As a person you are passionate about people, business, IKEA’s purpose and continuously driving better performance. You are energized by increasing customer value, driving business growth and contributing to overall success and results through people as well as motivated by leading and developing people.
For this role we believe you have, Proven project experience (3-5 years), demonstrating strong leadership capabilities and successful track record in managing business change. Leadership experience in changing and or complex environments. Fluent written and spoken English. Strong emotional and social intelligence and an excellent collaborator on all levels in the organisation. Proven record (3-5 years) of making and implementing action plans, providing clear directions and following up on goals.
You have knowledge in the following areas:
• Very good knowledge of project management processes including methods and tools; scope, time, cost, risk, quality, communication, procurement and how to integrate these processes. • Very good knowledge of managing and leading teams and stakeholders. • Good knowledge of change management methods and tools. • Good understanding of business processes and the IKEA strategic landscape and business direction. • Passionate about the behaviors of the many people and the trends that influences them • Motivated to drive business growth by creating a unique image for IKEA in the many people’s mind • Appreciate the mix of strategic thinking and turning marketing trends into practice • Motivated to work agile and being open to the change • Excellent coordinator able to handle many interfaces and tasks • Strong stakeholder management skills • Demonstrates strong IKEA leadership skills • Ability to priorities, take decisions and delegate. • Ability to manage a high degree of uncertainty in a complex context. • Skilled in data management
Lead and manage people within the project team to deliver results through our values - business and people together. To deliver the project in time, cost and scope, whilst controlling risk, securing communication, people consequences, achieving high quality and managing change.
You will further be responsible for;
• Plan, organise and execute the project applying relevant project methodology • Be the primary point of contact for the project, building effective relationships with stakeholders and partners to • gain buy-in and full cooperation so that the project objectives are achieved. • Track and manage dependencies and interfaces in the project, between projects, and with the line organisation. • Define and sequence activities in the project, estimating duration, developing the schedule, controlling progress. • Plan resource, estimating costs, setting and controlling the budget. • Secure and lead a competent and high performing project team, involving appropriate competence and ensuring • team cohesion • Manage communication flow to stakeholders by planning and distributing relevant information at appropriate times • and forums • Secure the identification, mitigation, and control of risks. • Procure external service providers/vendors where necessary, continually securing an effective relationship and • managing performance • Manage change by engaging stakeholders and identifying learning and communication activities • Coach and/or mentor project members and peers to develop project management competence in Ingka. • Secure that the project is reviewed and evaluated, with learnings documented.
TOGETHER AS A TEAM
Organize and manage the Product- and Supply Quality non-compliant workflow together with key stakeholders with always keeping customer expectation in mind. Work on behalf of different wholesalers, secure the preparation for financial settlement and coordinate and facilitate buyer claims for stock on hand for all involved parties