Project Leader – IoS Extension project

Project Leader – IoS Extension project


Company Description
Are you an experienced Project Leader with a passion for creating inspirational workplaces? Do you want to make a great impact in a leading role in the IKEA of Sweden (IoS) Extension Project? Then this is a role for you.
Workplace Operations (WPO) is an independent department with the mission to support the core business with workplace and facility related services and maintenance. Through workspace development, we provide functional and loveable workspaces for INTER IKEA companies located in Sweden. At WPO, we take pride in being a reliable and professional service provider that enables our co-workers to do what they love in an inspiring atmosphere.
Job Description
The IoS Extension project is a massive initiative where we are building a new extension of 17 000 m2 to our beloved IoS to make more room for future product development. As Project Leader in this project, your responsibility will be to lead the team that fills this new building, translating the needs and demands of business and people, to create an engaging and absorbing workplace that lives and breathes IKEA.
This is a big responsibility in a monetary sense, as well as branding-wise, with very ambitious environmental classifications. The Project Leader makes sure the project objectives are achieved according to the specific project briefs and work in close cooperation with Steering group, target groups from the business, workplace designers and Facility management. This by preparing, planning, and organizing initiatives, manage dependencies, and develop and execute change control. All while managing time, cost, scope, risk, communication quality, and change.
Once everything is in place and the building is operational, you make sure that we are continuously improving and developing this workplace.
For this influential role, we are looking for a skilled Project Leader with solid experience of creating workplaces. You know how to gather demands and transform these into a reality based on the needs of the coworkers and business. You take responsibility for securing that risk assessments in all dimensions are done, as well as making sure that information is in the right place, at the right time to the right people and stakeholders.
You make sure we follow time- and budget plans, and you are comfortable controlling a substantial budget.
Furthermore, you have:
Good understanding of IKEA business processes and strategic landscape.
Good knowledge of property and/or building expansions, including the legal implications connected to these projects.
A constant focus on “Cost-consciousness” and “Caring for the people and planet”
Interest in people’s life at home and at the company workplace.
Energy, drive and commitment to deliver better solutions for IKEA co-workers and visitors.
Passion to lead and develop business with, and through, people.

Additional information
This is a golden opportunity to create a better everyday life for the many coworkers. Within the 17 000 m2 that falls into your responsibility, there are fantastic possibilities to shape our future ways of working. What you do in this role will make a great difference with high visibility for a long time to come.
This position is a full time permanent assignment located in Älmhult, Sweden, home of IKEA at IKEA of Sweden.
If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact Workplace Operations Manager Ida Mattson Levin, or Workplace Development Manager Andy Dolphin, If you have questions about the recruitment process, please contact Emil Gretland at
Please note that we will interview continuously, so please send us your application, CV and cover letter in English, as soon as possible. Last day to apply is the 24th of January.

Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget

Recruitment Specialist Marléne Sinclaire Ståhl

Recruitment Manager Maria Fogelström

Deputy EQR Development Manager Patric Smedberg

Deputy EQR Development Manager Johan Pettersson


  • Arbetsplats: IKEA of Sweden ÄLMHULT
  • 1 plats
  • Tills vidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 10 januari 2022
  • Ansök senast: 24 januari 2022


Tulpanvägen 8


ÄLMHULT, 34381

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