You are someone who understands how the design of a retail-led built environment creates value in our lives. You are able to collect and understand a lot of different information and input, identify the main factors, and form a design direction to communicate, execute, review and adjust. You bond well with people and understand different cultures and environments, able to adjust yourself according to the situation.
You are creative by nature, and always looking to use your creativity to improve a product, experience, or process. You can sell your ideas with enthusiasm and build energy around you. You are honest, fact-based, focused on the priorities, decisive, and dedicated. For this role, we are looking for a leader, an influencer, and someone to create and protect good design solutions.
To succeed in this role, you need to have experience in retail and/or shopping center developments.
What you’ll need to have:
University degree in Architecture or in a building design-related field. Minimum 10 years full cycle experience with Shopping center developments and/or management with an international real estate investor/developer. Minimum 5 years in a management position leading a design team, with proven leadership skills and track record. Experience and knowledge of all building design stages, including construction and handover. Proficient in AutoCAD, Sketch-up, Photoshop, and Microsoft office packages. You are fluent in the English language (both spoken and written).
A day in your life with us
As Design Manager, you will ensure that Ingka Centre's ambitions and objectives in design quality, integrity, program, and cost are implemented, monitored, and managed in the project through all design stages.
You will have many different tasks, some of them are:
Responsible for the design of multiple projects across different countries ranging in size from small refurbishments to large new builds. Ideas generation, visual communication, the scope of work development, consultant procurement, internal stakeholder alignment, and design team management. Project presentations, assessing the quality of work, forming a design direction, and executing it. The position will be based in Noida.
Together as a team
Ingka Centres, along with IKEA Retail, are part of the Ingka Group, a values-driven company with a passion for life at home and a vision to create a better everyday life for many people.
Together, we at Ingka Centres provide local communities with Meeting Places that offer many reasons to visit – always anchored by IKEA and together with many inspiring partners. We attract many people, every day by offering places to shop, eat, socialize and experience things together. Today we provide 47 Meeting Places in 14 countries and we have big exciting plans for the future. Read more about us here: https://www.ingkacentres.com/en
As a Design Manager at Ingka Centres, you will be a part of the Expansion & Development Function. The purpose of the Expansion & Development function is to generate revenue and growth of new and current Meeting Places while also collaborating with IKEA Retail, the Ingka Group, and external contractors with the goal of delivering the needs of customers and local communities within the locations they operate.
Questions and support? Let's connect!
Perhaps there is something you´re wondering about? For job-specific questions or about the recruitment process? Please contact Suraj Chowrasia at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, though no later than November 21st! Warmly welcome with your application!