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Category Manager for IT

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IKEA is on an exciting growth journey becoming more accessible to the many people. We are investing heavily to develop IKEA into the future. This means developing a number of solutions to meet the needs of our customer and co-workers today and tomorrow. As a part of a newly established Sourcing Category: Integrated IT Solutions, we are looking for a Category Manager, or as we call it at IKEA, Category Segment Leader. The Category consists of two major segments within System Integration & Application Management Services and Application Platform areas.

About the job

As a Category manager, or as we called it at IKEA, Category Segment Leader, you will take part to the development of the category strategies and lead the development and implementation of the category segment plan for the category based on the purchase development process. You will actively monitor the external market conditions to find new business opportunities or improve the existing ones for the category segment.

Some of your work duties:

  • Develop the assigned category segment and strive towards constant improvement.
  • Create a solid network with key stakeholders and ensure strong stakeholder relationship management and alignment.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of long business plan to secure a growing IKEA.

Does this sound interesting?

We are looking for a candidate with:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years' experience from supply chain or similar experience.
  • Solid knowledge about category management, strategic sourcing and vendor management.
  • Proven ability to lead complex negotiations with major IT suppliers.
  • A relevant university degree or corresponding knowledge.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English.

We are looking for a candidate who has high energy and drive to deliver better product and services for the many people. As a person you have strong business drive and are result oriented. You are highly interested in understanding market conditions, business dynamics as well as production and service set-up's. You have a strategical thinking combined with hands-on pragmatic approach. Naturally, you are interested in home furnishings, and the IKEA values permeate your everyday life.

  • Perk: 30 days paid holidays 30 days paid holidays
  • Perk: Business travel Business travel
  • Perk: Career opportunities Career opportunities
  • Perk: Central office Central office
  • Perk: Competent and fun colleagues Competent and fun colleagues
About IKEA Group

IKEA Group is responsible for global support and business development of the IKEA Retail organisation. It is our responsibility to lead the development of all channels and media, to support the development in our retail markets as well as to lead the positioning of total IKEA. These directions aligned to each other will contribute to fulfil our main objectives, to be the leader of life at home, gain long term profitability and growth.

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