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Business Navigation & Operations Manager IKEA Gran Vía Hospitalet

L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Catalonia - Explore location Finance, Accounting & Tax Full Time

Job description

Why we will love you

You are motivated to contribute to the positioning of the IKEA Brand as unique, meaningful and trusted through Business Navigation activities in a challenging Market. Also motivated to contribute to IKEA becoming the leading Home Furnishing & Food multichannel retailer in the city market area.

You want to be a pro-active, trustworthy business partner who takes a multi-dimensional view of the business, connecting the needs of customers and the organization with a complete overview of the profit & loss.

You consider yourself as a strategic, tactical, and operational business partner, with strong analytical skills, sense of urgency and result orientation.

You have good communication skills with ability to influence and create energy and commitment within the organisation. Also, with strong network and relationship builder both within and outside of the own organization, and strong ability to recognize outside trends and translate them into IKEA relevance.

• Minimun experience of 3 years leading teams in retail environment
• Budget and business steering experience
• Degree in Business/Finance/Economics or related field.
• Good overview of IKEA operations.
• Good level of English is required, and a good level of Spanish is desirable.

Domestic relocation for internal applicants.

Your responsibilities

We are looking for a new for a Business Navigation & Operations Manager for IKEA Gran Vía Hospitalet! If you are searching for adventure and new business challenges, we are waiting for you. IKEA offer you the opportunity to grow and develope your career as a sales leader in a market in expansion and development, with a glorious future!

If you want to take on new challenges, lead bigger teams or larger businesses...
If you want to live a new experience in a challenging market...
If you want to come to Barcelona...
If you want to be a future Market Manager...
If any of these are your reasons, we would like to meet you and work with you!

Lead the store Business Plan process together with the management team and the City BNOM and proactively working with local market data to understand people’s life at home and our customers experience in our different touch points to provide relevant insight.

Drive and coordinate the financial business planning process and secure that the financial dimensions are aligned with the market and unit challenges and priorities while involving and creating commitment among stakeholders when setting goals.

Together with the commercial team identify commercial opportunities and promote the use of business case thinking when evaluating and acting on these.

Having the full understanding of the Profit & Loss for the store and touch points and steer actions to provide a store in shape as new, considering all impact on the P&L. Follow up the result and create forecasts and (if needed) activate scenario plans.

Optimize and develop the touch points results and performance continuously by implementing best practices, using close the gap to identify opportunities and follow-up benchmarks KPIs.

Secure that all investments are done with a proper analysis or business ROI considering all aspect of the different projects

Provide a safe, secure and compliant environment for our customers, suppliers and co-workers. Secure implementation of relevant rules and guidelines in the areas of Risk and compliance, cash administration routines, accounting rules etc.

About this work area

We see ourselves as influencers – we steer the IKEA business by finding the truth behind the figures. Together we secure compliance with local and international laws and reporting standards; we assure that accounting processes are efficient and that tax compliance meets business needs. We’re a diverse group of people driven by providing reliable financial data to a wide variety of stakeholders. At the end of the day, that’s one of the foundations to make IKEA even better!

From IKEA we are committed to making a better day to day for the many people. All IKEA employees enjoy a wide range of benefits that are at your disposal from the first day, here we tell you some of them:
• We offer a competitive salary distributed in 12 annual payments plus 2 extra payments in the months of July and December, with a wide range of schedules in continuous working hours with the breaks established by law, respecting your free time outside IKEA.
• To make the most of your breaks, in our employee dining room you can find a wide variety of products at very affordable prices, subsidized in 2/3 by IKEA.
• The trust of working in a safe place is the basis for our personal and professional growth, at IKEA we have a medical service at your disposal for any query. In addition to offering a safe working environment to ensure good working conditions.
• We offer you a 15% discount on all your purchases.
• Because you are part of the great IKEA family we want to share with you the important moments, so we celebrate anniversaries, parties, Teams Buildings, the arrival of summer, Christmas gift. There is always a reason to smile!
Many more are waiting for you, discover them!

Apply now!

Please apply with your resume and cover letter written in English, no later than 14th of August.
Warmly welcome with your application!