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Construction Project Manager

Carugate, Región de Lombardía - Informaciones sobre la localización de la oferta Propiedad y Alquiler Inmueble Jornada completa

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Your Experience
• You have an academic degree in engineering or equivalent working experience.
• You are experienced in contracting and/or consulting and/or owners role involving
construction projects. Experience within the retail sector is an advantage.
• You have an experience in procurement processes and contract negotiations and
construction management on site.
• Ability to communicate confidently and clearly in Italian and English.

Your Knowledge
• Business risk management: Knowledge of how to assess and mitigate risks in a business
• 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.
• Knowledge of tools: for timeline management (e.g., MS Project), document management (e.g.,
CAD manual, Projectplace), design management (e.g., AutoCAD for 2D or Revit, BIM), and
other standard software (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• 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).
• Timeline Management: Knowledge of how to set a realistic timeline for a construction site and
how to recognize and prevent any deviation.
• Construction Procurement and Market: Knowledge of the internal procurement procedures
regarding construction activities within the project, included the knowledge of the local
construction market.
• Permission process: Knowledge of local and national authority permission process regarding
design and construction activities throughout the project development, included the
knowledge of processes, ways of working, rules, etc.
• Construction HSE (Health, Safety, and Environment): Knowledge of how to create a safe
construction site and environment for all the site people compliant with IKEA Way of Working
(IWAY) and national safety and environment standards.• 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 IKEA and local construction and design
contract types, with their relevant attachment, included basic knowledge of the most
common legal issues and claims throughout the project development and during the
warranty period (post-project).
• Sustainable construction: Knowledge about BREEAM and LEED including evaluation of low
impact construction materials.

Your capabilities
• Strong negotiator: Explores alternatives to reach outcomes acceptable to all parties.
• Able to drive innovation: Stimulates creative ideas and perspectives that add value.
• Decision making: Uses sound judgment to make timely and effective decisions.
• Stamina: Shows job commitment and consistently strives to complete tasks and assignments
at work.
• Taking smart risks: Evaluates trade-offs between potential costs and benefits and acts
• Managing resources: Coordinate people and financial capital, material, and (digital)
information to maximize efficiency and performance.


You will be responsible for ensuring delivery of safe, compliant, sustainable, and innovative
property solution that meet the needs of the business and the many people.
You will contribute to the development in the Cluster of how to engage with designers and
contractors in the projects to continuously find cost-efficient and innovative project delivery by
optimizing the use of our partners' and stakeholder's competence and knowledge into the
projects. Work and engage closely with Procurement to identify best for IKEA sourcing options
and procurement strategies. Work and engage closely with Engineering to optimize, innovate,
and develop the best for project methods for design-construct interaction.
Implement all Construction Project delivery strategies, methods, and procedures developed in
the Cluster and align the implementation and communication of those activities with all internal
and external stakeholders within the current key competence areas:
1. Project Estimate, Budget & Cost Management
2. Project Delivery & Procurement Strategy: Business strategies for engaging with Design
and Construction Industry including Contractual models, Collaboration strategies,
Tendering & Selection Process, Dispute avoidance & resolution
3. Pre and On-site Construction Project Management
4. Scheduling & Risk Management
5. Health and Safety including IWAY compliance for Construction Projects
• Responsible for securing that new properties are built to optimal lifecycle cost.
• When needed, ensure that external partners have up-to-date awareness and understanding
of all Construction frameworks, guidelines, and initiatives issued by Group Real Estate.
• Secure that project budget estimates and time schedules are in place for input to investment
approval purposes. • Secure that Procurement, contractors, permits, budgets, and cost follow up are in place for
the project.
• Manage the detailed architectural and engineering design of the project following IKEA
standards, manuals, and guidelines.
• Provide technical and cost input to internal IKEA partners in the project process.
• Lead the internal co-operation between Real Estate, core areas, and external co-operation
between authorities, consultants, suppliers, and contractors.
• Lead external and internal counterparts to ensure project construction is executed correctly
to satisfy the project requirements of site safety, quality, time, and budget.
• Ensure satisfactory hand-over of completed areas for retail build-up in accordance with an
agreed schedule and scope.
• Ensure satisfactory commissioning, testing, training, and hand-over of technical and building
systems to the building facilities co-workers, including the provision of all necessary
• Support and cooperate in construction projects within the Cluster and where specific
competence is needed


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.

Fair, open and idea-driven colleagues and unique IKEA culture
Company Benefit package with co-worker discount or leisure time contribution and much more
Permanent contract
Place of work: Milan Carugate