Find a Career You’ll Love at Burlington Stores Inc.

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Burlington Director Store Planning in Burlington, New Jersey

LOCATION 1830 Route 130 North Burlington NJ US 08016

Bring your 10+ years of experience in retail Store Planning/Design to a growing Fortune 500 retail company and certified Great Place to Work! Burlington Stores is a nationally recognized retailer of high quality, branded merchandise at everyday low prices, with over 850 stores in 45 states and Puerto Rico.

As a Director Store Planning , you will provide strategic team leadership for Burlington’s New Stores, Downsizes & Remodel programs. In this role you will lead high volume and fast paced development that completes 200+ plans per calendar year with extensive daily operations and establish required standards for designs, plans, and specifications to ensure consistent execution of projects while providing functional and technical expertise to direct reports and cross-department collaboration in support of numerous company initiatives.
Responsibilities include:

  • Directs internal Store Planners & external Architects to achieve company goals in the successful and timely completion of store plans. Department goals include leveraging Capital & Expense, delivering a “Differentiated” store environment, delivering Best-in-Class “Speed to Market”, Development of Best-in-Class Store Development Team and driving top line sales.

  • Directs external Store Planning, Landlords, Architectural & Engineering Consultants, and Global Vendor Partners to achieve department goals.

  • Lead teams in the development of high quality and cost-effective scope and planning solutions thru all phases of the development process (programming/pre-design, schematic design, design development, construction documents, construction administration). Develops and utilizes program management tools/dashboards within Lucernex for scope of work, cost, schedule, quality, and resources.

  • Provide leadership, coordination, and communication with all partners involved in the store development process, including Real Estate, Legal, Facilities, Property Administration, Merchants, Planning & Allocation, Merchandise Presentation, Marketing, Store Operations, Stores Field Organization, IT, LP, Finance, Construction, Store Innovation, Architects, Design Consultants, Landlords, General Contractors, etc.

  • Develop a Vision and Long-Range Plan (LRP) in conjunction with Directors. Maintain a strategic approach including development and implementation of innovative processes to improve consistency, effectiveness & efficiencies.


  • Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in Architecture is preferred

  • 5+ years in leadership role within the retail industry

  • 10+ years of experience in Store Planning role with major retail brand or design firm

  • Significant architectural experience and proficiency with architectural construction documents

  • Outstanding process, planning, and collaboration skills

  • Ability to develop, drive and implement the strategy

Come join our team. You’re going to like it here!
You will enjoy a competitive wage, flexible hours, and an associate discount. Burlington’s benefits package includes medical, dental and vision coverage including life and disability insurance. Full time associates are also eligible for paid time off, paid holidays and a 401(k) plan.
We are a rapidly growing brand, and provide a variety of training and development opportunities so our associates can grow with us. Our teams work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.


Posting Number 2022-189083
Location US-NJ-Burlington
Address 1830 Route 130 North
Zip Code 08016
Workplace Type On-Site
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Posted Date 3 weeks ago (11/9/2022 10:31 AM)
Career Site Category Corporate
Position Category Real Estate/Store Development
Evergreen Yes

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