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Development & Transformation Project Manager

Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality - Explore location Business Development Full Time

Job description


• Excellent coordinator able to handle many interfaces and tasks
• Strong stakeholder management skills
• Demonstrates strong IKEA leadership skills, by using sound judgements to make timely and effective decisions.
• Ability to communicate confidently and clearly, in an inspirational way with IKEA tone of voice.
• Ability to prioritise, take decisions and delegate.
• Ability to manage a high degree of uncertainty in a complex context.
• Skilled in data management


• Plan, organise and execute the project applying relevant project methodology
• Be the primary point of contact for the project, building effective relationships with stakeholders and partners to gain buy-in and full cooperation so that the project objectives are achieved.
• Track and manage dependencies and interfaces in the project, between projects, and with the line organisation.
• Define and sequence activities in the project, estimating duration, developing the schedule, controlling progress.
• Plan resource, estimating costs, setting and controlling the budget.
• Secure and lead a competent and high performing project team, involving appropriate competence and ensuring team cohesion
• Manage communication flow to stakeholders by planning and distributing relevant information at appropriate times and forums
• Secure the identification, mitigation, and control of risks.
• Procure external service providers/vendors where necessary, continually securing an effective relationship and managing performance
• Manage change by engaging stakeholders and identifying learning and communication activities
• Coach and/or mentor project members and peers to develop project management competence in Ingka.
• Secure that the project is reviewed and evaluated, with learnings documented.

There is always room for improvement, and in our team we make sure to constantly make every part of the IKEA value chain better. We’re a diverse bunch of people who love to get involved in a variety of projects, initiatives, touchpoints and processes to create long-term value and to make IKEA accessible to more of the many people.