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Director of Construction and Design

Category
Artisan • Boulangerie
Summary
Director of Construction and Design
Salary Competitive salary
Schedule Full Time
Experience Minimum 6 years of experience
Location 137 W Commercial Ave, Moonachie, NJ 07074, USA
Category Artisan • Boulangerie

Director of Construction and Design


Description

Reports to: Chief Development Officer

 

With a projected 1,000 cafes in the United States by 2030, Paris Baguette is one of the fastest-growing neighborhood bakery cafés in the world. Paris Baguette’s mission is to bring expertly crafted baked and brewed goods through a warm and welcoming bakery café experience that delivers joy to everyone. 


At Paris Baguette, we serve up graciousness and are happy to put the needs of others first. We are attentive and accommodating to our guests and to each other. We mix in a little love, comfort and compassion into our work every step of the way. We work diligently with a dedication to quality at our core, taking ownership of our actions and decisions. We hold ourselves accountable to our word. We face challenges head on, and when the bar is set high, we have the conviction to clear it with confidence. 


 If you are someone who has heart, wants to spread joy and is ready to rise to the occasion, we are looking for you to join our growing team! 

 

WHAT WE ARE HUNGRY FOR

As the Director of Construction and Design, you will be responsible for the implementation of Design and Construction guidelines and managing all architectural and construction activities involved with new and remodeled locations. You will provide ongoing professional construction and design assistance to Paris Baguette, prototype improvements and supervise the development process, including construction, and incorporate process-driven improvements. The ideal candidate will help to achieve our vision of re-establishing the neighborhood bakery cafe as the heart of the community around the world.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage all facets of project development process for new locations including layouts, CD’s, construction and openings.
  • Supervise and maintain the construction process while managing the construction of new locations.
  • Manage preferred Architects and General Contractors and source others as needed.
  • Prepare scope of work, project delivery requirements, cost estimates and risk identification as required for projects.
  • Track progress of all projects against approved timelines and goals. Reports on project status and potential delays and then implements an action plan to meet objectives as needed for on time opening.
  • Implement the company’s business policies, programs, specifications and procedures related to planning, design and construction of Paris Baguette locations
  • Undertake all reasonable measures to ensure that all agreed too new store build/ relocations/ remodels are met for franchisee markets.
  • Provide bakery/franchise design assistance and construction project management support to the teams in order to ensure new openings and redevelopments are up to corporate standards.
  • Keep abreast of bakery/franchise industry practice regarding development plans, design standards and related cost and maintain liaison with Paris Baguette team in order to identify, cascade, and implement global programs and regional initiatives.
  • Provide bakery/franchise design assistance and construction project management support to the teams in order to ensure new openings and redevelopments are up to corporate standards
  • Perform assigned tasks as determined by the Chief Development Officer.

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO HAVE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Construction, or related field
  • 5-7 years Architecture/Construction experience in Commercial/Retail/Hospitality/Entertainment industry
  • Experience in the Architectural field including commercial and retail related activities
  • Progressive leadership experience in a fast paced and rapidly growing retail environment. Must have a proven background in multi-unit restaurant operations leading 100+ locations.
  • Experience with a fast growing Franchise company, required.
  • Experience with high velocity new store openings, required.
  • Bakery/Café experience preferred.
  • Flexible, adaptive, upbeat, open and visible management style, with a successful record of accomplishment of managing senior operations leaders across a large geographically decentralized portfolio.
  • Passion for people! Dynamic and engaged leader who has a passion for empowering, inspiring, motivating & developing team members.
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills with the ability to effectively balance priorities and deliver results in a fast-paced, ever-changing, and highly entrepreneurial environment.
  • Feedback is a gift! Ability to provide construction feedback and recognition to every member of the organization, to ensure we have an open and transparent culture of high performance standards.
  • High emotional intelligence with the ability to work with, and manage diverse teams by being highly empathetic, intuitive, self-motivated and driven.
  • Teams Win! Has to be a team player who fosters a collaborative and engaged teamwork environment.
  • Being a Brand Ambassador, with an excellent knowledge of and commitment to Paris Baguette’s Mission, Vision, Brand Values and Culture.
  • Love of travel! Ability to commute to all current Corporate and Franchise locations, as well as proposed openings.

