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Real Estate Development Leader

Mumbai, Maharashtra Real Estate & Leasing Full Time

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You are service minded and customer driven and are passionate in leading business and people together. You are innovative and open to new solutions with a passion for doing business, always keeping sustainability in mind and you deliver results within a given framework. Furthermore you have the ability to contribute to an environment where the IKEA culture is a strong and living reality that embraces the diversity of co-workers and customers. You have previous experience at management level from large-scale retail real estate development and experience of dealing with authorities. In addition you have previous experience in contract negotiations with landowners, landlords and other parties. You have academic degree in law/urban planning/business administration/architecture. Last but not least you possess preferable knowledge of Ingka investment procedures and establishment process. You have knowledge in following areas: • Budget- and business risk management • How to plan, attract, grow, deploy, reward and support co-workers & leaders and their careers in IKEA project management • Change management, knowledge of how to create and implement change initiatives and manage stakeholders in Ingka. • Real estate development • Sustainable real estate development • Ingka Internal Real Estate development and approval processes, 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 Group • Property divestment, knowledge of the process of selling property assets with Ingka Group, 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 In negotiating you explore alternatives to reach outcomes acceptable to all parties and you demonstrate general leadership ability and effectiveness. You have the ability to stimulate creative ideas and perspectives that add value. In addition you provide guidance and feedback to maximise performance of individuals and/or groups and develop collaborative relationships to facilitate current and future objectives.

Main purpose for this role is to be responsible for all aspects of securing locations and related permits within a India/Mumbai, and deliver safe, compliant, sustainable and innovative property solutions based on business needs in the country according to the Real Estate scope in Ingka. You will: • 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) • Create an environment where the IKEA culture is a strong and living reality that embraces the diversity of co-workers and customers


Real Estate, Ingka 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 Group 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