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UAE National Retail Sales Representative | IKEA | Dubai (Multiple stores)

Date: 28-Jul-2022

Location: AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 136522 

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

About You

You have a passion for selling and eagerness to want to help customers. You enjoy working in a fast-paced and complex environment. You have the willingness in transforming IKEA to be the world’s leading home furnishing retailer

 

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

  • Live and share the IKEA values every day
  • Secondary Education
  • 3 to 5 years in a similar role                                           
  • Fluency in Written and spoken English and Arabic is preferred
  • Customer Focussed
  • Initiative
  • Sales Driven
  • Strong Personal Leadership & Interpersonal skills
  • Team work and Collaboration
  • Flexibility to work shifts, rotations and weekends

 

 

About the role

You are responsible for establishing rapport and credibility in assisting customers to purchase the company’s product range whilst at the same time maintaining the company’s standard of merchandising and ensuring stock availability to achieve sales target set by the company by going the extra mile to exceed expectations.

 

Key Specific Accountabilities:

Commercial

  • Promote the sales of products by spotting and seizing sales opportunities, offering alternatives solutions to problems and suggesting add on sales in order to achieve the established sales target.
  • Suggest means of improving sales to his supervisor as well as determine “slow moving” or “non-selling” items and suggest sales action.
  • Maintain a full display of products via merchandising methods as laid down by the company.
  • Be an ‘expert’ on the product range within HFB.
  • Be aware of developments in the local market by being attentive to information given by customers; be aware on advertising and promotions in the media and make scheduled market visits to maintain the company’s competitive advantage and to properly advise customers.
  • Be up to date with changes in the company’s products range such as new items or changes in existing items; Keep the Sales Manager informed of any customer’s problems/comments on the product range and/or any gaps in the range.

Operational

  • Conduct a daily detailed inspection of his assigned area so as to review the availability and positioning of price labels, product information tags and other communication media.
  • Review daily stock level on all products in his assigned area and recommends orders to the Shopkeeper.
  • Coordinates with Procurement Executive for information pertaining to stocks in his assigned area.

Customer

  • Be understanding and sensitive in meeting diverse customers’ needs by initiating and developing effective way of building relationship with the customer thereby establishing trust and confidence.
  • Determine the customers’ requirements, to prepare a pro forma invoice.
  • Maintain contact and advice customers on news or recently received items of interest as well as following up on quotations sent in an effort to convert to actual sales.
  • Provide the highest level of Customer Service.

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…

 

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.