Are you a highly motivated, creative and hardworking individual with a passion for people?
Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity to be part of making history?
If you answered yes then this is for you… IKEA is coming to Chile, Colombia and Peru and you can be part of our growing family!
What we’re looking for
We want to give realistic and honest people the chance to grow, both professionally and personally. We’re looking for that special person who, like us, is passionate for home furnishing, thinks out of the box, wants to always surpass our customers’ expectations, loves teamwork and leads by example. Passionate about the behaviors and life at home of the many people and the trends that influences them with a strategic thinking and pragmatic approach.
Common sense and great human quality are part of our everyday life, and it’s why we believe that people and their values are more important than their CVs. We are inviting you to challenge yourself and see things differently with us.
What will be your role
Ensure the profitability of IKSO projects, maximize investment and correct information for decision making. Additionally, manage and control the overall project areas to ensure the correct set up of the country.
What you will be doing
Development store forecast, market analysis and expansion pre-conditions for new markets and customer meeting points in close cooperation with the business.
With the customer at the heart of everything we do, Expansion takes contribution for strategic expansion planning enabling penetration of existing and new markets.
Analysis and reporting to be used for strategic and financial decision making.
Follow-up of the monitoring of compliance with the opening and operation milestones at the local level.
Market potential evaluation and running.
Secure a close co-operation with IKSO areas to secure communication in the expansion plans and business needs.
Create Business Plan to understand the overall project and maximize investment.
Close contribution with finance in the annual budgeting process.
Ability to deal with different stakeholders, in continuous cooperation with the team.
Lead and work closely together with colleagues across the totality of IKSO and across IKEA to strengthen and contribute to a strong and relevant brand.
What do you need for apply
University degree in related to the position.
Fluent in English both written and spoken.
Minimum 3 years of experience.
Desirable experience in finance.
Desirable experience in development of projects.
Experience in market development strategies – preferably for retail operation business.
Knowledge of how to plan (strategic, tactical, operational and finance) in an efficient and cost-conscious way.
Excellent understanding of processes on the area of expertise
Knowledge of project management and co-ordination skills.
Why we will love you
Inspired by the IKEA vision "to create a better everyday life for the many people" and the IKEA culture and values.
Good communication and influencing skills.
Service-minded and collaborative thinking.
Ability to empathize with workers, to provide a close and excellent service.
Why you will love us
Work in a company fully committed with people & planet.
Work with a meaning, create a better everyday life for the many people.
We celebrate diversity.
We want to encourage you to grow.
If you believe you have the passion, values, skills and experience then we are waiting for your application!