Aviation Commercial Development Manager – Denver International Airport Jobs in Denver, CO at City and County of Denver

Title: Aviation Commercial Development Manager – Denver International Airport

Company: City and County of Denver

Location: Denver, CO

About Our Job

Denver International Airport (DEN) is the third-busiest airport in the United States and one of the top ten busiest airports in the world, connecting our community globally through flight and business. DEN is the primary economic engine for the state of Colorado, generating more than $33 billion for the region annually and employing nearly 30,000 people. At DEN, we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. We celebrate individuality and uplift all races, ethnicities, gender identities, national origins, ages, abilities, religion, and LGBTQIA+ communities. We know that our diversity makes us stronger, and we strive to keep equity, diversity, and inclusion at the center of all that we do.

This Aviation Commercial Development Manager position will report to the Senior Vice President of Concessions, a division that includes the Food and Beverage, Retail, and Passenger Services, and will assist by designing and developing the tenant buildout program.

As a result of large-scale DEN programs (Great Hall Phase II+, Concourse Expansion), and expirations of concession agreements, there will be more than 100 concession projects over the next few years. This includes design and construction of new and remodeled spaces of more than 100,000sf of concession space.

Additionally, as an Aviation Commercial Development Manager you can expect to:

Collaborate on a regular cadence with key stakeholders to manage and orchestrate movements for all concession projects to ensure continuity of operations during a time of continued passenger growth at DEN. Each concession project will include multiple project teams, designers and contractors

Assist with the development and implementation of the Concession Master Plan by providing guidance about design and development feasibility based on base building conditions and relevant building code

Represent the Airport in community outreach events for upcoming development and construction opportunities

Manage the design and construction of all concession projects awarded through the RFP process, former Premium Value Concession awards, agreement extensions, and midterm renovations

Assist in revisions to concession agreements and supporting documents, including the development of Policy to be used as a legal instrument

Assist the DEN Concessions Team in resolving maintenance and code deficiency issues

Interface with multiple City agencies, Executives from multiple companies, divisions and organizations to ensure all stakeholders are included in the design/build/move process, schedules meet operational and organizational needs, and airport and Concession assets are managed throughout the process

Other projects related to programs in the DEN Concessions Division that will be assigned to this position as they manifest

About You

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

At least five (5) years of experience in airport concession concessions design and buildout.

Proven leadership in providing subject matter expertise about design and construction feasibility to Executive level leadership and legal teams.

Managing multiple simultaneous projects in an operating airport setting.

Superior verbal and written communication skills, and experience presenting at all levels of management.

Ability to interface with multiple departments to ensure stakeholders’ needs are satisfied.

Models DEN’s values and ethics on matters of equity, diversi…

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