access to the Community - someone who enjoys meeting people, can open doors to business and community leaders, can close deals and strives in discovering new networks.
Is Accountable - someone who understands the responsibility of leading a department and takes accountability of their actions.
Time Management - someone who is extremely organized and can manage tasks in a timely manner.
Team Work - someone who can work well in a team, lead by example and manage third parties through a smooth project path.
Develop high- level budgets for projects
Create project critical paths with corresponding estimated timelines
Plan resources efficiently and effectively according to project brief and requirements
Execute project tasks in accordance to the project plan
Coordinating with third party consultants, suppliers and vendors to ensure that communication is concise and on time
Manage risks and issues in an empowered manner
Flexible with budget and time constraints with creative problem solving
Keep all documentation organized and accessible
Monitor and report project progression and quality in a timely and concise manner
Lead a team of project officers and delegate tasks responsibly Negotiate vendor and supplier contracts with full market knowledge Manage third party contractors in a professional manner
Assess benefit realization for projects and make recommendations accordingly
Brainstorm ideas and participate in training and workshops Familiarize with company's vision, mission and goals Maintain a positive brand image at all times
A love of coffee and everything coffee
A positive attitude and willingness to encourage co- workers
Minimum of 6- 8 years experience in project management or related industry Minimum of 2 years experience in a managerial role or entrepreneurship Skilled at executing projects and managing budgets
Excellent communications skills
The ability to set priorities and exercise flexibility where necessary
Being organized, structured and result driven
Interest in art, lifestyle and sensory experiences.