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Senior Product Owner – Creating World Class Co-Worker Experience

Helsingborg, Skåne län - Sprawdź lokalizację IT & Digital Solutions Pełny etat

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We are on a journey to create a new IKEA. An IKEA that is more affordable, accessible and sustainable, and that lives up to our vision of “creating a better everyday life for the many people”. As part of this, Ingka is undergoing a business transformation. The HR part of this transformation is referred to as “People Operations Transformation” (POT). The POT initiative aims to implement a new HR operating model to ensure that we become a world-class employer that provides world-class co-worker experiences.

To achieve this, we need to strengthen our Digital People Domain we are looking for a Senior Product owner to join the People Management area leading the HR Core product team. As we are in the beginning of the journey you will have the possibility to shape and implement the direction and approach for the area. During the coming years we will modernize our ways of working and our digital landscape using an HCM solution one core component.

To be successful we believe you have proven experience from similar roles (including implementation of SuccessFactors/Workday, where you have obtained strong skills in terms of people leadership and leading best-practices within digital product development. In addition to immense experience in working in an Agile or DevOps working set-up, proven analytical skills and experience making decisions is crucial. We believe you have strong communication and collaboration skills and abilities to partner with business- as well as technical stakeholders. Furthermore, you should have strong business acumen and a good understanding of technology.
You understand the complexity of a global company as well as the need of simplicity and standardization – while not comprising the co-worker experience.

Other qualifications we are looking for:

- Long experience from implementation of HCM solution (SuccessFactors/Workday)
- Ability to lead in the unknown and be a strong role model in leadership
- You possess strategic thinking, while being able execute as well
- You are self-motivated with a strong focus on delivery of user value
- Driven, but with a collaborative mindset meaning you don't win, unless your team wins
- Well organized with great attention to detail
- You are a “doer”, willing to work hands-on including stepping in to work directly with a development team in a product role if needed
- You have strong influencing skills and can navigate a complex organization
- Preferably significant experience within several of the capabilities; recruitment, competence & development, payroll, mobility and benefits.
- Preferably knowledge of the OKR framework (Objectives & Key Results)
- Willingness to travel – to a certain extent and as conditions allow
- Excellent communicator in English


You will take a key role leading the development and implementation of innovative digital products and contribute to our business goals alongside other dedicated colleagues. Key activities to achieve this will be to set and deliver the product vision. You will also build and lead a multi skilled team - several roles yet to be recruited. You will have close collaboration partners within People & Culture, the technology team, the UX and Data experts and our markets across the world. You will lead, guide and coach in Agile development, product thinking and value realization – and you will share your knowledge and experience not only in your own area, but also across the People Domain.


We are just now building an amazing team to deliver on our overall transformation goals.
In this position you will have the opportunity to not only shape the area around HR Core, but also start new era in the entire People Domain. You will report to the Product Manager for the People Management sub-domain, Joakim Henriksson.

In this position you will have the opportunity to actively contribute to create our new reality and. In this role you will report to the Product Owner for Administration & Organizational Management.


If you have questions regarding the role, recruitment process or other practicalities please get in touch with our recruiter Catharina Platoff via

We are looking forward to receiving your application and will review candidates continuously, so please submit your application as soon as possible but no later 4 th December 2020.

We are looking forward to receiving your application!