s a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees.
You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas.
Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.
About Al-Futtaim IKEA
We are a values-driven company with a passion for life at home. Our vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people.
Al-Futtaim IKEA holds the franchise rights for IKEA in Egypt, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.
You are a passionate and dynamic person ready for bigger scope of responsibility. You want to lead, inspire and build a strong team.
You want to create a better life for many individuals at their homes.
What’s more, we believe that you have the following knowledge, capabilities and motivation :
Experience of managing and developing a team, preferably in retail environment.Business-minded and result-driven with a customer focusStrong leadership skillsStrategic planning and analytical skillsProblem solvingExcellent communication skillsComputer Literate
About The Role
You are responsible for is responsible for optimizing sales, profitability and development of the Market Hall business in order to strengthen IKEA’s position as the Top of the Mind’ Home Furnishing Store in the local market.
You will lead the Market Hall Co-workers, provide support and develop them in order to create a strong and vital daily commercial drive in the Market Hall whilst ensuring the presence of the proven IKEA retail system.
Key Role Specific Accountabilities
Together with the Com & In department, you secure that the IKEA store provides a commercial range presentation in your business area and that customers perceive IKEA as a competent home furnishing specialist.
Plan and implement commercial calendar of the year.Improve ease of shopping in the store by efficiently working with mechanical sale tools.
Be a Product Knowledge expert to ensure the highest level of Customer Service.
Phase in and out range continuously during the year.Secure that all products in your Business Area are displayed according to the merchandising basics (clean, price tag, well assemble, no damage) during all opening hours.
People Management & Development
Ensure working methods, basic action routines and range information are understood and carried out in order to achieve objectives.
Motivate the sales staff towards achievement of work objectives. Support the team to achieve their objectives by ensuring they understand the company business plan and objectives.
Be Train the Trainer for the department and ensure all the co-workers in the department are trained in Product Knowledge, customer service training, Concept training, H&S trainings.
Act as Payroll administrator and be a super user for the Staff Management System and generate the schedules using the system.
Monitor attendance of the sales co-workers and monitor sickness and other absences levels.Provide the Showroom Sales Manager with feedback and their recommendations during the Probationary period reviews and annually reviews for the staff in the customer service department.
Coach, co-ordinate and communicate with Sales Co-worker in order to consistently improve sales.
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Interest? Then please join us for a rewarding career journey!
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