 

SWEET BENEFITS

  • Competitive compensation
  • Free Cake for your Birthday
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Paid time off, paid Holidays
  • High Performance Culture

 

Reports to: Chief Development Officer

 

With a projected 1,000 cafes in the United States by 2030, Paris Baguette is one of the fastest-growing neighborhood bakery cafés in the world. Paris Baguette’s mission is to bring expertly crafted baked and brewed goods through a warm and welcoming bakery café experience that delivers joy to everyone. 


At Paris Baguette, we serve up graciousness and are happy to put the needs of others first. We are attentive and accommodating to our guests and to each other. We mix in a little love, comfort and compassion into our work every step of the way. We work diligently with a dedication to quality at our core, taking ownership of our actions and decisions. We hold ourselves accountable to our word. We face challenges head on, and when the bar is set high, we have the conviction to clear it with confidence. 


 If you are someone who has heart, wants to spread joy and is ready to rise to the occasion, we are looking for you to join our growing team! 

 

WHAT WE ARE HUNGRY FOR

As the Director of Construction and Design, you will be responsible for the implementation of Design and Construction guidelines and managing all architectural and construction activities involved with new and remodeled locations. You will provide ongoing professional construction and design assistance to Paris Baguette, prototype improvements and supervise the development process, including construction, and incorporate process-driven improvements. The ideal candidate will help to achieve our vision of re-establishing the neighborhood bakery cafe as the heart of the community around the world.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage all facets of project development process for new locations including layouts, CD’s, construction and openings.
  • Supervise and maintain the construction process while managing the construction of new locations.
  • Manage preferred Architects and General Contractors and source others as needed.
  • Prepare scope of work, project delivery requirements, cost estimates and risk identification as required for projects.
  • Track progress of all projects against approved timelines and goals. Reports on project status and potential delays and then implements an action plan to meet objectives as needed for on time opening.
  • Implement the company’s business policies, programs, specifications and procedures related to planning, design and construction of Paris Baguette locations
  • Undertake all reasonable measures to ensure that all agreed too new store build/ relocations/ remodels are met for franchisee markets.
  • Provide bakery/franchise design assistance and construction project management support to the teams in order to ensure new openings and redevelopments are up to corporate standards.
  • Keep abreast of bakery/franchise industry practice regarding development plans, design standards and related cost and maintain liaison with Paris Baguette team in order to identify, cascade, and implement global programs and regional initiatives.
  • Provide bakery/franchise design assistance and construction project management support to the teams in order to ensure new openings and redevelopments are up to corporate standards
  • Perform assigned tasks as determined by the Chief Development Officer.

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO HAVE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Construction, or related field
  • 5-7 years Architecture/Construction experience in Commercial/Retail/Hospitality/Entertainment industry
  • Experience in the Architectural field including commercial and retail related activities
  • Progressive leadership experience in a fast paced and rapidly growing retail environment. Must have a proven background in multi-unit restaurant operations leading 100+ locations.
  • Experience with a fast growing Franchise company, required.
  • Experience with high velocity new store openings, required.
  • Bakery/Café experience preferred.
  • Flexible, adaptive, upbeat, open and visible management style, with a successful record of accomplishment of managing senior operations leaders across a large geographically decentralized portfolio.
  • Passion for people! Dynamic and engaged leader who has a passion for empowering, inspiring, motivating & developing team members.
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills with the ability to effectively balance priorities and deliver results in a fast-paced, ever-changing, and highly entrepreneurial environment.
  • Feedback is a gift! Ability to provide construction feedback and recognition to every member of the organization, to ensure we have an open and transparent culture of high performance standards.
  • High emotional intelligence with the ability to work with, and manage diverse teams by being highly empathetic, intuitive, self-motivated and driven.
  • Teams Win! Has to be a team player who fosters a collaborative and engaged teamwork environment.
  • Being a Brand Ambassador, with an excellent knowledge of and commitment to Paris Baguette’s Mission, Vision, Brand Values and Culture.
  • Love of travel! Ability to commute to all current Corporate and Franchise locations, as well as proposed openings.

 

SWEET BENEFITS

  • Competitive compensation
  • Free Cake for your Birthday
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Paid time off, paid Holidays
  • High Performance Culture

 


Details
Salary Competitive salary
Schedule Full Time
Experience Minimum 6 years of experience
Location 137 W Commercial Ave, Moonachie, NJ 07074, USA
Category Artisan • Boulangerie

Skills
Construction
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137 W Commercial Ave, Moonachie, NJ 07074, USA