Strategic Implementation of IKEA Concept: Working in partnership with our principal you will be a key custodian of the brand and will ensure the brand's integrity is maintained throughout the Store and is implemented to our Principal's standards and guidelines.
Staff Management: You will ensure that the Store has a positive and supportive work environment and the staff are suitably recruited, trained and motivated to perform their jobs effectively.
Store Development: You will support the process of developing the store by proactively keeping abreast of advances in the business locally, within the region and within the international market.
Relationship Building: Cultivate a proactive partnership with the Al Futtaim Management team along with our Principal located in Sweden. In addition you will also develop strong partnerships with local authorities such as Government, Health Authorities & Labour/Immigration Departments.
This job is not suited for a person who has managed a small retail outlet.
A minimum of five years experience in managing a big-box retail store that possesses a minimum headcount of 200 FTE.
A strong track record in driving sales and building customer loyalty please be prepared to provide us with demonstrated examples of how you have done this in the past. Naturally your ability to influence and negotiate with key decision makers will compliment your strong leadership and relationship building skills.
Candidates who have previous IKEA Store Management experience are very much encouraged to apply.