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Digital Range Specialist | IKEA | Dubai, UAE

Date: 14-Aug-2019

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

About Al-Futtaim Private Company LLC

 

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.

 

As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.

 

About Al-Futtaim IKEA

 

GROWING TOGETHER...

 

We are a values-driven company with a passion for life at home. Our vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people.

 

Al-Futtaim IKEA holds the franchise rights for IKEA in Egypt, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.

 

About You

You have the willingness and passion in transforming IKEA to be the world’s leading multichannel home furnishing retailer. You lead and act the IKEA culture and values. You are inspired by working together in fast paced and complex environments.

 

What's more, we believe that you have the following knowledge, capabilities and motivation:

  • Live and share the IKEA values every day
  • Digital, online, ecommerce and/or IT experience
  • Extensive experience (at least 5 years) about the IKEA range

  • Experience of making commercial decisions based on market knowledge.

  • Experience of digital business and sell steering in an Omnichannel environment

  • Extensive knowledge in analytics and how to evolve product strategy based on sales, analytics, and industry trends

  • Good written & spoken English

  • Strong teambuilding, relationship and networking skills

  • Process and organizational thinking

  • Prioritization and decision-making skills

 

About the Role

You will lead the detailed work when it comes to the availability, (range) changes and optimisation of the IKEA range offer on digital channels, and simplify the digital buying process and deliver shopping behaviour insights.

 

Key Specific Accountabilities:

  • Prepare for offering the best shopping experience for digital sales and commercial activities by contributing to the briefing process and securing the availability of the online offer
  • Contribute to optimise the range offer in collaboration with respective Sales Leaders and work pro-actively towards stakeholders to secure correct fulfilment and forecast at product level
  • Administrate the range changes on all digital channels
  • Responsible for defining forecast for the sales and activities needs within the range scope
  • Optimise the sales and margin of the range and follow up on fulfilment on the goals
  • Simplify the digital buying process based on the feedback from the customers

A few more things for you

 

Interest? Then please join us for a rewarding career journey!

 

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Before you click, “apply”: Please read the job description carefully to ensure you can confidently demonstrate why this opportunity is right for you and take the time to put together a well-crafted and personalised CV to further boost your visibility. Our global Talent Acquisition team members are all assigned to specific businesses to ensure that we make the best matches between talent and opportunities. We not only consider the requisite compatibility of skills and behaviours, but also how candidates align with our Values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, and Excellence.

 

As part of our candidate experience promise, we also want to make ourselves available to you throughout the application process. We make every effort to review and respond to every application.

 

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