Your experience is the base. Together we create future success.
Do you agree that economical success is based on people? And do you want to contribute to our Co-worker and Business Idea?
If the answer is yes and you already have some years of professional experience, the 12-months IKEA Young Professional Program, starting 1st January 2013, is a fantastic opportunity for you!
Your future position “Department Head” in ‘Sales’ or ‘Communication and Interior design’ is part of the steering team of one of our 9 business units (stores) in Switzerland.
Let’s cooperate and work on our success as an international company based on your personality and experiences. We are looking forward for your contribution to develop our business together.
The Young Professional Program at IKEA contains the following:
you lead a team and you are responsible for your own business area from the very beginning
you are supported and coached by experienced department heads
you pass a well founded training program with strong focus on leadership and business development
you are challenged to optimize processes based on KPI analyses
you develop your team to the highest level of performance and you secure customer and co-worker satisfaction
after 12 months you are a department head in ‘Sales’ or ‘Communication and Interior design’ in another store in Switzerland
the program starts 1st January 2013
...are inspired by the IKEA vision and values
...have a high level of energy
...are actively looking for success and challenges
...have a passion for retail business and homefurnishing
...seek constantly for business opportunities
...have good analytical skills and the ability to solve problems
...have experience of setting and implementing long term strategic plans, setting budgets and following up goals
...are open and trust people
...like to lead people/your own team
...seek for your own development and the development of co-workers
...have some years of professional experience
...have good written and spoken English skills
...are mobile within Switzerland
If you want to apply for Sales, you should also bring along:
interest in people’s everyday life at home and in home furnishing
financial interest in what is happening within the market
proven ability to optimize sales and achieve profitability targets
the ability to quickly develop knowledge of the local market and business conditions
experience of working in a customer-focused service industry