A global Luxury group, Kering manages the development of a series of renowned Houses in Fashion, Leather Goods, Jewelry and Watches : Gucci, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Brioni, Boucheron, Pomellato, DoDo, Qeelin, Ulysse Nardin, Girard-Perregaux, as well as Kering Eyewear.
By placing creativity at the heart of its strategy, Kering enables its Houses to set new limits in terms of their creative expression while crafting tomorrow’s Luxury in a sustainable and responsible way.
We capture these beliefs in our signature : Empowering Imagination . In 2020, Kering had over 38,000 employees and revenue of €13.1 billion.
Reporting to the Real Estate Director, Kering APAC, the key function for this role is to support envision and continue in developing real estate business strategy across Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau, for all existing brands in the Kering Group.
This position will be based in the Kering Hong Kong Corporate Office.
How you will contribute
To support all real estate operations and activities in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau.
To search and acquire new opportunities suitable for brands for retail stores, office, warehouse and storage needs.
To act as the knowledge-bank of real estate projects in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau for existing brand heads as well as new partners.
To monitor top lease renewals of the most important store locations for projects in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau and work with brands for ongoing real estate strategy.
To prepare regular real estate related reports to all brand heads.
To prepare analysis relating to the Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau markets and to begin a group wide strategy on its retail network / retail footprint.
To lead the timely communication and sharing of information across all brands for business development opportunities in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau.
To coordinate and update the real estate database and reports with all brands in a timely manner.
To continue the relationship developed by real estate with key landlords, and at times, to lead the negotiations with landlords on new sites, in full collaboration with the brands and the Legal Department
To begin the development of Kering’s relationship with local government officials in key cities, as well as to act as the ambassador for Kering in matter that not only relate to real estate, but other corporate functions as well.
Who you are
Bachelor Degree or above in International Real Estate, Business Administration, Economics, or its equivalent
Minimum 8-year solid real estate experience gained from MNCs ideally from luxury, high-end fashion or real estate developer
Proven experience in dealing with real estate though :
Knowledge of Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau markets and the luxury business
Proficiency in contract negotiations
Advanced abilities in excel, specifically in business analysis
An extensive landlord and retailer network
Articulate, with excellent presentation skills
Personality and professionalism that fits the culture of Kering : honesty, the spirit of collaboration and openness to take on a variety of roles as needed by the team
Fluent in English and Mandarin
Why work with us?
This is a fabulous opportunity to join the Kering adventure and and to actively contribute to the development of the business by becoming part of a thriving Atelier in a global Luxury Group that offers endless possibilities to learn and grow.
Talent development is a managerial principle at Kering and we are committed to fostering internal mobility. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment.
Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation enriches the workplace.
It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background.