As a person you are passionate about people and unlocking their potential to contribute to business results. You are dedicated to contributing to a great co-worker experience. You thrive in a vibrant and changing multidimensional environment and appreciate the mix of strategic, tactical and operational tasks. You are knowledgeable in developing and supporting growth in Co-workers and Leaders throughout their careers in IKEA, whilst also securing potential successors for key positions. You demonstrate a strong leadership ability and effectiveness with the capacity to handle multiple priorities and initiatives. Through your communication, you have the ability to influence and can steer the business along with your Senior Leaders. You embody the IKEA values and vision of creating a better everyday life for the many people, to ensure an adequate reflection through our Co-workers. You are available to work across the store trading hours as well as one in four weekends (both Saturday and Sunday).
As Unit People & Culture Manager you are responsible for the implementation of the Co-worker Relations plan. You can effectively manage interactions with over 400 Co-workers and ensure that all areas in the Unit work with the labour relations principles and uphold local policies, procedures and laws. Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to: • Ensure both the Global and Country People Strategy and principles/guidelines are executed operationally through the Unit business plan and other local initiatives. • Build, nurture and develop a robust relationship with the Market Manager by playing an advisory role and providing specialist knowledge. Through business partnering, ensure they are well informed on all people topics, such as performance, succession and confidential business matters. • Business partner with Senior Leaders in the unit and execute all people activities. • Secure the Unit Competence and Development plan to ensure IKEA meets our customers with knowledgeable and competent Co-workers. • Secure a succession process and plan by influencing managers in taking the lead with focus on developing talents and high performing potentials. • Leading and developing the Unit People and Culture team to provide an excellent co-worker experience in new and innovative ways. • Influencing Unit Management Team to continuously develop local leadership capabilities within their function according to business needs.
Together as a team
The People & Culture team plays a pivotal role in securing the co-worker experience, supporting leaders to ensure their teams are equipped with the knowledge and resources to create a better everyday life for the many people.
We offer many benefits at IKEA other than just having the opportunity to work for a global company! Along with a focus on your personal and career development goals and being a part of an inclusive culture driven by values, you will be entitled to great initiatives including competitive salaries, 5 weeks of annual leave, paid parental leave, co-worker discount, subsidised meals in our co-worker restaurant, bonus program, full training and inductions, free parking and our TACK! loyalty program. If you’re interested in working with us, apply now!
This role is permanent full time and based in IKEA Tempe, NSW.