Cyber Security Leader

IKEA of Sweden · Älmhult


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IKEA Range & Supply (IKEA R&S) – Information Security & Data Privacy is now looking for an Information Security/Data Privacy Leader with a focus on Cyber Security.

IKEA R&S is an organisation consisting of two main holding entities, IKEA of Sweden (Range) and IKEA Supply AG (Supply). We have the responsibility to develop, design, produce and supply IKEA stores with home furnishing solutions available to the many people. To make this possible, we have more than 7000 co-workers situated in different organisations around the world.

IKEA R&S Digital, where this role will be situated, leads and guides the totality of the IKEA R&S digital landscape by combining business knowledge, digital competence and ways of working, realising business opportunities today and tomorrow.

Job Description

In the Information Security & Data Privacy team, we support our business in understanding the value of information and digital assets; to ensure it is trustworthy, available when needed, managed with a particular attention to privacy and properly protected to foster customers’ trust in IKEA. All to create a better everyday life for the many people. We ensure that information security and data privacy is naturally integrated in the business development. Internet of Things, Virtual reality, app development and global legal challenges are all parts of our scope.

We are looking for a Cyber Security Leader with experience and knowledge across multiple security domains, that can help us build the future of IKEA. Our ethos is security and privacy by design. We expect security to be a built-in quality aspect, not a bolted-on property.

As an Information Security and Data Privacy Leader with focus on Cyber Security, you will work closely together with the business, architects and engineers, focusing on enabling IKEA to produce secure and high-quality services and products, to create a better everyday life for the many people. In this role you will be the spokesperson for Cyber Security and incorporate yourself in ongoing projects and initiatives.

You will support and secure the development of products and services all across the value chain within IKEA Range & Supply, in close cooperation with Inter IKEA Group. You will drive your own agenda and work closely with our specialists within legal, risk management and compliance to mention a few.


We believe that you are passionate to drive, explore and understand how digital services and products are built and how they break. Where theoretical knowledge helps you, it is backed up by practical skills learned and honed beyond what can be taught. You excel when confronted by an open-ended situation. You have powerful analytic capabilities as well as an ordered and structured approach to problem solving. You are pragmatic and ensure that we enable business to flourish, today and tomorrow.

You are required to have a good understanding in agile ways-of-working and enjoy working in a value driven organization.

To be successful in the role, we expect that you have working experience in at least 4 of the listed domains:

  • Cloud security
  • DevOps and CI/CD security
  • IoT security
  • Application security – SDLC
  • Incidence response
  • Compliance frameworks
  • Vendor security risk management
  • IT security audits
  • Vulnerability management

It is an advantage if you have previous experience from working with data privacy/protection legislations, including GDPR, China Cyber Law and Russian Data privacy legislation.

We believe that you are used to managing highly confidential information and to act with a strict level of integrity and professional discretion. You are comfortable with communicating and explaining security concerns and topics, to persons with and without solid understanding of information technology. With your excellent communication skills you have the capability to build strong relations with both internal as external stakeholders.

IKEA Range & Supply is a truly global environment, with colleagues from all over the world. You therefore need to be fluent in English.

We see that you have strong motivations in the following areas:

  • Energetic, driven and committed to deliver result in a high paced environment;
  • Pragmatic and solution oriented team player;
  • Experienced and motivated in working in a rapidly changing environment.
  • High entrepreneurial drive: Stretching boundaries, challenging what already exists, always striving to develop better products and solutions.

Additional information

Sounds interesting?

This position is placed in Älmhult. Submit your application, CV and letter, no later than the 3rd of November. Note that the recruitment is an ongoing process and might close earlier.

IKEA is a world leader in the home furnishing business. We are a values-driven company with a passion for life at home. Our vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. Our operations include developing and supplying the global IKEA product range, including a range of IKEA food offers.

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