One of the Leading Multiple Business Format Fashion Retail group based in Dubai, UAE for the role of Project Manager -- Retail Projects for its Footwear Business. The ideal person should be a B.Arch. (Bachelors Degree in Architecture) with 10 - 15 years of Interior / Retail Store / Building designing and Project Management experience, of which at least 3 years in a managerial capacity of leading independent retail project / site development projects, preferably in Large multiple business Retail formats in Footwear. The person would be responsible for participating in all retail project / site development phases from schematic design through construction including conceptual and detailed planning, designing, material specification, contractor evaluation and finalization, site supervision and control. The job holder will also be responsible for renovation and maintenance of existing stores with regards to any civil, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and carpentry works. The person should have the ability to meet the challenges of the Projects across the UAE and manage the team, can project plan and manage up to 4 / 5 new Stores at any one time. Excellent in Auto cad, experience of influencing vendors, shopping malls, Land lords etc. Has good Commercial acumen ie; has managed a large budget, can influence at board level and challenge and present with confidence. GCC (Gulf ) experience is preferred but candidates from very Large Retail Format can also be considered.