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Technical Project Manager

La Prairie Group AG

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For our Global Marketing Team with seat in Volketswil ZH we are looking for a Technical Project Manager who oversees and manages the contrcution and opening of pilot and first roll out stores.

Technical Project Manager

La Prairie is the leader in luxury skincare, present in 90 countries around the world. Synonymous not only with luxury, the La Prairie name evokes innovation, performance, high-touch service and Swissness - the purity, precision and excellence inherent to the extraordinary land that saw the brand's inception in 1978. La Prairie endeavours to fulfill a quest for timeless beauty through the highest standards of advanced technology combined with exquisite formulations and elegant packaging - elevating science to art.

For our Global Marketing Team with seat in Volketswil ZH we are looking for a



Technical Project Manager
(temporary opportunity)

In this role, you oversee and manage the construction and opening of pilot and first roll out stores. You support in identifying and selecting preferred suppliers in our regions and establish and maintain construction guidelines to ensure brand consistency across different markets. Moreover, you improve processes trough constant communication with a variety of contacts involved.


Oversee and manage the construction/opening of pilot stores and first roll out stores:

  • Consolidate the process necessary for preparing international roll-out and ensure methodical follow-up after each project's installation Construction development and guidelines:
  • Establish construction concept guidelines, defining o Standardised/custom-made elements o Materials, lighting, flooring o Permanent and launch POSM o Visuals
  • Establish and maintain guidelines, materials and samples library
  • Permanently update and maintain accuracy of used references
  • Work closely with selected shop fitters and vendors
  • Ensure the engineering integrity of concept guidelines Construction Cost and Quality Optimisation:
  • Participate in identifying and selecting list of preferred suppliers, ensuring consistency across 4 areas of cost, quality, service and maintenance
  • Initiate value-engineering alternatives as required
  • Review and approve technical drawings and verify final assembly and production (where applicable) Communication and Organisation:
  • Maintain constant contact with Global, Regional and Local SD teams and the IP department
  • Optimise continually work tools, processes and communication
  • Coordinate functional/quality design revisions as required for maintaining best practices
  • Establish a list of preferred and reliable freelance consultants to ensure workload smoothness



  • Technical / Engineering / Architectural Degree or similar education
  • Strong work experience in store design and construction engineering office, and good knowledge of manufacturer's field
  • In-depth knowledge of store planning and construction methods
  • AutoCAD, be capable of assembling and reviewing a comprehensive set of construction and execution plans and documents
  • Proactive, well organised, detail-oriented, decision-making and self-reliant
  • Great communication and summarisation skills
  • Very good written and spoken English skills; German and French language skills would be a plus

Admission date and duration: As soon as possible; by agreement - temporary agreement for - 6-9 months

Location: CH-8604 Volketswil, Zürich

If you are interested and curious about this exciting opportunity, please send your application to Ms. Katharina Bösch at application@LaPrairieGroup.ch

La Prairie Group AG
Frau Katharina Bösch
Industriestrasse 8
8604 Volketswil