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Are you passionate about shopfitting and project management? And are you dreaming of working in a professional yet informal and fun working environment? Then check out this job opportunity as Contracts Manager in our Finnish support office!

We’re looking to recruit a Contracts Manager for a one-year fixed term contract for our Finnish support office in Vantaa, who can juggle shopfitters, contractors, multiple stakeholders, as well as all sorts of project documentation. So, if you love admin work, there’s a great chance that you’ll love this job!

What’s in it for you?

At Specsavers, we promise you a highly dynamic workplace and a company that offers lots of development opportunities since we’re continuously growing at a high pace. We’ve always been competitive and passionate about being the best in everything we do.

As our new team member, you’ll work with different people and roles throughout the business, all willing to go the extra mile for our brand.

On top of that, we offer all kinds of employee perks such as:

  • A flexible work environment
  • Great training and development opportunities where no two days will be the same in our fast-moving matrix environment
  • Being part of a business, which serves a major impact on the future of eye and hearing care.

What’s your job?

In the role of Contracts Manager, you’ll be supporting the Business Development Manager through local project management support and project coordination. You’ll also be in contact with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. Besides that, you’ll:

  • Manage external shopfitters and contractors
  • Ensure Specsavers store development plans and brand standards comply with design and specification manuals
  • Handle the timely submission of accurate project tenders
  • Deliver projects following agreed Business Development and Store Development processes
  • Keep stakeholders updated with project progress and post-project cost reports
  • Produce accurate project pre-tender documents
  • Ensure ‘as-built’ amendments are communicated to the Design team to maintain a complete and accurate library of layouts
  • Recommend improvements to standard specifications and building practices

Joining our Business Development team means uniting with an ambitious team where each day brings varied assignments, depending on the stages of the projects and stores.

Who are you?

To land this job opportunity, you should be able to meet the following criteria:

  • Experience in managing construction and shopfitting projects
  • Profound knowledge of current Finnish Health & Safety Building regulations
  • Strong IT skills with a good working ability of Microsoft products
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Finnish and English as well as ability to communicate effectively and clearly across various media and cultures
  • Flexibility to travel anywhere in the country on a weekly basis
  • Pay attention to detail and delivery of quality projects
  • Not afraid to challenge the norm and find creative solutions to business challenges
  • Well-organised, self-motivated, and a supportive team player

Experience from the retail/franchise landscape is a bonus.

Sounds like you? Fantastic!

We’d love to hear from you as soon as possible. To apply, send your application and CV in English using the link below.

Visit our Career Site to learn more about your opportunities at Specsavers.

We are a Great Place to Work!

Specsavers is an employer with equal opportunities for everyone. Because we’re all different, just like the customers we help every day. We treat people fairly. Create an environment that respects and values differences. And recognise the part everybody plays towards making Specsavers an even greater place to work.

 

Covid-19

Covid-19 has turned our world upside down, but that shouldn’t stop your career. Rest assured that our priority is to keep you and our colleagues safe. This could mean that interviews take place in an office, by phone or video. No worries, we’re just as friendly online as we are in real life. 

Is this you?
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Contact

Do you have questions or simply want more information on this role?
Feel free to contact Business Development & Contract Manager, Lasse Piira

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