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GBO HUB POT Project Manager

Poznan, Greater Poland - Explore location Project Management Full time

Job description

What you'll need to have

You are passionate about project management, leading the implementation activities to transform and do things better.
You have the capability to structure, plan and monitor the implementation of P&C services. You are energized by increasing customer value, driving business growth, and contributing to overall success and results through people.
Working with POT (people operations transformation), you will bring a true passion for people and enjoy working in a vibrant and changing environment. You’re a great in building relationships with your stakeholders and you find motivation in leading and developing people.
And, of course, you share and live the IKEA culture and values. You see things a little differently. So do we.

If you are
•passionate about creating an IKEA fit for the future and energised by the capability and potential that GBO will offer in that respect,
•energized by increasing customer value, driving business growth and delivering high quality services,
•inspired by working together in an ever-changing multi-dimensional environment leading through co-creation with colleagues and other IKEA units,
•good, working project management capabilities,
•energized by solving problems and getting things done,
•deep knowledge of transition management and working knowledge of the People and Culture functions,
•good knowledge of end-to-end (E2E) process design and process improvement.

Your responsibilities

•plan, organise and execute the project activities for the GBO Hub POT Implementation applying relevant project methodology,
•define and sequence activities in the project, estimating duration, developing the schedule, controlling progress and provide status (progress, risks, issues) in relevant Steering meetings,
•be the primary point of contact for the project management activities at the Hub, building effective relationships with Hub Manager, P&C Service Managers to gain full cooperation so that the project objectives are achieved,
•key connect representing the Hub at POT and facilitating flow of information from the project to the Hub and vis-versa,
•primary accountability of connecting the dots between the design phase and how it will translate to the operation side of things,
•accountable for the roll out of the first cycle of new services/solutions in close cooperation with Hub P&C Service team,
•represent the operations team and bring forward any operational challenges to the transition for the new services,
•ensure stable operations within 90 days of go-live and deployment of the desktop procedures,
•track and manage dependencies and interfaces in the project and with the line organisation,
•secure the identification, mitigation, and control of risks,
•manage Hub change activities,
•support communication and engage in country preparation activities.

About this work area

We are Global Business Operations (GBO), the capability and service organisation for Ingka, passionate about creating value for each part of the business. We are a key partner for Ingka, driving growth, innovation and operational excellence, creating a better everyday life for our people.

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We are interviewing continuously and will close the advert when we find the right candidate. So don’t hesitate to apply today by submitting your CV.

Warmly welcome with your application!


• flexible workspace based on the concept of activity based office where co-workers feel empowered and comfortable. Our office supports individual needs of employees regardless of their physical abilities,
• stable employment conditions on the basis on contract of employment,
• employee loyalty programme Tack!
• private medical care for IKEA employees and their families,
• cafeteria programme (including eg. Multisport card),
• accident Insurance and Pension Plan,
• jubilee awards, commemorative gifts, special events.