As a person you are passionate about people and unlocking their potential to contribute to business results. You are dedicated to contributing to a great co-worker experience. You enjoy working in a vibrant and changing multidimensional environment and appreciate the mix of strategic, tactical and operational tasks. You are knowledgeable in planning, attracting, identifying, recruiting, developing, rewarding and supporting both co-workers and leaders and their careers in IKEA, while also securing potential successors for key positions. You demonstrate general leadership ability and effectiveness with the capacity to handle multiple priorities, initiatives, interfaces and tasks. You express ideas and opinions effectively, with the ability to influence and inspire. You embody the IKEA core values and vision of creating a better everyday life for the many people, to ensure an adequate reflection through the co-workers. For this role, experience in working in a Distribution Centre environment and building and nurturing relationships with unions will be highly regarded.
As the Unit People & Culture Manager, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to: • Ensuring both global and country People Strategy and principles/guidelines are executed operationally through the Unit business plan and other local initiatives. • Acting as a business partner to senior leaders in the Unit and responsible for the execution of all People activities. • Securing the Unit Competence and Development plan to ensure IKEA meets our customers with knowledgeable and competent co-workers. • Secure a succession process and plan by influencing managers in taking the lead with focus on developing talents and high performing potentials. • Leading and developing the Unit People and Culture team to provide an excellent co-worker experience in new and innovative ways. • Influencing Unit Management Team to continuously develop local leadership capabilities within their function according to business needs. • Foster and nurture robust relationships with the union to ensure a consistent co-worker experience.
Together as a team
The People & Culture team plays a pivotal role in securing the co-worker experience, supporting leaders to ensure their teams are equipped with the knowledge and resources to create a better everyday life for the many people.
We offer many benefits at IKEA other than just having the opportunity to work for a global company! Along with a focus on your personal and career development goals and being a part of an inclusive culture driven by values, you will be entitled to great initiatives including competitive salaries, co-worker discount, subsidised meals in our co-worker restaurant, 4 weeks of annual leave annually, paid parental leave, bonus program, full training and inductions, free parking and our TACK! loyalty program. If you’re interested in working with us, apply now!