Business Developer

IKEA Purchasing Services (Sweden) AB · Älmhult


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You see things a little differently. So do we. We offer positions that will challenge your skills and let you grow. We put togetherness at the heart of everything we do. Come see things a little differently with us. IKEA Supply is part of IKEA Range & Supply and is responsible for securing that the product offer is produced and delivered to our customers. We lead the supply agenda across many functions and work together with all business areas, different business units, but also retail markets to secure customer availability in all markets and sales channels at lowest total cost.  Supply Chain Operations with its 700 co-workers connects our customers with IKEA products in a simple, affordable and sustainable way. We deliver excellent transport and logistic solutions today, tomorrow and over time by optimising replenishment solutions, defining physical goods flow capacity needs, managing the goods flow, sourcing & developing transport & logistics capacities and leading & securing Supply Quality. We contribute to customer satisfaction through securing customer perceived availability, delivering lowest cost over time, leading towards sustainability and ensuring the right quality for all services. Please note that that the role is based in Älmhult and is a temporary employment from 2020-12-01 to 2021-09-30. We are now looking for a Business Developer in Category Food Logistics to secure the business objectives according to relevant IKEA strategic direction and Category Business Plan. You establish and develop high performing service providers' base, meeting the needs of business and our customers today and in the future. You contribute to the optimisation of the value chain that creates better products and services at lower total costs to reach more of the many customers. You will work for Category Area Logistics Services and report to the Business Development Manager. You will contribute to the build-up of the Food Logistics Team for the UK, Switzerland, Japan and Australian market. As Business Developer, you will have Logistics Service Providers responsibilities, covering ocean. Your tasks will include: Be responsible for the business development with a number of Food Logistics service providers and a defined business scope; Continuously develops Food Logistics service providers to secure long term capacity needs and customer availability; Maintains extensive knowledge of relevant transport market conditions, keeps up-to-date with industry trends, incl. innovative approaches is aware of economical influences (resulting to e.g. network/flow changes, etc.). Follows the development of legal/regulatory framework. Be responsible for minimizing the prices and contributing to lower cost for a number of Food Logistics service providers; Increases and secures the Food Logistics Service Providers performance level, fulfilling the IKEA demands; Establishes and secures the fulfilment of Food Logistics agreements /contracts; Increases the share of low emission Food Logistics modes; Work on results optimisation; Active looking for new/potential service providers; Takes the role as IKEA ambassador when communicating with external parties. This position will be based in Älmhult, Sweden. If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Christel Lönn, Business Development Manager, +41 79 749 71 92. If you have questions regarding the recruitment process please contact Fredrik Liwander, People & Culture generalist, +46 738 52 63 75. We look forward to receiving your application online no later than the 5th of October 2020. Please note that we will be interviewing continuously, so sent your application as soon as possible. 

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IKEA Purchasing Services (Sweden) AB




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