Visual Merchandiser

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:
Responsible to secure that the visual expression of the store is in line with the IKEA manuals so the IKEA Concept is fully implemented.

Job Responsibility:
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.
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.

Required Skills:
A proven commitment to high quality execution within limited time frames
Customer Focused, Individual Accountability, Continuous Improvement, Personal Leadership, Teamwork
A proven ability to visualize, design and communicate home furnishing and retail solutions
Attention to detail with a keen eye for aesthetics

What equips you for the Role:
Retail based or Agency based VM / Interior design experience
AutoCAD & Sketchup working experience, Design Background is mandatory.
Revit is good to have