In Purchasing Development, our assignment goes hand in hand with the IKEA Business Idea, created 75 years ago, as we are responsible to produce the wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them. Affordability, accessibility, sustainability and quality are our main priorities. We develop and execute sourcing strategies and thus meet the supply markets/industries in 6 different categories. We are a true global organisation with 1300 co-workers placed in 27 different locations, close to the suppliers and the market. The business development teams work close together with both suppliers and Product Development.
Energy is one of the focus areas in IKEA sustainability strategy to deliver to Climate positive agenda. By 2030, we aim to be 100% powered by renewable energy across the entire IKEA value chain. We are now looking for Energy Leader who has competence, knowledge and capabilities to lead this agenda in Purchasing development to enable us to deliver to our goals.
Your assignment is to lead the energy agenda across Purchasing development (all Category Areas) to deliver to IKEA 100% renewable energy goal until 2030 with cost efficient solutions.
Your main responsibilities:
Identify the GAPs and address them to relevant stakeholders (internal and external) to find solutions.
Lead and /or contribute to the identified projects that enable movement towards renewable energy across different industries by finding new solutions, innovations.
Support categories with identification of actions needed to be taken
Secure that all activities are ongoing and new ones contribute to the totality and are executed
Monitor and report on the progress
Competence development in organisation needed to make a movement
Lead internal and external forums related to energy
Please submit both your CV and motivation letter in English latest by 6th of October 2021 and tell us why you would be a good fit. Please note that we will be interviewing continuously, which means that we may close the application process earlier than stated if we find the right candidates. So, don’t delay, please send us your application today.
This is a 2-year assignment, located in Älmhult, Sweden.
If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Sustainability Manager Nadiya Andersson at email@example.com
. For questions about the recruitment process, please contact People and Culture Recruiter Zuzana Vackova at Zuzana.firstname.lastname@example.org