Do you want to be part of a brand-new IKEA concept in the Vienna city center – the most livable city in the world? Supporting the Store Management Team with decisions that lead to great customer- and co-worker satisfaction and a sustained long-term profitability in omnichannel environment in (greater) Vienna. Then we are looking for YOU – an experienced leader with a strong financial and strategic background, to be the business navigator for our store in the heart of Vienna!
WHO YOU ARE
• You have a strong background in financing or controlling with proven strong analytical and numerical skills • Preferably you have experience of working in a fast-paced retail environment • You are an experienced leader with a track record of developing teams. • You lead by example by always acting upon and standing up for our IKEA values • You can manage a variety of activities in parallel, having both a holistic view and an eye for details • You can communicate fluently in German & English in a clear yet inspiring way
• In the role you are part of the Store Management Team and will lead a team of today three specialists. • You navigate the growth of the store retailing and steer the business towards sustained long-term profitability by analyzing business information and identifying business opportunities. • You drive and coordinate the financial budgeting process and secure that the financial dimensions are aligned with the store challenges and priorities. • You are responsible for coordinating updated forecasts throughout the year and for securing that the costs are in line with goals. • You lead the store Business Plan process together with the store manager and management team and proactively working with local market data to understand our customers experience and to provide relevant insights. • Together with the commercial team you identify commercial opportunities and promote the use of business case thinking when evaluating and acting on these • Together with the store Business Risk & Compliance Leader you provide a safe and secure environment for our customers, suppliers and co-workers by implementing relevant rules and guidelines.
About this work area
In the heart of Vienna, the IKEA Westbahnhof city-store answers the urban customers’ needs and provide an omni-channel shopping experience. The store represents new retail direction and answers modern city customers needs. The site is in a very attractive retail location, connected to the train station Vienna Westbahnhof and full public transportation network. The store measures 18.000 m2 on 7 floors and the buildings host a hostel on the top two floors with direct connection to IKEA Food and rooftop terrace. The store is supported by a fully automated Warehouse Storage system within the building as well as other modern technology.
We welcome all applications and especially applications from people with disabilities as well as from different ethnic backgrounds. We would like to find the work experience that matches your personal life, that’s why all our Leadership positions are open for part-time & job-sharing opportunities.
Please apply online and don’t forget to attach your motivation letter in English (we think a good and interesting motivation letter often says much more about you than many degrees).
If you have job specific questions, please contact Tim Siegmund at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We would like to inform you that our selection process starts even before the job advertisement is closed. Once we have found a suitable candidate, we will end the selection process and cannot consider any further applications.
For this position we offer you a monthly gross salary starting from € 4.800 (on fulltime base with an ALL-IN contractual agreement). We are willing to pay more depending on experience and qualification.