Retail Manager - Part Time


Do you want to work for a Top 50 ASX listed business that is transforming the property market of Australia?

At GPT we are passionate about creating spaces that go beyond the expectations of our investors, customers and communities. We create value through our focus on strategic investment and management of high quality shopping centres, office towers, logistics centres and business parks and proudly own a number of prime assets across Australia.

Every day we strive to deliver expectational results to achieve our vision to be the most respected property company in Australia. We do this by empowering our people to take initiative and create solutions. We believe our commitment to invest in you is what strengthens the core of our business and keeps us sustainable, focussed and passionate about shaping the future of property in Australia. It will be 22.5 hours per week and will be split across Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

An exciting part time opportunity has arisen for a Retail Manager to join our Rouse Hill Shopping Centre. This role is a job share and will be split with our existing Retail Manger. You will collaborate and  partner closely together to ensure operational efficiency is ran through the centre. This will be 7 month fixed term appointment and a golden opportunity to work with one of Australia’s largest prime retail assets.

The opportunity

As a Retail Manager your key responsibilities of your will include;

  • Solid understanding of the centre’s Key Performance Indicators including monthly and annual sales of retailers and any associated commodity group and precinct trends.
  • Establish relationships with critical/key opinion leaders and key performance retailers to understand the market conditions, fluctuations in their business and ensure a proactive response to their needs.
  • Development and implementation of the Retailer Engagement Strategy.
  • Undertake quarterly competitor visits to understand movements and changes within the Melbourne retail market.
  • Monitor lease compliance and ensure delivery of retailer standards.
  • Compliance with assignment procedures and legislation with a view to managing the process of assessing and recommending any prospective assignees.
  • Contribute to the operational asset leasing process to ensure the vision is achieved in the retail mix for the short term strategy.
  • Proactively monitor the debtors’ situation to ensure that any critical retailers are identified early and managed.
  • Assist with, and contribute to, centre financial reporting and business planning as required
  • Participation in Duty Manager Roster as required
  • Other management related tasks as required by the Centre Manager

What will make you stand out?

To make you stand out from the crowd your skills and experience will ideally meet the below selection criteria.

  • Strong understanding of the Retail industry and sector
  • Prior experience in  Centre Management or Retail Management
  • Ability to develop and deliver business strategies in an innovative and dynamic way that results in strong centre performance across all key business indicators
  • Ability to deliver key initiatives on time
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • High level of commercial acumen and financial understanding
  • Strong knowledge of Retail Leases Act

What makes us stand out?

  • Awarded Employer of Choice 2018
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Broad spectrum of diverse and challenging career opportunities available across the organisation
  • Investment in your personal development and future career aspirations
  • Flexible work options available to all GPT employees
  • Competitive remuneration packages and employee benefits

We recognise that providing our people with flexible working options improves our performance, supports wellbeing and improves our lives outside of work. Our mobile workplace technologies and activity based work environments make working at GPT what you do, not where you do it. Explore your options to achieve flexibility including: generous paid parental leave, tailored hours and flexible scheduling, career breaks, study leave, compressed hours, remote working and leave purchase plans.

What are the next steps?

If the above sounds like out then we’d love to hear from you! Click the below link to submit your formal application online and a member of the talent team will be in touch.

 

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