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Operations Manager | IKEA | Jebel Ali, Dubai

Dubai Property & Facility Management Full Time

Job description

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

GROWING TOGETHER...

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.

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


As Operations Manager for IKEA ,(Jebel Ali, Dubai  ), your main operational responsibilties would be to lead the Operations team and partner with the Store Manager in achieving excellence in Store Operations, complying with Country and IKEA regulations. Main Accountabilities include: Health & Safety, Security, Facility Management, Property Maintenance, Duty Management administration, Com&In rebuild support and Crisis Management. Training and coaching Team store in all the above topics.

  • To provide a safe, secure, clean and compliant environment for our customers, suppliers and co-workers according to Country and IKEA Regulations on a 24/7 basis.
  • Accountable for planning and implementing the response to major threat to our business, such as fire and/or security breach, identifying risk, training co-workers, preparing contingency and recovery plans, and manage resources during crisis, acting as liaison between the Store and the Government/relevant Ministry.
  • Responsible for recommending, planning, and executing site changes to ensure Store is in shape as new (SISAN). Oversees and plans annual facility spending for building and grounds maintenance, facility expansion or improvement projects and leads the team to support Com&In Area (Interior Design) project implementation HSE sign off.

To apply for this role , you must meet below criteria:

Education:  HSE Professional/ Facility Management/ Civil Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering /Electromechanical Engineering

Minimum Experience and Knowledge:  Minimum of 10 years in store operations or facilities management with at least 3 years in a management capacity.  Crisis Management ; HSE Experience                                         

Job-Specific Skills:

  • Business Acumen, Problem Solving, Confident, and strong leadership skills.
  • Must be aware of emergency and safety procedures, and have excellent communication and problem-solving skills. Municipality regulations knowledge, HSE & Food wastage management

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

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