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Digital Deployment Leader - Group Digital, Ingka Group

Malmö, Skåne County IT & Digital Solutions Full Time

Job description

WHO YOU ARE

You are passionate about the possibilities of digital to delight and inspire countries to rapidly adopt new digital products. You are energized by working both independently and interdependently and cross functions. You appreciate the mix of strategic thinking and turning developments into country launches. Furthermore, you should be motivated to work agile and being open to the change, to keep learning and to forget obsolete. Of course you share and live the IKEA culture and values. We believe you have minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing and delivering complex change processes/products. Furthermore, you have experience in launching of digital products across multiple countries and in driving change across multi-functional teams crosswise different geographies. Preferably you have experience in agile working set-up and working as part of agile team. You have also the following: • extensive experience in leading cross-functional teams in a matrix environment • extensive knowledge of planning management and building integrated and structured frameworks • extensive experience in strategic communication and change management skills • strong presentation and facilitation skills • experience of working with iterative, agile product development and deployment teams, including key events and artefacts • experience in handling complex environments with multiple product launches happening across different countries simultaneously • understanding of change processes required for rollout of digital products across countries As a person you have proven ability to manage and execute a successful rollout of digital products and deliver results. In addition, you have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build trustful relationships with stakeholder of different seniority levels across the organisation and across the countries. You are able to deliver in times of change and uncertainty, with the business goals, customer and co-workers in focus. Moreover, you have structured mind-set and ability to perceive the larger picture along with the underlying details. Last but not least you understand the complexity of IKEA business and the role of technology as an integrated part of the business.

A DAY IN YOUR LIFE WITH US

As a Digital Deployment Leader you will work across initiatives within INGKA Group, contributing to a successful digital product launch to countries that drives IKEA business results. You will lead a central launch support team based on cross-functional competencies. You and your central team will support digital teams in the countries to launch more complex products with medium to high change management impact. You will also: • lead central support team/-s to establish an aligned delivery plan cross functional work teams (central and country) • develop and implement streamlined product launch approaches to achieve value with speed and low cost • actively work with risk/mitigation management • keep track of status and progress and communicate the progress to affected stakeholders • manage stakeholders across teams and functions to reach agreement on conflicting priorities, and thereby driving common prioritization for high availability and performance of all the flows

ABOUT THIS WORK AREA

We set the digital agenda to keep IKEA leading in an uncertain and fast moving environment. We drive the development, provision and operation of our digital products and services through the use of new and existing technology and agile delivery methods to deliver at pace. At the same time, we provide a home for digital skills to both develop and extend the technical, people and business skills needed to ensure continuous development and growth of our digital capability. This position is a full-time position (40 hours per week) and is located in Malmö, Sweden and some travel will be required. In this role you will indirect report to the Digital Deployment Roadmap Leader and direct to Digital Planning & Deployment Manager.

QUESTIONS AND SUPPORT? LET'S CONNECT!

Please send your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English. We really want to get to know you, so make sure you tell us why you want to work at IKEA Group Digital and why you would be a good fit for this assignment. If you have any concerns or questions please don't hesitate to contact Anna Stenamark Digital Planning & Deployment Manager at anna.stenmark4@ikea.com for questions regarding the position or Jaap Van Montfort at jaap.van.montfort@ikea.com for recruitment questions.