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Real Estate Development Leader

Khimki, Moscow Oblast - Explore location Real Estate & Leasing Full Time

Job description


• Previous experience at management level from large-scale retail real estate development
• Previous experience in contract negotiations with landowners, landlords and other parties.
• Previous experience of dealing with authorities
• Academic degree in law/urban planning/business administration/architecture
• Preferable knowledge of Ingka investment procedures and establishment process

• Budget management: Knowledge of how to plan, organise and manage costs and expenditures for a business or organisation.
• Business risk management: Knowledge of how to assess and mitigate risks in a business environment.
• Project management: Knowledge of how to initiate, plan, execute, control and close a project.
• Change management: Knowledge of how to create and implement change initiatives and manage stakeholders in Ingka.
• Real estate development: Knowledge of the whole process for land scouting, acquisition, zoning, planning, development and permitting for large scale retail and/or mix-use developments including retail.
• Sustainable real estate development: Knowledge of how to assess a site (greenfield or brownfield) meeting set sustainability requirements when doing real estate development. Knowledge of how to incorporate sustainability requirements into due diligence process
• Internal real estate development and approval processes in Ingka: Knowledge of the internal real estate development processes, instructions, rules, templates and approval process, including coordination of stakeholders, to secure locations.
• Real estate Leases: Knowledge about how to investigate, negotiate & structure , secure permits, and acquire premises for the different needs within Ingka
• Property divestment: Knowledge of the process of selling property assets with Ingka, consisting of real estate investigations, review of obligations & site relations, implementing mitigating actions, valuation and investigations of potential buyers, negotiations and creating of business case.
• Innovative and open to new solutions with a passion for doing business, always keeping sustainability in mind.


• Lead the work to secure and divest locations according to the real estate scope in Ingka, by delivering safe, compliant, sustainable and innovative property solutions that meet the needs of the business and the many people.
• Own, control and minimize costs and risks related to the acquisition, divestment, zoning, planning, permitting, value and operation of Ingka properties.
• Manage the procurement and contribution of all necessary external consultants and other stakeholders to enable tasks related to real estate development.
• Support definition, development and securing implementation of Ingka Groups’ internal strategies and processes related to the assignment.
• Develop working relations with local authorities and communities, and proactively engage with authorities to gain support for development, planning and permitting of Ingka business such as big box retailing, large property developments, logistic developments, shopping centres and mix-use developments.
• Lead and supervise the approval and execution of all public infrastructure, utilities and other off-site improvements in connection to all new and existing IKEA properties.
• Work with other Ingka functions, real estate partners and local authorities to finalize the projects pending legal obligation and ensure the satisfactory hand-over of completed projects along with the relative documentation to other functions after completed acquisitions (title) and permits approval (building permit).


As engaged, open minded and curious experts in all parts of the real estate business we take responsibility for the real estate business at Ingka as a trustworthy, appreciated and wanted business partner. We secure new and maintain existing physical locations in order to meet the needs of the many people. We provide strategic insight based on our knowledge and understanding of the real estate portfolio in Ingka. We take the lead in delivering safe, compliant, sustainable and innovative property solutions – with Democratic design and life cycle cost on top of our mind. We actively maintain and secure that our properties are kept in relevant shape for the business. Responsible for all aspects of securing locations and related permits within a country/district, and deliver safe, compliant, sustainable and innovative property solutions based on business needs in the country according to the real estate scope in Ingka.


This role is located in the Service Office, Moscow (Khimki Business Park), Russia.

Warmly welcome with your application!