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People & Culture Generalist

Älmhult, Kronoberg People & HR Full Time

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People & Culture Generalist, Purchasing & Logistics Area North, Älmhult, Sweden

The role of the Human Resource Department is to establish IKEA as the preferred employer by attracting those who share the IKEA values, ensuring development for all co-workers, inspiring them to perform and remain with IKEA by:

  • Working in partnership with the business staff functions
  • Ensuring the appropriate HR processes and tools are implemented
  • Actively contributing to the growth of business through people

As a member of our unit People & Culture function, you are expected to be a strong contributor to the development of managers and co-workers, providing People & Culture expertise and ensuring that the People & Culture strategies are locally put into practice in the most effective and efficient way.

Your main responsibilities will be: 

  • Understand business context, issues and challenges to provide specific advice and support to managers and co-workers
  • Support in attracting, recruiting and maintaining talents based on business needs and facilitating competence flow within and cross-business units.
  • Being a role model for IKEA Culture & Values and by that secure legal, ethical and moral perspective in people management and leadership situations

Are you the one we are looking for?

To be successful in this role you need to have:

  • At least 3-5 years’ experience as an HR or an equivalent role.
  • Ability to communicate confidently and clearly with various audiences in English, both verbally and in writing.

As a person you need to be passionate about people and to have a strong belief in individual’s potential. You need to be genuinely interested in and have a solid understanding of IKEA business dynamics. You are self-reliant and motivated with the ability to work as part of a team as well as independently and have the ability to establish trustful relationships. Furthermore, you have good, documentation and communication skills. And last but not least are you passionate about our culture and values and the IKEA Brand.

If you have lots of energy, a strong drive and high commitment and you enjoy working in a divers and changing environment where there is still time for laughter every day, this could be the job for you.

GROWING TOGETHER 
IKEA offers an exciting and empowering work environment in a global marketplace. And as the world’s leader at life at home, you have exceptional opportunities to grow and develop together with us.

We are looking forward to hearing from you soon!


More Information

For more information or any questions regarding this position, please contact Yulia Volkova, Acting People & Culture Manager Purchasing & Logistics Area North at +7 909 645 73 54. If you have any questions about the actual recruitment process, please contact Haben Debessay, People & Culture Generalist at +46 72-352 7581.

Please apply in English before 30th November 2019. Please note that we will be interviewing continuously, which means that we may close the application process earlier than stated if we find the right candidates. So don’t delay, please send us your application today.

IKEA offers well-designed, functional home furnishings at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them. The role of IKEA Purchasing & Logistics is to buy, produce and distribute the IKEA range at the lowest total cost, making high quality available to the customer under good social and environmental conditions. Purchasing & Logistics Area North (PLAN) is one of 8 Purchasing & Logistics Areas in the world, and our co-workers are based in Älmhult, Dortmund, Moscow and Kaunas. PLAN consists of several functions, such as Purchasing Development, Transport & Logistics Services, Customs Service Centre, Quality Support Centre and Warehousing Logistics.