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Build-up leader

Bengaluru, Karnataka Expansion Full Time

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KEY PREVIOUS EXPERIENCES AND PROVEN SKILLS ? Proven advanced training in Project Management or equivalent ? Minimum 5 years of experience of developing businesses and delivering results ? Minimum 2 years of experience in leading and influencing teams ? Strong project management skills ? Experience from managing change in a complex business environment ? Multicultural experience JOB-SPECIFIC CAPABILITIES ? Good analytical skills ? Ability to make decisions on a strategic, tactical and operational levels ? Ability to plan, organise and coordinate ? Ability to apply cost-consciousness ? Good leadership capabilities ? Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build trustful relationships ? Ability to communicate verbally, visually and in writing in an inspirational way with IKEA tone of voice ? Ability to prioritise and make decisions with speed and simplicity ? Ability to take a holistic view of a global organisation and identify business opportunities accordingly KNOWLEDGE ? Strong project management skills ? Strong cost management skills (budgeting and forecasting) ? Extensive knowledge of managing and leading teams and stakeholders ? IKEA Retailing experience ? Knowledge of IKEA Retail Establishment and their processes ? Knowledge of IKEA commercials in a CMP ? Knowledge of IKEA concept, brand objectives, values and vision ? Knowledge of Ingka Group strategies, priorities and strategic expansion planning process ? Knowledge of how to create and implement change initiatives and manage stakeholders in IKEA ? Knowledge of the IKEA multichannel shopping experience MOTIVATION ? Passionate about creating an IKEA fit for the future ? Motivated by increasing customer value ? Energized by driving business growth and contributing to overall success and results through collaboration ? Inspired by working together in an ever-changing multi-dimensional environment ? Motivated by finding new ways through co-creation with colleagues and other IKEA units ? Motivated by sharing and living the IKEA culture and values PURPOSE OF JOB Lead and coordinate the commercial build-up process from planning and over and during the build up period. Support Project Leader with tendering process. Ensure that the right people and processes are in place to deliver the Customer Meeting Point in accordance with the plans.


Job specific key tasks and responsibilities ? Lead and contribute to the local tendering and procurement process ? Lead the commercial build-up process across all areas of the Customer Meeting Point (CMP) ? Support the Project leader and Construction Project Manager in the management of external contractors during the retail fit out ? Provide a detailed time plan and forecast of the total cost of the retail build-up ? Provide a detailed plan of number of resources required and where they should support during a build-up ? Obtain sign off from the relevant stakeholders of the implementation result ? Ensure a safe working environment for co-workers, contractors and visitors alike ? Ensure the Commercial Build-up is delivered on time, to the right cost and with the right level of quality ? Take lead in working across functions within Ingka Group and collaborate with other IKEA units ? Take lead in driving an open and sharing climate, being a role model of the IKEA values ? Lead positive change, and contribute to building a more unique, inclusive and accessible IKEA - guided by the People and Planet Positive commitments


PURPOSE OF FUNCTION With the customer at the heart of everything we do, Expansion takes responsibility for developing and implementing the strategic expansion plan in the country. Expansion acts upon business needs based on insights and optimize accessibility to enable maximum penetration of the country. Expansion is responsible for implementing our retailing concepts and securing that we fully utilise our assets in the new world of IKEA – all at lowest cost, with economy of scale and sustained profitability.