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Development Leader - IKEA Enkel Project

Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality - Explore location Logistics & Supply Chain Full Time

Job description

Purpose of Job

Explore and create new ways of delivering value and a low-price offer through ultimate low-cost setups, strengthening our low-price leadership while accelerating development of the IKEA business in large.

Assignments:

  • Under IKEA Enkel umbrella, based on IKEA directions and knowledge about life at home, market situation and competitors on the IKEA markets, sourcing capabilities and IKEA resources, explore/develop new supply solutions together with stakeholders and service providers.
  • Develop a mid and long term business plan for new supply solutions within selected areas
  • Build up service provider portfolio for new supply solutions
  • Communicate and anchor the business plan with relevant functional managers and stakeholders throughout the three main processes
  • Formulate clearly defined objectives/goals Based on the plan as mentioned above
  • Analyse and interpret the market for strategic development from a global perspective together with relevant stakeholders from our three main processes
  • Lead the execution of actions Based on the business plan, including follow up and adjustments in plans and actions
  • Define resources needed for realization of actions and plans

Qualification
  • Deep business and solution development knowledge on strategic level
  • University degree or equivalent knowledge acquired elsewhere
  • Leadership experience from strategic development and international business, preferably in the consumer goods sector
  • Deep knowledge in supply chain, preferably experience and knowledge with omni sales channels
  • Preferably experience and knowledge with leading 3rd party logistic companies, especially in the field of e-commerce, M2C.
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the IKEA Value Chain, the development process, and the prerequisites of the Supply and Retail organisations
  • Knowledge, experience and feeling for home furnishings; customer needs, design, style and trends
  • Fluent in English, spoken and written