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.
About the job
For our Data to Insights project, we are looking for a proactive enthusiast who drives data strategy, implementation and development, and shares our overall vision of “creating a better everyday life for the many people”. As a Project Manager, you take on a regional responsibilities, striving to achieve accomplishments within tight timelines. A snapshot of your responsibilities:
You will be managing the Data to Insights project, from business requirement gathering to implementation of data and business intelligence solutions.
You will be required to manage external vendors and people from different business units and different culture. You will also be expected to work beyond normal Malaysian working hour.
You will plan the activities to be done, follow up on execution and lead the implementation team along the journey of implementation.
You manage project 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.
As a Project Manager, you motivate & drive the project to a greater height with knowledge, skills & experience that match the needs of the job.
Passionate about enterprise & scalable data solutions, with at least 3 years of experience on project management for implementing data solutions. Prior experience in Microsoft Azure Synapse and business intelligence project management in retail industry is preferred.
Demonstrable knowledge of end-to-end data management and business intelligence solution, with strong focus on multi-dimensional concept.
You are meticulous, flexible with a positive attitude and equipped 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/data warehouse systems is an added advantage.