Real Estate & Retail Operations Manager (m/v)

Essentiel Antwerp is about passion. Passion for high-quality fashion with a playful touch, at affordable prices. With an abundant mix of colorful items and luxury accessories, each season we take our customers on a new adventure. Our colleagues are our ambassadors. If you are passionate about everything you do, enthusiastic and innovate, we look forward to welcoming you to our Antwerp headquarters.


Your main mission will be to coordinate the technical realization of real estate projects, more specifically the transformation or renovation of real estate, retail space and apartments and to manage the Essentiel Warehouse and Facility Team.

Task Description

  • You coordinate transformation or renovation of real estate, retail space and apartments:
    • You participate in the search for potentially interesting real estate projects;
    • You contribute to the decisions regarding purchase and (re)selling of real estate projects, based on your technical background and experience;
    • You control budgets and schedules;
    • You coordinate communication between the different partners involved, for example: area management ('ruimtelijke ordening'), urban development ('stedenbouw"), architects and contractors;
    • You manage licenses, permits and certificates.
  • You manage the Essentiel Warehouse and Facility Team:
    • You plan and monitor the organization and performance of the Warehouse;
    • You plan and monitor repair, decoration and construction works on our shop floors;
    • You plan and monitor technical realization of decors for showroom, windows and fairs;
    • You coordinate the work and transportation schedule of your team.
  • You follow-up on prevention & security guidelines;
  • You work closely with the Immo Graanmarkt Facility Manager, the Retail Team and the Visual Merchandising Team.

Skills & Experience:

      • You have a degree in architecture, interior design and/or construction management;
      • You have the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time;
      • You are stress resistant and flexible to cope with regular changes;
      • You are certified in prevention & security ('preventieadviseur');
      • You are a fluent communicator in Dutch, French and English;
      • You have +5 years of experience in managing retail facility and/or real estate projects;
      • You are certified in project management and experienced in budget follow-up;
      • You are an advanced user of MS Word, Excel, Office, Project, Powerpoint and CAD/CAM:
      • You are open to travel within Europe.


      • You will work in a growing, dynamic and creative team;
      • You will work closely with our management team and both internal colleagues and external partners;
      • You will perform a variety of different tasks;
      • You will be stimulated to initate ideas and to work autonomously.



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