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Job ID: R0007548

Date posted: 27/05/2024

About Us

We are on an exciting journey, establishing the Business Process Management organisation, with Retail Concept Operations. This area will consist of roles connected to processes and capabilities. Retail Concept Operations will be an important contributor to the end-to-end Customer process and are working together across IKEA to secure the value creation through the process.

About You

You believe in leading architecture by developing a strategy, also in providing hands-on follow-up on implementation within the Retail Concept Operations domain. You will make an impact to the IKEA value chain via defined roadmap and epic forums so the architecture principles are harmonized. This means that you must be knowledgeable about architecture principles but also the core capabilities that IKEA as a retailer need. In addition, being part of the Retail Concept organisation, you must have an interest in the IKEA concept. Brand and commerciality as the work is to lead the architecture direction within Retail Concept and align across the value chain.

In this area, we will work very closely with our colleagues in the Range and Supply operations and organizations connected to our retailers. Competence hubs (Chapters) are in place to secure the right competence across the capability areas over time.

About the Job
Retail Concept Operations will work across the leadership areas in Retail Concept, Retail Experience, Brand & Marketing, Learning and Development and Expansion. We are on a journey that needs passionate people who embrace change and development, dare to question and want to make a difference. If that sounds like you, come and join us. Together we can do wonderful things so IKEA can be an even better home furnishing retailer in the future.
To exemplify what we today we deliver as a part of the capability area within Retail Concept;

· IKEA digital design system - Skapa
· Digital retail experiences - Visa
The new roles that we are now recruiting for will be to secure the process dimension and to secure alignment to the overall Operation set up across IKEA and will enable us to take the next step working towards one IKEA.

For you to be successful in this role the following would be preferable;


· Minimum 10 years of Software Engineering
· Experience in IT & Business Architecture
· Experience of Architecture strategy development and communication
· Extensive experience working with, and communicating to, Senior Management teams
· Extensive experience leading others through influence and teamwork
· Good knowledge of general business capability models
· Good knowledge of performance models as Epic Leader
· Ability to work with strategy leaders across IKEA
· Ability to work with network of area expertise
· Good knowledge of the relevant IKEA business processes and strategies and knowledge of the IKEA franchise system, IKEA vision, and IKEA culture and values
· Good knowledge of Agile methods
· You have the capability to navigate and lead business and people in a complex, ambiguous and fast-changing business and technology environment

As Enterprise Architect Leader, you will:
· Lead Architecture Strategy development
· Lead/align/be part of "cross-domain" Enterprise Architecture work groups and scrums as the overall Program Epic Leader and to resolve strategic questions and to establish a consistent business and technology blueprint.
· Lead the architecture assessments for strategic and/or cross domain initiatives that benefit from a panel review
· Lead/be part of the collaboration with other "Networks of Expertise" for overlapping contexts
· Deal with ambiguity, balancing principled follow-through against tactical exceptions
· Lead and work closely together with peers across the totality of Inter IKEA and across IKEA to strengthen and contribute to a strong and relevant IKEA franchise offer
· Lead a team towards a common goal, building trust, delegating responsibilities
· In day to day work balance business needs with IT capabilities


This position is full-time (40 hours per week) and is located in Delft or Malmö.



Functie:architecture leader
Startdatum:27-5-2024
Ervaring:Ervaren
Educatielevel:HBO
Contracttype:Vast
Salaris:onbekend – onbekend
Uren per week:40 – 40

Heb je interesse in deze vacature en wil je graag op deze functie solliciteren? Neem dan contact op met Inter IKEA via onbekend of onbekend. Of bezoek hun website onbekend.

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