Retail Sales & Customer Service (Emarati National)

Full Time

Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

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.

Job Role:
Maximize sales in your area of responsibility using knowledge of your particular product range, your topsellers,3 Aces and 1 King and the local market and customers. You use IKEA tools and the experience and expertise of your colleagues. You support the efficient working of the IKEA mechanical sales system to ensure the continued success of the IKEA Concept.
Optimize the IKEA shopping experience in your shop to secure satisfied customers and increase sales.

Tasks :
Serve as a well-qualified home furnishing specialist
Provide a day out for the whole family.
Act as a highly efficient, and staffed sales mechanism
Show home furnishing solutions full of inspiring home furnishing ideas

Job Responsibilities:
You convey passion about IKEA products and actively learn about their features and benefits, and you share this knowledge with customers and colleagues.
You understand the store and department action plans. You take responsibility for your department goals and know how you contribute.
You actively offer all the services available in the IKEA store to help customers make informed choices, which results in a better shopping experience for them.
You lead and/or support the implementation of planned commercial activities involving your department throughout the store.
You ensure you maximize sales whilst maintaining profitability by knowing and actively steering towards the top selling and prioritized products (e.g. overstock/overtax).
You demonstrate the ability to analyze and adjust sales space capacities based on system parameters (sales location management) to secure high stock availability.
You actively approach customers who you see require additional help. You identify their needs by asking the right questions and advise them on the best solutions for their homes in order to exceed their expectations.
You understand how to use the different IKEA sales and communication channels and know-how for the different customers you meet.
You keep your area of responsibility clean, tidy, priced and fully stocked, and ensure that the IKEA basic merchandising standards are in place at all times to give customers a positive shopping experience.

Required skills:
Basic range presentation know-how.
Sales steering.
Sales location management/sales space capacity.
Computer literacy.
The right attitude and behavior’s to sell actively and help customers to buy.
Understanding of customer behavior’s.
Understanding and active use of the Selling the IKEA way manual.
Knowledge of the IKEA product range, including service products.

Enthusiastic and able to work with others in a team.
Open to change/highly flexibility.
Ability to take personal initiatives.
Excellent attention to detail.
Ability to priorities and organize your own work to make efficient use of the time available.
Business-minded and result-driven with a customer focus.
Experience of working in a customer- and commercial-oriented business.
Confident in approaching and talking to people in a proactive manner.
Interest in people’s everyday life at home and home furnishing.