Experienced Senior Manager with a proven track record within international retail
IDdesign Franchise comprises more than 20 furniture showrooms in the Middle East, Europe and Asia. The brand is now poised for expansion by developing its international business.
As Franchise Director, you have the full responsibility for the development of IDdesign Franchise with a direct reference to the Group CEO of IDdesign. You will ensure that the ambitious plans for growth are implemented and executed according to a well-planned strategy. You will manage a headquarter team of 12 skilled individuals operating across sales, operations, products and marketing. A considerable growth is expected within the next couple of years.
Your primary focus will be to develop the Franchise business plan to expand business in line with financial targets and the IDdesign’s overall objectives.
The preferred candidate will have held a similar position in a retail organization with international experience and a knowledge of the franchise marketplace. Experience of a lifestyle business such as furniture, fashion or similar will be advantageous. You will demonstrate a proven track record of leading a business through expansion via both existing markets and in developing new territories.
You will have a motivational management style, be a great communicator and know how to inspire a team both internally and externally. You will be able to convey vision and goals to all and be an enterprising, ambitious and credible person with impact. Through your casual and open personality, you will create a loyal team that recognises the importance of first class customer experience and aspires to improve all aspects of performance to excel as a business.
The company offers an attractive and challenging position in an exciting international environment with great opportunity for personal and professional development. You will enjoy working in a business with an ambitious culture with committed co-workers who share the strategic vision.
Travel days: approx. 70-80 travel days annually.
Place of work: Sabro near Aarhus
If you would like to know more about the position, please contact Unique Human Capital at Senior Consultant Lise Holler M: +45 29 60 55 15 or Partner Rikke Dolberg M +45 28 98 81 31. All inquiries are treated confidentially.
IDdesign’s Headquarter is based in Sabro, Denmark. The Headquarter is responsible for the three retail brands and concepts: IDEmøbler, ILVA and IDdesign Franchise.
The IDdesign group is the largest retailer in Denmark within furniture and home decoration, and holds a position as one of the largest furniture companies in Scandinavia. Today the company is progressing positively, as 2016/17 saw the brand achieve a total revenue of 1.7 billion Danish kroner.
In 2013, IDdesign welcomed a new major shareholder. Received with a positive reaction, the IDdesign staff and management were pleased to see JYSK as the new major shareholder, as this is one of the largest and most well run retail companies in Europe. For more information, please visit www.iddesign.com