About Al-Futtaim Private Company LLC
No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives.
Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get?
The chance to push the limits every single day.
As 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.
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 have the ability to priorities and organize work and the work of others in order to make the most efficient use of time available.
You have the commercial and visual competence with a keen eye for aesthetics. 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 :
5 years Interior Design / Visual Merchandising experience, IKEA is preferred
Held a previous management role which included leading a creative team
Ability to quickly develop knowledge of the local market and business conditions
Good analytical and numerical skills
Project management experience
Store layout planning experience
Strategic Planning and Analytical Skills, Effective Communication, Excel competence.
About the role
You are primarily responsible for leading the Communication & Interior Design department in securing the overall visual and inspirational level inside of the IKEA store.
The IKEA store should by visitors be perceived as being a source of inspiration, tips and ideas as well as a qualified home furnishing specialist providing home furnishing solutions in order to help maximize sales.
Key Specific Accountabilities
People Management and Development
This is complex job since balancing aesthetic visual expression and building solutions that can withstand the pressure of 10 000 visitors per day that touch and test the products and still remain commercial
A few more things for you
Interest? Then please join us for a rewarding career journey!
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crafted and personalised CV to further boost your visibility. Our global Talent Acquisition team members are all assigned to specific businesses to ensure that we make the best matches between talent and opportunities.
We not only consider the requisite compatibility of skills and behaviours, but also how candidates align with our Values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, and Excellence.
As part of our candidate experience promise, we also want to make ourselves available to you throughout the application process.
We make every effort to review and respond to every application.