Range & Product Design Leader – Range design

Range & Product Design Leader – Range design


Älmhult is the home of IKEA of Sweden. Here the IKEA range is developed and made available to stores and customers all over the world. We are here to offer a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them. That is our vision and ambition. Today at IKEA we are on an exciting journey to offer desirable and affordable design, create better products and better homes for many more customers around the world as we continue our expansion, meet new needs and challenge

The product range is our identity, and one of the most important tasks of the Range & Product Design matrix is to enable and ensure that we live up to the IKEA vision - To create a better everyday life for the many people. As a part of the Range and product design matrix organisation, you will find yourself amongst passionate colleagues that in different ways lead, facilitate and inspire the IKEA vision to come alive. Co-creating a more surprising, forward-leaning affordable and desirable offer in close collaboration with partners and stakeholders throughout the entire value chain.

Are you passionate about life at home?

Do you hold the ability to influence and inspire colleagues and stakeholders on our common journey towards strengthening the complete IKEA product range offer?

Do you have the capability to facilitate this journey through the lens of the complete IKEA value chain?

 If your answer is yes, then you might very well be the one, we are looking for.

In this assignment you will be a part of the Range Design team where your main task is to lead the exploration and implementation of strategic and tactical movements and frameworks, that will further strengthen the complete IKEA range profile and serve as the collective point of entry for mid-, and long-term range plans. You will do this in close collaboration with partners and stakeholders across the IKEA value chain.

You will play a key role in; Strengthening IKEA`s collective ability to continually stretch and evolve the complete product range offer - our identity. In the integration of, consumer, user and life at home experience as a natural part of the range planning process, and in the Identification and implementation of important long-term enablers that will support the creation of a more desirable, relevant, and affordable range offer with a strong IKEA identity.

As a considerable part of this assignment, you will lead and facilitate the exploration, identification and implementation of tools, methods, and ways of working with strategic and tactical range planning across businesses. (One IKEA range plan) in close collaboration with the range and product design manager community with the ambition to;
Create a long term range direction
Have one voice towards the full IKEA value chain
Create synergies and lead a stronger range offer with IKEA identity into the future
Clear and aligned input to HFB portfolio planning
Optimize the experience of Range development to benefit the impact
To make a difference in this assignment you probably hold senior competence within range design, design management or strategic design, within or outside IKEA. You are inspired by the IKEA vision and Identity, and passionate about bringing that inspiration and competence to others.

You are energized by turning insights into action on a range level, and hold the ability to create clarity, alignment, and commitment across borders to reach common objectives. A self-driven and positive leader with a strong “can do” attitude.

In this role you report to, Range Design Manager Matrix.

This position is placed In Älmhult, Sweden.

Does this sound like something you would love to be part of?

We really want to get to know you, so make sure you tell us why you would be a good fit for this role.

We look forward to receiving your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English latest 12th of December. Please note that we will be interviewing continuously, which means that we may close the application process earlier than stated if we find the right candidates.

If you have any questions about the assignment, please contact Betina Tviis Larsson via betina.tviis.larsson@inter.ikea.com
With questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Jakob Bergström, +46 70-147 48 90


  • Arbetsplats: IKEA of Sweden AB
  • 1 plats
  • Tills vidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 26 november 2021
  • Ansök senast: 26 december 2021

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