Real Estate Development Leader (Transaction Specialist) for AU and NZ

negotiable Expires in 8 months



As a leader in this area you will bring a wealth of Australian and New Zealand retail real estate development experience to the role. You have proven experience as a strong negotiator and collaborator and can demonstrate how you build relationships across the various external stake holders, internal functions and units required to drive success for business and performance. You bring energy, enthusiasm and passion to the Real Estate function as a positive influencer and lead with integrity and perseverance.


• Own, control and minimize costs and risks related to the acquisition, divestment, zoning, planning, permitting,
value and operation of Ingka properties.
Lead the work to secure and divest locations and delivering safe, compliant, sustainable and innovative property solutions that meet the needs of the business and the many people.
Manage the procurement and contribution of all stakeholders to enable tasks related to real estate development,
Support definition, development and securing implementation of Ingka Groups’ internal strategies and processes
Develop working relations with local authorities and communities, and proactively engage with authorities to gain support for development, planning and permitting of Ingka business such as big box retailing, large property developments, logistic developments, shopping centres and mix-use developments.
Lead and supervise the approval and execution of all public infrastructure, utilities and other off-site improvements in connection to all new and existing IKEA properties.
and permits approval (building permit).


The Real Estate unit is committed to securing new and maintaining existing physical locations in order to meet the needs of many people. You will provide strategic insights based on your knowledge and understanding of the real estate portfolio. To achieve this you will take the lead in delivering safe, compliant, sustainable and innovative property solutions – with Democratic design and life cycle cost on top of your mind. You will actively maintain and secure that our properties are kept in relevant shape for the business.


This is a permanent full-time role that has the possibility to be based in either Melbourne or Sydney.