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Retail Development and Delivery Manager (Projects) - 1 Year FTC

Core Skill:
Salary Details:
Between £30,000 - £38,000
Advertising End Date:
26 Feb 2019
Vacancy Type:
Job Description:
 Role overview

To be responsible for the day to day and strategic drive of retail projects, key accounts and retail facilities at Edinburgh Airport. To ensure all activities are delivering against Edinburgh’s budgets, performance plan and business development strategy as well as project governance framework. To manage and administrate the HSE responsibilities of the retail department to ensure compliance with airport led initiatives and regulations.

This position will initially be on a 1 Year Fixed Term Contract.

Principal accountabilities

  • Accountable for the overseeing of Retail related capital and non-capital projects. Overseeing Concessionaire fit outs, moves and upgrades.
  • Use appropriate tools, methodology and influence to successfully work with airport project team and retail business partners, in order to increase overall project delivery, operational success and commercial return.
  • Collaborate with Business Development and Performance teams to create a resiliant link between them and project delivery within the retail department; understand long term challenges and translate these into budgetary and operational realities. Ability to recognise Income opportunities and cost saving opportunities.
  • Working collaboratively with Capital Project team
  • Manage and inspire direct reports, always looking for new ways to create energy
  • Maintain and develop retail facilities in order to improve the retail operation at Edinburgh.
  • Management of media estate for development and on-going project works.
  • Accountable for departmental HSE & risk register.
Qualifications and Experience:
 Qualifications and experience
  • Experience in leading and managing complex, multi site projects.
  • Qualification in Project management such as Prince 2 are desirable
  • Management experience in a retail led environment
  • Proven Operational experience in a Commercial or Service led industry.
  • Demonstrable experience in managing direct line reports and/or teams
  • Sound Commercial awareness skills.
  • Natural at building relationships at a senior level, an excellent communicator.
  • Experience in influencing Key decision makers and communicating effectively at all levels.
  • Ability to deliver challenging and demanding targets to a budget.
  • An interest in the airport retail operation and strategic drivers behind the airport business.

Framework and boundaries

  • To ensure all activities within the role are focused upon delivering against Edinburgh’s targets, budgets, retail strategy and customer service charter.
  • To lead projects and working parties, carrying out any other duties that may be outside the standard remit for the purpose of personal development or as may be reasonably required by the company.
  • Responsible for personal compliance with company Health and Safety Policies, ensuring safe working practices to minimise risk to self, work colleagues, customers and staff is minimised.
  •  To comply with all legal and statutory obligations applicable to this role.
  • To ensure that any systems and procedures introduced by the Company are effectively implemented and adhered to.

Our Values

Edge - When faced with difficulties that stop the delivery of first class retail results we tackle them to ensure the delivery of  excellence in all areas of our business.

Execution - Supporting and  inspiring each other,  whilst encouraging  everyone to take accountability for their decisions,  actions and delivery of  exceptional  results.

Energy - Spreading the retail buzz though passion, enthusiasm, resilience with heaps of positivity & a sense of humour, connecting and engaging across the business.

Empower - Supporting and  inspiring each other,  whilst encouraging  everyone to take accountability for their decisions,  actions and delivery of  exceptional  results.

External Focus - We have our finger on the pulse, actively seeking the next  retail opportunity through positive engagement with other retail and industry experts.

Expertise - A team of specialists working collaboratively to achieve extraordinary results, leading the way, sharing knowledge, and pioneering in travel retail.