Project Manager, Construction

Eataly Corporate 43 West 23rd Street, New York, NY
10010, United States
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Company Description

Eataly is the world’s largest artisanal Italian food and beverage marketplace! Eataly is not a chain; each Eataly is different, with its own character and own theme – but all with the same aim… for our guests to:

  • EAT authentic Italian food at our restaurants, cafés and to-go counters
  • SHOP a selection of high-quality Italian, local and homemade products
  • LEARN through our classes and our team’s product knowledge

Job Description


The Project Manager, Construction is a key member of the Construction & Design team at Eataly, taking a lead role in driving and delivering on Eataly’s North America growth plans. The Project Manager, Construction is responsible for planning, project management, and execution of various construction projects.


  • Manages all aspects of construction projects from pre-construction to project close-out: manage the construction phase of the development process; manage project schedules, maintain, adjust and update project plans as needed
  • Helps develop and fully manages budgets consistent with timeline requirements for New Store Development and Renovation Projects
  • Ensures a construction project schedule is initiated and distributed to key stakeholders: maintain and distribute revised schedules to all applicable parties through the duration of the project to allow a timely execution
  • Provides, reviews and coordinates construction documents with architects, KEC, MEPs and landlord
  • Manages the permitting and approval phase of the development process and ensures all proper approvals have been received prior to initiating possession or construction phase
  • Monitors and directs general contractor and vendor performance during construction build-out phase
  • Consolidates, communicates and manages all issues and risks affecting the project: communicate project status to project participants and stakeholders accurately and on time
  • Maintains relationships with jurisdictions and planning commissions to ensure seamless execution
  • Coordinates and adjusts for owner provided items during new store opening
  • Oversees ordering and tracking of materials and equipment
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree; Construction Management or equivalent preferred
  • 5+ years of general construction experience; 1+ years of restaurant-specific construction experience
  • Previous experience managing large project budgets; strong finance skills preferred
  • Experience with store or restaurant rollouts in a brand or as an owner’s rep is strongly preferred
  • Excellent technical and software skills, including Procore, SharePoint, Revit, Cad and/or Sketch Up; Project Mates software preferred
  • Exceptional project management and time-management skills
  • Excellent communication, motivation and problem-solving skills
  • Italian working knowledge preferred
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; able to recognize when to pivot vs holding steady

The base pay range for this position is $105,000 per year.


  • Availability to travel up to 40% of the time or more, particularly during new openings

Benefits and Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401K with match or RRSP
  • Bonus program
  • Free family meal daily
  • Discounts at Eataly
  • Classes on products and Italian cuisine
  • Referral bonus program
  • and more!

Eataly is an equal employment opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy to not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic made unlawful to consider by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Eataly also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also Eataly’s policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding consideration of unemployment status, salary history, credit/bankruptcy history and criminal background/conviction history in making hiring decisions.  If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

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