Retail Real Estate & Development Program Manager

Cupertino, CA 95014
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Posted: Jun 19, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200175612

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, an...Summary


Posted: Jun 19, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200175612

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Are you passionate about using your knowledge to navigate complex challenges? Join us, and you'll have a meaningful role in continuing Apple's legacy of efficiency and success.

Apple Retail is seeking an outstanding Program Manager for the Retail Real Estate & Development (RE&D) team. The Program Manager is responsible for overall management, coordination, and delivery of key initiatives

We are looking for someone who thrives in an environment of complexity. Are you someone who has high energy but is easygoing, loves collaboration, and is always reaching for something better? Do you want to do the best work of your life?

Key Qualifications

  • Demonstrated success in managing multiple projects, priorities and people
  • concurrently in a fast-paced, high-growth and results driven environment
  • Positive, can-do and motivational presence, and the ability to be solution driven in
  • challenging situations while still delivering optimal results
  • Sound written and verbal communication, excellent planning, execution and follow up
  • skills, in addition to strong analytical skills
  • Flexible and able to react professionally and efficiently to changes in schedules or
  • project direction without sacrificing productivity
  • Able to develop relationships quickly. Trusted partner that is someone others want to
  • work with
  • Dedication to the delivery of consistent and unparalleled customer experience
  • Strong ability to effectively manage difficult decisions and conflicting points of view
  • Commitment to identifying and communicating innovative ideas to improve processes and performance. Ability to stay current with the latest processes, procedures, and technology
  • Self-starter who possesses exceptional time management skills and has great attention to detail
  • Must act independently to prioritize, manage, and meet deadlines
  • Able to travel internationally and willing to work a flexible schedule in order to manage projects across multiple time zones
  • Fluent in English, additional language skills are a plus
  • Proficient in Pages, Excel, and Keynote
  • 5+ years related experience, in addition to project management experience


The Program Manager will report into the RE&D Program Management Organization (PMO) Team manager and will be part of RE&D's larger Strategy + Operations team. This individual will work independently and as part of a larger, cross-functional team

Overall management, coordination and delivery of key programs and initiatives

Manage and escalate program-level issues, risks, and dependencies

Manage program-level decisions/ recommendations that require Leadership

approval and/or input

Manage program timeline and deliverables

Ensure project teams and stakeholders are informed of program-level updates

Primary Responsibilities for Identified Project - New Country Retail Store Expansion

Program manage flawless Retail Store entry into new countries

Detailed management of Market Support activities throughout the entire project lifecycle, from initial country diligence to post-opening support

Lead efforts to identify country-specific items that will impact Expansion efforts

Lead a cross functional team in establishing timelines and action items

Educate the cross functional team on country-specific information to drive informed decisions

Evaluate the success and opportunities of each project from a process, cost, and quality perspective. Providing feedback as necessary to ensure store opening dates

Report project status, risks, escalations and mitigation plans to leadership teams

Partner with cross functional team to identify, create and implement new and innovative methodologies; working to continually improve current processes and practices

Quickly develop strong working relationships with corporate partners, field teams, and vendors globally to ensure delivery of the best possible experience to Apple Retail customers

Develop and maintain key partnership with the field including Regional Directors, Market Leaders, Store Leaders, and store teams

Education & Experience

Bachelors degree required

We are looking for a highly motivated and proactive thinker who can think strategically and stay connected to our customers. The ideal candidate will possess a high level of integrity, creativity, initiative, accountability, communication and interpersonal skills, with a commitment to teamwork and excellence.

Additional Requirements

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