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VM Project Manager

Robert Walters

Dubai, UAE

Ref: NP316-549

Job description / Role

The Visual Merchandising Project Manager is responsible for various roles. The ideal candidate will split their time between assisting the Senior management on projects when required and additionally owning various administration responsibilities within the department.

• VM Administration
• VM Guidelines
• VM Quality Control & Production Support


• Recording of all quotes and invoices in the VM budget file weekly
• Entering all quotes and invoices onto NMP weekly
• Producing a spend overview summary of the VM department, monthly


• Maintain updated information and communication of the Store Animation File
• Management of the Store Database Project for the Middle East
• Outside of administration responsibilities, the role may or may not require assisting the Senior Visual Merchandiser in various tasks such as:
• Design, production and installation of Service Furniture
• Design, production and installation of Category Furniture
• Design, production and installation of Animation Furniture
• Design, production and installation of General Furniture
• Design, production and installation of Special Projects
• Window concepts, design, production and installation
• Alignment with internal clients (Animation Team, Commercial Department and Category Management team)
• Organization of photo shoots for new store openings


• Visit the full network quarterly and issue visit reports with pictures and comments
• Develop quality control tools to ensure implementation on store level


• To autonomously manage the ordering process for all PLV’s in stores, namely, but not limited to:
• C2 Headers
• Wall Bay Strips
• Beauty To Go Categories



• Excellent presentation skills
• Strong Analytic skills
• Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
• Specialist expertise in use of Microsoft Office Applications - specifically Microsoft Excel

Competencies and character

• Proven ability to work cross functionally and accomplish objectives through teamwork
• Ability to manage multiple priorities effectively
• Must have a well developed attention to detail

Work Experience

• Degree/Diploma in the fields of Interior Design, Furniture Production, Marketing, Business
• (Knowledge of beauty sector would be a plus)
• Strong English speaker
• Ability to travel in the region (10% of the time)

About the Company

Robert Walters is one of the world's largest specialist professional recruitment consultancies with 53 offices spanning 24 countries.

We've helped thousands of professionals find permanent, contract and interim roles with leading global corporations, small to medium sized companies and innovative start ups. Our specialist recruitment focus includes: accountancy and finance, banking, engineering, operations, legal, IT, sales, marketing, procurement & logistics, HR and support/administration.

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Project Manager salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 24,500

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