Simply because of your passion in business, environment and people. If you see yourself in a role where you are in the driving seat for better procurement, then we are looking for you!
To be successful in this position, you should have: •University degree in Engineering, Business Administration or corresponding. •3+ years’ experience from an international organization, preferable within the area of IT Services and/or procurement. •Good analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills. •Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
In addition to this, your knowledge and experience has given you a very good understanding of the dynamics in big as well as small purchasing projects and driving business on a global level with multiple stakeholders. We believe that you are a natural at building and maintaining good relationships with both colleagues and business contacts and that you have a strong business mind-set with an openness to change - looking for new possibilities and improve ways of working comes natural to you.
As a Category Purchaser, you will drive negotiations of large-scale complex agreements, where you, together with the IKEA team, will secure the best buy for IKEA. Moreover, you will be the primary commercial interface towards global suppliers, execute category strategies and segment plans to support the Ingka Group on a global level. You will be responsible to drive supplier selections, build supplier relations and secure/develop/negotiate relevant terms and conditions.
An important part of your role is to build trustful relations with internal business partners and together you will develop the business. You will be responsible for driving the implementation of strategies and you will secure governance of strategic supplier relationships.
The Category area Digital and Tech contains the following Categories; •Services •Software •Hardware & Platforms
We are looking for a new colleagues in the categories of Hardware & Platforms and Services.
Driven by the need of the markets and being part of a global organization, the global IKEA network opens up for many possibilities. You will represent a strong brand with a big social and environmental responsibility, and you will be in the forefront to drive change. The team consists of trustworthy and innovative co-workers encouraged to give and take responsibility. You will experience strong leadership and be part of a competence development program focusing on the future.
This position is based in Malmö, Sweden.
OUR TEAM WITHIN IKEA
We are Ingka Procurement, part of Ingka Group. We bring IKEA into the lives of the many people in more than 30 countries around the world. As IKEA grows it will be increasingly important that we have a way of sourcing and supplying that is fit to grow with IKEA. Together with colleagues all over the world we work to identify and understand all kinds of needs related to IKEA operations. Together with our suppliers we meet those needs innovatively, cost-effectively and with sustainability built in from the start. We secure a high-performing supplier base that can contribute to and grow together with IKEA in the future. Our ambition is to develop meaningful and better procurement!
QUESTIONS AND SUPPORT? LET'S CONNECT!
We look forward to receiving your application in English as soon as possible, but no later than the 30th of November. Please note that we will be reviewing applications on a continuous basis.
If you have any questions about the position you are welcome to contact the respective Category Manager Andreas Vettlevik at email@example.com (Hardware & Platforms) or Håkan Johnsson at firstname.lastname@example.org (Services). If you have questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Recruiter Johanna Kelenc Fridlund at email@example.com.