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Security Specialist – Group Business Risk & Compliance, Ingka Group

Malmö, Skåne County - Explore location Risk & Compliance Full Time

Job description


Do you have extensive knowledge in the areas of security? Do you want to work in an ever-changing, multi-dimensional environment where you get to contribute to the overall success through collaboration and expertise? Ingka Group are looking for a result-driven Security Specialist who is passionate about creating an IKEA fit for the future with the customer at heart.

We believe that you are passionate about creating an IKEA fit for the future with the customer at heart. You are energized by contributing to overall success and results through collaboration and excellent expertise, and by working together in an ever-changing multi-dimensional environment. You are also motivated by finding new ways through co-creation with others in IKEA.

As a person you have high level of integrity to act honestly in accordance with moral/ethical principles. You are result-driven and detail-oriented combined with a strong capability to build relationships. You are also comfortable when dealing with ambiguity and unpredictable situations, flexible to adapt changes based on new ideas/approaches/strategies.

We believe you have extensive knowledge and proven expertise in the areas of corporate security and/or crisis management in an international environment.


You would become one out of four members of the Ingka Group Security Team, a team within the Safety & Security Department in the Business Group Risk Management & Compliance function.

The Group Security Team handles a wide spectrum of security related areas, all with the aim to safeguard Ingka Group’s people, brand and assets.

The role includes tasks of reactive nature with varying complexity that require immediate attention. These include but are not limited to:

• Providing Subject Matter Expertise support to various stakeholders
• Handling the information flow around critical incidents
• Investigations of suspected misconduct
• Travel Risk incident management and pre-trip assessments

The role further includes working in projects and initiatives of more proactive nature and that run over a longer period of time. This can for instance translate into:

• Development of Standards and Frameworks
• Development of tools and Steering Documents
• Supporting various stakeholders with Subject Matter Expertise in the Security-field for existing and future Retail-initiatives.
• Leading and inspire a risk and compliance performance mind-set, raise risk awareness and promote a risk culture, and thereby support growth and maximization of business value.

Some tasks are shared equally between all members of the team, whereas others have a designated team member assigned as the main responsible and driver.

Good knowledge-sharing skills are a key to strengthen the team’s versatility and to promote the personal- as well as professional development of team members.

In order to be successful in your role, you will regularly work together with co-workers from other functions both within and outside of Business Group Risk Management & Compliance.

The role of Security Specialist is placed in Malmö.


For more questions about this role, please contact Patrik Carlsson at For questions about the recruitment process, please contact Pernilla Cederlund at

Please apply with a CV and a cover letter in English. We do not accept applications by mail due to GDPR. Please apply through the recruitment system. We will interview continuously so don´t delay with your application. Last day of application is October 1st 2020.

For this recruitment we will do a Pre-employment screening for the candidate that we want to hire.