Skip to main content
0 Saved Jobs

No jobs have been saved yet.

New search

Search jobs

Leadership & Competence Leader

Billingstad, Akershus People & HR Full Time

Job description

For more than 75 years IKEA has made it possible for people all over the world to create beautiful and functional homes. The people behind the furniture is the reason for our success. Every day we dare to think differently and work together to find new ways of making things better. To us the most important thing is that you share our values and get inspired by our vision of creating a better everyday life for the many people.
People & Culture
At the heart of our business are people. We create a better everyday life together by living our shared values and safeguarding our unique culture. To create an inspiring IKEA experience, we need to make sure our co-workers have the preconditions to support our customers to choose the best home furnishing solutions for their homes and life situations.

ABOUT THE JOB

In the role as Leadership & Competence Leader, you lead an efficient, effective and consistent execution of Leadership & Competence development frameworks, concepts, approaches and solutions to ensure delivery on business targets, while securing a great customer and co-worker experience:
  • Leads localisation of Centre of Expertise Leadership and Competence Development concept, frameworks, approach and process in order to ensure successful implementation in country
  • Responsible to ensure that global tools and learning offers are used: keeping country competence and leadership development offer up-to-date, and coordinates all development of learning solutions from People & Culture organisation
  • Leads execution of country training calendar for both Leadership- and Competence Development including securing available and competent facilitators
  • Contributes to a high standard of excellence within the function including identifying, communicating, localising and delivering Leadership and Competence Development content to all co-workers in the country
  • Networks with stakeholders across the country organisation to best understand and deliver on their Competence & Leadership Development solution needs

ABOUT YOU

To become one of us, you need to be yourself. You must also enjoy going the extra mile and working together with others. As a leader you are passionate about people and the difference which leadership and competence management can make to top and bottom line results – on strategic, tactical and operational level. You are a brave, positive changemaker that loves customers, and you acknowledge that our customer experience never will exceed our co-worker experience. You act as an ambassador for the IKEA culture and values and you enjoy working in a vibrant and changing multi-dimensional environment.

You are actively customer oriented with a growth mindset. You have insights in how an organization works and understand how mindset, skills and behaviour is connected to develop an organizations performance.

With the mindset of an enabler, you know how to listen to your internal customers and deliver competence tools and frameworks that supports our leaders and co-workers in helping our customers to choose the best home furnishing solutions for their homes and life situations.

You are eager to understand and follow the digital transformation retail and markets is a part of, and you feel determined to implement effective and digital learning solutions to enable your internal customers to work in a smarter way. You keep focus how to systematically create, capture, share, manage and utilise knowledge chasing digital best practices to achieve organisational goals and objectives. You have an interest or experience in using data from digital sources to gain insights of IKEA customers for business purposes and decision making.

You demonstrate true customer-oriented leadership ability in leading an independent specialist team with the capacity to handle multiple priorities, initiatives, interfaces and tasks. You are experienced working flexible, taking own initiatives and responsibility. You express expectations, ideas and opinions in a plain way - with the courage to influence. You lead with the sense of urgency and you inspire clear-minded and with calmness.

You are a brave, positive changemaker that loves customers, and you acknowledge that our customer experience never will exceed our co-worker experience. This inspire you, and your way of working.

For this role you need to have:
  • Minimum 5 years of Human Resource experience, with a minimum of 2 years specialised in Leadership & Competence Development
  • Experience from a commercial global/matrix organisation
  • Proven results in organizational and leadership development
  • A true customer-oriented leadership experience in leading an independent specialist team with the capacity to handle multiple priorities, initiatives, interfaces and tasks
  • Excellent communication skills

IKEA in transformation

People will experience a new IKEA in 3 years from now. We will grow, be closer to where people are, go fully digital hand-in-hand with services, become circular, and take a stand on equality. To secure growth, we need to change. We are now building the new People & Culture organisation, which will be an important enabler to reach our business goals in the years to come. Do you have the experience and competence we need to meet our customer expectations and be part of enabling our organization to build the new IKEA? If so, we promise exciting days in a company that is changing and transforming for today and the future.
In this role you will report to the Country Talent Manager, Ragnhildr Weberg. The role is located in Oslo (Asker).

At IKEA, we see diversity and inclusion as obvious. This is deeply rooted in our values and the way we work. We have, among other things, a goal that the gender distribution in our management groups should be 50-50 by 2020. Now we need more men in People & Culture, and we therefore encourage men to apply for this position.

WANT TO APPLY?

We will prioritise applications from you who fulfil the majority of the requirements and we hope to hear from you as soon as possible, but please no later than Friday March 22th.

If you have any questions please contact Ragnhildr, ragnhildr.weberg@ikea.com or +47 934 69 763.
Warmly welcome with your application!