Our client, a leading property management organisation within the retail sector, are seeking an experienced Head of Leasing who is comfortable working in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. Commercial instincts, common sense and an ability to ask the right questions are a must.
This person will support a hard-working team with the recruitment of leading national and international brands to open in a prestigious retail collection. An understanding of potential indigenous Irish brands, including digital native brands is beneficial to the role.
Salary: DOE Based in Kildare 12-month contract
Participating in the remerchandising process (an ongoing process of upgrading the mix of brands) and assisting on implementing strategic actions
Assisting in researching new trends and new brands indigenous Irish brands, including digital native brands.
Negotiating new contracts with brands and providing any required financial analysis
Cultivating new and existing brand relationships and acting as an ambassador to develop business opportunities
Supporting the team in the preparation of plans and selling materials for presentation to senior directors and brands
Working closely with the legal team on changes to agreements and brand compliance issues, as well as liaising with external advisors on brand and legal issues
Assisting with the preparation of financial, commercial and legal terms to close deals with identified brands
Providing continuity with current brands to build strong long-term relationships
Assisting with asset management: dealing with any licence issues, giving internal advice on licence terms, analysing brand performance, and maintaining relevant brand databases
Negotiating contract variations, protocol agreements and notifications with brands
Liaising directly with existing brands in relation to the organisation of brands refits and licence renewals.
Background & skills needed:
A proactive approach to problem-solving
Strong project management and organisational skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a cool head
Strong written and verbal communication skills
A background in negotiation
Strong attention to detail
Knowledge of the property industry ideally retail
Experience and an ability to understand legal licence/lease documents
Ability to manage key relationships and be strategic in outlook and delivery
Legal knowledge and ability to negotiate contracts
Strong Irish brand awareness and understanding
Management experience both internally and with external partners
Excellent computer skills
To be educated to degree level (BSc desirable)
For more information, please apply for the attention of Fiona Ralph or call Osborne Recruitment on 041 986 5058. If you are interested in finding out more about the above role and would like to be considered other suitable roles that we may have available for your skill set – please attach your CV and email Fiona on [email protected]
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