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Creating innovative products and concepts with great designers is Vitra’s essence. They are developed in Switzerland and installed worldwide by architects, companies and private users to build inspirational spaces for living, working and shopping as well as public areas. With its classics Vitra represents groundbreaking 20th century design. Today, in combining technical and conceptual expertise with the creativity of contemporary designers, Vitra seeks to continue pushing the boundaries of the design discipline. A family business for eighty years, Vitra believes in lasting relationships with customers, employees and designers, durable products, sustainable growth and the power of good design.

Senior Project Manager f/m/d

Country/Region:  US
City:  New York City
Level of Employment:  100%
Duration:  permanent
Required Travel:  25-50%
Company:  Vitra Inc.

Position
We are looking for an experienced and passionate Senior Project Manager to join our team. As a Senior Project Manager you will oversee the acquisition, logistics and installation of our furniture solutions at the offices of clients or in public spaces such as airports. In this role you will collaborate closely with our sales, engineering and logistics teams in the US and our European Headquarters. The position is based in the New York Metro area.

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage both external office installation projects as well as internal projects from start to finish
  • Ensure projects are delivered timely and with exceptional quality
  • Mange interfaces between our customers and the Vitra sales, logistics, operations and finance teams 
  • Manage RFI, RFP, PQQ and tender processes and prepare quotations
  • Place orders through our ERP software SAP R3
  • Proactively engage in value engineering processes
  • On-site supervision of project installations

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in project management
  • Experience in furniture, technical and electrical components and compliance
  • Exceptional project and time management skills
  • Analytical skills to do project calculations and cost monitoring
  • Outstanding communication and mediation skills
  • Digital native with project management software knowledge
  • Expert in Microsoft Excel and the remaining Microsoft Office suite 
  • Experience with the ERP software SAP R3 and the CRM software Salesforce
  • Appreciation for Design and Quality
     

 

What we offer

  • A dynamic and creative environment
  • A challenging job featuring varied tasks in a leading international company
  • A salary in line with the market, including additional benefits

 

 

Are you interested?

 

At Vitra, you will find a pulsating environment where you can thrive and make a lasting contribution.

 

 

If you have further questions please contact Fiete Schlueter at +12124635705.

 

 

 

 


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