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Project Planning Specialist Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota


Job Location

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota


Greater Minneapolis St. Paul metro area candidates only please.

This position is responsible for guiding and supporting franchisees in the opening, remodeling, and maintenance of their salons to ensure they have all the necessary information, approved equipment, furniture/fixtures, products, services and supplies to open and operate their salons within Great Clips’ standards.

Your Mission

  On your journey, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Coordinate and provide direction to the timely and efficient development of floor and ceiling plans for new salons and the remodeling of existing salons, as assigned, to ensure that all plans are developed and salons built out within Great Clips, Inc. design and customer service standards and to local municipal code. Manage project milestones to track progress, coordinating internal resources and external vendor partners.
  • Coordinate the purchase of salon equipment, fixtures, signage, and supplies as assigned, to ensure the accurate and timely delivery of these products relative to the project schedule and that all orders and related documentation are prepared within Great Clips Inc.’ policies and customer service standards.
  • Maintain all salon communications and developments as directed, within the CRM database, and other methods, for all salons as assigned.
  • Act as a resource and consultant to the franchisees.
  • Collaborate with Operations on all Facility Reviews and current standards.
  • Demonstrate the ability to listen, earn trust, and accept direct feedback from franchisees while building strong, positive relationships.

Your Expertise

To land this job you will need to show your proven ability to, or possess the following:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in purchasing or project coordination, or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.
  • Knowledge of blueprint reading and construction is desirable.
  • Knowledge and skill in use of personal computers and related software for preparation of reports, documentation, and accounting functions of sales orders, purchase orders.
  • Written and verbal communication skills to initiate professional and effective contact with internal and external customers. Strong organizational skills.
  • Understands space planning for architectural drawings with compliance to Great Clips standards.

Your Work Environment

Our corporate headquarters are in Bloomington, MN. Our approach to work environment focuses on the balance between teamwork and flexibility which means that you have the choice to work predominately remote (besides four monthly in office Connection Days and potential in person team meetings) or in the office based on your personal needs. Our office has lots of natural light, hydraulic desks for standing or sitting and many other amenities, so we are sure you will enjoy your office time as much as working remotely. 

There will be opportunity to travel once or twice a year to meetings and conferences. 

Key Competencies

Getting Results

  • Ability to drive for results, focus on the customer and build realistic plans.

Using a Thoughtful Approach

  • Having the ability to think strategically, demonstrate agility, think creatively, apply financial acumen and promote teamwork.

Working with People

  • Excited to build partnerships, model ethical performance, communicate with impact and influence others.

What We Offer

We offer a competitive salary, health benefits, wellness programs, a company-matching 401K and tuition assistance but some perks that set us apart are:

A focus on your development. We want to know what your dreams and aspirations are and hope to find ways of Great Clips helping you along in your journey. Your personalized development plan will create a path for your growth and promotion potential.

A GREAT culture. One the most frequent compliments you will hear about Great Clips from employees, franchisees and business partners alike is that Great Clips has a GREAT culture. Our belief is that we are strongest together and therefore find it important to have an inclusive, diverse work culture. Though we embrace our differences, we all share in our 6 core values; we are kind, we listen and earn trust, we keep it simple, we focus on execution, we exceed expectations and WE MAKE IT FUN.

A spirit of ideas and innovation. Here at Great Clips, we have a competitive lead within our industry. Though we hold a strong position, we never stop pushing ourselves forward and continue to look for new ways of delivering a powerful and enduring brand.

About Great Clips

With more than 4,300 franchised salons throughout the United States and Canada, Great Clips is the world’s largest haircutting salon brand. Our salon owners and corporate staff are dedicated to our salon communities with a focus on philanthropic and volunteer activities. Great Clips, Inc. employees are passionate about what we do.

Job Ref #: 1411

Salon Careers - What to Expect

  1. Apply

    Submit your interest to a local franchisee

  2. Connect

    Great Clips franchisee will reach out to you

  3. Interview

    A Great Clips franchisee will host an interview

  4. Offer

    The Great Clips franchisee will contact you should you be a fit for their position

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