Retail Construction Project Manager - OMEGA Luxury Timepieces (Miami Corporate Office)

Miami, New York and New Jersey applicants welcome.

The company

OMEGA is a company of the Swatch Group, the world’s leading watch manufacturer. Since 1848, the brand has been synonymous with excellence, innovation, design and precision. Thanks to its pioneering spirit, OMEGA was the first watch worn on the moon, and it has enjoyed many other accomplishments and explorations in the ocean and in space. Its women’s watches have been amongst the most admired and ingenious in the industry and, most recently, OMEGA’s reputation has been enhanced by its achievements in anti-magnetic watchmaking and its Master Chronometer certified watches, the industry’s highest standard for precision and performance. OMEGA has been the Official Timekeeper of 30 Olympic Games since 1932 and is also a leading name in golf, swimming, athletics, bobsleigh and sailing. Partnerships with social causes include Orbis International and its Flying Eye Hospital, as well as the GoodPlanet Foundation. Today, OMEGA's family of brand ambassadors includes James Bond, George Clooney, Nicole Kidman, Eddie Redmayne, Daniel Craig, Cindy Crawford, Michael Phelps, Rory McIlroy, Sergio Garcia, Buzz Aldrin and many more.


The Swatch Group is an equal opportunity employer that promotes diversity and is committed to environmental sustainability.


  • Excellent health, dental and vision insurance (employee and dependents are eligible 1st of the month following 30 days; generous employer contribution)
  • Immediate participation in the 401(k) and 100% vested employer match after one year (maximum 4% employer match with 5% employee contribution)
  • Company paid life insurance and Long Term Disability
  • 18 PTO days per year, 23 PTO after 5 years
  • 7 days per year extended paid time for medical, parental and military leave
  • Holiday pay
  • Voluntary FSA, STD, Accident/Hospital Indemnity insurance
  • Employee product discount
  • Transitchek Program – Save money on commuting to work and/or parking with up to $270 pre-tax dollars per month
  • Internal transfer and growth potential
  • $500 Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Free parking (if applicable)



Job description

Omega Retail Construction Project Manager

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage construction activities
  • Responsible to assure corporate processes are applied and completed.
  • Track and assure on-time completion of all project tasks from initial budget to closeout.
  • Guarantee that brand designs & identity are respected.
  • Assure that construction documents are accurate, achievable and comply with brand and industry standards.
  • Prepare and manage schedules for architects, vendors and contractors.
  • Develop, manage, and monitor project budgets.
  • Secure the delivery of material and services.
  • Issue RFPs, compare & level bids, negotiate proposals
  • Establish and maintain contractor and vendor quality standards
  • Engage pro-active solutions for anticipated obstacles
  • Accept full responsibility for success or failure in terms of quality and efficiency
  • Willing to work off hours or days when required by project needs
  • All other duties as assigned by Management


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree or Vocational Degree in Construction, Project Management, Architecture, Engineering or related fields is required
  • Must have a minimum 5 or more years in luxury retail construction related project management experience
  • Must have 5 or more years of experience with luxury level materials, finishes, furnishings, displays and equipment
  • Must have Hands-on knowledge of retail development workflow processes
  • Procurement experience (sourcing, negotiating, purchasing, delivery) is a plus
  • Excellent project management skills (including tools such as MS Project, Excel, etc)
  • Must be able to create and manage project budgets
  • Must have a understand of building department procedures and requirements in major US cities
  • Must be a strong negotiator of vendor and general contractor agreements and change orders
  • Modern mobile communication skills (perform office tasks when on the road)
  • Must have masterful knowledge of retail construction methods; designs, drawings, MEP, fine details, furniture assembly and installation, graphic production, AV and other low voltage systems
  • Must be Detailed and organized with daily follow-up orientation.
  • Must have a service oriented toward the internal clients (our brands and internal departments)
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure while maintaining a high level of accuracy and organization.
  • Must be highly organized with superior follow-up skills.
  • Must be a dependable and reliable team player.
  • Must be able to work well in fast-paced environment


Physical Requirements: 

This is primarily active position that requires the role to be in the construction site and in the office. The Construction Project Manager must have the ability to operate computer equipment. The role must be able walk, kneel, climb, speak, hear, bend, stoop, reach, lift, and move for an extended period of time and carry up to 50 lbs. Finger dexterity is necessary. The ability to see and hear clearly is essential for safety on constructions sites.

Professional requirements

Additional Skill Requirements:

  • Must be extremely positive demeanor and friendly and easy to talk to.
  • Must have a driving team ambition and be goal oriented.
  • Have the ability to make quick and appropriate decisions that will benefit the company.
  • Solve complex problems
  • Effectively work with and lead diverse groups to accomplish project goals
  • Coordinate projects with other departments, and agencies and if needed
  • Communicate and provide instructions effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Establish, monitor, and control project budgets
  • Inspect and approve in-progress and complete construction work
  • Read and interpret building and construction plans, blueprints, and diagrams
  • Accurately create, proofread, format, and edit reports and proposals
  • Assess the practical and political nuances of projects
  • Work independently with limited direct supervision

This description outlines the basic responsibilities and requirements for the role. This is not a comprehensive listing of all job duties of the Construction Project Manager duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.