As the leader for IKEA Food in Australia you bring passion, energy, vision and strong business acumen to the role. Your strengths include your ability to build strong relationships within and across functions to ensure Food is not only an integrated part of the business, but a key growth driver for IKEA. You are adept at coaching, motivating and inspiring co-workers and are experienced at developing and executing both a holistic and long term strategic direction for the function, whilst balancing the need to be agile and adaptable to meet the many needs of our many customers.
Reporting to the Commercial Manager some of the key responsibilities include; - Drive extraordinary sales, performance and profitability for the function. - Ensure the positioning of Food as a driver for growth, visitation, customer experience and brand positioning. - Ensure Food operational excellence and business development. - Lead, coach and develop a high performing Food team as well as matrix for market-based Food Managers.
OUR TEAM WITHIN IKEA
The Country Food Manager is responsible for ensuring a truly commercial food experience that is safe, people and planet positive, healthy and delicious, affordable and convenient, human and joyful, all with our unique Swedish touch.
As a member of the Commercial Management Team, you will proactively contribute to the IKEA AU business plan, commercial plan and commercial calendar process. Utilising your leadership skills, operational knowledge and passion for food you will drive growth for the business through new and entrepreneurial solutions.