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Deputy Sales Manager| IKEA| QATAR

Date: 11-May-2022

Location: Doha, QA

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 132227 

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 Arab 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 organization 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

Overview of the role:


Ensuring the service levels and customer satisfaction in Sales departments are maintained to the highest standards by managing the day to day operation very effectively. Promote the IKEA Concept as a tool.


What you will do:


Description of Accountability:

  • Lead, inspire and motivate the sales team to optimize sales and profits.
  • Ensure store is always “In Shape as New”.
  • Ensure implementation of the store’s commercial activities and Business Plan.
  • Define objectives and lead efforts to achieve these through continuous evaluation and follow-up
  • Be a participant in and contribute to the Store Commercial team.
  • Develop and implement commercial strategic plans based on business priorities and local market.
  • To represent IKEA brand at the required level
  • To maintain store standards to the required level
  • To lead as per the values of IKEA



Required Skills to be successful:-

Job-Specific Skills:

  • Commercial awareness
  • Leadership abilities
  • Strategic planning and analytical skills
  • Manage and develop people in a high volume
  • Fluency in Written and spoken English

       Behavioural Competencies:

  • Customer Focussed
  • Individual Accountability
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Personal Leadership
  • Teamwork

Personal Qualities:

  • Willingness and ability to further develop within IKEA
  • Ability to work in a fast paced retails environment
  • String entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong customer and commercial focus
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to share knowledge with others


What equips you for the role:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree required (Master’s degree desired)
  • 7-8 years experience home furnishing.
  • 5-6 years of managerial role in furnishing
  • Sales Skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving

About Al-Futtaim Retail

Al-Futtaim Retail has established itself as one of the leaders in Retail across the Middle East, Africa & Asia over the past 30 years. We have developed partnerships with some of the biggest and most respected Brands in the world including IKEA, ACE and Toys R Us in the Middle East and the Inditex Group of Brands (Zara, Mango, Bershka and P&B) across Asia. We are also one of the largest Global partners of Marks and Spencer’s in both regions with over 75 stores offering both fashion & food options.
Most recently we have been responsible for bringing brands to the Middle East for the first time with the exciting launches of Watsons and B&Q and we aim to continue to be agile and adaptive to our markets with new launches and further development. For this to be possible we aim to recruit the best talent from all backgrounds who will continue to challenge and develop our diverse workforce which includes over 100 nationalities across 12 countries. Join us today and make a difference…