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Category Paper is 1 of 9 categories under Electronics and Home Accessories.
Our culture is entrepreneurial and based on trust. We have the space to lead, explore and learn from mistakes. We empower people and we lead through leaders. Are you ready to be part of an exciting journey to bring a better every day life to the many people?
We are looking for a business-minded entrepreneur who gets energy by developing business through people.
Being a Business Development Manager at IKEA means several things. As a part of the Category Management Team, you will actively contribute to the development of the Category Business Plan, securing business results and developing people as well as continuously explore new business opportunities in your area of responsibility.
Do you want to lead, inspire and empower a team to perform to the best of their abilities and continuously develop in their assignments responsible for developing paper businesses? We are looking for a Business Development Manager to our Paper team in Älmhult that will be part of developing the future paper business for IKEA.
In this role, you will:
Lead a team of 9 people located in Älmhult with diverse backgrounds; inspire, empower and support the team to perform to the best
Develop our high performing and diverse supplier base to meet the needs of the many people today and in the future.
Responsible for new business & innovation opportunities – suppliers, setups, supply chains, materials etc.
Set business direction in line with category strategy, clear Action Plan to improve, develop business and supplier performance, according to goals
Lead in the way that IKEA culture and values are an everyday reality. Acts as role model for collaboration, togetherness, change management and Fact-based Business leadership
Responsible to implement and secure compliance to relevant working methods and industry regulations
Responsible to establish cost budget and continuously secure that resources are used in an optimal way to support business goals
As part of the Category Management Team, actively contribute to the development of the Category Plans and future strategy.
You are a senior business leader who loves to ask “why…” and “what if..” and you are passionate about developing business and people. You have proven experience leading teams and a great track record of delivering great business results through the people you work with. You easily build trust and partnerships to reach common goals across borders and functions. As a person you have lots of energy, drive and commitment to reach excellent results. You have ability to transfer big picture into concrete actions and learn fast.
You have a strong foundation in living and sharing the IKEA culture and values. You bring a high energy and a positive, solution-oriented approach to your role as Business Development Manager. You are comfortable anticipating and leading change and deliver result. You will be working in a truly international environment with a lot of contacts with colleagues and suppliers in Europe and the position includes travelling. We hope you want to contribute with your unique competence for IKEAs future. Having knowledge and experience within the Paper industry is a bonus!
Paper is a strategic material for IKEA and a key element in our commitment towards sustainability, affordability and innovation. Paper category is a fantastic category that truly leads business through people and where people have the possibility to grow and shine!
Here you have a unique opportunity to be part of a professional, strong, and fun management team where you will be listened to and have the possibility to make an impact and deliver to the overall category business and people plan.
We would love to know more about you and your motivation for this job!
Please send us your application in English by 18th August, 2022. This position is based in Älmhult, Sweden.
Please note that we will be interviewing continuously, which means that we will close the application process earlier than stated if we find the right candidates. So don’t delay, please send us your application today.