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Purchaser, Real Estate Category, Segment Facility Management, Group Procurement at IKEA Retail, Poland, Warsaw/Janki

Warsaw, Mazovia - Explore location Purchasing & Sourcing Full Time

Job description


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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 facility management services? Then we are looking for you!

We are looking for you who has a deep understanding of the facility market and is familiar with different type of procurement strategies. You have a good understanding of the industry, significant background in facility management 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:
•You have good facility business knowledge and mindset and also strong project management skills.
•You have knowledge of industry and market specific conditions as well as macro-economic trends.
•You apply fact-based approach and have experience of supplier management and development.
•You have a university degree in Engineering, Business Administration or corresponding.
•You have good analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills
• You have good knowledge of data analytical tools (knowing SAP in procurement will be a good advantage)
•You are fluent in English both written and verbal. Fluent Polish.

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.

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 fully responsibility for following and securing the Group Procurement sourcing process end-to-end.
• Be responsible for building long term trustful partnerships with key suppliers and business partners.
• Secure compliance to Ingka Code of Conduct and IKEA way of doing business.
• Be responsible for supplier management and supplier performance by professionally challenge suppliers to constantly improve all aspects of their performance.
• Through proactive market monitoring give input about sourcing options, supplier market, market trends and contributing to the development of the category/sourcing plans.
• Communicates in a straightforward and inclusive manner. Listens actively to gain information, guide and support.
• Co-operates with members of your team and with other units to find and explore synergies, to seeks opportunities for improvement and to accomplish common goals.
• Demonstrates willingness and contributes to change by taking necessary actions and adapt to new circumstances
• Analyze business needs, identifying and reduce un-necessary costs, develop standards in cooperation with business partners.
• Continuously monitor industry development, supplier market dynamics and cost drivers in order to find new business opportunities and explore the innovation potential.

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



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!


If you have job specific questions please contact our Sourcing Leader, Bożena Kuchta;

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