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Project Manager - Cafes

Project Manager - Cafes

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The Construction Project Manager directs all project management aspects including maintaining the design intent, construction, and brand partnership for all cafe initiatives. Supervise every phase of the project in great detail assuring brand and operations standards are adhered to. He/she will work closely with Project Development, Memorabilia, and Consultants to ensure a high quality product.


  • Direct the design intent and construction activities for new café construction.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining cost estimates, schedules, concepts, brand standards, and guidelines and direct internal staff and
  • external consultants in support of successful corporate Café project development efforts.
  • Responsible for construction, architecture, and engineering coordination required for development of new and/or existing cafes.
  • Works with other functions within the Support Center to ensure desirable store designs that meet local codes, landlord requirements, and Hard Rock‘s standards.
  • Direct the activities for existing properties during the re-branding process from a design intent and construction aspect assuring the brand quality in the finished project.
  • Works with Cafe Operations to ensure cafe projects are successfully turned over to operations as scheduled. Keeps Cafe Operations leadership updated of any schedule changes.
  • Coordinate operations between departments.
  • Present a professional image to employees, owners and investors.
  • Attend various functions and designated parties to provide support and promote future business.•
  • Work as a team, helping all employees in completing project objectives.
  • Operate ethically to protect the image of Hard Rock.
  • Utilize programs designed to help Save the Planet.
  • Regularly visit field construction sites to review project status, with contractors, assure quality construction, and review safety practices.
  • Teach/coach and document employees who fail to meet standards to maintain a high quality workforce.


This job description reflects the position’s essential functions; it does not encompass all of the tasks that may be assigned.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in design and construction related field, including but not limited to: Architectural and Construction / Engineering Management Services.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in Architecture, Hospitality, inclusive of Entertainment, Restaurant and Retail Development, or Construction Management, or related field.
  • 2-3 years of management experience – proven experience in successful multi concept environment, preferred.



  • Ability to work effectively with many different groups of people (vendors, contractors, designers, company representatives).
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Ability to understand brand concepts in order to provide guest experiences that align with company strategies.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to organize and implement multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Leadership capability to manage others by keeping them on task.
  • Ability to work autonomously while maintaining excellent communication with the project and executive teams to ensure that all designs are in alignment with brand identity and deliver a high quality product.
  • Must possess strong communication and listening skills, excellent speaking, reading and writing.
  • Comprehend and use technical or professional language, either written or spoken, to communicate complex ideas.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to developer / franchise, and other employees of the organization.
  • Multiple language abilities a plus, fluency in English required.