You got Genuine interest in securing a great customer experience and interest of people's life at home. Energy driven person you are committed to deliver better products and services for the many people. You want to continously learn and develop in a curious way.
You are able to build trust and partnership to reach common goals. Highly motivated in understanding the category / market area that we are working in, you Desire to find new business opportunities and make it happen through engaging and motivating people. You want to drive to build trust and partnership to reach common goals. Strong and genuine interest in innovation and sourcing option development
You have knowledge in following areas: Strong knowledge in purchasing practices and related processes Good knowledge of purchasing, construction and market conditions, Strong negotiation skills Experience of supplier management and supplier development Strong financial competence and understanding Good knowledge of cost drivers and the value chain of relevant segment and industry Experience in SAP procurement tools such as ARIBA/S4Hana Fluent in English both written and spoken
You are capable to understand the bigger picture; always act with the Customer, IKEA values and total IKEA in mind. You have the capability to identify and capture process and business opportunities and deliver results through involving and engaging people. Then, you have the capability to build trust and relationships, in order to build long-term relationships. You are capable to take responsibility and initiative within the area of scope. And finally, you have the capability to adapt to a fast changing environment.
As a Purchaser for the Construction category, you are part of MIF's Procurement team, you contribute to the development and execution of the category/market action plan by: Securing compliance of the Group Procurement purchase process. Building long term supplier partnerships and drive supplier performance. Involving relevant business partners to identify business needs and opportunities.
You will: Take fully responsibility for following and securing the Group Procurement purchase process end-to-end Responsible for building long term partnerships with Key Suppliers based on shared business model Responsible for building trusted relationships through IKEA way of doing business, secure compliance of IWAY and Code of Conduct Responsible for supplier management and supplier performance by professionally challenge suppliers to constantly improve all aspects of supplier performance Through proactive market monitoring give input about sourcing options, supplier market, market trends and contributing to the development of the category/sourcing plans Act according to IKEA values do business with Fact-based Business Leadership Understand the goals, business priorities and follow through on commitments and achieves results in line with the IKEA vision and values Communicate in a straightforward and inclusive manner and listens actively to gain information Co-operate with team members in other and own units to accomplish common goals Seek opportunities for improvement Demonstrate willingness and contributes to change by taking necessary actions and adapt to new circumstances
For this position, you will be responsible for the France, Belgium, Netherlands cluster and will report directly to the Sourcing Manager Construction & Rebuild of the Europe Atlantic and West region.
OUR TEAM WITHIN IKEA
We don’t want to brag, but in our team we’re born negotiators. Together we source the world for suppliers for everything from raw materials for products to ink for the printer. Our mission is to maximise what suppliers can provide at the lowest possible prices while assuring safe and sustainable sourcing at all times. Most importantly: we build mutually beneficial partnerships for the long term. There’s nothing better than a great deal where everyone wins!