A Smile, Common Sense, Passion for home furnishing, and Leadership; that's what we need in IKEA Al-Homaizi Kuwait - a company that believes in developing business through our Co-Workers.
Our energy comes from creating a better everyday life for the many people.
We simply recruit based on Values, Competence, Potential for growth, and Diversity.
You will lead the P&C function within the Central Unit by securing P&C subject matter expertise, processes and P&C operations. You ensure that IKEA People strategies and legal and compliance demands are locally translated into action to fulfil business needs and driven by IKEA culture and values.
A day in your life with us:
Ensure the people strategy, principles/guidelines and relevant business plans relate and come together in a local P&C action plan that is operationally implemented and lived up to
Support the development of a value-driven organisation and IKEA being a great place to work in the local market.
Influence unit management team to continuously develop local leadership capabilities within their function according to business needs.
Support the building of local business competence by setting and working on relevant goals, together with the unit managers.
Coach and support managers about people related topics (e.g. performance management and development, team development, change management).
Ensure delivery of learning & development, supported by the L&D Specialist in accordance with the L&D strategy
Contribute to build up business competence, leadership and talent pipeline and support managers and co-workers in their development, according to the business needs and development plans.
Involved in planning, setting co-worker P&C budget while following up on goals.
Responsible for implementation of co-worker relations plan that effectively manages all local interactions with co-workers and ensures that all areas in the unit work with the labour relations principles and uphold local policies, procedures and laws
Be a good example of IKEA leadership in ways that express the IKEA values within and outside IKEA, and together with the unit managers help to safeguard and promote the IKEA Culture.
University degree in Human Resources or related field
Solid HR background and/or business background with a minimum of 3–5 years of managerial experience
Ability to communicate confidently and clearly with various audiences in English, both verbally and in writing
Live and share the IKEA values
Knowledge/experience of IKEA ways of working and processes is an advantage.
A few more details for you
This position is full-time and is located in Kuwait. Some travel may be required.
Please send your CV in English and tell us why you would be a good fit for this role.