Project Manager - Property Development & Projects - UAE

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Location: UAE
Dubai Head Office


With a store portfolio of over 3,000 stores which grows year on year a career in our Property Division offers fast-paced, dynamic experience on an international level. The Division is spit in to Facilities Management, Real Estate and Project Management offering a diverse range of opportunity for dynamic individuals.

Job Role Overview:

The role entailed will cover but not be limited to design coordination/development for the appointed region within MENA for the Starbucks brand.

The suitable candidate should be a heavily self-motivated, highly organized individual with a strong background in Design and Project Management and prepared to initiate all aspects of the role until completion with Alshaya and Brand teams.

The Group Design Project Manager will perform a pivotal role in creating design outline briefs/coordination and development for the MENA region for the development of the Starbucks brand by all stakeholders.

The role carries project/design scheduling and strong coordination/organization skills and will be required to work with various nationalities within the region at achieving mutual targets.

The candidate will need to be able to multi-task and work on several projects at a time, also being mindful of restrictive deadlines to be achieved.

• To initiate the design process by compiling all required data and information required to formulate a design brief /objectives/documentation to the Starbucks Brand

• To coordinate the design process and implement the Starbucks brand to the requirements of the region.

• To ensure the operational requirements, local laws, and morays of the region are considered and implemented.

• To ensure compliance of design quality and brand ethics.

• To ensure budget compliance during the design specification process thru effective procurement.

• To ensure budget allocated is used effectively and costs managed through the duration of the Project.

• To ensure from a Real Estate standpoint communication with Landlords and all site constraints are understood and communicated to the correct parties.

• The candidate will be UAE based but will need to be prepared to travel and/or possibly relocate as required.

The candidate would need to be aware that travel within the region would be a requirement outside the COVID situation. The candidate would report to the Concept Design Manager– Group Property

Qualifications & Requirements:

- Professional Internationally recognized Degree qualification in Interior or Architectural design with a minimum of 5 years of experience.

- Experience in the Retail Industry / Food & Beverage is preferred.

- Retail Delivery/Design Background with Project Management experience would be an advantage for this role

- Good command of the English language both written and spoken. Arabic speaker would be an advantage but not a requirement

- Gulf experience would be an advantage.

- Proven experience in the formulation of design briefs and coordination of the design process/implementation

- Good command of AutoCAD, Revit, 3D studio, InDesign, Microsoft Office, and/or other similar Project Management packages would be required.

About Us:

Alshaya Group is a dynamic family-owned enterprise, first established in Kuwait in 1890. With a consistent record of growth and innovation, Alshaya Group is one of the world’s leading brand franchise operators, offering an unparalleled choice of well-loved international brands to customers.

Alshaya Group’s portfolio extends across MENA, Russia, Turkey and Europe, with thousands of stores, cafes, restaurants and leisure destinations, as well as a growing online and digital business.

Operating in multiple sectors including Fashion, Food, Health & Beauty, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment, Alshaya Group colleagues are united by a commitment to authentically deliver great customer service and brand experiences.

Fresh, modern and relevant, Alshaya’s constantly evolving portfolio reflects the choices and lifestyle of its customers. From flagship stores and restaurants in prestige malls, through to local coffee shops, drive-thrus and online, Alshaya Group brings customers the brands they love in the places they want to be. Brands such as Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, The Body Shop, M.A.C, Victoria’s Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania.

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