OCP Com&In Group Leader

  • Unayzah Saudi Arabia
  • Full-time

Company Description

 

Come help us create a better everyday life for the many people. That’s the IKEA vision. We do that by offering a wide range of home furnishings with good design and function at prices so low that as many people will be able to afford them.

Do you value simplicity, cost-consciousness, a humble attitude and willpower? Then an IKEA career may be right for you.

We strive for excellent leadership to lead business and people together. We believe people learn and develop best when they perform and deliver in the real world.

 

Job Description

  • To inspire and surprise visitors by presenting and communicating the IKEA home furnishing offer with strong visual impressions that exceed visitors’ expectations. This will strengthen the IKEA Brand and convert more visitors into customers.  
  •  Securing a deep knowledge of all Range Presentation medias and clarifying the main purpose of each medium.
  • Use Range Presentation competence to strengthen the uniqueness of the IKEA identity through home furnishing solutions in the OCP by working with store layout, Range Presentation medias and vitality.
  •  Stimulating and increasing the interest for home furnishing solutions and knowledge in the team and other functions in order to grow the customer base and the market. This can be implemented through home furnishing knowledge, understanding the variety of the IKEA style and how to reflect it in the OCP according to customer need and relevance, displaying vitality and inspiring customer with new ideas to solve their challenges.
  •  Actively contribute in gathering of insights of Life at Home and translating this knowledge into locally relevant, functional, aesthetic and commercial home furnishing solutions that exceed customer expectations and reflect home furnishing the IKEA way.
  • Stay up to date and knowledgeable about home furnishing, retailing and trends in order to contribute in workshops to generate creative ideas.
  • Respect routines and responsibilities, work together with Com&In team and other functions, act quickly to exploit commercial opportunities and understand the impact of your actions on the financial results.
  • Responsible in developing the competence of the team.
  • Keep visitors in mind when working on the shop floor, minimize disruption and remain aware at all times of the importance of safety and the visual impact for visitors

 

Qualifications

 

  • General retailing experience
  • Must have 5-7 years interior design/visual merchandising experience in or outside IKEA
  • Must have a deep interest in home furnishing business and highly developed knowledge of home furnishings and the way people live 
  • Project management experience
  • Store layout planning experience
  • Experience in working with range presentation in all sales and sales support areas of the IKEA store
  • Communication skills
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to share knowledge and learning
  • Must be able to build working relationships
  • Must be able to speak and write English, Arabic is a plus
  • Leadership skills
  • Must have proven leadership abilities and lead by example
  • Must have the ability to bring out the best in co-workers and to motivate and develop the organization
  • Must have the ability to create an environment where the IKEA values are a strong and living reality that embraces the diversity of co-workers and visitors
  • Must be able to lead and coach a group of people that are highly qualified specialists in their areas of competence 
  • Other 
  • The OCP Com&In Group Leader needs to be very good in planning and coaching the Interior designers and the Visual merchandisers, so that the overall time plans and budgets are achieved. Normally during a business year the Com & In manager is always facing the challenge of trying to make the most use of people in their organization while having a workload and a wish list from the sales managers that is bigger than the resources at hand. The aesthetic and visual expertise can be left in the hands of the specialists but the planning and

 

Additional Information

We offer an exciting and wonderful work environment with great opportunities to grow and develop. You will be part of a values-driven and open organisation with the opportunity to contribute to creating a strong IKEA Brand for the many individual people! 

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