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Roadmap Leader- Retail Concept Operations

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Job Description

Job ID: R0007547

Date posted: 27/05/2024

We are on an exciting journey, establishing the Business Process Management organization, within Retail Concept Operations. This area will consist of roles connected to improving 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 value creation through our processes.

About you

In this role you will work intricately connected to the retail processes and the capability areas connected to Retail Concept. You will be responsible for holding together the roadmap and aligning across the whole IKEA value change to secure the development of the right capabilities and to avoid duplication of work across IKEA. This includes alignment with Range and Supply roadmap leaders and retail partners.

Working in close collaboration, you should secure what to be developed where and to support the overall business processes. In addition, being part of the Retail Concept organization, you must have an interest in the IKEA concept, understand IKEA Brand and commerciality, as the work is the lead the roadmap within Retail Concept and align across the value chain.

We hope for the following skills and experiences to be successful in this role;
· Minimum 5 years in similar position/background
· Minimum 5 years in management/consulting in software engineering or business consulting.
· Experience of roadmap development and communication
· Experience of strategic business analysis
· Extensive experience working with, and communicating to, Senior Management teams
· Experience owning and leading the development of materials, models and frameworks
· Extensive experience leading others through influence and teamwork
· Strong organisational and planning skills
· Good knowledge of general business capability models
· Good knowledge of different performance frameworks such as OKR
· Familiar with software financial models
· Familiar with portfolio management
· Ability to work with business stakeholders across IKEA

As Roadmap Leader, you will;
· Lead, develop and maintain the IKEA strategic roadmap for end to end Common Content and Customer Experience on behalf of the Retail Concept Operations Manager. The Roadmap should capture high level movements/strategic initiatives that have an impact on the totality of IKEA business and require significant effort across organizations
· Facilitate sequencing, planning and prioritization based on business needs, financial frames, and strategic objectives
· Enable and support IKEA organizations to successfully execute the IKEA strategy
· Orchestrate implementation of pre-requisites and help CBs define OKR's that contribute to strategic goals
· Support Core Businesses and Franchisees to define their objectives & key results, on an annual base, that contribute to the strategic goals
· Orchestrate interaction with decentralized capabilities of Portfolio Management and Performance Management sitting in the businesses, where actual execution happens
· Lead issue resolution related to sequencing and timing between strategic initiatives, and follow-up on roadmap initiatives
· Lead the tertial review of the IKEA Roadmap. Chair tertial follow-up meetings
· Resolve overarching impediments, which can't be solved within the executing organizations

Company Description
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 great 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 area within Retail Concept;


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.


This position is full-time (40 hours per week) and is located Malmö (SWE) or in Delft (NL). Some travel will be required and in this role you will be reporting to the Retail Concept Operations Manager.

Please send your application (CV) in English to us by 7 June, 2024. We really want to get to know you, so make sure you tell us why you want to work at IKEA and why you would be a good fit for this role

So we can continuously improve and scale IKEA, together with our partners



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

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