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Process Development Leader | Core Business Range

Älmhult, Kronoberg County - Explore location Property & Facility Management Full Time

Job description

Company description

You see things a little differently. So do we! At IKEA, we believe that what you value is more important than what your CV says. We offer positions that will challenge your skills and let you grow. Come see things a little differently with us.

Who we are

Inter IKEA Group brings together three core businesses: Franchise, Range & Supply. Together we work constantly to improve the IKEA home furnishing offer and make it more accessible for the many people.  

We are on the journey to transform our digital capabilities, bringing core business processes, people, data & technology together - an enabler for IKEA to become an even better home furnishing retailer in the future. A journey that needs passionate people who embrace change, dare to question and want to make a difference.

At IKEA we have a vibrant culture where 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". We give down-to-earth, straightforward people the possibility to grow, both as individuals and in their professional roles. We offer this position in a fast paced, truly global environment with an endless supply of challenges and development opportunities.  

Job description
  • Lead process developments towards a connected IKEA value chain by maximising developing the offer process and ensure connections to supplying the offer and meeting the customer processes for an optimal IKEA value chain ready for the future.
  • Lead development of the new Develop the offer process through value stream mapping that will enable optimized value creation between an affordable offer reachable for many more customers and a personal and relevant customer experience with low prices and high volumes. 
  • Hold together development through value streams for Develop the offer process, by bringing business process, people, data & technology together.
  • Develop tactical plans, identifying dependencies to other areas, lead towards wished positions and contribute and deliver to business priorities and digital roadmap
  • Identify and initiate development of capabilities for selling the offer in process dimension (wow, competence, data & technology)
  • Contribute to business goals by efficient business development and operation
  • Lead prioritizing of development activities in order to reach best company total output


To succeed in this role we see that you have:

  • Deep knowledge of process development and improvement methods and relevant practical experience of that
  • Deep knowledge about and experience from change management.
  • A strong desire to improve and simplify current ways of working and solving problems in line with IKEA core values.
  • Energy in transforming the “big picture” into structural knowledge and learnings, to be able to reach and clearly communicate the way forward.
  • Strong ability to enable change, motivate, directly and indirectly lead and inspire people
  • Ability to work with both operational and tactical issues, always considering IKEA as a whole while keeping focus on customer needs.

More Information

Please send your application – CV and motivation letter in English – by January 31st. 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.

If you have any questions about the position, you are welcome to contact Hiring manager Christoffer Malmqvist at If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Recruiter, Jakob Bergström on +46 70-147 48 90