Deputy Store Manager
- IKEA BANGNA, Samutprakarn, Thailand
Our vision “To create a better everyday life for the many people” is the reason why IKEA and our centres exists and why people choose and love to come to us. It is the driving force behind our success.
We believe home is the most important place in the world and by becoming “The leader in life at home” we will secure a strong brand position for IKEA and stimulate home furnishing interest on our markets. We want to be the “Preferred shopping centre destination” for retailers and business partners. For a successful future we must secure “Growth with long term profitability” and we will do this by a consistent focus within our four strategic cornerstones of Growth, People, Sustainability and Costs.
Acting like a market leader in all our decision making and securing a “Market Leadership Mentality” in our organisation will drive us to reaching our vision.
You support the Store Manager to steer the store towards growth, optimal performance and sustained long term profitability, in line with the IKEA objectives and values. You will be responsible for a specific part of the store operations, initiating, coordinating, and driving programmes to achieve the IKEA store financial and commercial goals.
By focusing on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) you will ensure that the IKEA mechanical sales system and merchandising basics are in throughout the store. You will manage store activities with various campaigns and drive sales and maximize profits.
You will support the Store Manager in ensuring all co-workers are highly motivated and to ensure efficient co-worker allocation to meet visitors’ and customers’ needs. You actively lead and develop co-operation across all areas of the store and with Service Office,
through working closely together, sharing knowledge and showing understanding of each other’s responsibilities to achieve our objectives.
You are passionate about people’s everyday life at home and in home furnishings. You are likely to have 5-8 years of management experience in high volume or multi-unit retail environment.
You are able to take a multi-dimensional view, considering customers, commercial, people, financial and operational perspectives. You are
quick to develop knowledge of the local market and business conditions and take commercial decisions based on available information. You can identify yourself with the IKEA range and enjoy working in a fast-paced, future-oriented environment.
You possess strong leadership qualities, able to lead by example, and support co-workers in their growth and development, according to their individual ability and experience.
Please apply by 31 Aug 2021