Visual Merchandiser

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.

 

 

JOB PURPOSE:

You will be responsible to secure that the visual expression of the store is in line with the IKEA manuals so the IKEA Concept is fully implemented.

 

 

Key accountabilities:

Commercial

  • Planning and coordinating the execution of accessory shops, shop windows, activity podiums, perimeter breaks, self-serve, Swedish Food Market and Exit Café displays in the IKEA.
  • Ensuring the integrity of the IKEA concept and brand by following IKEA manuals to produce functional home furnishing solutions within the store.
  • Ensuring in co-operation with the 1st Interior Designer that functional and inspirational display solutions are in line with running commercial activities.
  • Together with the Sales and In-Store Logistics teams, implementing the projects or daily sales steering activities efficiently with the use of IKEA display solutions, communication and sales methods.
  • Supporting the planning and implementation of the store commercial calendar.
  • Ensuring cost-effective, safe and environmentally friendly display solutions implementation in line with local legislation.
  • Resourcing and maintaining a detailed knowledge of home furnishing solutions within the local market.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:
Degree / Diploma in Interior Designing or Architecture

 

Minimum Experience:
A minimum 3 – 5 years of retail interior design or visual merchandising experience

 

Job-Specific Skills:

  • A proven ability to visualise, design and communicate home furnishing and retail solutions
  • Attention to detail with a keen eye for aesthetics
  • Computer proficient with knowledge and experience of using AutoCad & Sketch up
  • A proven commitment to high quality execution within limited time frames

A few more things for you

 

 

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

 

 

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