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Goods Flow Manager | IKEA | YAS Island | Abu Dhabi

3-5 years
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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, 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
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 effectively work with others by developing trust and respect in order to achieve agreed goals. You implement change by looking for opportunities to make improvement in the way of work. You have the ability to plan, implement and monitor the planned actions.
What's more, we believe that you have the following knowledge, capabilities and motivation:
  • Live and share the IKEA values every day
  • Bachelor's Degree in Commerce or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of experience preferably in Sales, Supply Chain & Logistics in a management role, IKEA experience is preferred
  • Professional level of MS Excel and other MS programmes.
  • Excellent written and verbal English
  • Strategic, analytical skills and commercial awareness.

About the role
You will proactively integrate the retail ‘communicating & selling processes with the ‘supplying processes at store level. You will support the strong alignment between supply and demand needed to secure agreed service level at lowest cost. You will ensure an efficient logistics operation in the store.
Key Specific Accountabilities
  • Responsible for minimising local-local shortages in my store and securing that store stock is available for our customers.
  • Give input to in-store logistics manager regarding store logistic capacity requirements (space, equipment and people).
  • Accountable for planning, organising and monitoring the store goods flow process from goods
  • Receiving to sales locations replenishment, fulfilling the goal to be ready before store opening and that the areas of responsibility are in-shape as new.
  • Minimise waiting times at full serve handout by optimising goods allocation and the planning of space, equipment and people.

  • Secure store stock is available for customers in order to maximise sales and optimise goods flow productivity to fulfil overall qualitative and quantitative goals.
  • Secure an efficient goods flow by having a close cooperation with partners within the commercial team in the area of merchandising in order to sell more.
  • Take accountability for handling damages in the store and working with the team to identify the root cause of recurring damages and taking appropriate action to minimise the reoccurrence of these in future.
  • Optimise the utilisation of existing logistic capacity in my store (space, equipment and people) and securing efficient goods flow, by ensuring all handling equipment is maintained to a high standard and functions effectively.
  • Actively contribute to the creation of the store business plan and converting business plan goals into clear logistic actions within the goods flow area. Take responsibility for executing relevant actions within this plan.
  • Implement rules and guidelines in the areas of goods flow in the store and follow up on the implementation of these.
  • Contribute to environmental, health and safety performance in the store and securing compliance with the group risk manual in the goods flow operations areas.

  • Provide an inspiring and motivating direction to co-workers and engage them fully in the tasks of becoming leaders in Life at Home and generating sales growth.
  • Create an environment where the IKEA culture is strong and where the diversity of customers and co-workers is valued.
  • Lead by example, being the goods flow expert in the store, sharing competence to grow the overall knowledge and skills of the team and the store.
  • Recruit the team through IKEA values by identifying what skills are needed now and in the future to achieve the objectives of the role.
  • Support the the team by sharing the VOICE results and together we analyses them and take actions to improve.
  • Secure the training of the team to ensure they are well informed, regarding the coordination and optimization of goods flow operations.

  • Ensure the team works proactively to optimise all goods flow operations in the store, contributing to the achievement of goals within profit & loss.
  • Constantly monitor performance against agreed goals, adapting and taking action accordingly.
  • Ensure all goods flow initiatives grow the business and support the sustaining of long-term profitability.
  • Control costs by working in a lean, simple, cost-conscious way using good examples and encouraging my team and my colleagues to discover even more effective ways of working

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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