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Construction Project Manager Facade

Noida, India Real Estate & Leasing Full time
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Job Description

Job ID: 238986

Date posted: 10/07/2024

Who you are

As a person you are passionate about people, business, IKEA’s purpose and continuously driving better performance. You are energized by increasing customer value, driving business growth and contributing to overall success and results through people as well as motivated by leading and developing people.
• Academic degree in engineering or equivalent working experience
• Several years of experience in contracting and/or consulting and/or owners role involving construction projects
• 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
• Preferable knowledge of Ingka construction standards and investment procedures
• Business risk management: Knowledge of how to assess and mitigate risks in a business environment
• Project management: Knowledge of how to initiate, plan, execute, control and close a project
• Construction management: Knowledge of how to initiate, plan, organize, execute and manage the construction of Ingka properties according to the latest Ingka standards
• Software relevant for Construction: Knowledge of tools for timeline management (e.g. MS Project), document management (e.g CAD manual, Projectplace, Hummingbird), design management (e.g. AutoCad for 2D or Revit, Navisworks fro 3D), and other common software (e.g. Word, Excel, Power Point)
• Cost control: Knowledge of how to implement a budget starting from the Land IR, till the final cost estimate and later on the CFU (Cost Follow Up); included the knowledge of appropriate tools, Cost Groups, cost benchmarking and how to recognize and prevent any deviation
• Timeline management: Knowledge of how to set a realistic timeline for a construction site, and how to recognize and prevent any deviation
• Negotiating: Explores alternatives to reach outcomes acceptable to all parties
• Driving innovation: Stimulates creative ideas and perspectives that add value
• Decision making: Uses sound judgment to make timely and effective decisions
• Demonstrating stamina: Shows job commitment and consistently strives to complete tasks and assignments at work
• Taking smart risks: Evaluates trade-offs between potential costs and benefits and acts accordingly
• Managing resources: Coordinates people and financial capital, material and (digital) information to maximise efficiency and performance

Your responsibilities

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.
• Responsible to ensure delivery of safe, compliant, sustainable and innovative property solution that meet the needs of the business and the many people
• Participate and contribute in the development in the Cluster of how to engage with designers and contractors in the projects to continuously find cost efficient and innovative project delivery by optimizing the use of our partners and stakeholder’s competence and knowledge into the projects. Work and engage closely with Procurement to identify best for IKEA sourcing options and procurement strategies. Work and engage closely with Engineering to optimize, innovate and develop the best for project methods for design-construct interaction.
• Implement all Construction Project delivery strategies, methods and procedures developed in the Cluster and align implementation and communication of those activities with all internal and external stakeholders within the current key competence areas:
1. Project Estimate, Budget & Cost Management
2. Project Delivery & Procurement Strategy: Business strategies for engaging with Design and Construction Industry including Contractual models, Collaboration strategies, Tendering & Selection Process, Dispute avoidance & resolution
3. Pre and On site Construction Project Management
4. Scheduling & Risk Management 5. Health and Safety including IWAY compliance for Construction Projects.
• Responsible to secure that new properties are built to optimal lifecycle cost.
• Ensure that external partners, when needed, has up-to-date awareness and understanding of all Construction frameworks, guidelines and initiatives issued by Group Real Estate.
• Secure that project budget estimates and time schedules are in place for input to investment approval purposes
• Secure that procurement, contractors, permits, budgets and cost follow up are in place for the project
• Manage the detailed architectural and engineering design of the project in accordance with Ingka standards, manuals and guidelines
• Provide technical and cost input to internal Ingka partners in the project process
• Lead the internal co-operation between Real Estate, core areas, and external co-operation between authorities, consultants, suppliers and contractors
• Lead external and internal counterparts to ensure project construction is executed correctly to satisfy the project requirements of site safety, quality, time and budget
• Ensure satisfactory hand-over of completed areas for retail build-up in accordance with an agreed schedule and scope
• Ensure satisfactory commissioning, testing, training and hand-over of technical and building systems to the building facilities co-workers, including the provision of all necessary documentation
• Support and cooperate in construction projects within the cluster and where specific competence is needed

Together as a team

As engaged, open minded and curious experts in all parts of the real estate business we take responsibility for the real estate business at Ingka Group as a trustworthy, appreciated and wanted business partner. We secure new and maintain existing physical locations in order to meet the needs of the many people. We provide strategic insight based on our knowledge and understanding of the real estate portfolio in Ingka. We take the lead in delivering safe, compliant, sustainable and innovative property solutions – with Democratic design and life cycle cost on top of our mind. We actively maintain and secure that our properties are kept in relevant shape for the business.