* You need to have business level Japanese language skills (both speaking and writing).
Starting Date of this role is planned from 1st September 2021.
• You have a degree in Engineering, Project Management, Construction Science/ Management, Architecture or similar field (If not, 4 or more years of experience in those fields works too!). • You have 5 or more years of leadership experience working on commercial projects where you’ve done contracting and consulting. • You know how to plan, organize and manage costs and expenditures for medium to large scale projects • You are familiar with all local and national construction standards, codes and rules, including their cost drivers and structures • You are a natural people person, easily build rapport and partnerships with both external and internal stakeholders • Your management style can be summed up like this: open door, empowering, strategic and supportive. You believe that leadership is a collective activity where we all have something to learn from each other. • You can effortlessly juggle multiple priorities while keeping a smile on your face • You work well with deadlines and can organize and prioritize your workload all by yourself (and well!)
• Experience within the retail sector is an advantage • Previous experience of procurement processes and contract negotiations • Previous experience of construction management on site • Proven skills in developing people and provide support, coaching, training, and career direction to others • Ability to communicate confidently and clearly in English and Japanese • Preferable knowledge of Ingka construction standards and investment procedures
• Work with designers and contractors, together find cost efficiencies and innovations • Partner closely with Procurement to identify best sourcing options and procurement strategies • Work closely with Engineering to optimize, innovate and develop the best for project methods for design construct interaction. • Coordinate all Construction Project delivery work developed in the Cluster and align implementation of those activities with all internal and external stakeholders • Ensure delivery of safe, compliant, sustainable and innovative property solutions • Make sure appropriate resources are available for all stages of your project • Ensure that internal and external partners are always informed and up to date • Ensure project budget estimates and time schedules are in place for approval purposes • Establish procurement, contractors, permits, budgets and cost follow up are aligned for all projects
*This position requires the submission of a satisfactory criminal record check. A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position.
ABOUT THIS WORK AREA
Lead and manage all construction aspects of a specific building project from start to finish to secure delivery of a safe, compliant, sustainable and innovative property solution based on business needs.
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.
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JUST SO YOU KNOW
In the IKEA world, this position is officially referred to as: Construction Project Manager
Please note: This position requires the submission of a satisfactory criminal record check. A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position.