IKEA is looking to hire close to 500 co-workers for its first Philippine store in Pasay City, said to be the biggest in the world which will house a supersized warehouse and a call center to support e-commerce operations.
The furnishing retailer said 496 positions are currently available and are to be filled up until June 2021. Details of which are posted on the IKEA Philippines website.
The new hires will join the team of 73 people currently working in the Makati office, and some 20 returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from stores abroad, primarily from the Middle East.
Among the vacancies are sales associates, recovery associates, food assistants, and customer service associations, with posts also open for part-timers.
"The IKEA vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. Creating meaningful, stable jobs and great workplaces is just one way that we fulfill this vision – more important than ever during these challenging times," Christian Rojkjaer, managing director of IKEA Southeast Asia & Mexico, said in an emailed statement.
Founded in Sweden, IKEA is said to be the world's largest home furnishing retailer with over 400 stores in 50 countries across the globe. -MDM, GMA News