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Product Owner | IKEA Home Smart

Malmö, Skåne County - Explore location Design & Product Development Full Time

Job description

At Business Area (BA) IKEA Home Smart you will join an amazing group of talented, passionate people with an entrepreneurial mindset who are set on democratizing the smart home. We develop smart products to enable a smarter life at home for people all over the world. We are curious and passionate about creating solutions that solve real-life problems and help people realize their dreams.

As a Product Owner, you will be part of a team that leads the work in digital products. You will own the product backlog, prioritize based on business needs and user experience. You will shape ideas into concrete digital product features and deliver new business potentials.   

You will participate in leading the planning of digital product releases, communication, learning, and set expectations for delivery of new features and functionalities, contribute to ensuring the IKEA Home smart eco-system delivers value and a Better Everyday Life to many people. 

In your daily work you will: 

  • Develop, launch, follow up and improve digital features together with a cross functional scrum team.
  • Prioritize the backlog of future developments for the scrum team.
  • Explore, prototype and evaluate future digital product.s
  • Help prioritize the digital roadmap based on user value and feedback securing the maximum business and user value.
  • Working in close collaboration with the home smart range team, cross-organization with other business areas, and external key partners. 
  • Help to define the product vision and roadmap, contributing to the business needs into the development plan to ensure we have a balanced portfolio of initiatives to support our business objectives. 

You know how to lead creative processes and build good relations in a trustworthy way.  

 Useful experience and competences:

  • Experience in app development (or similar) of customer-oriented solutions. 
  • Track record of products developed that were successfully launched into the B2C market.
  • Experience in defining, prototype and test a solution based on user need.
  • Proven ability to deliver easy-to-use solutions for technologically complex problems. 
  • Experience in leading cross functional agile teams.
  • Passion for understanding and solving user needs.
  • You are structured, used to take lead and inspire others to grow. 
  • International mind-set and culturally sensitive. 
  • Good English and Communication skills.

The ability to explore different perspectives, be innovative and be comfortable in the unknown is something that you find highly motivating. Furthermore, you can work with conceptual ideas based on a sense of form and design and you are able to bring these into final solutions.  


More Information

Please send us your CV and letter of motivation, in English. The last day to apply is June 24th.

About IKEA 

At IKEA, we do things a little differently. We think, differently. Act, differently. And work differently as well. We like to break things. Like rules. And then make things. Like music-playing lamps. And beds disguised as sofas. Even plantballs that help us look after our planet. It’s all part of our vision - to create a better everyday life for the many. And it’s been keeping our co-workers going for over 75 years. By 2030, we hope to help millions more look forward to going home.

IKEA of Sweden, or IoS, is responsible for developing the IKEA range and making it available to stores and customers all over the world. IoS is based in Älmhult – the heart of IKEA and the center of IKEA range development.