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Wholesale Operations Manager, IKEA India

Wholesale Operations Manager, IKEA India

318867BR

Bangalore

PURPOSE OF JOB

The purpose of this job is to lead business and people in the whole sale operations function.

  • To ensure that we have a compliant and business driven set up from legal, processes and tools perspective that is integrated within the overall IKEA Value Chain.
  • To manage the relationship with ISAG and its related entities in matters of contracts, workflows, ways of working, payments and resolution of operational issues .
  • To work in close co-operation with the IKEA India DSP to ensure that the wholesale set up and direction is aligned with an optimized distribution set up & operation (DSP responsibility)
  • To provide guidance and oversight to the customs and internal pricing
  • To manage the process of quality control and returns with support from the QSC in Shanghai

YOUR ASSIGNMENT

  • Your tasks will include:
  • Lead IKEA India wholesale function for an overall integration with IKEA value chain and meeting the needs of IKEA India business direction and business set up
  • Accountable to effective and compliant wholesale operations, inventory valuation and control, including securing wholesale pricing with lowest possible cost, smooth import activities and bonded warehouse support.
    - Through thorough understanding of wholesale operation and finance. Contribute to the development of our margin by driving solutions and efficiencies in the supply chain within the scope of IKEA India
    - To analyze and provide information to retail on internal pricing and take a proactive role in steering positive development of landed costs .
  • Support internal stakeholders in IKEA India with competent knowledge in IKEA value chain set up and whole sales related operation
  •  Lead, standardize and anchor an effective and efficient internal control and governance framework of whole sales related areas.
    - Represent IKEA India in wholesale related matters towards stakeholders as, e.g., authorities and Inter IKEA Systems 
    - Set up and operate the quality control framework, initially working with Shanghai QSC
  • Lead and actively steer the personal and professional development and recruitment and succession planning

YOUR PROFILE 

  • Your knowledge, skills and experience include:
  • Very good understanding of IKEA value chain and IKEA wholesale specific related topics & set up (pricing/ways of working/systems)
  • Extensive knowledge to take IKEA India business direction into wholesale related action and have the leadership to implement and achieve result
  • Good knowledge of customer needs and expectations regarding quality performance 
  • Relevant good knowledge in the area of finance, legal, risk and Customs.
  • Very good communication skills and stakeholder management to be able to create win-win solution with customer in mind 

GROWING TOGETHER 

IKEA offers an exciting and empowering work environment in a global marketplace. And as the world’s leader at life at home, you have exceptional opportunities to grow and develop together with us.