You truly love working in the retail property leasing industry, where you get to develop something that excites people. By always being on top of the latest trends, you understand what tomorrow’s customers desire. In everything you do, you always have the local customers in mind, and you want to develop something beyond their expectations! Sounds like you?
We’ve embarked on an exciting journey to transform our shopping centres into destinations. We call these destinations Meeting Places. Together with IKEA and other partners Ingka Centres co-create virtual and physical Meeting Places where the many can meet, find what they need, and connect with their communities and the world.
You like to seek for new business opportunities and have an eye for new potentials. For you, it comes naturally to apply critical thinking to continuously challenge existing strategies, goals, and ways of working. You get motivated by champion new methods, digital systems, and processes to improve performance and achieve better results.
To be successful in this role, we believe that you: • bring a solid and relevant experience working with commercial property leasing • have been involved in commercial development projects and repositioning or redevelopment of shopping centres • have a successful track record of leading negotiations and maintaining productive relationships. • are a true team player • have great communications skills in Swedish and English • love working in close collaboration with colleagues and partners
A day in your life with us
As Lease Manager, you play an important role in our journey to transform shopping centers into Meeting Places, by securing the right and most relevant retail partners in our Meeting Places in the Sweden and Finland.
We give you the opportunity to be a part of a journey where we are taking a big step to renew and invent to create innovative solutions for the Meeting Place of tomorrow. You will create synergies among various partners and retail categories, that ensures a complimentary offer for the customers and a strong commercial tenant mix.
With your knowledge of the property market, you will monitor the value, standards, and structures of the retail property market in the Sweden and Finland. Additionally, you will identify, build, and maintain trustful relationships with partners in a responsible way, by selling and sharing an idea, which will include collaboration from different stakeholders.
Additionally, you will:
• secure short-term and long-term asset development by working with lease premises in existing and future Meeting Place projects • be responsible to negotiate the most favorable conditions for the Meeting Places by preparing a clear feasibility study and negotiations strategy • analyze and identify the latest trends and deep business insight to ensure those are brought into business planning and negotiations to improve our offer and ensure the offer is consistent and coherent to customer needs • lead and develop strong and long-lasting partnerships with key players, enlarging their presence in Meeting Places and supporting their commercial performance
In this position, you will be based in Malmö, Sweden. Your closest manager will be Lisa Löwegren, our Lease Category Team Leader.
Together as a team
We’ve embarked on an exciting journey to transform our shopping centres into destinations always anchored by IKEA, and that go way beyond shopping, offering a carefully selected series of activities, events and initiatives tailored to the needs of the communities that surround them. That’s what we call “Meeting Places”.
As a long-term partner of IKEA, we share our vision, our culture and our values, while what makes our businesses different is the way we fulfil our vision. If the idea of IKEA is to create a better life at home, we work hard to create a better everyday life outside of the home by developing virtual and physical Meeting Places where people can meet shop and connect with their communities.
We have big plans for the future that involve expanding to new locations, opening smaller-scale concepts closer to the city centers, digitalization, and most of all, living up to shared sustainability goals. We’re constantly looking for energetic, purpose-led and creative people who’d like to join us on our journey to create Meeting Places around the world.
As a Lease Manager at Ingka Centres, you will be a part of the Operations domain. The purpose of the Operations domain is to optimize the Meeting Place experience for the many people and deliver sustainable business growth for our Partners and Meeting Places. Moreover, to achieve operational results, drive efficiency improvements and enhance commercial performance and brand value of the Meeting Places.
Sounds exciting? There’s a lot more to know about us! Check out our website, read our stories and try to imagine how you can be part of our team helping us reach our goals!
Questions and support? Let's connect!
If you have any questions about this position, please contact the hiring manager Lisa Löwegren at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, you are welcome to reach out to recruiter Hektor Thomke email@example.com.
We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, though no later than 26th of June. We’re reviewing applications continuously and might close the ad before the closing date if we find the right candidate.
Please submit your application online, by clicking on the “apply” button. We are not able to handle any applications made by e-mail. Warmly welcome with your application!