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Solution Owner

Älmhult, Kronoberg IT & Digital Solutions Full Time

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Company description

IKEA of Sweden (IoS) is responsible for developing the IKEA range and making it available to stores and customers all over the world. IoS is based in Älmhult – the heart of IKEA and the centre of IKEA range development. 
Business Solutions Supply is a part of IKEA of Sweden.

Do you want to play an important role in securing that our products are available to our customers exactly when and where they choose to buy them? Do you have the ability to influence and interact with strong stakeholders?

Then, how about this challenge? 

Solution Area Plan and Balance Sales & Supply (PBSS) is looking for a Solution Owner in the Plan Sales & Demand team that will be mainly responsible for the Sales Planning Collaboration tool.

Job description

The Assignment
SPC is a tool that supports the collaborative way of working between IoS and IKEA retail markets to create a common plan on how to reach sales goals. It is part of the “Plan and Balance Sales and Supply’ process and is a contributor to secure the right supply.
You have the end-to-end accountability for the application and are responsible for securing that the application works in an optimal way today and is capable to meet the requirements of tomorrow. 

You lead the development of your application and are in charge of securing the lifecycle management, requirement management, testing, budgeting and follow up. 
You work in our team closely to our partners in the business, in the process dimension and service vendors to achieve defined goals with best possible resource utilization.
It is also your responsibility to secure that the users of the application understand why and how to use it in an optimal way. 


The Right Candidate
We believe you have experience working with solutions and/or ways of working connected to the Sales Planning process. You are motivated by leading and influencing people i.e. working through others; and are able to interact with strong stakeholders – understand them and their needs as well as making them understand you.
You also have an ability to prioritise and assign tasks.
You have communication skills to describe complex topics in a simple and comprehensive way verbally and in writing. 

More Information

About Business Solutions Supply


  • deliver competence to support and develop business solutions  
  • have an end to end accountability for solutions, enhancements and projects 
  • manage one agreed and steered business solutions agenda in Supply

With business solutions we mean the tools we use to run and develop our business supported by information technology.

Business Solutions Supply consists of approximately 280 co-workers based in different legal units globally. We have our main hubs in Älmhult, Helsingborg and Malmö (IKEA of Sweden AB), Dortmund (Distribution Services GmbH), Pratteln (IKEA Supply AG) and Warsaw (IKEA Purchasing Services Poland).

About Solution Area PBSS
In Plan and Balance Sales and Supply we have the customer in focus. By connecting people and business with information technology we provide solutions related to Sales Planning, Supply Chain Planning, Purchasing and Logistics. 
We lead and develop solutions through projects, major initiatives and continuous improvement work. We are located in Älmhult and have roles like Solution Owner, Business Analyst, Project Manager and Solution Architect.

Your Next Challenge? 
Does this sound like your next challenge? We look forward to receiving your application in English as soon as possible. 

Please note that we have a preferred candidate for this position. 
For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Specialist Jonas Levin at +46 728865384.