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Job Title: Shopping Center Development Manager (Real Estate)

Job ID: 4527666

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Organisations: Laurus Development Partners – Nigeria

Essential Functions:

Responsible for the creation, design and implementation process of a new 25,000 sqm, Class A retail project in Abuja (Nigeria), this will include:

1)     Project feasibility studies, presentations and recommendations on development concept, preliminary program and budget

2)     Owner of the project budget and schedule

3)     Development/project brief, which include setting time, cost and quality objectives for the project;

4)     Selection and appointment of project consultants and contractors, and coordinate and monitor their work done to make sure design process is on time and on budget

5)     Manage and own the design process through concept and schematic design, design development and construction drawings

6)     Identification of potential construction related issues or contractual disputes and effect appropriate solutions in conjunction with the Construction Director

7)     Monitors project budgets and schedules for significant variances

8)     Oversee, review and sign-off all contractor and suppliers’ payments

9)     Coordinate requirements with anchor tenants and their consultants

10)  Manage leasing agent(s) activities and ensure leasing and pre-leasing targets are met

11)  Management of the project to meet the time, cost and quality objectives

12)  Provides administrative and financial analysis support to ensure project completion

13)  Manager clients/investors relations, communication and reporting.

14)  Assists in the leasing contract of the retail center to include working closely with legal counsel and Client in review of lease documents.

15)  Make certain that all project’s agreements are properly documented

16)  Monitors the flow of information regarding project design among interested parties including investors, market research personnel, construction groups, consultants and architects.

17)  Coordinate and monitor the activities of the General Contractor and consultants during construction to make sure construction is executed to meet project quality, time and cost objectives in conjunction with the Construction Director

18)  Acts as a team member with all employees

19)  Complies with all policies and procedures

Desired Skills & Experience:

Experience Preferred:

Over ten years of work experience with a professional real estate development organization and a record of RETAIL project(s) successes (better if shopping centers). Direct experience in Africa and/or Nigeria will be a strong added plus.

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

•   Proven direct experince in shopping centers property development

•   Fluent in English (both written and verbal).

•   Ability to work with financial model in Excel.

•   Fluent in MS Power Point and Word. Fluency in MS Project will be a plus.

•   Ability to work independently and needs a minimum oversight.

•   Ability to manage a variety of tasks within a tight time schedule.

•   Possesses the highest degree of integrity.

•   Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

•   Excellent interpersonal skills.

•   Ability to think creatively and contribute to projects success.

•   Ability to adapt to a highly challenging and unstructured business environment.

•   Ability to analyze real estate from a strategic point of view.

Education: – Four years degree in engineering, architecture mathematics or business preferred.  – MBA from an internationally recognized program will be an added plus.

Location: Lagos, Nigeria (extensive travel to Abuja in Nigeria and Accra in Ghana will be required).

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