Manager, Franchise Project

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18
Fort Myers, FL
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18

This position will manage the International, Business Development and Real Estate teams in the facilitation, scheduling and management of all Franchise-related projects.


  • Establishes, implements, and maintains communication process with internal and external staff to effectively manage workflow and resources.
  • Manages overall project schedules and coordinates with external partners including: Franchise partners, Architectural vendors, in-country resources as defined by local partners.
  • Obtains, compiles and reviews site specific information for review; outlines and qualifies all project delivery schedules aligned across all functional partners.
  • Prepares budgets and coordinates/conducts all site walk-throughs with Real Estate representatives, communicating findings with Architects, Store Planning, and the local Franchise partner construction Team.
  • Inspects constructions sites prior to turnover ensuring Brand quality and adherence to plans have been maintained.
  • Directs, coordinates and schedules cross-functional business partners through all phases of projects. Tracks Franchisee's work schedule and report progress to International and Real Estate teams on a weekly or as need be basis.
  • Ensures project is constructed according to Brand design specifications and that special requirements are implemented according to agreed upon deliverables.
  • Works in tandem with Mgr, Prject- Construction when necessary for new franchise locations
  • Provides transition assistance to the store staff as needed.
  • Ensures ongoing communication with the International and Real Estate Teams, regarding scheduling, scope of work, and any issues that arise.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field, preferably Construction or related construction experience.
  • 5+ years' experience in retail construction project management or equivalent
  • Thorough knowledge of construction
  • Ability to understand and prepare budgets, read and interpret documents such as construction drawings, bids and leases
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to travel frequently and for extended periods
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Motivated self-starter, able to function in a fast-paced multi-task environment
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Valid passport required
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