Job Summary

The primary objective of the Property Development Manager's role is to support the organization's revenue drive by identifying new locations with growth opportunities for the company's trading operations and increasing its market share.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

  • Responsible for the company’s supermarket and general site expansion program by playing an integral role in Identifying, evaluating and leasing new premises or redeveloping existing premises to accommodate primarily a supermarket operation, offices and or any other type of operation as required by the company
  • Assessing and evaluating the feasibility, suitability and potential of each site
  • Presenting analysis and recommendations with respect to the potential of sites to the senior leadership team
  • Operating as a subject matter expert to help key stakeholders understand the strengths and risks of each potential site
  • In respect of new retail developments and redevelopment of existing properties, oversee every stage of the planning, design and construction process
  • Responsible for the management and administration of supermarket leases and the existing property portfolio
  • Work with a team of architects and other specialists to ensure the standardization of store layouts and the optimization of trading space
  • Expertly negotiate market related rentals with landlords while building and maintaining relationships
  • Manage external stakeholders including landlords, developers, general contractors, architects etc. to advocate Retail Supermarkets Nigeria Ltd.’s (RSNL) interest during all phases of the development process
  • Monitor the financial requirements of projects and ensure forecasts are accurate and well maintained
  • Give input into property annual budgets and capital outlay viability calculations


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in  Architecture, Construction, Civil Engineering, urban planning, or a related degree 
  • A Master of Business Administration is highly desirable
  • Project management certifications
  • A minimum of intermediate proficiency using Microsoft office suite

Minimum Experience:

  • Preferably at least 5 years of experience in the real estate or property division of a bank, retail, or FMCG operation completing a number of real estate development projects on time and within budget

Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes:

  • Knowledgeable in property acquisitions with a developed skill in structuring deals
  • An understanding of the various levels of formal retail and how they can be applied across Nigeria
  • A comprehensive understanding of market analysis, development feasibility analysis, development management, and construction
  • A disciplined individual with a reputation as a team player and collaborator who knows how to get things done on time and within budget
  • Excellent oral and written communication with the ability to identify and convey critical information to stakeholders quickly and precisely
  • Project management, construction experience, and report writing skills are additional valuable skills
  • Flexibility to transition from the refinement of a negotiating table to the nitty-gritty of a construction site
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of legal and financial documentation relating to properties
  • Must be willing to travel around the country 

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