Head of IKEA & Retail, Norway
As the Head of IKEA and Retail you will be responsible for creating an excellent experience for our partners and customers. You will also be a part of the management team for Ikano Bank’s Norwegian Branch.
We focus on the customer experience for our partners and aim to fulfil our common customer's needs and dreams. A unique chance for greater responsibility and future opportunities - Let’s achieve great things together!
We create finance solutions that simplify the everyday life of the many people!
In this role you are responsible for executing Strategic Account management for IKEA (both Private and Business customers) together with our Leasing department. More specifically through delivering customer knowledge and insights about the finance customer to IKEA and our Retail Partners as well as proactively driving sales and conversion at all levels. You are responsible for setting and executing the direction for IKEA and our Retail Partners to drive customer retention, conversion rate and loyalty.
- Strategic, Tactical and Operational responsibility for the IKEA and Retail area for Ikano Bank
- Development and analysis of strategies and commercial go-to market for our IKEA and retail area in Ikano Bank
- Share customer insights and follow up of actions with IKEA and stakeholders at Ikano.
- Cross country collaboration with peers across Europe and Head Office in Sweden
- Actively work with sales conversion, activity rates, customer journeys
- Budget and plans for the area in close collaboration with the Business Control Manager and your leadership peers
- Collaboration with the local management team on developing the Norwegian branch
- Participation in various projects and initiatives internally and with partners
We offer you
This position is more than what meets the eye. You will get the chance to push boundaries and influence your daily work, working closely with stakeholders at IKEA, our Retail partners and Ikano. All as part of a caring and open culture where we live our values, work hard, have fun and operate with a long-term perspective.
Are you the one for us?
As a person you are a problem-solver and trustworthy with people skills and the ability to interpret and communicate statistics and numbers in a pedagogical way to relevant stakeholders. You enjoy working in a fast paced environment, and to work both independently and in teams.
We believe you have extensive experience from working with partner relationship management, customer journey maps, and customer knowledge. You own and execute the direction for the IKEA and Retail Partners area, and thereby plan and work closely with the internal experts and IKEA stakeholders to reach our goals. You have a profound interest in customer behaviour and loyalty!
In order to be successful in this role, you need to be a flexible and open-minded person, enjoying meeting and interacting with people from different levels. As you will be in the centre of everything, you will need to be able to juggle several tasks and projects at the same time. You will be highly dependent on your extensive network within the bank to make sure your job is done.
You have prior experience from working with CRM processes and analysing customer data, customer behaviour and customer insights. You have experience of developing customer journeys and customer touch points. Experience from working at IKEA is an advantage. You are fluent in speaking and writing Norwegian and English.
Join us now – together we will find a better way
Please apply in Norwegian or English by June 25th. We will review and interview candidates throughout this period so application process might be closed in advance. If you have any questions around working at Ikano Bank, please contact Anne.Bjornoy@ikano.no