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Wood Supply & Forestry
IKEA of Sweden (Älmhult)
IKEA is a global retail company with the vision to create a better everyday life for the many people. IKEA loves wood. It is renewable, recyclable and an excellent environmental choice when from responsibly managed forests. We are now looking for a Wood Supply & Forestry Manager to join our Wood Supply and Forestry team in Älmhult, Sweden.
Wood Supply & Forestry
In Wood Supply & Forestry we are a diverse group of down-to-earth, straightforward people with passion for forestry and home furnishing. We work every day to enable IKEA to influence responsible forest management and wood use practices in the world. To secure accessibility of wood from responsibly managed forests through optimised supply chains and a positive impact on the world’s forests beyond our own needs leading to a positive impact on people, planet and the society
About the job
The role of a WS&F Manager consists of
- Maintaining forestry due diligence system including current forestry IT tools (WTS / FTS, Connect, SRDB etc)
- Developing and implement necessary changes (e.g. external audits, IIG audit)
- Leading WS&F specialists working with forestry at IKEA Industry & IKEA Components
- Leading response to audits and inquiries by competent authorities (EU Timber Regulation, Lacey Act, Australia Law, etc) as well as media / NGO inquiries
- Approving WS&F specialists as auditors
We believe that you are a person with lots of positive energy and drive, passion for Forestry and Wood Industry, business and people in combination. You enjoy working in an environment where you are managing multiple stakeholders. Your mind-set is always looking for better ways and you are committed to high standards in everything you do.
In order to succeed in this role you have deep competence within wood traceability, legal requirements across IKEA markets and IKEA forestry due diligence system.
You have analytical and problem solving skills and you deliver results through involving and engaging people, who may be in remote locations, and you adapt your leadership approach to specific situations and individuals.
To succeed in this role you have a deep understanding of the Forest Industry sector including the timber market. Some years of work in the forestry and, or forest industry sector and experience as forestry specialist, forestry manager.
We believe that you are passionate about being part of a team that by developing responsible Forestry practices and wood based materials, contributing to making IKEA People and Planet Positive.
We look forward to receiving your application in English by 21st June 2021. Please note that we will handle applications on a continuous basis, so if you are interested to apply please do so as soon as possible as we may close the application process earlier than stated if we find the right candidate!
For more information, please contact People & Culture recruiter Zuzana Vackova, firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a permanent position based in Älmhult.
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