Would you like to be an important part of the Ingka future expansion, and can you see yourself in a role where you are a strong value contributor to how IKEA procure construction and facility management services? Then we are looking for you!
You have a deep understanding of the construction market and are familiar with different types of procurement strategies. You have a good understanding of the construction industry, significant background in facility management and project management experience. You have a strong desire to find ways to improve and develop our project investments. You have strong communication skills and you are an enabler by turning complex procurement solutions into new opportunities for Ingka.
To be successful in your role we believe that you have:
• You have a university degree in Engineering, Business Administration or corresponding. • You have Construction procurement related experience and excellent market knowledge • You have excellent business knowledge and mindset and strong project management skills. • You have deep knowledge of industry and market specific conditions as well as macro-economic trends. • You apply fact-based approach and have experience of supplier management and development. • You have good analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills • You have good knowledge of data analytical tools incl. SAP procurement • You are fluent in English, French and Dutch both written and verbal.
You are a natural in building and maintaining good relationships with people and you have a strong business mindset and drive. Change and new ways of working motivate you to find new possibilities and better solutions. Experience from procurement projects and driving business on a country or regional level with multiple business partners are a pre-requisite for success in this role. To enjoy working with us you are open-minded, straightforward and share our IKEA values.
• Take full responsibility for following and securing the Group Procurement sourcing process end-to-end. • Be responsible for building long term trustful partnerships with key suppliers and business partners. • Secure compliance to Ingka Code of Conduct and IKEA way of doing business. • Be responsible for supplier management and supplier performance by professionally challenging suppliers to constantly improve all aspects of their performance. • Co-operate with members of your team and with other units to find and explore synergies, to seek opportunities for improvement and to accomplish common goals.
OUR TEAM WITHIN IKEA
We don’t want to brag, but in our team we’re born negotiators. Together we source the world for suppliers for everything from raw materials for products to ink for the printer. Our mission is to maximize what suppliers can provide at the lowest possible prices while assuring safe and sustainable sourcing at all times. Most importantly: we build mutually beneficial partnerships for the long term. There’s nothing better than a great deal where everyone wins!
If you grow, IKEA grows! Discover together with us the opportunities for your career in an inspiring work environment within an international context. A place where entrepreneurs get the chance to do what they do best. There are a lot of possibilities to grow together! Next to that, we offer you a competitive salary with extra-legal benefits like an extended insurance package, staff discount, our IKEA staff restaurant with delicious healthy food, eco-vouchers, an IKEA bonus based on the commercial results of our stores, a reward for your loyalty to IKEA (TACK pension saving program) and much more!