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Staff Planning Specialist, IKEA Pasay City

Pasay, Metro Manila - Explore location Business Development 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.

Job description

About the job

Reporting to the Staff Planning Manager, this SPECIALIST role is tasked to secure the timely posting of the schedules that deliver to the needs of the store while continuously seeking and coordinating business opportunities through optimized staff planning focused on our coworker, customer and business.

Your assignment

  • You support the Staff Planning Manager in administrative elements associated with schedule creation and management;
  • You are aware of the people strategy and ensure that the regional and local principles/ guidelines are reflected in our co-workers' schedules by providing expertise, support and training of end-users in scheduling;
  • You are responsible for the utilization of scheduling solutions, and ensuring they reflect optimized staff planning practices;
  • You support department managers on a frequent basis to support in the development, adaptation and improvement of quality schedules that are within the forecasted hours and have updated co-worker availability and skill levels;
  • You are responsible for following up on the store staff planning process from forecasting, where highlighting commercial influences are taken into consideration, to following up those schedules comply with all labour rules and internal requirements;
  • You continuously monitor on staff planning related KPIs, produce schedule related reports.

  • Your profile
  • You have at least 1-2 years’ relevant staff/workforce planning/scheduling experience in a fast-paced, high-volume retail environment;
  • You have demonstrated ability to coordinate people and tasks, follow up and work with a sense of urgency;
  • You have good analytical and numerical skills; strong decision-making, problem-solving, and organizational skills;
  • You have intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (especially Excel).

More Information

This role requires flexibility in work hours depending on store operational requirements. Working on public holidays and weekends.

Work Location is at IKEA Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines.