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Workshop Co-ordinator (Foreman in Maintenance) | IKEA | Mall of Arabia (6th of Oct), Egypt

Cairo, Cairo Governorate Interior Design & Visual Merchandising Full Time

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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, Robinsons, 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.

We believe in discovering & developing the talent in each of us and we offer positions that challenge you skills and inspire you to grow.  

Al-Futtaim IKEA holds the franchise rights for IKEA in Egypt, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.

Job description

About you

You are to represent IKEA brand at the required level and maintain store standards to the required level.

What’s more, we believe that you have the following knowledge. Capabilities and motivation:

  • Live and share the IKEA values every day
  • Education:Degree / Diploma in Interior Designing or Architecture
  • Minimum Experience: A minimum 3 - 5 years of retail interior design or visual merchandising experience
  • Job Specification / technical skills:
  • A proven ability to visualize, design and communicate home furnishing and retail solutions
  • Attention to detail with a keen eye for aesthetics
  • A proven commitment to high quality execution within limited time frames
  • Confident in approaching and communicating clearly with different people in various situations.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize own work in order to make the most efficient use of time available and meet agreed deadlines.

About the Role

Role Purpose

Workshop Coordinator is responsible for maintaining the work flow between the interior designers, visual merchandisers and the handymen and electricians.

Key Role Specific:  


  • Ensure the smooth operation of daily workshops.
  • Coordinate the jobs carried out in the store during the activities acting as liaison between the carpenters and the interior designers, visual Merchandisers, Graphics, and Activity teams.
  • Make daily check in the store for any damage in the display products and fix it.
  • Arrange and clean up the areas that been decorated after finishing the job.
  • Plan and order materials and resources and ensure costs are accurate and agreed.

People Management & Development

  • Ensure that Handymen & Electrician have receive the necessary training in safety and security aspects related to the use of hard equipment, so they are able to follow the rules and regulations and prevent accidents.
  • Be involved in the recruitment of the handymen & electricians; ensure the vacancies are filled as soon as they arise, and the right candidates are hired in the vacant positions.
    Ensure positive results in the employee survey and taking action in the areas where the satisfaction is low.


A few more things for you

Interest? Then please join us for a rewarding career journey!

We are here to provide excellent service but a little help from you can ensure a five-star candidate experience from start to finish.

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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