One of the Largest Global Property Developers is looking out for Dynamic professional as GM - Leasing for Mall with extensive experience in Mall/ Retail Leasing in UAE.
The individual would be responsible for the identification and acquisition of leading brands, marketing initiatives, and other projects in order to promote both short-term and long-term growth for Group Mall business.
Identify, interface and acquire new brands/concepts building relationships, to ensure leasing agreements.
Research consumer markets, monitoring market trends and identifying potential areas in which to invest, based upon consumer needs and spending habits
Ability and experience in keeping up with brand trends across multiple categories across different countries
Providing input for new mall developments on the overall brand mapping in the retail area and layout optimization opportunities
Analyze sales and key metrics to identify business opportunities for new brands
Coordinate and create launch plans for new brands
Introducing new retail partners to the Malls portfolio by nurturing and strengthening long-term relationships with key brands
Giving professional presentations on the relevant portfolio to industry executives
Acquire, negotiate and conclude lease agreements with new and existing brands in line with tenancy mix and budget
Encourage tenants to ensure that they are in compliance with all documentary, financial and design submission criteria and time frames
Any other task or assignment prescribed by management from time to time.
Collaborating and working alongside other departments and stakeholders in the business.
University graduate, preferably post-graduate specialization in Marketing.
Strong experience in Leasing for Malls and Retail.
Proven track record in attracting brands, building partnerships and various other business development activities.
Experience and knowledge in specialty leasing would be a definite advantage.
Good overall knowledge of retail industry and an understanding of brand mix dynamics
Proven track record of success in a high-energy, fast-paced environment