Can you really reach out to the whole world, creating a better everyday life for the many people? In Älmhult, Sweden you can. Älmhult is home to IKEA of Sweden. Here the IKEA range is developed and made available to stores and customers all over the world.
We are here to offer a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them. That is our promise, and we do this every day with great passion and energy.
Right now we are looking for a Business Navigator on a Temporary Assignment for 1 year in BA TESEC, working with Bed & Bath Textiles.
As Business Navigator you will work closely with both Range & Product Team and Development Areas across the BA and you report to the Business Navigation Manager. Within the HFB dimension you lead and steer performance management and project portfolio management from planning to execution, in order to ensure goal achievement.
Key assignments of this role mean you will:
• Lead project and development portfolio management including follow up to ensure a balanced portfolio with the right priorities in relation to plans and ambitions. • Lead fact-based decision making by being an active business partner giving insights, analytics, scenarios and recommendations. • Ensure a strong performance culture where deviations are detected early and acted upon. • Take a holistic business view when leading, coordinating and developing effective processes in a connected value chain.
Is this your next challenge?
We are looking for a goal oriented team player with the ability to work through people to implement, deliver results and follow up. Leadership capability, the ability to create clarity, and strong analytical skills is a must together with a holistic view and an eye for detail. This together with communication skills to be able to reach out with your message regardless of the topics and audience. You are flexible and used to handling changes. To get to the core questions you take on an inquisitive and analytical approach. When you communicate and explain new ideas they can easily be understood and we want you to have the ability to see the big picture combined with an eye for details.
To be successful in this position you need to:
• Lead business through people, facilitate meetings and reaching decisions. • Be a strategic business partner, to coach and challenge across topics. • Think ahead, understand how decisions impact the totality, see potentials and risks in processes and projects. • Analyse and navigate in the known and unknown
As a person you are humble, have willpower and the ability to inspire, create togetherness and enthusiasm around you. You lead through IKEA values and have them as a base in everything you do. You have an academic degree in finance, economic, business administration or similar. You preferably have experience in Business Navigation or other areas with similar skills and capabilities.
Please send us your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English. We really want to get to know you, so make sure you tell us why you would be a good fit for this role. If you have any questions about the role, please contact hiring manager Tomas Eliasson at +46 723527559, about the recruitment process contact Recruitment Specialist Christina Appelqvist +4676854 5198.
Please note that we will be interviewing continuously, so we might close the advertisement earlier if we find the right candidate. So, are you the one we are looking for? If so, we will be happy to receive your application in English until 2 March 2020 at the latest.