Wednesday , March 22 2023

IKEA Job Opportunities – Project Leader

Website IKEA

Job Description:

With the customer at the heart of everything we do, Expansion takes responsibility for developing and implementing the strategic expansion plan in the country. Expansion acts upon business needs based on insights and optimize accessibility to enable maximum penetration of the country. Expansion is responsible for implementing our retailing concepts and securing that we fully utilize our assets in the new world of IKEA – all at lowest cost, with economy of scale and sustained


Job Responsibilities:

  • Take lead in working across functions within Ingka Group and collaborate with other IKEA units
  • Responsible for steering group reporting
  • Accountable for the project budget
  • Document lessons learned through the project phases as well as a secure final report after the customer meeting point opening
  • Take lead in driving an open and sharing climate, being a role model of the IKEA values
  • Work across different functions and lead people in different projects
  • Responsible to make final decisions in a project
  • Coordinate the the planning process with Group Expansion
  • Responsible to ensure a proper handover of projects to the line organization
  • Responsible to deliver a project within time, budget and quality
  • Lead positive change, and contribute to building a more unique, inclusive and accessible IKEA
  • Take a leading role in the commercial planning and build up activities for the pre-projects

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience of developing businesses and delivering results
  • Minimum 3 years as a Project Leader in retail
  • Multicultural experience
  • Proven advanced training in PPS (Practical Project Steering) for project leaders or equivalent
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in leading and influencing teams
  • Good knowledge and understanding of whole retail IKEA Establishment process (eg.
  • Business Case, PDI, Project Design phase and Commercial Brief)
  • Strong experience of working and steering through financial tools (eg. Investment Request (IR), P&L)
  • Retail country experience
  • Experience from managing change in a complex business environment

Job Details:

Company: IKEA

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Milwaukee, WI, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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