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District Facility Management Manager

Uusimaa Property & Facility Management Full Time

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You are open to new solutions with a passion for doing business, always keeping sustainability in mind and your passion is leading business and people together. You are service minded, and customer driven. You are able to deliver results within a given framework and also contribute to an environment where IKEA culture is a strong and living reality that embraces the diversity of co-workers and customers. To succeed in this role, you have: • Experience from a managerial position and proven skills in developing people and provide support, coaching, training, and career direction to others • Ability to communicate confidently and clearly in both Finnish and English • Experience in a multi-unit facilities management organization, preferably in a high-volume retail sector • Preferred, a degree or professional qualification in Facilities Management (or equivalent) • Proven project management and change management experience • Proven experience in working with sustainability and the environment from a facility management perspective


PURPOSE OF FUNCTION As engaged, open minded and curious experts in all parts of the real estate business we take responsibility for the real estate business at Ingka Group as a trustworthy, appreciated and wanted business partner. We secure new and maintain existing physical locations in order to meet the needs of the many people. We provide strategic insight based on our knowledge and understanding of the real estate portfolio in Ingka. We take the lead in delivering safe, compliant, sustainable and innovative property solutions – with Democratic design and life cycle cost on top of our mind. We actively maintain and secure that our properties are kept in relevant shape for the business. REAL ESTATE NORTH EUROPE The role is a part of the Ingka Group Real Estate North Europe Cluster. You will lead your teams in Finland from the Service Office from Espoo and regularly visit all the sites. Currently we have five stores (Espoo, Vantaa, Raisio, Tampere and Kuopio), a Pick Up and Order point in Jyväskylä as well as Customer Support Centre and Service Office in Espoo. Your main responsibility is to lead people and the Facility Management business in IKEA Finland to optimize the value and efficiency of each property in a sustainable way according to the real estate scope in Ingka. The most important assignments in this role are: • Lead and manage the execution of Facility management within the district through the site FM Managers • Enable and secure best operation to the business • Responsible to make sure that each property is managed throughout its lifetime including safety, compliance, maintenance and improvement to ensure a safe and operational environment for the business, co-workers, customers and other stakeholders. • Implement relevant property management innovations, digital and technical solutions that meet the needs of the business and the many people • Responsible to secure that each property is kept in safe and as new condition on business needs • Responsible to optimize the efficiency of each property in a sustainable way • Ensure that co-workers and external partners, when needed, has up-to-date awareness and understanding of all FM frameworks, guidelines and initiatives • Safeguard that forecasts, follow-ups, budgets, 5 year rolling plan etc. are delivered from all sites • Support and implement the structure for contract and supplier management together with the Ingka purchasing organisation to improve efficiencies/costs/equipment and quality • Manage and develop the team’s competence, performance and resource management


Without us our many co-workers and customers wouldn’t have an IKEA to go to. We make sure to secure, build and maintain our physical locations - from stores to offices to factories – to meet the needs of the many people. Together we lead the way in delivering safe, compliant, sustainable, and innovative solutions for every property. And we feel a great sense of pride in seeing everything working smoothly!


For more information about this role, please contact Tobias Malmgren (, +46732321523)


This role is located in IKEA Finland Service Office (Espoo). In this role you will report to Facility Management Manager, Cluster level. We will review candidates already during application period, so please send your application including your CV and salary request as soon as possible, but no later than 31.01.2020!