AL-FUTTAIM Home Delivery Manager | IKEA Needed

AL-FUTTAIM Home Delivery Manager | IKEA Needed

Home Delivery Manager | IKEA Needed

Posted: Today
Place: Dubai
You are a strong leader who can lead by example. You have the ability to bring out the best in co- workers and to motivate them. You have an eagerness and passion to want to help customers. You are emphatic and able to solve problems with customer centric solutions. You are capable of planning ahead for business eventualities and unforeseen circumstances.

What’s more, we believe that you have the following knowledge, capabilities and motivation:

Live and share the IKEA values every day

Post Graduate

5- 7 years Home Delivery management experience, retail preferred

Strong mediation and counselling skills

Strategic, analytical and tactical abilities

Deep knowledge of local laws and regulations concerning the labour market

Ability to acquire and analyse local market demographics as well as economic and labour market conditions

Computer literate

About the role

You will manage and control the Home Delivery Department which comprises of Merchandise Pick Up, Home Delivery Desk, Back Office and Loading Bay. Your primary function is to effectively organise and manage human, technical and commercial resources in order ensure achievement of customer satisfaction and company objectives with a strong customer orientation and a service orientated approach.

Key Specific Accountabilities:


Provide a positive Home Delivery Service to all customers

Develop and monitor the customer complaints system and various logs in regard to home delivery to ultimately improve overall service

Raise the company’s visibility of competitors through periodical monitoring of the local market


Management of the Home Delivery Area in order to maximise storage space and efficiencies in delivery times for customers

Maintenance of essential equipment ensuring available and in good working order

Direct the activities of the Customer Service Assistants to achieve level deliverables that should ultimately lead to efficient and delivery and assembly service

Optimise job allocation thus minimizing lead times and interacting with other departments to secure smooth operations

Maintain quality service of external suppliers which should also include periodic home visits to verify satisfaction

Develop and maintain policies and procedures that secure a safe environment for co- workers and customers, across the loading bay and desk areas, including fire safety

Safeguarding Home Delivery assets and curtailing losses as a result of direct theft or administrative irregularities


Review and monitor daily and monthly KPIs and analyse reports on various measurable factors against benchmarked figures (i.e. manpower productivity, etc). Working with the team to create meaningful actions to achieve agreed goals

Duty Management – in conjunction with the rest of the Store Management team support the Duty management rota ensuring that there is adequate support and cover for co- workers and customer alike

Provide support for the CRM function

Work alongside B2B in order to manage Delivery expectations.

Drive productivity goals in order to reduce feed time

People Management and Development

Manpower planning. Prepare plans, set productivities and supervise the maintenance team to ensure highest levels of work efficiency within the budgeted productivities, motivation and control all the budgeted cost

Conduct Performance development reviews and develop/create action plans based on the outcomes for the HSM team

Recruit and retain great staff by ensuring their competence and effective training to promote best working practices

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