Retail & Hospitality

Vice President – Commercial Leasing

Job details

Location: Abu Dhabi
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 936259
Posted: about 2 months ago

Job description

Charterhouse is working with a prominent Real Estate Developer, based in Abu Dhabi. Our client, an innovator in urban design and a pioneer in sustainability, is developing modern projects encompassing retail, hospitality, and commercial sectors. They are currently looking to hire a Vice President – Commercial Leasing.

About the role
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced negotiator who can build and maintain relationships with regional retailers and their portfolios. The role requires having a clear understanding and knowledge of brands and retailer groups across the Middle East, with the ability to influence strategic proposals. The primary responsibilities of this role will be to lead the retail leasing business and to take ownership, as well as overseeing store openings and closing. Moreover, the role would involve continuously identifying new opportunities to support the growth of the business portfolio.

The Vice President will be accountable for proposals and negotiating prices along with any lease renewals and will have prior experience in controlling annual budgets and reviewing costs where needed. Additionally, the role shall require strict time management and collaboration with retail design and fit-out stakeholders to ensure the smooth execution of openings and closings.

Our client is looking to hire a proactive leader with extensive knowledge of the retail sector, who can work with a high level of autonomy but also collaborate efficiently with colleagues and partners.

About you
To be considered for this role, the successful candidate must have atleast 8 years+ experience in Retail Leasing in the retail or real estate industry, and have a strategic background. Committed relationships with major Regional Retailers must already be in place. The role requires a strong leader with a dynamic and tactical personality. Excellent communication skills in English and Arabic are essential for this role.

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