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Retail Installation Project Manager

121 Winterstoke Road, 121 Winterstoke Road UKI Cluster, England, United Kingdom, BS3 2LL

Retail Installation Project Manager

121 Winterstoke Road | 121 Winterstoke Road UKI Cluster | England | United Kingdom | BS3 2LL

About us

Are you always ready to grab opportunities and make the most of them? You might be just the person we’re looking for.

At Imperial Brands we’re seeking forward-looking individuals with a challenger mindset to help us realise our vision: creating something better for the world’s smokers.

We believe it’s our entrepreneurial spirit that sets us apart and has enabled us to grow into a FTSE30 FMCG company, with global reach across 150 countries. If you share that spirit, don’t wait to seize the following career opportunity:

The role

Do you have a background in project management? Do you have proven record of successfully delivering complex and multiple site projects? Are you looking and ready for a fresh challenge?

We are currently recruiting for a Retail Installation Project Manager to join the Trade Marketing Department. The position will be based in our Bristol Head office on an 18-month FTC to manage an end to end project roll out, ensuring smooth delivery for all stakeholders.
Within your role would be required to work cross functionally across departments ensuring the timely and accurate implementation of a multimillion-pound Furniture roll out program with one of our Key Category Partners across the UK.

This role is dedicated to managing the Design, Procurement and Installation program with multiple suppliers and Installers.

Key accountabilities

  • Reviewing existing furniture arrangements.
  • Allocating budget to furniture and manage the end to end design process.
  • Negotiating and agreeing price of units and defining amount of units required to maintain supply chain.
  • Defining furniture policies and furniture management/maintenance SLAs.
  • Agreeing implementation plan and SLAs with installers/manufacturers.
  • Building effective service/instalment workforce.
  • Setting and communicating maintenance policies and service levels to agree with Procurement and any third-party workforces to ensure consistently high standards of execution.
  • Overseeing the performance of manufacturing and installation companies, taking appropriate remedial actions as required.
  • Negotiating costs for standard units, component materials and installation with the supply base including storage.
  • Supplier Selection and management - tendering review process.
  • Hold installers and suppliers to account taking remedial action where required.
  • Liaising with SMS, Finance, Account Team and other internal stakeholders to ensure the smooth running of the program.
  • Establishing close working relationships with suppliers, installers and account team to ensure accurate communication channels.
  • OHSE policy definition and recommendation of appropriate changes bought about new unit development and changing legislation.
  • Working with the contractors to ensure that they are working to the Health & Safety standards set by the company.

Skills & experience

You will ideally have the following essential qualification, skills and experience:

  • Previous experience in hardware development within FMCG.
  • Understand furniture legislation.
  • Adapt plans to changing needs.
  • Highly developed partnership skills.
  • Project Management (Intermediate)
  • This role requires some working away from Winterstoke Road and can involve working anti-social hours.
  • Experience of installation processes.
  • Experience of budget allocations and management.
  • Scheduling and work allocation to contractors.


  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint experience;
  • Ability to handle complex data.
  • Design experience

What we offer

Imperial Tobacco offers a competitive package of salary, bonus scheme, pension and 25 days’ holiday (plus 4 bonus days to cover the Christmas period and bank holidays).

Next steps

Interested applicants should apply with their CV highlighting their suitability for the role.

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