COUNTRY BUSINESS NAVIGATOR (F/M/D) 38,5H/W

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“HAPPINESS IS BEING ON THE WAY”

Ingvar Kamprad

IKEA Austria GmbH

COUNTRY BUSINESS NAVIGATOR (F/M/D) 38,5H/W – IKEA AUSTRIA GMBH

IKEA Austria GmbH

Vösendorf

IKEA Austria GmbH

Fulltime

WHO YOU ARE

As a person you are passionate about people, business, IKEA’s purpose and continuously driving better performance. You are energized by increasing customer value, driving business growth and contributing to overall success.
For this role we believe you have Ingka Business experience from an IKEA retail market Service office and preferably also store as well as minimum 5 years experience from business navigation working with both commercial and financial processes, in particular retail Pricing. On top of this you have proven track record in delivering under time pressure and are fluent in English, both written and spoken.
You have knowledge in the following areas:
• commercial business knowledge and cross-functional understanding of how IKEA operates
• good understanding of IKEA’s strategic landscape and direction
• good understanding of data science, new technologies, analytics and their wide ranging application in business context
• good knowledge of the IKEA Concept, the IKEA Brand Identity and the IKEA culture & Values
• in-depth knowledge of IKEA business tools, processes and cycles
• Business Partnering, i.e. strategic, tactical and operational business partner with strong analytical skills to translate business needs into financial consequences and solutions
• are strong communicator with capacity to influence decisions and create energy and commitment within the organization as well as a Relationship Builder both within and outside of the organization.
• you have Business acumen, i.e. ability to recognize external trends and translate them into business opportunities and are Change oriented, i.e. able to handle a constantly changing environment with many different stakeholders and demands.

and demands.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

Be a pro-active, trustworthy business partner who takes a multi-dimensional view of the business, connecting the needs of customers and the organisation with a complete overview of the profit & loss, and understanding of the balance sheet and cash flow management. Supporting and challenging the organisation through business-case thinking. Take the lead in developing and promoting lean, simple and effective ways of working.
You will:
• be a pro-active business partner to steer, challenge and support country management, to deliver the set goals using the right management reports and analyses available through the financial controlling team.
• take a leading role in driving the topic of business transformation in an omnichannel enverironment, redefine the traditional business modell and processes and support the organisiation with change management skills.
• participate in the financial business planning process, ensuring that the financial plan is aligned with the BPL priorities while involving and creating commitment among stakeholders on performance management and goal setting.
• project and follow up the long-term financial development goals by connecting the objectives of the IKEA Direction, Market Penetration Plan and identified business opportunities in the country and the impact on the profit and loss.
• together with stakeholders analyse and evaluate benefits, costs and investments, looking at the business from all relevant perspectives, ensuring a good return on investment and qualitative business cases.
• navigate towards more effective and cost-conscious ways of working, identifying growth and cost saving potentials through benchmarking, striving for constant improvements, exploring digital capabilities and opportunities.
• take an active role to develop business and people together, encourage entrepreneurial behaviour exploring in the Retail multichannel environment of today and for the future.
We see ourselves as influencers – we steer the IKEA business by finding the truth behind the figures. Together we secure compliance with local and international laws and reporting standards; we assure that accounting processes are efficient and that tax compliance meets business needs. We’re a diverse group of people driven by providing reliable financial data to a wide variety of stakeholders. At the end of the day, that’s one of the foundations to make IKEA even better!
QUESTIONS AND SUPPORT? LET´S CONNECT!
We welcome applications from throughout IKEA. We will prioritize applications from you who fulfil most of the requirements.
If you have job specific questions, please contact Tim Siegmund (Senior Recruiter) at tim.siegmund@ingka.ikea.com.
We would like to inform you that our selection process starts even before the job advertisement is closed. Once we have found a suitable candidate, we will end the selection process and cannot consider any further applications.
If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please don’t hesitate to contact us at the same e-mail address as above.
For this fulltime position we offer you a monthly gross salary starting from € 4.500 (on fulltime base with an ALL-IN contractual agreement). We are willing to pay more depending on experience and qualification.
Warmly welcome with your application in English!

WHY YOU WILL LOVE US

From the deep forests in Sweden, we have spread our culture and values around the world. At the heart of our offer are our beautiful home-furnishing products and solutions, made with care for our planet, reaching millions of customers. At the heart of our business, are our wonderful co-workers representing diversity in all dimensions and passionate for life at home. We all contribute with our uniqueness and we want to grow and develop together. Our vision, “to create a better everyday life for the many people” inspires and guides us in everything we do. This is IKEA.

WHAT WE ALL HAVE IN COMMON

  • Living our values
  • Being your unique self, while respecting and including others
  • A passion for home furnishing
  • Performing & delivering while learning & developing
  • Having fun!

 

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