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Project Leader - New Business and Innovation Deployment(Shanghai/Shenzhen)

Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality - Explore location Purchasing & Sourcing Full time

Job description

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“The word impossible has been deleted from our dictionary and must remain so” -- Ingvar Kamprad

In New Business, we are entrepreneurs to make things happen!

New Business is scouting on the supplier market to identify new business opportunities for IKEA; developing new business for IKEA including reverse supply chains opportunities and supports start-ups of new sourcing markets, new suppliers, and supply chains.

Job description

New Business Developer will be responsible for a variety of responsibilities as below:

  • Identify, act on, and materialize market opportunities based on business assignments to support IKEA growth.
  • Lead and drive new business projects, start up new suppliers, new materials/components, and new technologies (including leading new supplier mapping &evaluation, new products and material verification and qualification)
  • Contribute to supply market intelligence in existing and new sourcing markets, pro-actively share knowledge cross categories about identified competitive advantages and limitations for business development


We are looking for people with great passion and commit to drive for identifying and delivering the new business opportunities.

  • You are open minded, curiosity and daring to try new things, and you are also down to earth, can delivery result under pressure.
  • You are a team player, you can build connect & trust quickly.
  • You have the strategic thinking and solutions oriented with holistic view, always act with the customers, suppliers, and total IKEA in mind.
  • You have the solid experience on purchasing and have good understanding on how supply chain works.
  • You have the strong project management capability with the good communication and leadership capability. Have proven success on leading complex project cross functional.
  • You have capability to perform business analysis, risk assessment, scenario planning. Draw conclusions to support right business decisions and implementations

More Information

The position is based in Shanghai or Shenzhen, China. And if you have any questions about the actual recruitment process, please contact Olivia Wang, at

We look forward to receiving your application!