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Ingka Centres - Meeting Place Manager - MAR Shopping Algarve

Almancil, Faro - Explore location Leadership & Management Full Time

Job description

WHY WE WILL LOVE YOU

You love the shopping centre industry, and you want to be on the journey to change it! You have a high drive, love the commercial side and want to do everything possible to create unforgettable memories for our visitors, together with your team! You share IKEAs values, collaboration and innovation come naturally, and you are not the first to apply the handbrake. You are an entrepreneur and have experience in running and developing a shopping centre in change. Or maybe you've done something similar?

You know how to:
• meet the needs of our customers by constantly developing new ideas and solutions
• enable and provide our customers with a complete offer by creating synergies between partners and tenants
• develop a place to an inspiring meeting place
• create and implement long-term strategic plans, set budgets and follow up on targets
• balance and merge environmental, social, and economic aspects to define sustainability and how Ingka uses that knowledge in striving for growth within the limits of the planet.

A DAY IN YOUR LIFE WITH US

As a Meeting Place Manager, together with your team, you will operate and develop MAR Shopping Algarve into a meeting place that exceeds our customers' expectations.

More specifically, you will:
• Engage local partners and the community to collaborate with us, develop MAR Shopping Algarve and implement ideas, all to create a better everyday life for the many people
• work with IKEA and with Designer Outlet to increase conversion, deliver operational results and increase the value of the Meeting Place
• participate in MAR Shopping Algarve operations, including investment management, government relations, offer mix creation, procurement, etc.
• develop and lead an engaged, driven and self-managed team, with the right mix of skills, the ability to work agile and think innovatively; and create commitment and good spirit among everyone who works at the Meeting Place
• constantly strive to make the Meeting Places the best possible workplace for our employees, partners and tenants
• take responsibility for our sustainability agenda and ensure that the meeting places stand out as top class when it comes to sustainability in accordance with our “Ingka People & Planet Positive Strategy”

In this position you will be based in Algarve. Your closest manager will be Mario Barros, our Cluster Operations Manager.

TOGETHER AS A TEAM

As a Meeting Place Manager at MAR Shopping Algarve, you lead a team of 6 people and together you work to create successful experiences and conditions for both the team, our partners as well as our customers and visitors. You will be a part of the Operations Domain at Ingka Centres. The purpose of the Operations Domain is to achieve operational results, drive efficiency improvements and enhance commercial performance and brand value of the Meeting Places. Together with the Operations Domain you will be a part of developing our business and create our future together.

QUESTIONS AND SUPPORT? LET'S CONNECT!

Perhaps there is something you´re wondering about? For job specific questions or recruitment process please contact Marisa Santos at peopleandculture.centres.pt@ingka.ikea.com

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, though no later than December 13th 2020.

Warmly welcome with your application!

ABOUT INGKA CENTRES

Together with IKEA and other partners we co-create virtual and physical meeting places where the many can meet, find what they need, and connect with their communities and the world. That’s our business idea.
Ingka Centres is a part of Ingka Group, the biggest franchisee to IKEA. The three businesses in Ingka Group are IKEA Retail, which operates 367 IKEA stores; Ingka Investments, whose main mission is to protect the financial independence of the group in the long term; and us, Ingka Centres, owning 45 shopping centres and welcoming 480 million visitors each year.
We have big plans for our future. We have just embarked on an exciting journey that will take us to revolutionise the traditional idea of shopping centre and transform it into meeting places.
Want to learn more about us? Take a look at our website www.ingkacentres.com.