• Project management: Knowledge of how to initiate, plan, execute, control and close a project. • Construction management: Knowledge of how to initiate, plan, organize, execute and manage the construction of Ingka properties according to the latest Ingka standards • Technical Due Diligence: Knowledge of Due Diligence methods and tools on technical evaluation, cost evaluation and risk assessment • Sustainable construction and building performance: Knowledge of principles of energy, water, emissions and waste management in a construction project in order to keep the environmental impact to a minimum; included the knowledge of energy modelling and life cycle cost evaluation. • Sustainable construction: Knowledge about BREEAM and LEED including evaluation of low impact construction materials • Construction materials and engineering solutions: Knowledge of different construction materials and engineering solutions, suitability in accordance with price, functionality, durability and otherwise pros and cons • Software relevant for Construction: Knowledge of tools for timeline management (e.g. MS Project), document management (e.g CAD manual, Projectplace, Hummingbird), design management (e.g. AutoCad for 2D or Revit, Navisworks fro 3D), and other common software (e.g. Word, Excel, Power Point) • Cost control: Knowledge of how to implement a budget starting from the Land IR, till the final cost estimate and later on the CFU (Cost Follow Up); included the knowledge of appropriate tools, Cost Groups, cost benchmarking and how to recognize and prevent any deviation • Permission process: Knowledge of local and national authority permission process in regards to design and construction activities throughout the project development, included the knowledge of processes, ways of working, rules etc. • Construction market, development & trends: Knowledge of the local and national construction standards, codes and rules, including their cost drivers and structures. • Construction HSE (Health, Safety and Environment): Knowledge of how to create a safe construction site and environment for all the site people that is compliant with IKEA Way of Working (IWAY) and national safety and environment standards. • Property safety: Knowledge of requirements (company specific and local/national) in providing a structurally safe property, equipped with life safety & property protection systems (e.g. fire protection systems) • Quality management in construction: Knowledge of internal requirements, methods and tools to set up and secure quality during design and construction work throughout the project development and during the warranty period (post-project) • Construction contracts and legal issues: Knowledge of Ingka and local construction and design contract types, with their relevant attachment, included a basic knowledge of the most common legal issues and claims, throughout the project development and during the warranty period (post-project)
• Provide technical know-how based on current Ingka standards and national best practice in order to deliver safe, compliant, sustainable and innovative property solutions. • Lead the development in the Cluster on how to engage with designers in order to continuously find cost efficient and innovative design process by optimizing the delivery of our partners and stakeholder’s competence and knowledge into the project design. Work and engage closely with Construction Manager and Construction Project Managers to optimize, innovate and develop the best for project methods for design-construct interaction. • Lead and coordinate all Engineering work developed in the Cluster and align implementation and communication of those activities with internal and external stakeholders, including supporting the projects within the current key competence areas: 1. Site Interior Fit Out management. 2. Technical Solutions and Innovations for PPP & BREEAM 3. Design Management: Procurement, Development and Coordination • Support Construction colleagues in regards of technical/engineering/architectural aspects. • Co-ordinate and maintaining the cluster knowledge-base regarding Ingka requirements and local/national code requirements relating to the design and construction of Ingka buildings. • Maintain and secure up-to-date awareness and understanding of all frameworks, guidelines and initiatives issued by Group Real Estate, and ensure these are communicated to Construction Project Managers and external partners as needed. • Provide support to the project development phase in terms of engineering and architectural matters. • Evaluate the technical aspects of new construction techniques and follow the national development in the field of construction engineering • Cooperate with the Facility Management team in the cluster to develop best practice, obtain feedback, and increase the technical knowledge of FM co-workers. • Support Construction Project Managers in the work to: - Clarify all Ingka requirements, standards and guidelines - Selection process of external consultants - Detailed architectural and engineering design - Negotiate alternative technical solutions during the tender phase of IKEA projects. - Managing the quality control of the design and construction work - Ensure satisfactory commissioning, testing, training and hand-over of the technical and building systems to Facility Management co-workers
ABOUT THIS WORK AREA
Without us it would be difficult to meet our customers in person. In our team we find, develop and manage IKEA properties around the whole world. We’re different from one another but we are all passionate about real estate. We challenge and inspire each other to always stay close to IKEA customers and to understand how the changes within retail effects our needs of real estate.