Head Project & BD

  • Ahmedabad, India
  • Minimum Ex. year - Maximum Ex. years

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: Head – Projects & BD
Function/ Department – Retail Projects
The Head Projects & BD is responsible for managing all large projects end-to-end for delivery of project on time and within cost – from conceptualisation (including sizing, feasibility, technology identification, market needs), planning & budgeting for the project, technical evaluation of partners, contractors and vendors, monitoring and execution of project till handover of project to operations. They also identify and develop new business opportunities, implement strategic projects, and enhance existing processes and systems.
(First level reporting chart for the job)
(Accountabilities associated with the job)
Functional Capability:

Develop and implement strategic plans to drive business growth and profitability

Identify and evaluate new business opportunities, oversee retail design & planning, new locations,

Finalise project sizing & technology to be used based on business & project requirements

Develop project plans & budgets for each phase of the project – Engineering, Procurement, Execution – and bring various stakeholders (Procurement, Finance, HR, etc.) on board to take responsibility for the success of the project

Define procurement strategy & identify the technology partner for the project

Define boundary conditions (codes & standards) to be followed for the projects

Finalise technical evaluation & recommend contractors & vendors for commercial processes CEO – Retail
Head – Projects &
Lead – Business
Development –
Lead – Business
Development –
Lead – Business
Development –
Lead – Projects

Undertake technical evaluation for potential acquisition of outlets / project – size of outlet, cost for bringing it to workable condition, etc.

Monitor project progress across projects with contractors, vendors, procurement, etc. to ensure availability of equipment, manpower and other resources as per project plan

Identify and mitigate risks associated with new projects and business opportunities

Manage fulfilment of Performance Guarantee (PG) obligations and handover project to operations to complete project closure formalities

Present status updates during regular review meetings CEO

Consult with and update management for comfort of progress and transparency of status, and for inputs from management

Manage people development initiatives within the department / function to ensure a capable and motivated workforce
(Minimum acceptable proficiency for this job which best indicates the education and/or experience requirements of this job and not the incumbent).
Education: MBA, specialisation in retail management, project management preferred

10+ years of experience including at least 8-10 years in Projects function, managing projects end to end

Experience in project planning & contract management
Key Capabilities:

Ability to deal with multiple levels of people – Directors as well as site personnel from Contractors’ firms

Ability to gather information & manage project sites effectively remotely

Keen eye for detail and be able to oversee projects to ensure they meet all requirements and standards

Customer Centric

Excellent Planning & Decision-Making skills
(Minimum acceptable proficiency for this job which best indicates the education and/or experience requirements of this job and not the incumbent).
Project Planning and Management
Project timeline adherence rate
Budget adherence rate
Resource utilization rate
Project quality index
Project risk assessment score
Construction Site Management
Safety incident rate
Compliance with building codes and regulations
On-time completion rate
Construction cost per unit area
Construction defects rate
Contractor Management
Contractor performance rating
Contract compliance rate
Contract renewals rate
Talent Development and Team Management
Employee turnover rate
Training hours per employee
Employee engagement survey score
Succession planning rate

Job Overview

  • Industry : -
  • Country : India
  • Vacancy : 1
  • Job nature : -
  • City : Ahmedabad
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