Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Ensure that all stores / units are fully operational by the established opening date.
Ensure that the stores are executed with world class retail design standards adhering to the set design criteria relative to the Briefing Kit.
Put focus on the management of the merchant relationship and ensuring internal construction and design teams are fully aware of the lease forms and conditions and requirements by the tenant.
Ensure business drive solutions, on-site store delivery, and minimization of downtime in the income stream as a result of programmed openings.
Enhance TDM process and ensure that it is achieved through both customer focus and the ongoing relationship with retailers, their contractors, builders and or shop fitters.
To this, the TDM must be multidiscipline in Retail knowledge, project management and construction management.
Ensure that all fit-out is built to final approved drawings as approved by Retail Design Manager (RDM).
Liaise with leasing department in SMBU relating to the TDM process. This includes timely coordination with leasing in order seek clarification regarding agreed terms and conditions with merchants and track activities to ensure that tenancy is handed over to lessee by the established and agreed deadline.
Interact with Mall Managers in order to coordinate works and costs during the store / unit fit-out process and ensure that minimum hindrance is faced during the redevelopment projects.
Maintain relationships with the Merchants and assist in billing tenants for TVR works.
Coordinate with the lessee and the local authorities to obtain permits and approval of works associated with the tenancy.
Administer and ensure to provide Green Star assessments for project and to all new merchant deals in accordance with the established guidelines and assessment criteria.
Ensure compliance with the MAFP SMBU’s Code of Conduct, Departmental policies and HC Policies and Procedures at all times.
Be the advocate and ambassador of aligning and cascading the MAFP values across SMBU and ensure that it is adhered to and exhibit the same all the time.
Lead by example thrive to create an honest and open work environment where individuals collaborate / support each other as a team and are passionate to achieve a common business objective.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Architecture or equivalent. Recognized Certifications in Occupational Health and Safety discipline and an international sustainability system are highly desirable.
Minimum 5 - 8 years of progressive and successful experience in managing Retail Design and Retail Construction management ideally in Regional Shopping Mall / retail development company in GCC or abroad in a similar role
Rewards and Benefits