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Category Purchaser in Category Area Digital & Tech, Ingka Group Procurement

Malmö, Skåne County Purchasing & Sourcing Full Time

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WHY WE WILL LOVE YOU

Simply because of your passion in business, environment and people. If you see yourself in a role where you are in the driving seat for better procurement, then we are looking for you! To be successful in this position, you should have: •University degree in Engineering, Business Administration or corresponding. •3+ years’ experience from an international organization, preferable within the area of IT Services and/or procurement. •Good analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills. •Fluency in English, both written and verbal. In addition to this, your knowledge and experience has given you a very good understanding of the dynamics in big purchasing projects and driving business on a global level with multiple stakeholders. We believe that you are a natural at building and maintaining good relationships with both colleagues and business contacts and that you have a strong business mind-set with an openness to change - looking for new possibilities and improve ways of working comes natural to you.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

As a Category Purchaser, you will be the primary commercial interface towards global suppliers, execute category strategies and segment plans to support the IKEA Group on a global level. You will be responsible to drive supplier selections, build supplier relations and secure/develop/negotiate relevant terms and conditions. Moreover, you will drive negotiations of large scale complex agreements, where you, together with the IKEA team, will secure the best buy for IKEA. An important part of your role is to build trustful relations with internal business partners and together you will develop the business. You will be responsible for driving the implementation of strategies and you will secure governance of strategic supplier relationships. The Category Digitalisation & IT contains the following segments; •Services •Software •Infrastructure & Platforms •Emerging Tech Driven by the need of the markets and being part of a global organization, the global IKEA network opens up for many possibilities. You will represent a strong brand with a big social and environmental responsibility and you will be in the forefront to drive change. The team consists of trustworthy and innovative co-workers encouraged to give and take responsibility. You will experience strong leadership and be part of a competence development program focusing on the future.

ABOUT THIS WORK AREA

You see things a little differently. So do we. We believe that what you value is more important than what your CV says. We offer positions that will challenge your skills and let you grow. Come see things a little differently with us. In our workplace we cherish diversity of experience, perspectives, background and an environment where everyone is welcome to be themselves and allowed to make mistakes. When you grow IKEA grows! We are on an exciting journey with a big growth agenda and we have an inspiring plan how to reach our goals. If you want to be part of something big, this could be the right challenge for you! Follow us on Instagram @ikea_procurement and on IKEA Group, LinkedIn. IKEA is a world leader in the home furnishing business. We are a values-driven company!

QUESTIONS AND SUPPORT? LET'S CONNECT!

Learn more and apply with us at IKEA.com. The selection process will take place on an ongoing basis and please note that we do not accept applications via email. The positions are located in Hubhult Malmö, Sweden. Last day for application is 30th of September. If you have any questions about the position you are welcome to contact Category Segment Leader Håkan Johnsson at hakan.johnsson@ikea.com. If you have questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact HR Recruiter Johanna Kelenc Fridlund at: johanna.kelencfridlund@ikea.com