Position Title : Construction & Facilities Manager
Department : New Verticals
Location : Karachi
Do you love food and convenience put together? Then you just might love foodpanda.
foodpanda is the leading, on-demand food delivery company in Pakistan, bringing thousands of your best loved restaurants online into your home or office - fast! We’re all about bringing on the smartest folks as we continue to grow with an all hands on deck environment and hire those who can thrive in a startup culture.
About the role :
This role will be based in Karachi and will report to the Head of Operations, New Verticals.
Research and evaluate Real Estate opportunities to ensure best locations for our Warehouse network
Develop and manage strategic relationships with real estate agencies, landlords and contractors
Be the point of contact for all real estate legal matters, including reviewing of tenancy agreements and managing negotiations skilfully
Analyse and report on the performance of existing store portfolios and proactively take actions to renegotiate leases, renewals, extensions, and terminations where appropriate
Provide support for store opening activities
Solid working knowledge of construction processes, project manage
Be able to work through conceptual design with architects and designers related to a capital project is also important.
Responsible for monitoring and executing refurbishment of locations
At least 2-3 years work-related experience in a related role
Experience in expanding warehouse networks is a plus
Extensive understanding of commercial real estate and local regulations and licensing
Expertise in contract and deal point negotiating, effective use of negotiating techniques with strong command of the industry language
Good communication skills
Ability to manage complexity and be comfortable with ambiguity
Ability to work autonomously in a highly demanding and often ambiguous environment, with strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills