What the Lazada headquarters in Singapore looks as if


The administrative center setup, says PR supervisor Joel Chan, evokes a collaborative tradition within the corporate.

RHIA GRANA | Sep 30 2022

After we call to mind running for an international e-commerce corporate like Lazada, what involves thoughts is how tense the task will also be—particularly all the way through the vacation buying groceries season and yearend mega gross sales. Orders are available droves so gross sales brokers and supply group of workers will have to be running round-the-clock. The IT team of workers will have to be on their feet 24/7 ensuring the website online doesn’t lavatory down and customers’ information are stored safe from unscrupulous components.

The Lazada One construction is with ease situated on the central district of Bras Basah.

Whilst portions of this state of affairs could also be true, it’s now not the type of vibe we were given after we have been not too long ago given a possibility to excursion the Lazada One headquarters in Singapore for the LazMall Manufacturers Long run Discussion board. Everybody was once busy doing their factor, sure, running on their laptops or discussing with their friends—however there was once a basic sense of cool and calm. And we expect a large issue is their thoughtfully designed paintings house.

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Visitors are welcomed at degree 5 with this comfy front room setup. The primary wall represents the the e-commerce platform’s various choices.

The Lazada HQ is housed in an 11-story construction situated on the central district of Bras Basah. Conserving place of job there are the corporate’s regional and Singapore operations in addition to the opposite firms owned by way of Lazada’s guardian corporate, e-commerce large Alibaba.

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A workstation impressed by way of the long-lasting pillars of Singapore’s HDBs.

Lazada Singapore’s PR supervisor Joel Chan advised us they’ve simply moved in to the brand new place of job house ultimate April. The e-commerce platform prior to now held its places of work in a smaller house at AXA Tower which is lately being redeveloped by way of the Alibaba Crew Conserving to turn into Singapore’s tallest skyscraper

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A botanical-themed mural ornaments this pantry.

The Lazada One HQ measures 109,000 sq toes so it’s moderately large. You received’t be seeing the everyday place of job booths with walls and partitions in muted tones. As a substitute, it’s were given loads of communal areas in addition to non-public areas. The partitions are painted in vivid, welcoming pastel sun shades and a few have stunning work of art. On the 5th ground, which is occupied by way of the Singapore operations, staff and visitors are welcomed with a comfortable front room setup, making the place of job house really feel extra like house than place of job.

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It has a number of soundproof pods in several sizes.

Chan says the brand new Lazada HQ is designed to cater to other paintings types and wishes. “The secret is collaborative workspaces,” he tells us. They observe hot-desking—this means that, staff would possibly paintings at any to be had table, despite the fact that groups have designated spaces. Staff can’t go away non-public assets at the tables, so everyone is supplied with a locker.

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Lots of the spaces are customizable to fit other wishes. 

This administrative center has a number of soundproof pods in several sizes. “What is essential for us is having many configurable areas,” says Chan. There are breakout rooms supplied with audio-video apparatus (TV display screen, webcam, virtual whiteboards and many others.) they usually use the Alibaba generation’s video website hosting provider. Being a web-based buying groceries platform, the place of job additionally has a livestream room, whole with inexperienced display screen and filming apparatus.

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Sittings impressed by way of Singapore HDB’s void deck

There are spaces with couches and bean baggage the place staff can calm down and put their toes up. There’s a ping-pong desk that staff can use to destress after paintings hours, in addition to bathe rooms in the event that they wish to clean up. There’s even a lactation room for girls who want to categorical milk.  

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Extra workstation huts to make a choice from.

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Workers may play ping-pong after paintings hours. Photograph by way of ANCX

Lazada occupies six flooring of the construction and every ground has its personal pantry with multicultural influences. There are tables and chairs impressed by way of the long-lasting void decks most often noticed in Singapore HDBs (Housing and Building Board) or public housing. There’s a pantry house that exudes the vibe of previous espresso stores or kopi tiam, and one that appears extra like an American diner, with tilework and neon lighting fixtures. The pantries are stocked with all forms of snacks and culmination, and supplied with fridges, microwave ovens, espresso machines, and beverages dispensers.

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Their greatest pantry looks as if an American diner, whole with tilework and neon lighting fixtures.

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Every of the six flooring has its personal pantry with multicultural influences. Photograph by way of ANCX

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The pantries are stocked with all forms of snacks, culmination and feature a beverages dispenser. Photograph by way of ANCX

The e-commerce corporate designed its paintings surroundings this manner in order that Lazada staff will also be their best and inventive selves. The purpose is most productiveness but in addition to encourage a collaborative tradition within the corporate.

Pictures courtesy of Lazada