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National_Communication & Interior Design Manager

Date: 07-Jun-2022

Location: Cairo, EG

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 133448 

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United A”rab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organisation to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate. 

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day.

JOB PURPOSE:

Com & In Manager is primarily responsible for leading the Com & In 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 maximise Sales.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • To support the store with expertise to secure that the commercial level regarding range presentation and visual merchandising is optimised and that there is a common thread throughout the store
  • Com & In Manager is responsible to secure that time plans and budgets set by the Store Manager are followed for all work related to changing and updating all areas of the IKEA store in sync with the Commercial Calendar
  • Developing and implementing the annual business plan with the store management team in regards to your own department and areas of responsibility
  • You and your department are also responsible for the planning, execution and follow-up of the stores’ commercial calendars
  • You work with the Country Comm. In Manager to plan and organise marketing activities related to the commercial calendar.
  • Contribute with your expertise to achieve the store sales target
  • The IKEA store should provide a vibrant and exciting atmosphere that convince the visitors to come back for more repeat visits
  • You ensure that systems and methods stated in IKEA Concept Documentation are implemented throughout the whole store
  • You plan and lead major changes in the store including building up new room sets, new homes, new departments
  • To provide Comm & In support to the Expansion team
  • To provide a vibrant and enthralling environment to the Staff and Back Office areas.
  • Ensure that all Com & In co -workers have receive the necessary  training in safety and security aspects related to the use of this equipment so they are able to follow the rules and regulations and prevent accidents
  • Make sure all co-workers having properly trained including development programs to secure the store performance and succession needs
  • Manage the recruitment of the Comm & In department. Ensure the vacancies are filled as soon as they arise and the right candidates are hired in the vacant positions

JOB CONTEXT:

  • Range presentation: store media and display techniques skills
  • Knowledge about IKEA store equipment
  • Creative, commercial and visual expert
  • The Com & In manager needs to be very good at planning and coaching the 1st Interior decorator and 1st Visual merchandisers work so that the overall time plans and budgets are achieved.
  • 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 is difficult.

Minimum Experience:

  • 5 years interior design/visual merchandising experience in or outside IKEA

 

 

OB PURPOSE:

Com & In Manager is primarily responsible for leading the Com & In 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 maximise Sales.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • To support the store with expertise to secure that the commercial level regarding range presentation and visual merchandising is optimised and that there is a common thread throughout the store
  • Com & In Manager is responsible to secure that time plans and budgets set by the Store Manager are followed for all work related to changing and updating all areas of the IKEA store in sync with the Commercial Calendar
  • Developing and implementing the annual business plan with the store management team in regards to your own department and areas of responsibility
  • You and your department are also responsible for the planning, execution and follow-up of the stores’ commercial calendars
  • You work with the Country Comm. In Manager to plan and organise marketing activities related to the commercial calendar.
  • Contribute with your expertise to achieve the store sales target
  • The IKEA store should provide a vibrant and exciting atmosphere that convince the visitors to come back for more repeat visits
  • You ensure that systems and methods stated in IKEA Concept Documentation are implemented throughout the whole store
  • You plan and lead major changes in the store including building up new room sets, new homes, new departments
  • To provide Comm & In support to the Expansion team
  • To provide a vibrant and enthralling environment to the Staff and Back Office areas.
  • Ensure that all Com & In co -workers have receive the necessary  training in safety and security aspects related to the use of this equipment so they are able to follow the rules and regulations and prevent accidents
  • Make sure all co-workers having properly trained including development programs to secure the store performance and succession needs
  • Manage the recruitment of the Comm & In department. Ensure the vacancies are filled as soon as they arise and the right candidates are hired in the vacant positions

JOB CONTEXT:

  • Range presentation: store media and display techniques skills
  • Knowledge about IKEA store equipment
  • Creative, commercial and visual expert
  • The Com & In manager needs to be very good at planning and coaching the 1st Interior decorator and 1st Visual merchandisers work so that the overall time plans and budgets are achieved.
  • 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 is difficult.

Minimum Experience:

  • 5 years interior design/visual merchandising experience in or outside IKEA