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Store Development and Leasing Manager

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Position: Store Development and Leasing Manager
Location: [City], [Region]
Position Type: Full-time
Department: [Department]
Reports to: [Name/Title]

About Us

[Company Name] is a thriving retail brand committed to [briefly describe your company’s mission or vision]. Renowned for delivering exceptional products and services, we are seeking a dynamic and experienced Store Development and Leasing Manager to lead our efforts in expanding and optimising our retail footprint.

About the Role

As the Store Development and Leasing Manager at [Company Name], you will play a crucial role in the growth and success of our retail operations. You will be responsible for identifying and securing new locations, managing lease negotiations, and overseeing the store development process.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct market research to identify potential locations for new stores, considering factors such as demographics, foot traffic, and competition.
  • Negotiate and secure favourable lease terms for new and existing retail locations.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with landlords, property owners, and real estate brokers.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure that new store locations align with the overall business strategy.
  • Oversee the store development process, including design, construction, and build-out, to ensure timely and cost-effective completion.
  • Manage project budgets and timelines, ensuring adherence to company standards and quality requirements.
  • Coordinate with legal counsel to review and finalise lease agreements, ensuring compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, real estate market conditions, and zoning regulations.
  • Provide regular updates to senior leadership on the progress of store development projects.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Proven experience in store development and leasing, preferably in a retail or related industry.
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to secure favourable lease terms.
  • Knowledge of real estate market trends, zoning regulations, and legal aspects of lease agreements.
  • Excellent project management skills, including budgeting and timeline management.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other relevant software.

Person Specification

We are seeking a dynamic and results-driven individual with a passion for real estate and store development. The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Negotiation Skills: Proven ability to negotiate and secure favourable lease terms.
  • Project Management: Strong project management skills with a focus on meeting deadlines and budgets.
  • Communication: Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Analytical Skills: Ability to analyse market data and make informed decisions.
  • Collaboration: Ability to work collaboratively with internal teams and external stakeholders.
  • Adaptability: Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and real estate market conditions.

What’s in It for You

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Access to [specific perks, training, or additional benefits your company provides].
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement within a reputable retail brand.
  • A positive and collaborative work environment.

Joining [Company Name] means being at the forefront of our retail expansion efforts. We offer a dynamic and supportive work environment where your contributions are valued and recognized.

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