Manager Real Estate West

Mumbai | India | Retail (Back Office)

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.

Key Responsibilities:


  • To identify and evaluate all real estate opportunities through site visits, site selection metrics and criteria, demographic analysis and research to ensure the best locations for the brand are secured
  • To manage metrics and criteria for which site selection decisions will be made (research analytics, financial performance, revenue prediction models)
  • To negotiate letters of intent and key lease deal points to the brand’s advantage
  • To present the adidas Group’s retail concepts to prospective landlords
  • To identify franchise opportunities with multiple and cross border landlords to achieve best possible deal making
  • To manage external Real Estate resources in locating and evaluating potential sites, especially the cross-border strategic landlords
  • To manage the creation of site justification packets as part of the capital approval processes.
  • To evaluate existing store portfolio to actively drive rent reductions, recommend lease renewals and terminations and negotiate renewals and extensions where appropriate


  • NA


  • To measure progress on own KPIs
  • To report to all superiors
  • To monitor all reports
  • To monitor and report on customers and competitors sell-through and activities, and propose/initiate/take actions  
  • To provide realistic plans


  • None

    Key Relationships:

  • Global Retail Centre of Excellence (CoE)
  • Customers
  • CoE Expansion
  • Market Retail team including:
    • Retail Back Office (RBO) team (within both Lead and Multifunctional Markets)
    • Regional Real Estate Managers
    • Senior Retail Director
    • Senior Manager Store Development

      Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good IT skills (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Fluency in English and local language of Market HQ
  • Good numeracy, literacy, verbal and written communication skills
  • Geographical mobility

    Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Functional: > 6-8 years retail specific real estate site selection experience, preferably with a major mall based retailer
  • Industry: ideally in apparel/fashion/shoes or FMCG
  • Leadership: > NA
  • Exposure: Sports, store implementation, Real estate community, legal partners
  • University degree with an emphasis in real estate or finance preferred, or equivalent professional experience

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The Facts

Jobtitle Manager Real Estate West
Team Retail (Back Office)
Brand adidas
Location Mumbai
Country India
Number 171545
Position Type Full time
Date Feb-05, 2018
Relocation no

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