Would you like to join our growth journey by stepping into this exciting role supporting the construction purchasing efforts for 65 units in the Nordics – stores, shopping centres and logistics units?
Do you have outstanding skills in stakeholder management and networking? Do you have broad strategic purchasing experience from construction and fit out together with a genuine interest in sustainability? If you do, then we may have just the opportunity for you!
To thrive in this position, we see that you have:
• Solid knowledge in standard conditions and regulations of the construction industry in Sweden is a must • Knowledge of the construction industry conditions and regulations from the other Nordic countries is an advantage • Good knowledge in strategic procurement practices and related processes of cost drivers and the value chain within construction and fit out business • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, in English and Swedish. Knowledge of another Nordic language is an advantage • Experience of supplier management and supplier development • Strong negotiation skills • Experience of SAP procurement tools such as ARIBA/S4Hana
Regarding our sourcing and tendering process, you will be given the opportunity improve and develop construction and fit out areas, bring innovation through partnering with suppliers, and meet Ingka development needs in a cost-efficient way with sustainability built in from the start.
More specifically, you will:
• Handle the construction and fit out procurement activities in Sweden and other Nordic countries • Work with various forms of construction and installation projects • Support project preparation from a commercial perspective • Manage supplier selection and pre-qualifications • Handle tendering and negotiation of construction and fit-out services, materials, and equipment • Maintain contracting and all follow-up • Take fully responsibility for following and securing a compliant purchase process for Ingka Procurement organization • Build long term partnerships with key suppliers based on the shared business model • Develop trusted relationships through the IKEA way of doing business • Provide proactive market monitoring and give input about sourcing options, supplier market, and market trends contributing to the development of the plans to achieve the goals within the Category Construction and Fit Out, Category Area Real Estate
Together as a team
Hej! We are Ingka Procurement, part of Ingka Group. We bring IKEA into the lives of the many people in more than 30 countries around the world. As IKEA grows it will be increasingly important that we have a way of sourcing and supplying that supports this journey. Together with colleagues all over the world we work to identify and understand all kinds of needs related to IKEA operations. Together with our suppliers we meet those needs innovatively, cost-effectively and with sustainability built in from the start. We secure a high-performing supplier base that can contribute to and grow together with IKEA in the future. Our ambition is to develop meaningful and better procurement!
Questions and support? Let's connect!
If you have job-specific questions, please contact Atanas Stamov (email@example.com).
We look forward to receiving your application in English as soon as possible, but please no later than October 9. We do not accept applications through email.
Please note that we will be reviewing applications continuously.