Job title: Project Manager – Retail Development | AFGRE


Job description: Driving the project management and construction activities of the Regional Mall projects as they relate to Improvements, new developments, and landlord works. Managing and monitoring construction progress, driving contractors to value engineer costs and exceed program delivery dates. Delivering the Project, achieving programme, financial returns, deliver within budgets and to the desired quality.


Consultant Selection

Authorities Management

Project Management

Procurement Strategy

Project Reporting

Leasing / Tenant Coordination

Project Handover

Team Management and Leadership


The role requires the management of the interface between Al Futtaim, external consultants and contractors to successfully deliver the operational “project” to the requirements of the end user within budget and to the Master Programme.

Reporting directly to the Director – Development, the role holder must have the necessary gravitas, experience, knowledge and personal skills to contribute as a senior member at high level board meetings (when required).

The Project Manager will also be expected to attend and contribute to construction site/ progress meeting and chair project co- ordination meetings.

The key success factor in this role will lie in the role holder’s ability to implement a high level of analytical, commercial acumen, planning and programming skills to successfully deliver a commercially viable major development project.


Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:

Bachelor’s degree

Minimum Experience:

10- 12 years’ of experience on a similar development or client side project role

Demonstrable success in all aspects of the project development cycle from inception, through to design, final delivery, handover and close out phase

Experience with retail projects; tenant fitout, new construction, and renovations

Track record in ensuring commercial and financial success on development projects

Experience on the real estate and retail

Job- Specific Skills:

Advanced knowledge of all Microsoft programmes, programming and related techniques

Comprehensive understanding of FIDIC

Detailed understanding of cost management, architectural and construction techniques

Behavioural Competencies:

Strong commercial acumen with the ability to successfully implement change management initiatives

Results oriented

Ability to undertake manage and mitigate against risk

Excellent leadership and team player skills

Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills

Excellent Time Management skills

Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interface at levels within an organisation

Communication & influencing at all levels – internal and external

Strong eye for detail and understands the value in process

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai

Job date: Sat, 14 Nov 2020 07:01:14 GMT

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