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Country Safety and Security Manager

Mexico City, Mexico City Health & Safety Full Time

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The IKEA vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. We do this by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them.

We are determined to bring a little bit of Sweden to Mexico.

Job description

As a Country Safety & Security Manager you support the growth of IKEA Mexico by supporting the business to secure a safe and secure working environment for our co-workers and a safe and secure shopping environment for our visitors.

  • You are well-connected in Mexico with organizations that are dealing with risk and have a degree in Security like Certified Protection Professional from ASIS or a comparable study.
  • You have a proven record of at least 7 years as a manager in Safety & Security within retail in Mexico, preferable in an international environment.
  • You know how to influence the process and business owners in the units on country level by showing how we can work together to make IKEA a safe and secure working and shopping environment, protecting our co-workers’ and customers’ assets and the IKEA organisation. 
  • You will be responsible for implementing the IKEA safety and security standards and support the development of new ways of working, with a focus on simplicity. 

You ensure that:   

  • Group risk strategy for safety and security is implemented
  • The standardization of training programme for the country is conducted
  • The formalization of routines for risk handling scenarios
  • Investigations are carried out in case of criminal acts or accidents

You will be responsible for:

  • The services of money transport company and security company within the country.
  • Carry out security checks and other audits

You have knowledge of the following areas:

  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Investigations
  • Administrations, auditing or controlling
  • Technical Security Systems
  • Fire Codes and Fire prevention
  • Local criminal or civil laws
  • Emergency response handling
  • You can communicate verbal and in writing in Spanish and English.

More Information

This position is based in Mexico City and  offers a rare opportunity to be part of the establishment of IKEA in a whole new market. You will get a chance to push boundaries and influence the direction of IKEA in Mexico. All as part of a caring and open culture where we live our values, work hard, have fun and operate with a long-term perspective. Because here opportunities arise and growth follows.

If you are interested to be part of our team please apply via IKEA smartrecruiters sending your resume in English:  latest by February 7, 2020.