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Country Talent Development Manager

Uusimaa People & HR Full Time

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As a person you are passionate about people and you want to contribute to great candidate and co-worker experience by means of excellent recruitment & sourcing, competence development and leadership processes. You appreciate the mix of strategic, tactical and operational tasks and enjoy working in a vibrant and changing multi-dimensional environment. Your ability to implement long-term plans, set budgets and goals and use the latest HR trends and innovations enables IKEA to operate more efficient as a people focus organisation. You have strategic overview for hiring talents on assignments and projects in an agile way to meet the demands of the rapidly changing business environment. Your abilities to forecast and plan future IKEA needs for talents, combined with deep knowledge of candidate behaviours and labour market trends, enable IKEA to attract, develop and retain co-workers. You have knowledge and experience about localising, developing and maintaining a competence model that supports the talent management needs of IKEA, and knowledge of analysing learning needs and localising learning delivery methods and curriculums to meet the competence development needs of the co-workers. You demonstrate general leadership capabilities and effectiveness in leading multiple specialist team with the capacity to handle multiple priorities, initiatives, interfaces and tasks and apply business knowledge and leverage digital best practices to achieve organisational goals and objectives. You know how to work independently, take own initiatives and responsibility. You express ideas and opinions effectively - with ability to influence and inspire. For this role we expect that you have strong experience from Human Resources related roles and extensive understanding about recruitment and sourcing. You have a proven record of developing people and organisations. You are able to communicate fluently in English.


In the role as Talent Development Manager, you are responsible for localising and implementing INGKA Group Recruitment & Selection and Leadership & Competence Development framework, approaching and processing as well as co-creating with relevant stakeholders in order to: attract, recruit and source a pipeline of talented candidates. You also ensure the right leadership and competence solutions to deliver on business targets are in place, while securing a great customer and co-worker experience. You will: • Coordinate with the global stakeholders at INGKA Group to lead, localise and implement new frameworks, approaches and processes in Finland, as well as be responsible for transmission of our Talent Development needs to the global stakeholders • Lead and develop a strategically focused team and ensure that the team works effectively, collaboratively, and creatively with individuals and teams throughout the company • Execute recruitment process including sourcing, screening, assessing, and marketing to candidates, delivering a high standard of excellence • Establish a high standard of excellence within the function including identifying, communicating, localising and implementing Leadership and Competence Development for all co-workers in Finland • Drive close cooperation to ensure alignment between recruiting strategy and succession plan • Monitor external employer and workforce trends and leverage for adaptation of recruitment, attraction and sourcing strategies • Network with stakeholders across the Finnish organisation to proactively monitor and manage leadership, competence, development and succession needs for today and the future In this role you will report to the Country People & Culture Manager.


At the heart of our business are people. We want to give down-to-earth, straightforward people the possibility to grow, both as individuals and in their professional roles, so that, together we are strongly committed to creating a better everyday life for ourselves and our customers. We create a better everyday life together by living our shared values and safeguarding our unique culture. To create an inspiring IKEA experience, we need to make sure our co-workers have the preconditions to meet our customers in the best possible way.


If you have job specific questions please contact to Camilla Weurlander, Country People & Culture Manager,


This role is located in Service Office Finland (Espoo) and will require travelling to Finnish units, our partners and as well to global meetings. Please send your application together with your CV and salary expectation as soon as possible, but no later than 30.11.2019.