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Business Development Leader - IKEA for Business

Älmhult, Kronoberg County - Explore location Business Development Full Time

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Our ambition with Business to Business is to establishing IKEA as a reliable partner for business customers. They will choose IKEA for our furnishing expertise, affordable complete offer, ability to deliver with precision and easy accessible meeting points.

Welcome to IKEA for Business. Everything we do always starts and ends with our customers – the many people. Most places need furnishing solutions and these are procured by companies and organizations that have different needs compared to consumers. 

Are you interested to join our team with a lot of passion for developing IKEA? Are you a person that love challenges and see these as opportunities? Are you a passionate leader with an entrepreneurial mindset with the courage to break new grounds for IKEA? Do you get energy to influence, interact and work together with all parts of IKEA? Great, then IKEA for Business is something for you.

We are now looking for our next Business Development Leader

Job description

Business to Business is one of IKEAs biggest growth potentials and here is your chance to influence and build IKEA into the future. As a Business Development Leader for Supply Chain, you will play a key role in business development for b2b within the IKEA Supply Chain.

We want you to lead the b2b business development within the Supply Chain area. You will have responsible for the collaboration with different stakeholders within IoS, Supply Chain, category, INGKA CFF and CBF. 

You will be looking into principles and Ways of Working with b2b. You will work with Demand and capacity planning, Intra logistic/warehouse - management/consolidation points and Packaging and identification. Another task will be order, dispatch & Transport Management, Supply Chain Planning and Supply fulfilment flows/network design. Purchasing & manufacturing will also be a part of you assignment.


To be successful in this role we want you to have experience from different parts of the IKEA supply chain.  You should have very good understanding of IKEA Supply Chain and very good knowledge of IKEAs different fulfilments setups. We also like you to have strong communication skills. You have a strong drive and you are self-motivated. 

Strong leadership capability with holistic approach is preferable and ability working together with people across all parts of IKEA.  

We also want you to have:

•    Good understanding of IKEA range & supply
•    Good knowledge of the IKEA range
•    Good knowledge about residential & service segments
•    Good knowledge of Project Management

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Does this sound like your next challenge?

Please send us your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English. We really want to get to know you, so make sure you tell us why you would be a good fit for this role. The last day to send your application is the 18 of April 2021.

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact IKEA for Business Manager Andreas Hagert on +46 732321428. For questions regarding the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact Recruiter Christina Appelqvist at +46 766113408.

Please note that we will be interviewing continuously, which means that we may close the application process earlier than stated if we find the right candidates. So don’t delay, please send us your application today.