• Fluent in English both written and spoken • Excellent business knowledge and mindset • In depth knowledge of the relevant IKEA business processes, tools and cycles • Good knowledge of how to balance and merge environmental, social and economic aspects to define sustainability and how IKEA uses that knowledge in striving to make business within the limits of the planet. • Knowledge of/interest in industry and market specific topics and trends related to sustainability and sustainable business development.
• Understands the goals, business priorities and follow through on commitments and achieves results in line with the IKEA vision and values • Performs and develops in current business assignment • Communicates in a straightforward and inclusive manner and listens actively to gain information • Co-operates with team members in other and own units to accomplish common goals and develop them with the aim to increase the competence and performance in sustainability. • Seeks opportunities for improvement in ways of working • Demonstrates willingness and contributes to change by taking necessary actions and adapt to new circumstances • Support procurement teams and suppliers in maintaining sustainability compliance, whereof IWAY is one dimension. • Develop, motivate and inspire business owners, procurement teams and suppliers to identify sustainability related business opportunities • Work with suppliers to develop and improve their sustainability performance.