As a person you are passionate about people, business, IKEA’s purpose and continuously driving better performance. You are energized by increasing customer value, driving business growth, and contributing to overall success and results through people as well as motivated by leading and developing people. For this role we believe you have 8-10 years of experience and proven record of consistently meeting/exceeding results in executing procurement and contracting for large Construction and Fit Out projects with good knowledge and experience in handling Civil, Structure and Interior fit-out packages for Commercial building/Warehouse Projects etc. Able to navigate well and independently in a complex stakeholder environment.
• Good industry background and knowledge of local Construction market, regulations, and general practices with degree in Civil/Mechanical engineering, quantity surveying and Cost Management • Sound understanding of different Procurement methods for Construction, Fit Out and Rebuild Projects • Experience in Strategic sourcing and ability to identify business opportunities to establish long term strategic partnerships with Key Suppliers • Good knowledge of Supplier Relationship and Performance Management to drive overall quality improvement, cost optimization and innovation. • Knowledge of Category cost / market drivers and trends to contribute in building sourcing strategies • Responsible to manage Project Procurement and Contracting for Green field projects / Retail / warehouse developments. • In depth knowledge to execute design/technical & construction related procurement processes and compliance to company policies. • Knowledge of FIDIC • Good Knowledge in RFx preparation, contract drafting, contract negotiation and execution. • Good knowledge of Post Contract and change Management process including commercial negotiation, claims and disputes • Ability to identify and mitigate potential procurement risks throughout the Project life cycle • Sound understanding of TCO objective • Execute and Implement Key priorities identified in Country Category plan • Frequently visiting constructions sites to support project requirements • Lead and manage various Low-cost establishment/Local Sourcing initiatives. • Negotiate to secure the best value and commercial terms for Ingka. • Responsible to meet and exceed cost saving targets contributing to overall Ingka Procurement goals. • Contribute with good legal Knowledge of Purchase agreements and Contract structuring. • Ability to Contribute to budget inputs for Construction, Fit Out and rebuild projects • Fluent in English both written and spoken • Strong knowledge in purchasing practices and related processes • Good knowledge of industry and market specific conditions • Strong negotiation skills • Experience of supplier management and supplier development • Strong financial competence and understanding
• Good knowledge of cost drivers and the value chain of relevant segment and industry • Experience in SAP procurement tools such as ARIBA/S4Hana
Contribute to the development and execution of the category/market action plan by: Securing compliance of the Group Procurement purchase process. Building long term supplier partnerships and drive supplier performance. Involving relevant business partners to identify business needs and opportunities.
YOU WILL • Take responsibility to understand and communicate around the direction of the organization together with expectations and goals for the role. • Adapt to a changing environment and challenge existing ways of doing things and use mistakes as opportunities for development and improvement. • Focus on what adds value for the customers and find relevant solutions to meet customers' needs. • Show IKEA values through behaviors and actions. Establish trustful relationships and be self-aware and understand own impact on others. • Collaborate with colleagues across departments and functions in a way that will contribute to a positive and inclusive climate. • Take fully responsibility for following and securing the Group Procurement purchase process end-to-end. • Responsible for building long term partnerships with Key Suppliers based on shared business model. • Responsible for building trusted relationships through IKEA way of doing business, secure compliance of IWAY and Code of Conduct. • Responsible for supplier management and supplier performance by professionally challenge suppliers to constantly improve all aspects of supplier performance. • Through proactive market monitoring give input about sourcing options, supplier market, market trends and contributing to the development of the category/sourcing plans • Act according to IKEA values do business with Fact-based Business Leadership
Together as a team
Together with colleagues all over the globe we work to identify and understand all kinds of needs related to IKEA operations. Then, through our sourcing and tendering process, we partner with suppliers to meet those needs innovatively, cost-effectively and with sustainability built in from the start. We provide support all the way through our sales channels, simplifying things and creating happy customers. Our ambition is to develop meaningful and better procurement.