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IKEA Jurong - Home Furnishing Specialist (Tengah)

Singapore - Explore location Sales & Commercial Full Time

Job description

Company description

The IKEA vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. We do this by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them. We operate in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand – and have an ambitious expansion plan to bring a little bit of Sweden to new markets in the region. We are part of the Ikano Group of companies and the only IKEA franchisee owned by the Kamprad family that founded IKEA.

We also develop, own and operate Shopping Centres that are anchored by IKEA and create walkable communities by including residential, office and other types of real estate in our development plans.

We work towards making sustainability a natural part of our everyday work. We are active in our communities, driving and supporting social initiatives that benefit children, women and the environment.The IKEA vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. We do this by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them. We operate in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand – and have an ambitious expansion plan to bring a little bit of Sweden to new markets in the region. We are part of the Ikano Group of companies and the only IKEA franchisee owned by the Kamprad family that founded IKEA.

We also develop, own and operate Shopping Centres that are anchored by IKEA and create walkable communities by including residential, office and other types of real estate in our development plans.

We work towards making sustainability a natural part of our everyday work. We are active in our communities, driving and supporting social initiatives that benefit children, women and the environment.


Job description
  • Provide customers with well-designed, relevant home furnishing solutions for the whole home by empathetically listening and understanding their living situations and life at home needs
  • Assist customers to plan their kitchens, wardrobes, and other system furniture combinations floorplans, site measurements and specific needs
  • Know and understand the customers’ life at home needs, home furnishing trends and I use this knowledge to provide the best solutions for customer
  • Maximize furniture and accessories sales by offering complete and coordinated  home furnishing solutions across our full IKEA range
  • Ensure that sales and profitability is secured through sales steering and range  efficiency to maximize growth
  • Contribute towards improving the customer experience in the store and maintain a high level of service standard with a “First time right” mindset
  • Assist customers through the buying process, using knowledge of IKEA’s services, such as delivery, assembly, installation, financial schemes
  • Work with the service provider teams closely to ensure smooth delivery and installation of IKEA products
  • Assist the customer in the end-to-end experience, and ensure that they enjoy an excellent shopping experience at IKEA
  • Support a customer-friendly and efficient execution of the payments, exchange & returns processes
  • Ensure that my work area is in excellent shape as new, and that a high level of merchandising basics is always in place.
  • Ensure balanced operational excellence in daily operations to enhance the easy    buying experience in line with Commercial Review requirements
  • Support product knowledge and home furnishings trainings for co-workers and customers related to a product range
  • Take responsibility to achieve the goals set for my area of responsibility

Qualification
  • You are passionate about IKEA products and business, home furnishing and interior design
  • You have a strong drive to deliver excellent work performance, with a growth mindset and strive for continuous  improvement
  • You are a team player. You love to support and collaborate as one team, working together towards shared goals
  • You have a good knowledge of the IKEA range and good product knowledge, and can creatively combine the products into coherent styles and offers that I can offer to customers
  • You are well-versed in the latest home furnishing trends and styles, and  knowledgeable about housing types and structures in the local market
  • You are an expert in the IKEA Home Planner and other planning tools. 
  • You are competent in the use of standard design software, such as Autocad, Sketch Up and IKEA sales tools, such as MVBC, IKEA Home Planner, etc 

More Information

Please apply by 05 August 2022