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Business Navigator

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Job ID: R0007255

Date posted: 22/04/2024

Join us in creating a better everyday life for the many people!

Do you want to be a part of creating a better everyday life for the many people? In Älmhult, Sweden, you can. Älmhult is home to IKEA of Sweden. Our business is about developing products. It’s at the center of all that we do, our daily job.

In Range we are ready to put in the next gear of moving IKEA and making us better together. We have decided that we will focus, simplify and concentrate going forward by putting the product in the center – with a full focus on the core of our assignments. This movement cannot be achieved without analysis, business insights and facts and that’s where we within the Performance Insights team at Business steering steps in (and up).

We now have an open position for a Business Navigator. Come and join us!

As a Business Navigator, you will be part of a bigger team of Business Navigators where we try to support and challenge each other, share best examples, and develop as team and individuals. Your main tasks will be to develop steering tools and KPIs, lead creation of strategic & tactical insights and the embed performance management processes within your area of expertise. You will also be an active part of leading ways of working within goal setting and forecasting.

Your main responsibilities as a Business Navigator are:

  • Performance management within your area through analyzing and creating insights across the value chain from supplier to customer, identifying opportunities and improvement areas and actively sharing these
  • Influencing and enabling fact-based decision making through quickly generating insights based on consumer, market and business information
  • Together with the team, identifying opportunities and risks through scenario planning, modelling, risk assessments and contingency planning.

To do this, it requires a passion for and the ability to spot business opportunities behind data, an analytical and business-driven mindset and strong communication skills. Your tools are data, facts & figures. You will facilitate fact-based decision making by working pro-actively to add insights, recommendations, and scenarios in an actionable, user-friendly approach to support the development of a successful IKEA range.

We think you are a star and to shine in this role we want you to have experience from change management, great communication skills and both a holistic view and an eye for detail. You can handle a lot of data and make it understandable for colleagues in different positions. You are flexible, used to handling changes and are always striving for simplicity in everything you do. You work proactively, take initiative, and have the creative ability to find new solutions and optimize and challenge the existing ones.

It would be great if you already know the IKEA Business model, our strategic landscape, and our Product Development process (DNP/Improves). In the role of Business Navigator, we believe that you have a university degree in Business/Finance/Economics (or a related field). You have previous experience in business performance management and financial management with at least 3 years of experience. Knowledge of calculation systems, MS Office package, reporting tools and business information tools. Fluent in English, spoken and written.

Furthermore, we wish you to have experience from working with performance management, business controlling/analyses or similar topics.

For us it’s important that you are guided by our IKEA values in your daily behaviors and are inspired by our vision. Many things you can learn as we go but the values and our vision are crucial that you share from the beginning. More information around our values you can find here:

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The position is placed at the heart of IKEA, in Älmhult, Sweden, with opportunities to partly work from home. Many of colleagues are commuting from Växjö, Malmö/Lund and Helsingborg area.

If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact Lina Wilsson, Business Performance Insight manager at +46 702-555 007 and if you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Recruiter Christina Appelqvist at +46 766-113 408.

We are look forward to receiving your application in English. CV and personal letter. Please note that we will be interviewing continuously so do not delay, send in your application today! Last day to apply is May 6th 2024. If we find the right candidate, we might close the ad earlier.

So, are you the one we are looking for?

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