QR2496 Retail Contracts Manager – Africa and South Africa

  • Date Listed 26/11/2014
  • Location

    Other, Cape Town

  • Advertised By Agency

Our client is searching for a Contracts Manager to manage the building and refurbishing of retail outlets both in South Africa and in other African countries. The position will be based in Cape Town.


Key responsibilities:

·         Plan and manage project construction programme

·         Prepare and manage project budget

·         Ensure that all stores are built to the Company’s standards

·         Liaise with developers and project teams to ensure that the premises are developed in accordance with the agreed specification

·         Survey proposed new sites and give feedback to Properties with respect to the extent of leasehold work required

·         Give advice and assistance to Divisions with major repairs and maintenance issues

·         Assist with the exportation of shop fitting elements from South Africa to relevant African countries

·         Liaise with external energy consultants & internal store operations teams regarding the energy conservation initiatives in stores

·         Prepare reports for the Board and various relevant committees relating to feedback of the energy conservation initiatives


Minimum requirements:

·         Seeking candidates with experience as a Quality Surveyor and Project Manager

·         Experience dealing with contractors etc.

·         Ideally retail and shop fitting experience

·         Matric and relevant qualifications

·         5 years min relevant recent working experience

·         Retail project management experience in Africa and experience of managing projects on the ground, souring local contractors and materials etc.

·         An understanding of exporting and shipping of shop fitting beyond the borders of South Africa

·         An awareness of energy conservation options that are available in the retail environment



Salary: Market related


Note; correspondence will only be made with candidates that are shortlisted for this post. If you have not received any feedback within 6 weeks of your application; please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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