We are looking for you with experience of how to cooperate and work with different people in an international environment in a pro-active and structured way. You have experience of different remunerations models used in the business and have practical experience of at least one and preferably several of the segments Creative, Production, Research & Insight, PR and Events. It is important that you are a self-starter with a strong sense of ownership who feels comfortable with remote leadership and in driving your own projects towards agreed business goals and timelines.
As a person you have strong communication skills and a drive and motivation to improve and challenge our business with a commercial and analytical approach. We also believe that have:
• Minimum 5 years of experience within Marketing and/or Marketing Procurement. • A university degree in Business Administration or corresponding. • Fluency in English, spoken and written. • Possibility to travel
Category Content Development represents one of three Categories in Marketing Procurement at IKEA with several Marketing Segments in scope, such as Creative, Production, Research & Insight, PR and Events. Location of this position is flexible and can be either in Malmö, Wiesbaden or London.
In this role, you will be responsible for the strategic purchase of Marketing Services related to one of the Segments of the Category. You will drive the sourcing strategy for your Segment as well as contribute to the development of the other Segments of the Category, the creation of action plans and to drive purchase projects within IKEA globally together with your colleagues from start to finish.
You will monitor the market and strive to fully realize the potential and develop the business. You will also negotiate, execute and follow-up large scale global procurement agreements based on value-chain analysis in close cooperation with key business partners within your business area.
In order to enjoy your work with us it’s important that you share our core values and ideas. At IKEA you will work in a vibrant culture where your 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”. Ingka Procurement offers down-to-earth, straightforward people the possibility to grow, both as individuals and in their professional roles.
We offer you the opportunity to further develop your professional knowledge in your daily work, and to work in an environment in which people and a sense of community and affinity are central values.
OUR TEAM WITHIN IKEA
We are Ingka Procurement, part of Ingka Group. We bring IKEA into the lives of the many people in more than 30 countries around the world. As IKEA grows it will be increasingly important that we have a way of sourcing and supplying that is fit to grow with IKEA. Together with colleagues all over the world we work to identify and understand all kinds of needs related to IKEA operations. Together with our suppliers we meet those needs innovatively, cost-effectively and with sustainability built in from the start. We secure a high-performing supplier base that can contribute to and grow together with IKEA in the future. Our ambition is to develop meaningful and better procurement!
QUESTIONS AND SUPPORT? LET'S CONNECT!
We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, but please no later than the 23th of October. Please note that we will be reviewing applications on a continuous basis and the application should be sent in English.
If you have any questions regarding the position please contact Category Area Manager Michael Pues-Tillkamp at email@example.com. If you have any questions regarding the process, please contact our Recruitment Specialist Johanna Kelenc Fridlund at firstname.lastname@example.org.