We are looking for 2 Range Management Leaders to be part of a highly committed team within the Range & Product Management Matrix!
The product range – our identity where Range & Product Management is one of the most important enablers to ensure that we live up to the IKEA vision and securing long term profitability. The Range & Product Development matrix organisation consists of four main areas: Design, Engineering, Innovation and Management. These two assignments belong to the Range Management Team.
About the Job
You will work across the full scope of the Range & Product Management assignment; Range Structures and Dimensions, Range Offer analytics and when you are in the role you will on the behalf of Range Management team act as subject matter expertise. You will support tactical and strategic questions and contribute to the Range Management agenda throughout IKEA.
The assignments are temporary for three years!
Your responsibilities will include:
Management, development and administration of core range management information objects such as range structures, range frames and range building models.
To contribute to the development of relevant processes, tools, platforms and competencies in connection to the IKEA range offer work.
To provide Range performance related insights to increase understanding and knowledge of the IKEA range offer across the countries where IKEA is present.
Act as a subject matter expertise providing operational knowledge, support and guidance in different tactical and strategic initiatives across the IKEA value chain.
We believe that you are guided by the IKEA values and strong desire to make a better everyday life for the many people. Together with a good understanding of IKEA strategies and how range management connects into range building and how we create a relevant, commercial and range offer.
As a person you have an ability to contribute formal and informally to senior IKEA stakeholders through your strong communication and influencing skills and you dare to challenge across many diverse topics.
To succeed & shine in this role, we wish that you:
Have a will power to take responsibility and ownership, a willingness to grow.
Have a passion for the business and a nose for detail, you are methodical, structured and analytical
You have the capability to “turn the complex into easy to understand for the many”, illustrate and explain the complex things in an easy way.
Have a solid knowledge and understanding of the IKEA Value Chain and the business plan year cycle
Have knowledge around IKEA IT solutions connected to product structure, product architecture and product master data management
To be fluent in English, both spoken and written is a pre-requisite.
Can you really reach out to the whole world, while working in a tranquil idyll in the middle of the forest? In Älmhult, Sweden, you can. Älmhult is home to IKEA Range & Supply that has the responsibility to develop, design, produce and supply IKEA retail channels with home furnishing solutions available for the many people. Each year IKEA Range & Supply introduces 2,000 new products around the world with a total range of almost 10,000 products. So what happens in Älmhult definitely doesn't stay in Älmhult. It reaches practically every corner of the globe.
Sounds interesting? Please send us your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English latest by May 31st 2022. We really want to get to know you, so make sure you tell us why you would be a good fit for this role, you do that under message to Hiring Manager.
Curious to know more? Let´s connect! If you have any questions about the role, please contact hiring manager Jonas Engström +46 723 52 75 03. About the recruitment process, please contact Recruiter Jonas Levin at +46 728 86 53 84