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Project Manager, IKEA Southeast Asia (2 Years Contract)

Petaling Jaya, Selangor Business & Consumer Insights & Analytics Full Time

Job description

Company description

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 operate in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Philippines – and have an ambitious expansion plan to bring a little bit of Sweden to new markets in the region. We are part of the Ikano Group of companies and the only IKEA franchisee owned by the Kamprad family that founded IKEA.

We also develop, own and operate Shopping Centres that are anchored by IKEA and create walkable communities by including residential, office and other types of real estate in our development plans.

We work towards making sustainability a natural part of our everyday work. We are active in our communities, driving and supporting social initiatives that benefit children, women and the environment.

Job description

About the job

We want to fill this position with an proactive enthusiast who will drive multiple Business Intelligence projects simultaneously, and share our overall vision of “creating a better everyday life for the many people”.

Your assignment

  • You will be leading projects within IKEA, driving initiatives from business requirement gathering to implementation of Business Intelligence solutions.
  • You also secure resources and services with support from internal purchasing organisation You also secure resources and services with support from internal purchasing organisation You also secure resources and services with support from internal purchasing organisation.You organize, lead and manage people from different units and cultures. You will also be the main contact person for external parties on project related matters.
  • You will plan the activities to be done, follow up on execution and lead the implementation team along the journey of implementation.
  • You manage projects within set frames for scope, time and budget as agreed with steering group.
  • You are responsible to plan/coordinate the transition of the project into running business and ensure that it is fit for use by securing that all supporting processes and architecture are in place. This includes knowledge transfer, systems training and change management.
  • The position is a regional role and will be based in Kuala Lumpur.


Your profile

  • You have at least 3 year experience on project management. Prior experience in Business Intelligence project management in retail industry is preferred.
  • You are meticulous, flexible with a positive attitude and equip with strong problem solving and communication skill.  
  • You are a team player and are open to taking on responsibilities. You enjoy challenges and find satisfaction in doing a job well in a fast-paced retail industry.
  • Good knowledge of process flow and familiarity of IT/Business Intelligence/datawarehouse systems is an added advantage.

More Information

Please apply by 19 September 2019.