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HR Manager (f/m/d)

Lucerne, Canton of Lucerne People & HR Full Time

Job description


As the HR Manager, you will be a member of the store’s management team and act as a business partner to the Market Manager. You oversee the local implementation of IKEA’s people strategies and the creation of an engaging working environment driven by IKEA’s values and culture.

• You have experience as an HR business partner , HR manager or are a general manager wanting to make a difference in the people space.
• You are flexible, proactive and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.
• You have an in-depth understanding of key HR functions including onboarding, performance management, co-worker relations and succession planning, as well as a solid understanding of Swiss labor law.
• You believe strongly in individuals’ potential, enjoy supporting co-workers in challenging situations and are passionate about creating an engaging co-worker experience based on the IKEA values and culture.
• You are genuinely interested in our business, have a strong entrepreneurial spirit and are a team player for whom it is natural to support on the shop floor whenever necessary.
• You possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to influence, inspire and connect with stakeholders and co-workers from all walks of life.
• You have native-level German skills and also speak English fluently.


• Acting as the business partner to the market manager on all HR-related topics.
• Ensuring that the HR strategy and global guidelines are localized and operationally implemented to create an excellent co-worker experience.
• Working closely with the relevant managers and stakeholders to drive onboarding and performance management, ensure the local delivery of learning and training initiatives, setting up an effective succession plan, enabling a strong people planning process and managing employee interactions.
• Making sure that local policies, procedures and laws are upheld and respected.
• Ensuring that local employer communication is consistent, well perceived and builds on the IKEA brand.
• Living the IKEA values and showing ownership beyond your area of responsibility.


IKEA is all about people, and our team make sure to bring the best people on board to keep our strong spirit of togetherness. We believe that different experiences and backgrounds collectively make us wiser and stronger, and we ensure that our co-workers bloom into their best selves as they contribute to our business.


Please submit your application online and make sure to include your CV, motivation letter and any other relevant documents.
Following a first selection, successful candidates will be invited to a phone or video interview. After this step, we will invite selected applicants to a face-to-face interview with the line manager and possibly other stakeholders. A trial day, where you can get to know your team and get a better insight into your potential future workplace, may also be part of your application experience.
It is important that you are flexible in terms of working hours. Early or late shifts within our opening hours and Saturday assignments will be part of your working schedule.
If you are successful and receive an offer for this position, you will be required to submit your police record prior to receiving a contract.