• Accountable for the project budget • Responsible to deliver a project within time, budget and quality • Responsible to make final decisions in a project • Take a leading role in the commercial planning and build up activities for the pre-projects • Responsible to ensure a proper handover of projects to the line organization • Document lessons learned through the project phases as well as a secure final report after the customer meeting point opening • Responsible for steering group reporting • Work across different functions and lead people in different projects • Coordinate the the planning process with Group Expansion • Take lead in working across functions within Ingka Group and collaborate with other IKEA units • Take lead in driving an open and sharing climate, being a role model of the IKEA values • Lead positive change, and contribute to building a more unique, inclusive and accessible IKEA
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING DAY TO DAY
This role will involve 50-75% travel
•Strong Project Management skills • Proven advanced training in PPS (Practical Project Steering) for project leaders or equivalent • Minimum 5 years of experience of developing businesses and delivering results • Minimum 2 years of experience in leading and influencing teams • Minimum 3 years as a Project Leader in retail • Experience from managing change in a complex business environment • Good knowledge and understanding of whole retail IKEA Establishment process (eg. Business Case, PDI, Project Design phase and Commercial Brief) • Strong experience of working and steering through financial tools (eg. Investment Request (IR), P&L) • Retail country experience • Multicultural experience
OUR TEAM WITHIN IKEA
With the customer at the heart of everything we do, Expansion takes responsibility for developing and implementing the strategic expansion plan in the country. Expansion acts upon business needs based on insights and optimize accessibility to enable maximum penetration of the country. Expansion is responsible for implementing our retailing concepts and securing that we fully utilize our assets in the new world of IKEA – all at lowest cost, with economy of scale and sustained profitability.