Quality and Sustainability expert – Real Estate Construction

Quality and Sustainability expert – Real Estate Construction

Real Estate Department

Bring Action stores to the next level!

Fulltime job (38h per week)

Job Summary:

Action continues with its amazing expansion plans. We are already active in 7 countries, with 1.400+ stores, and we have strong plans to boost our international presence. Hiring the best talent is one of our key priorities, so we are looking for a new permanent colleague to join our international headquarters.

For our Real Estate business area and specifically within the Construction team, we are hiring a driven and meticulous colleague with construction background and business processes mindset. As a Quality and Sustainability expert for Real Estate, you will help us set best practices and innovative guidelines for building  quality stores and distribution centres across Europe. As always, we are ambitious, so as well as growing rapidly we also want to make a big step up in the level of sustainability of our stores, particularly relating to energy sourcing, energy usage and use of recycled equipment . A big challenge and lots of fun!

Our new colleague likes to be at the Head-office and manage documentation, prepare agreements, discuss facts and opportunities with Risk and Audit teams. She/he can collaborate closely and successfully with internal and external partners, align with country colleagues and suppliers on project timelines, costs, and quality requirements. You can see it all and make yourself visible internationally. You are the expert and we need you to travel a couple of times a month (one day trips) to visit store locations under construction or in acquisition phase, to make sure we are working as planned, as described and defined in our processes.

Do you have sustainable construction education? Are you able to discuss with construction managers about challenging complex issues? You love to create an environment that focuses on innovation and want to show the world how it can be done? If you are creative, have an eye for detail and want to contribute with your talent to the future of Action you need to apply.

What makes you a specialist in this field?
  • You have strong analytical skills;
  • You are pragmatic and results driven;
  • You are very organised, pragmatic and ambitious;
  • You work in a collaborative style and patience for change;
  • Really outstanding eye of detail without losing the bigger picture;
  • Strong people skills and proactive team player.

And further:

  • Minimum University degree in combination with 5 years of relevant working experience
  • Proven experience within Construction
  • English, both verbal and written + additional European languages
This is what we offer you as a Quality, Sustainability & Social responsibility Construction expert

Action is the place to be! We are growing at an average rate higher than 20% each year, and our ambition is to continue at the same pace. Our expansion is amazing and we opening stores on a daily basis across different countries. You therefore have the opportunity to grow together with Action, and be part of the success!

Although we have more than 50.000 employees we don’t want to call ourselves a corporation: we are still a very hands on company and we enjoy making the impossible, possible. We don’t wear ties and love to show that we are all hardworking and down to earth. What are you waiting for? Join us!

In addition we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • 24 days of holidays
  • Travel allowance
  • Laptop
  • 15% discount on all Action merchandise
  • An attractive pension plan
  • Participation to collective health insurance

Do you want to help build the future for one of the best and fastest growing non-food retailers in Europe? Apply now by uploading your CV and motivation letter, via our online application form.

Are you interested in finding out more about this function or the application procedure? Please contact Esther Sancho ( Senior Recruiter) on (+31)6 82 468 062. 

While we appreciate the offer of assistance, unfortunately Action does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Action via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid written search agreement will be deemed the sole property of Action, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Action.