About the job
We have a certain way of doing things. Hopefully you do too.
Category Purchaser within Marketing
Procurement at INGKA Group, Wiesbaden
You see things a little differently. So do we. The IKEA Vision is to create a better life for the many people – our customers, co-workers and the people who produce our products. The development of IKEA reflects a strong culture for learning. We learn from our customers and suppliers, we learn from our experiences, we learn from each other. Come see things a little differently with us.
In this role, you will be responsible for strategic purchase of Marketing Services related to Content Development in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium and the Netherlands. Apart from a regional responsibility, you will as well contribute to the development of the sourcing strategy, the creation of action plans and to drive purchase projects within IKEA globally together with your colleagues from start to finish.
You will monitor the market and strive to fully realize the potential and develop the business. You will also negotiate, execute and follow-up large scale global procurement agreements based on value-chain analysis in close cooperation with key business partners within your business area.
Does this sound interesting?
We're looking for a candidate with:
· Minimum3years ofexperience within Marketing and/orMarketing Procurement.
· A university degree in Business Administrationor corresponding.
· Fluency inEnglish,spoken and written.
· Possibility to travel. As a person you have strong communication skills and have a drive and motivation to improve and challenge our business with a commercial and analytical approach. You have the experience of how to cooperate and work with different people in an international environment in a pro-active and structured way. You have experience of different remunerations models used in the business and have a holistic view of Content Development and its role in marketing overall. It is important that you are a self-starter with a strong sense of ownership who feels comfortable with remote leadership and in driving your own projects towards agreed business goals and timelines.
In order to enjoy your work with us it's important that you share our core values and ideas. At IKEA you will work in a vibrant culture where your ideas are heard, where there is opportunity to learn new skills and where the goal always is “to create a better everyday life for the many people”. IKEA IMS offers down-to-earth, straightforward people the possibility to grow, both as individuals and in their professional roles.
IKEA OFFERS you the opportunity to work in a growing company with a sound business idea. You gain the opportunity to further develop your professional knowledge in your daily work, and to work in an environment in which people and a sense of community and affinity are central values.
Bear in mind that the selection process will take place on an ongoing basis, so we urge you to take the chance now and apply today via www.IKEA.se/jobb . Please note that we do not accept applications via email. Send in your application in English. We look forward to receiving your application latest the 25th of October.
If you have any questions regarding the position please contact Category Manager Lars Tong Strömberg at If you have any questions regarding the process, please contact recruiting specialist Johanna Fridlund at
If you want to be part of something big, this could be the right challenge for you. We look forward to receiving your application!
IKEA is one of the world's leading home furnishing companies. Our vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. We do this by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them.
IKEA Indirect Material and Services (IKEA IMS), established in 2004, is a global organisation with the task to purchase and supply non-home furnishing products and services for IKEA. IKEA IMS takes part in the overall supplying process and plays an important role in supporting existing and new stores. We are 300 co-workers worldwide that contribute to the IKEA vision “Creating a better everyday life for the many people”. We have site offices in Älmhult, Malmö, Philadelphia, Wiesbaden and Shanghai. IKEA IMS is represented in all countries where IKEA operates.
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