Commercial Head (Department Stores)

Posted 29 November 2022
Job type Permanent

Job description

  • Progressive Conglomerate
  • Location: Yangon, Myanmar
  • cUSD$7-8k nett plus accommodation/transportation


The Company

The company is a fast-growing Myanmar conglomerate operating across the real estate, construction and hospitality vertical. This includes the Greenfield development, leasing and management of commercial and residential assets whilst managing commercial activity within construction materials and trading. The company has aggressive plans to hire mid- and senior-level professionals across a number of critical real estate functions. This includes a need for an experienced Commercial Head for its Retail Department Store segment.


The Position 

The appointed individual will drive a data-driven commercial strategy relating to its flagship 300000 sqft retail asset and with special attention toward securing bold experiential concepts to create a vibrant shopping and entertainment experience. The role will establish key performance matrices to drive revenue and P&L whilst overseeing strategy relating to leasing and marketing targets (occupancy, revenue, footfall, return on spend and similar). The appointed individual will lead vendor and tenant management to attract exciting brands, oversight of Department Store operations/SOPs to meet international standards whilst ensuring the marketing team delivers ‘wow’ marketing/promotional campaigns and events to enhance footfall. Naturally, commercial strategy will be supported by market research studies, team training and development, budget/performance management and relationship management with vendors and tenants.


The Person 

Interested candidates will offer an appropriate Degree (Real Estate) and at least 10+ years relevant experience leading all commercial aspects of Department Store revenue generation, partner development, retail mix and marketing/promotions. Bi-lingual English and Mandarin language proficiency is preferred whilst interested individuals should demonstrate strong strategic leadership, business planning, resource management and relationship management acumen.