The world is changing and the IKEA business is changing with it. For IKEA though, one thing will always remain the same - our vision to create a better everyday life for the many people.
We will strengthen and develop competences in order to meet the needs and dreams of the many people around the world and to be accessible, wherever and whenever they wish to meet IKEA.
We are looking for people who have experience from IKEA retail organizations. . Ideally you have been working as a sales leader in the Service Office organisation with at least 3 years’ experience. Retail experience beyond sales would be an added advantage. We offer a unique opportunity to develop a holistic view of the IKEA business. When you grow, IKEA grows too. Do you want to contribute?
About Inter IKEA Systems and Core Business Franchise
Inter IKEA Systems B.V. is the franchisor and the owner of the IKEA Concept, including the IKEA trademarks.
In Core Business Franchise we are responsible for the IKEA strategic framework and keeping it together through an IKEA Concept which is updated, relevant, implemented and followed-up together with all IKEA trademark users.
We enable IKEA people in the value chain by developing new ways of working supported by processes, methods, tools and services, and we also develop the business by leading:
The development of solutions that will ensure a unique and successful meeting with existing and new IKEA customers.
When and how IKEA expands, enabling one common way of working with high impact at a low cost.
We offer an open working environment where everyone feels comfortable to experiment, try new ways and dare to ask: “What if…?” And we offer possibilities for you to develop yourself and your career globally. Read more about us at about.IKEA.com
To support the implementation of the IKEA Concept in new and existing markets the Retail Operation Solutions & Support department (ROSS) within Core Business Franchise is providing a Retail Package consisting of business processes and IT systems to all IKEA retailers.
Job Description We are now looking for a Solution Area Responsible Sales & Range to support all the IKEA retailers that are using our Retail Package and to be part of developing this package to meet the future demands of the customers and IKEA retailers. One important focus at the moment is to further improve and develop new processes and system functionality to enable a retail market approach.
This role contains mainly the following areas of work:
To be the functional owner of all relevant solutions in the area of Sales & Range by providing operational support to retailers and be the internal “go to” person for these matters.
Lead the solution development of processes and tools within Sales & Range, both in terms of incremental improvements and as part of developing key multichannel retailing capabilities.
Supporting the expansion of IKEA in existing and new markets.
We believe you have solid knowledge and with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience from IKEA retailing.
You have a background from using the Sales & Range management system in the Service Office.
You are analytical and get motivated by being able to deep dive into complex scenarios and problems and finding solutions to them together with your colleagues.
Creation of documentation and facilitation of presentations and workshops are part of the job which is why you should have excellent communication skills and be fluent in English, both written and verbal.
Experience from process and system development is an advantage.
As a person you are structured, delivery focused and a good team player. Of course you have a passion for customers and retailing and highly motivated to contribute to the growth of IKEA retailers. You are prepared to travel internationally at least 50 days per year.
The position is full time (40h/week) and currently located in Helsingborg Väla, Sweden but will be moved to Malmö, Sweden within the coming year.