WHO YOU ARE
We are looking for a Head of Products (internally known as Product Manager) to join the People Domain in the Digital Team.
Co-workers are at the heart of IKEA and we are on the mission to transform how we work with People Planning at IKEA. We have a strong foundation to build on, while we take the next step in this domain.
We want all our co-workers to be able to say : I can plan my life better now that I can change my schedule anytime, anywhere .
That is why we have set a new direction, where we will ensure that we have fit for purpose digital solutions for all our markets and for the entirety of our People Planning processes.
It is up to you as Head of Products to lead this leap forward.
You have a proven record of working with People Planning technology on a global level. With a Product mindset you are visionary within your field and have built your knowledge within Retail.
You understand the complexity of a global company and workforce with local and regional needs.
Simplicity, need for standardization and co-worker centricity lies close your heart.
Other qualifications we are looking for :
You possess strategic thinking, while being able execute as well
You have several years experience as a people manager
You are self motivated with a strong focus on delivery of user value
Driven, but with a collaborative mindset meaning you don't win, unless your team wins
Well organized with great attention to detail
You are a do-er , willing to work hands-on including stepping in to work directly with a development team in a product role if needed
You have strong influencing skills and can navigate a complex organisation
Willingness to travel to a certain extent and as conditions allow
Excellent communicator in English
Experience with agile delivery and DevOps enviroments
Experience with global standardization initiatives and global / regional / local delivery
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING DAY TO DAY
You will take a key role in further developing and driving the vision and strategy within our People Domain alongside other dedicated colleagues and you will be specifically accountable for the People Planning sub-domain.
Beyond strategy and vision, this accountability includes budgetting, metrics and value creation for your team.
You will be building and leading a new team of highly talented Product Owners & Specialist and you will have the opportunity to further design and staff the team to deliver on the strategy.
You will have close collaboration partners within People & Culture, the technology team, the UX and Data experts and our markets across the world.
Lastly you will have a great opportunity to further detail the content of the People Planning area and what is means to deliver best in class People Planning.