Job Opportunity in UAE as a Staff Planner in AL Futtaim
Al Futtaim

Job Opportunity in UAE as a Staff Planner in AL Futtaim

United Arab Emirates 30 Nov 2020


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30 Nov 2020
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AL Futtaim provides a job opportunity in the UAE to work as a staff planner. You should have the ability to prioritize and organize your own work in order to make the most efficient use of the time available and have the ability to work in a fast retail environment. You are driven to exceed goals and possess a desire to improve ways of working as well as have an interest for home furnishing, people's living at home, and the IKEA range.


You must:

  • Live and share the IKEA values every day.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent. 
  • From 2 to 3 years of experience in staff scheduling in a retail environment.
  • Knowledge in Navision.
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office skills. 
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Knowledge in IKEA store operations and country legal requirements in staff planning

Your Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for:

  1. Provide staff work schedules through optimized staff planning that is focused on Co-workers, customers and the IKEA business.
  2. Collect, analyze and review the schedules, vacation, training with the different teams to ensure sufficient capacity in the store.
  3. Ensure schedules are published in time to meet the requirements of the store and all changes are registered.
  4. Monitor and report staff planning KPI and act in case of any deviations.
  5. Convert the store business plan into an action plan for different departments and implement different actions to optimize staff resources.
  6. Support department managers frequently to ensure development, adaptation and improvement of quality schedules that are within the forecasted hours and have updated co-worker availability and skill levels.
  7. Forecasting highlighting commercial calendar activities to ensure schedules with labor rules and internal requirements.
  8. Improving the store staff planning process and alert the business navigator when the scheduled or actual hours exceed the agreed financial framework.
  9. Work with global directions and initiatives from IKEA and explore best practice opportunities for the IKEA business and IKEA stores.

About Al-Futtaim:

Al-Futtaim’s family business traces its origins back to the 1930s on the banks of the Dubai Creek, a trailblazer for innovative trading concepts designed to enrich lifestyles. Today, Al-Futtaim is present in 29 countries, represents over 200 companies spanning the automotive, finance, retail, and real estate industries, and it is now 42,000 people strong. Currently spanning the automotive, finance, retail, and real estate industries, Al-Futtaim’s diverse and far-reaching portfolio of brands and companies are ever-present in people’s lives, from the shores of Singapore to the sands of the UAE.

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