Innovation Leader

Innovation Leader

Arbetsbeskrivning

About you

We are on the journey to transform our digital capabilities, bringing core business processes, people, data & technology together - an enabler for IKEA to become an even better home furnishing retailer in the future. A journey that needs passionate people who embrace change, dare to question and want to make a difference. If that sounds like you, come and join us. Together we can do great things.

We’re doing some amazing things at IKEA Range; therefore we need some amazing people – this position is not an exception.

To be successful in this role, we believe you are a strong leader able to inspire and mobilize people towards clearly set objectives. We believe you have an extensive knowledge and experience in leading all levels of innovation and all stages of innovation (from ideation to deployment). You possess great knowledge and interest in new technologies and digital solutions. You bring with you strong ability to lead and facilitate creative and innovative processes in cross functional organizations and areas. You have capability to navigate and lead business and people in a complex, ambiguous and fast-changing business and technology environment.
 
We are looking for a visionary, pragmatic and adaptable leader with strong willpower. You are curious and able to build trustful relationships and networks with stakeholders, business partners and franchisees. You have the capability to navigate and lead business and people in a complex, ambiguous and fast-changing business and technology environment. It is important that you are able to inspire and clarify business benefits from the innovation project portfolio in a receiver oriented way

The IKEA culture and values are very much a part of our business and day to day work life. For you to thrive and grow with IKEA it’s important for us that you share our values! You can read more regarding our values and life at IKEA on our website www.ikea.com or just watch this video: https://bit.ly/ikea-what-if

 

About the job

We are looking for someone who will take lead by keeping together the Core Business Range digital innovation agenda across the IKEA ecosystem, together with internal and external stakeholders and in alignment with the total IKEA innovation agenda.

In this role you will be a part of a network of expertise and lead and work closely together with peers across the totality of Inter IKEA and across IKEA to strengthen and contribute to a strong and relevant IKEA franchise offer and an attractive IKEA Brand. Together with you colleagues at Core Business Range you will be responsible for securing digital infusion into our innovation agenda and utilizations of digital enablers in the innovation portfolio.

In this role you will report to our Digital Manager at IKEA of Sweden AB and work closely with the Innovation leader at Inter IKEA Group to lead towards uniformity and commonality. More specifically, in this role you will be accountable for:
Lead and work closely together with peers across the totality of Inter IKEA and across IKEA to strengthen and contribute to a strong and relevant IKEA franchise offer through innovation.
Together with the innovation network colleagues, develop the innovation framework, partner up with other innovations in IKEA, and enable co-creation and co-worker engagement into the innovation ideation process.
Enable insights, exploration, innovation and development of core process agenda in an agile way.
Secure the ability to go from ideation to deployment, and facilitate a strong mind-set of innovation to create a unique advantage for IKEA also in the future.
Responsible to connect with other areas of expertise within IKEA Digital, and in other relevant areas across the IKEA network.
Lead towards uniformity and commonality –and in the spirit of collaboration. And with a strong drive of continuous improvements and organizational development. Share
About us

Inter IKEA Group brings together three core businesses: Franchise, Range and Supply. Together we work constantly to improve the IKEA home furnishing offer and make it more accessible for the many people. 

Core business Range is an organization consisting of three legal entities; IKEA of Sweden AB, IKEA Product development technology centre and IKEA Communications AB.

IKEA of Sweden AB has the assignment to determine and develop the IKEA Product Range, including products, packaging solutions and service products according to the IKEA Concept Framework.

Together, we create a workplace where everyone feels free to be themselves – to experiment, try new ways, and dare to ask, “What if…?” We believe in everyday personal growth and offer the opportunity to develop your career globally

At IKEA we have a vibrant culture where ideas are heard, where there is opportunity to learn new skills and where the goal always is "to create a better everyday life for the many people". We give down-to-earth, straightforward people the possibility to grow, both as individuals and in their professional roles. We offer this position in a fast paced, truly global environment with an endless supply of challenges and development opportunities.

This position is located in Älmhult, Sweden . Please also note that we do only handle applications in English and no applications coming in by email.  We look forward to receiving your application at the latest 11th April 2021. 
 
You might have some questions about the recruitment process, and we are more than happy to answer those! Feel free to connect with the People & Culture Leader Parul Sharma at parul.sharma@inter.ikea.com

Sammanfattning

  • Arbetsplats: IKEA of Sweden AB
  • 1 plats
  • Tillsvidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 26 mars 2021
  • Ansök senast: 25 april 2021

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