Innovation and entrepreneurship need to be our key driving forces also in developing IKEA for the future – to be relevant and able to create a better everyday life for the many in the decades to come.
About Range and Product Innovation Ventures The Innovation Ventures set up enables us to run programs to accelerate or incubate innovation initiatives as well as make investments in ideas/start-ups in areas relevant for IKEA, or that go beyond the current IKEA business.The team in Innovation Ventures has expertise capabilities and competences in developing collaborations and partnerships, exploration and ideation and working with communities.
If you are motivated to be part of the team leading the work to find partners to work with us in creating revolutionary and disruptive innovations that will shape the future life at home, then this may just be the next job for you!
We are now looking for an Innovation Finance Analyst
Your passion is within Development & Innovation and finding the next idea that will revolutionise life at home and disrupt the home furnishing market thus developing IKEA for the future. If applying within IKEA, you also have a deep understanding of the IKEA Concept, the IKEA Direction and our IKEA Culture & Values.
We want you to have working knowledge of contractual and business set-ups, agreements, negotiations, legal matters. Good knowledge in financial and risk analysis in international business connected to Ventures and partnerships and capability to spot new potential partners based on business potential
You want to inspire internally and participate in building financial analytical capability with your ability to communicate complex matter in an easy understandable way. You have enthusiasm for working with diverse stakeholders in highly collaborative settings and leading senior people without formal authority. You are driven to exceed goals and self-motivated to expand the IKEA network.
To be succesful we believe that you have:
• Background in areas such as Venture Investment ,Entrepreneurship and Innovation • 5+ years of combined experience of working with Venture Capital (preferably Corporate Venture Capital), and/or consulting, accelerators, incubators, start-ups or venture studios. • Proven experience as a hands-on senior analyst with deep understanding of financials • Preferred Finance background • Preferred experience of working in a human centred design-thinking innovation team • Project management experience, ensuring operations run effectively and efficiently.
Does this sound like your next challenge? 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. The last day to send your application is the May 18th 2021.
If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Annica Karlsson, Innovation Venture Manager, email@example.com. For questions regarding the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact Recruiter Christina Appelqvist, +460766-113408.