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Market Manager, Retail Operations, INGKA Group, Warsaw/Targówek

Warsaw, Mazovia Leadership & Management Full Time

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You see things a little differently. So do we. Leadership at IKEA is simple, clear and humble. We’re not fans of bureaucracy and complicated hierarchy. We invest in your passions and encourage you to grow with them. Come see things a little differently with us. Who you are: True entrepreneur with passion for behaviours of the many people and the trends that influence them. You appreciate the mix of strategic thinking and turning marketing trends into practice and you are adaptable and adjust to changing business needs and priorities. Moreover, you are actively curious about home furnishing and people’s life at home and can identify with the IKEA product range. You have a passion to develop people and talents and placing the customer at the centre of everything we do. Naturally, you share and live the IKEA culture and values. You bring experience in retail of leading in a changing environment with proven record of successful leadership in a people-centric organisation. In addition, you hold the ability to drive a high volume business and the acumen to drive P&L results in all channels within your market. You hold problem solving skills and you have the ability to think, lead and act strategically. Furthermore, you bring proven record of consistently meeting agreed budgets and goals, as well as working on plans over a number of years. You possess the ability of setting and implementing action plans and providing clear direction and following up goals. You have the ability to communicate confidently and clearly in English. Last but not least, you hold the ability to engage a receiver by creating a passion for your plans and to inspire others.


The main purpose for this role is to drive extraordinary growth and brand positioning, maximizing sales and encouraging an excellent shopping experience across all channels within fast-paced Warsaw Market. You will lead and develop the Management Team in Warsaw Targówek Store – the flagship IKEA Store In Poland, with over 550 co-workers on board and top 10 in volume worldwide – with responsibility also for touchpoints connected with the Store as well as strongly cooperate with other Units to develop total Warsaw Market. It will be important to drive an open and sharing climate, being a role model of the IKEA values where our co-workers are informed, engaged and empowered. In this role you will work in Warsaw Targówek Store and report to the Warsaw Area Manager in the Country Headquarter. Assignments specific to the role: • direct and develop IKEA retailing in the local market and ensure alignment with the IKEA vision, business idea, human resource idea, and the global Retail Direction, • strengthen competitive position through building a strong IKEA Brand position and increase customer base by growing the IKEA market share within the total market also by creating a place to meet, learn and shop, • co-develop the Market Growth Plan, Market Commercial Plan and provide input on local priorities, • develop, lead and deliver growth, low cost and sustainable profitability, • ensure that the store and touchpoints work ethically and in compliance with internal regulations and external laws, • partner with other Market Managers, the Area Manager and country service office, • secure competent and high-performing teams and leaders who inspire, and empower every co-worker to recognise and understand their contribution, • position the IKEA Brand as the leader in life at home in the local market by ensuring the IKEA Concept is implemented in a consistent manner in order to continually show the depth and width of the IKEA product range through relevant, affordable, functional, inspiring and sustainable home furnishing solutions in all media and channels.


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• a role in a high volume business with substantial impact on creating co-workers and customers experience, • a development path that will suit your needs, • a competitive salary, car and a bonus programme, • a medical care, Pension Plan, an Accident Insurance, additional benefits from our cafeteria programme, • a moving policy with financial and organisational support, in case you move from long-distance location. The home furnishing market is expected to triple in Poland by 2035 and IKEA is at the forefront of this growth. With strong expansion plans, we are creating opportunities for innovative, forward-thinking individuals who want to develop themselves, people and the business! We grow and we need you!