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Expansion Development Leader

Conshohocken, Пенсильванія - Дослідити розташування Зростання та розширення Повна зайнятість

Опис вакансії


• Proven advanced training in Business Development or equivalent
• Minimum 5 years of experience of developing businesses and delivering results
• Minimum 2 years of experience in leading and influencing teams and managers
• Experience from managing change in a complex business environment
• Experience within Project Management
• Experience in IKEA retail business
• Good knowledge and understanding of the whole IKEA Retail Establishment process (eg. Business Case,
PDI, Project Design phase and Commercial Brief)
• Good experience of working and steering through financial tools (eg. Investment Request (IR), P&L)
• Retail country experience
• Multicultural experience
• 25% Travel Required


• Embed the agreed organisational development principles, framework and methodology to achieve IKEA group and country objectives via partnering with the different stakeholders like Retail Expansion and IISBV, ensuring “right first time” for an optimal outcome for total IKEA
• Be a change agent role model, coach and mentor to the country organisation in order to understand the way to work with process and OD with IKEA culture and values as the foundation
• Plan, organise, execute and follow up projects according to Ingka expansion process and applicable delivery methodology
• Manage dependencies and interfaces between projects, line and global organisation
• Manage time, cost, scope and quality of the CMP development projects, including how to organise and work in a simple, lean and cost-efficient way
• Manage communication by planning and distributing relevant information and learnings to the different stakeholders within the Ingka organisation
• Identify, mitigate, monitor and control risks
• Manage stakeholders by identifying stakeholders, planning for stakeholder management and following up on engagement
• Take lead in working across functions within Ingka Group and collaborate with other IKEA units
• Take lead in driving an open and sharing climate, being a role model of the IKEA values
• Lead positive change, and contribute to building a more unique, inclusive and accessible IKEA - guided by the People and Planet Positive commitments


With the customer at the heart of everything we do, Expansion takes responsibility for developing and implementing the strategic expansion plan in the country. Expansion acts upon business needs based on insights and optimize accessibility to enable maximum penetration of the country. Expansion is responsible for implementing our retailing concepts and securing that we fully utilise our
assets in the new world of IKEA – all at lowest cost, with economy of scale and sustained profitability.