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Requisition ID:  5929

Manager, Asset Planning & Development

About Far East Malls

The Far East Retail Business group of Far East Organization manages nearly 1.5 million square feet of leasable retail space in Singapore, each reaching out to different shopper segments catering to different needs. With over 30 years of experience in the retail and commercial sector, Far East Organization has become a pioneer of progressive, first-to-market concepts. Its malls are located in quality regional centres as well as inspired destination locations, ensuring that Far East Malls enrich the communities it operates in through its retail places. Its key malls are Clarke Quay Central along the historic Singapore River, Square 2 in Novena and Orchard Central in the heart of Orchard Road.

Responsibilities

  • Review and evaluate retail mall planning requirements and layout design for new projects and asset enhancement initiatives (AEIs)
  • Assist to formulate retail development brief for new projects and AEIs that meets the leasing and operational requirements of the organization
  • Assist and participate in space planning and detailed design process for new retail and mixed-use projects as well as AEIs of existing malls 
  • Assist to formulate mall-specific shopfront and signage design guidelines for new projects and existing malls alike
  • Assist to update tenancy fit-out design guidelines as and when necessary, to be keep abreast with current market best practices
  • Review and evaluate tenancy fit-out design submissions to ensure consistency with base design guidelines, as well as mall-specific guidelines
  • Co-ordinate closely with Retail Operations and Central Engineering team, as well as consultants and contractors where necessary, to ensure well-designed tenancy fit-outs which are coordinated across the mall, and successful delivery of these designs
  • Undertake potential AEIs (mall-level), as well as feasibility studies (tenancy level) based on prospect requirements to improve mall occupancy and retail mix
  • Evaluate and report project performance and progress on a monthly basis to the management

Requirements

  • Degree in Bachelor of Arts (Architecture) or related degree in Interior Design / Interior Architecture
  • At least 8 years of retail tenancy fit out design or retail design management experience
  • Collaborative, with strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Has a keen eye for details and a passion for creative thinking to resolve challenging issues in thoughtful and innovative ways
  • Resourceful and passionate in driving initiatives to improve retail experience