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Concept Planner - 2-year fixed term contract

Apply now Job no: 502244
Work type: Fixed Term Full-time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Property

Early 2016, Wesfarmers Limited announced a restructure of its department store businesses enabling Kmart and Target to maximise and share opportunities whilst maintaining and growing these iconic Australian brands.  Through this restructure, a new Department Store Division was created comprising of both Kmart Australia Ltd and Target Australia Ltd.

A unique opportunity to join the department stores collaboration has become available for an experienced store design planner to take on the role of Concept Planner to help drive expansion and conversion strategies for both Kmart and Target stores.  Reporting to the National Viability and Design Manager, this role will see you involved in the following;

  • Understand all aspects of the design, (Architecture, Mechanical, Hydraulics, Electrical, Fire Engineering) and the impact to the customer, ensuring both compliance and services engineering is delivered in line with Kmart/ Target Design Standards, Code & Australian Standards
  • Lead End to End consultant teams and provide Architectural support throughout Project, driving consistency from initial concept design through to design development, documentation and construction phases
  • Work closely with business stakeholders to understand the product and business needs and architecture, process, and culture to deliver against these needs.
  • Produce a detailed, well-articulated design exceptions schedules for the Agreement for Lease document (where required)
  • Audit drawings for consistency and ensure quality deliverables are being achieved.
  • Develop scope of works packages with landlords that capture key business requirements for conversions, expansions and downsizes

To be successful in securing this role, you will ideally possess the following skills and experience;

  • Tertiary degree/diploma in either Architecture, Architectural drafting, Building Design, Building Engineering and (ideally) Project Management
  • Solid experience working in capacity of one (or some) of the following; Architectural Draftsperson/Designer, Building Engineering, Building Design or Development, Project administration and highly competent across a suite of digital product design tools (i.e. AutoCAD/Revit)
  • Exposure and experience in Construction and Project Management preferably within a (big box) retail environment
  • Knowledge or process engaging with internal and external stakeholders, Project Managers, Developers, Landlords and Retail Property Managers
  • Strong Technical Architectural and Services Engineering knowledge with strong attention to detail and effective time management skills
  • Strong understanding of business needs with highly capable communication and interpersonal skills and ability to connect analytical conversations with creative opportunities. Able to speak both languages comfortably.
  • High level of understanding and application of the National Construction Code and Australian Standards.

We have a lot to offer our team members including great development opportunities across the Wesfarmers Group, excellent remuneration, an attractive bonus scheme, benefits program and access to Wesfarmers share plan.

So, if you have the required experience and our culture sounds like the right fit for you then please upload your current resume along with a cover letter and complete the online application form.

Phone screening and interviews will occur prior to the closing date of this advertisement.

Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.  Agencies - Please do not contact us or send applicants to us unless requested to by a Recruitment team member.


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