The Project Manager for Retail Initiatives is responsible for the planning, deployment, and execution of strategic capital-intensive retail initiatives such as store renovations, special strategic projects, new store openings, store relocations, and other strategic initiatives. In this role, you will provide management and oversight of the cross functional project development and planning through oversight of the execution and deployment of the assets by various contractors and store management across the nation. You will be responsible for ensuring these retail initiatives are deployed on time, on budget, and to defined specifications.Project managers could spend up to 3 weeks on-site at a store location depending on the project at hand with weekends home. Time when you're not traveling, can be spent working remote.Estimated 70-90%on the road. Lead and coordinate, while on-site, multiple store merchandising projects by providing oversight, ensuring transparency to key stakeholders, and driving successful results.Provide operational support/manage operational escalations for all Tractor Supply and third party team members involved in assigned merchandising projects.Build efficient processes/workflows for on time, efficient execution with a constant eye toward achieving Tractor Supply Company Standards.Drive team communication, both within cross-functional internal partners, third party partners and leadership team.Work with key stakeholders to understand the related business strategies, objectives and priorities, while ensuring alignment in supporting the current business strategyDirect third party vendors to execute and deploy assets while meeting contract requirements and Tractor Supply Company required timelines.Review and monitor projects for compliance with TSC standards. Conduct a thorough review of all hard copy documents as well as the electronic information.Develop and document training plans and conduct training meetings for the Tractor Supply Company operational teams and third party teams to convey merchandising standards for all things merchandising related including setting planograms, installing fixtures, installing signage, etc.Evaluate all exceptions that may occur during the store setup process and choose an appropriate form of action to complete the store ensuring an on time store opening while adhering to Tractor Supply Company merchandising standards.Communicate effectively to the Store Support Center involved parties the status of the projects, any roadblocks to completion, and needed support to achieve resolutions.Ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget.Manage project through comprehensive completion including punch walk.Follow company guidelines while scheduling travel plans including hotel, rental car, and flight reservations.Track and report all work related expenses. Experience: 5 years of retail management, project management, store setup, or related experience required.Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Any suitable combination of education and experience will be considered.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Training/SystemsProficient in MS Office, including Excel, is preferredAbility to read and understand basic store floor plans, planograms, and fixture schematicsExcellent verbal and written communication skills are requiredHigh attention to detail with excellent organization skillsAbility to work as a part of a team while also working independently, demonstrating sound judgementEffective time management while handling multiple projects in a deadline driven environmentAbility to move objects weighing 50 pounds for distances up to 30ftDemonstrate a good standing driver's licenseAbility to travel extensively (70-90% overnight travel)#LI-remoteTractor Supply Company (TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States, is dedicated to enhancing our strong company culture built on our Team Members' commitment to our Mission and Values. With over 1,900 stores in 49 states and an innovative e-commerce platform, Tractor Supply ranks in the Fortune 400 with annual revenues of more than $10 billion and growing! Come grow your career with us as we serve those who live "Life out Here"!Click Here to See Why We are a Great Place to Work!Tractor Supply Company offers a competitive Benefits package, including Medical, Dental, & Vision plans, to all Full-time Team Members as well as Part-time Team Members who are deemed eligible based on a minimum hours requirement. In addition, TSC offers access to other Benefits such as a Health Savings Account, Life Insurance, 401(k), and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan.