Based in Riyadh, KSA
Bi-lingual Arabic & English
Our client is a major retail property developer and operator throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Due to continued growth, our client is looking to recruit a Retail Leasing professional to join its team based in Riyadh, KSA.
The Retail Leasing Manager will be responsible for the following:
o Assist in developing the specialty leasing strategy for all overseen malls covering sizing, tenant mix, and lease terms to be approved on the Development and / or Asset Management Committee
o Develop the leasing plan for overseen malls
o Allocate staff to Regional and Community Malls and support Super-Regional Malls if required
o Provide critical input in determining tenants and prices for non-GLA leasing (kiosks, carts, pop ups)
o Develop and manage relationships with tenants in own region
o Coordinate with specialty leasing functions in order regions for synergies across the regions or within the same one
o Coordinate with key accounts (Leasing) for large cross-regional tenants of specialty leasing space (large banks, ATMs, telecom operators) and with fit-outs and mall managers on tenant move-in and support
o Conduct entire leasing and renewal cycle from tenant sourcing to contract signing and minimize leakage upon terminations
o Ensure the execution of specialty leasing activities and ensure they meet the guidelines agreed with Asset Management
o Perform monitoring of specialty leasing activities vs targets and business plans and issue regular updates / reports
o Coordinate with Legal & Finance for contracts and payments / revenue booking and that all contracts are put into system
o Update and maintain the specialty leasing client database for overseen malls
o Maintain the database of requests / preferences / requirements for all overseen specialty leasing tenants and input into CRM system (e.g. contract T&Cs, physical and fit-out space, services).
In order to be considered for this role, the Facility Manager (Retail) will have the following key skills and attributes:
o Degree qualified in Business Administration / Management, or equivalent is required
o Possess a minimum of 5+ years in retail leasing
o Have a solid track record and experience in tenant / customer relationship management
o Significant exposure to GCC and KSA retail market
o Understanding of retail market trends
o Have access to a large and diverse network of clients (especially within KSA and the overseen region)
o Demonstrated skills in building and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
o Excellent negotiation and persuasion skills
o Excellent conflict resolution / management skills
o Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
o An excellent command of Arabic and English
About the Company:
Command MENA has been successfully partnering with clients and candidates since 2005. We have worked on human resources & talent acquisition assignments for clients throughout the Asia Pacific region, Middle East, Europe and the Americas.
During this period of time we have successfully sourced highly skilled and multilingual talents both locally and from around the globe.
As a company we take a consultative approach to meeting your human resources & talent management requirements. Taking the time to understand your needs, we think laterally to isolate candidates\’ critical skills. We have proven understanding of the dynamics of various markets and we bring a fresh perspective to your challenges in sourcing creative staff.
Our team of consultants specialise in a variety of sectors and take real pride in their work. We work in a number of specialist sectors; succesfully delivering human resources campaigns to Fortune 1000 & major international companies through to smaller boutique & specialist companies.
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