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Purchaser, Real Estate Category, Segment Construction and fit-out, Group Procurement at Ingka, IKEA Retail, Service Office, Janki/Warsaw

Warsaw, Mazovia - Explore location Purchasing & Sourcing Full Time

Job description

Who you are

You see things a little differently. So do we. We believe that what your value is more important than what your CV says. We offer positions that will challenge your skills and let you grow. Come see things a little differently with us.

About you:

Would you like to be an important part of the Ingka future expansion, and can you see yourself in a role where you are a strong value contributor to how IKEA procure Real Estate Category mainly construction and fit-out area? Then we are looking for you!

We are looking for you who has a deep understanding of the construction market and is familiar with different type of procurement strategies. You have a good understanding of the industry, good background in construction and fit-out area and project management experience. You have a strong desire to find ways to improve and develop our project investments. You have strong communication skills and you are an enabler by turning complex procurement solutions into new opportunities for Ingka.

To be successful in your role we believe that you have:

•construction background and experience,
•construction market awareness and knowledge,
•knowledge of the Supplier's market,
•experience in supplier development,
•good construction legal knowledge,
•leadership skills for managing the assigned tasks and coordinating the flow of information from different Stakeholders,
•strong knowledge in sourcing and procurement practices and related processes,
•good knowledge of project management methods & processes,
•good knowledge of cost drivers and the value chain of Category and industry,
•good analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills,
•fluent in Polish and English both written and spoken,
•good knowledge of data analytical tools (knowing SAP in procurement will be a good advantage).


You are a natural in building and maintaining good relationships with people and you have a strong business mindset and drive. Change and new ways of working motivate you to find new possibilities and better solutions. Experience from procurement projects and driving business on a country or regional level with multiple business partners are a pre-requisite for success in this role. To enjoy working with us you are open-minded, straightforward and share our IKEA values.

Due to the fact that this position requires specific competences, please attach any file to your application in which you will present us your experience.

Your responsibilities

About the job:

In this role, you contribute to the development and execution of category/market action plans by: Securing compliance of Group Procurement purchase process. Building long term partnerships and drive supplier performance. Working together with relevant business partner to identify business needs and opportunities.


Your Responsibilities:

• take full responsibility for following and securing the Group Procurement sourcing process end-to-end in the area construction and fit-out,
• be responsible for building long term trustful partnerships with key suppliers and business partners,
• be responsible for supplier management and supplier performance by professionally challenging suppliers to constantly improve all aspects of their performance,
• through proactive market monitoring giving input about sourcing options, supplier market, market trends and contributing to the development of the category/sourcing plans,
• communicate in a straightforward and inclusive manner. Listen actively to gain information, guide and support,
• co-operate with members of your team and with other units to find and explore synergies, to seeks opportunities for improvement and accomplish common goals.
• demonstrate willingness and contribution to change by taking necessary actions and adapting to new circumstances,
• analyze business needs, identify and reduce unnecessary costs, develop standards in cooperation with business partners.

For this position, you will be responsible for procurement of Category Real Estate in Poland. You will report directly to Sourcing Leader Category Real Estate.

Our team within Ikea

We are Ingka Procurement, part of Ingka Group. We bring IKEA into the lives of the many people in more than 30 countries around the world. As IKEA grows it will be increasingly important that we have a way of sourcing and supplying that is fit to grow with IKEA. Together with colleagues all over the world we work to identify and understand all kinds of needs related to IKEA operations. Together with our suppliers we meet those needs innovatively, cost-effectively and with sustainability built in from the start. We secure a high-performing supplier base that can contribute to and grow together with IKEA in the future. Our ambition is to develop meaningful and better procurement!

This position is based in Janki k. Warszawy, but you will work across countries and regions in a global Ingka network that opens for many possibilities. You will represent a strong brand with a big social and environmental responsibility, and you will be in the forefront to drive change. The team consists of trustworthy and innovative co-workers encouraged to give and take responsibility. When you grow IKEA grows!

Questions and support? Let's connect!

Learn more and apply on www.ikea.pl/TwojaStronaPracy.
The selection process will take place on an ongoing basis and please note that we do not accept applications via email.

Warmly welcome with your application!

WE WANT

•that you would stay with us for a longer time - we provide a contract of employment, 
•that you would develop and build your skill with us – together we will create a development path that will suit your needs, 
•to ensure the safety of you and your family - we provide medical care, Pension Plan and Accident Insurance, 
•to appreciate your achievements, 
•to give you the opportunity to choose additional benefits ex. cafeteria programme (including eg. Multisport card) – learn more on www.ikea.pl/TwojaStronaPracy.