Store Development Graduate
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We are looking for a Store Development Graduate to join the Technical Store Development team here at Harrods, working on a dedicated 2 year rotational programme, amongst our brilliant multi-disciplinary Store Development team.
About the Role
As the Store Development Graduate, you will part of the brilliant Technical Store Development team. They have a vastly knowledgeable back catalogue of experience; you can combine their expertise with your theoretical learnings.
You will develop an understanding of the complexities of project delivery in a live retail environment while acting with diligence to ensure the safety of colleagues and the general public. You will work directly with brand stakeholders, holding them to account and negotiating for key project particulars.
You will focus on beauty projects, working on both Harrods Masterplan build & infrastructure works as well as brand/concession funded projects. You will guide beauty brands in their design and construct beautiful shop fit-outs in accordance with legislation and Harrods-specific standards of design and construction. From Dior multi-faceted takeovers to Loewe Lifestyles shop fit-outs, you will work with many luxury brands within our beautiful Beauty Halls.
We are looking for somebody who thrives in challenging situations and is innovatively holistic in their approach to problem solving, having confidence in collaborating with internal and external stakeholders and brand ambassadors. You will be somebody who proactively seeks to gain an understanding and an appreciation of the wider business.
You will also:
- Be professionally qualified in a Construction-related degree, ideally building surveying or architecture and accredited, but not essential.
- Have a good knowledge of CDM 2015 and statutory obligations.
- Have a keen eye for detail and be willing to learn.
- Highly diligent and strong organisational skills.
Harrods is one of the world’s leading luxury department stores and we’re becoming a destination for top designers, and the most sought-after brands from around the globe. Our combined mission is to make visiting our iconic Knightsbridge store one of the world’s most inspiring shopping experiences.
Our Promise to You
Help us make the impossible possible for our customers and we’ll do something remarkable for you. As well as offering a friendly environment to inspire your best work, we provide abundant opportunities and support to build an exceptional career across the varied specialisms of our business.
In return, you’ll receive an excellent benefits package, including a company pension, flexible working, 22 days’ holiday, and your birthday off, up to 33% in-store discount (including across our food hall and restaurants) and a season ticket loan. You will have a graduate network within the wider business that will be supporting your journey. You have the fantastic opportunity to have APC support to become chartered.
At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.
If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods
Please note: Deadline for applications is 5pm on Monday 5th June 2023.
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