Business Navigator

  • Älmhult, Sweden
  • Full-time

Company Description

Can you really reach out to, and influence the whole world, while working in a tranquil idyll? In Älmhult, Sweden you can. Älmhult is home to IKEA of Sweden. Here the IKEA range is developed and made available to stores and customers all over the world.

Right now we are looking for our next Business Navigator to join us at Business Area Kitchen and Dining at IKEA of Sweden.

Job Description


The Business Navigator is an active Business partner to teams and decision makers and leads with fact based insights and active risk management as well as scenario planning and modelling. You lead performance management in all performance areas, in all dimensions and project portfolio management from business planning to execution in order to ensure goal achievement.


As a Business navigator you are responsible for:
• Influencing and enabling fact based decision making through quickly generating insights based on consumer, market and business information.
• Together with the team, identifying opportunities and risks through scenario planning, modelling, risk assessments and contingency planning.
• Leading and coordinating different processes, i.e. range dimensioning, internal pricing and sales and supply planning across the Business area.
• Performance management of the product range within the Business Area through analyzing and creating insights, identifying opportunities and improvement areas and actively sharing these.
• Leading project and portfolio management as well as general range management on overall level

Is this your next challenge?

The Business Navigator position is a challenging and rewarding position with impact on the current and future business of Kitchen & dining. The Business Navigator position requires passion for, and ability to spot, the business opportunities behind the data. You have an analytical and business driven mind-set with the responsibility of creating insights, translating figures and customer insights into opportunities to enable growth for IKEA and to reach more of the many people.

We are looking for communicative, driven and goal oriented person with the ability to analyse, deliver results and follow up. Leadership capability, ability to create clarity around a complex topic and build relationships across teams and functions are essential. You have willpower and the ability to create togetherness and enthusiasm around you. You are flexible, used to handling changes, take initiative and have the creative ability to find new solutions and optimize and challenge the existing ones.

You have experience from working with navigation, or in a similar role, in a global context. If you have knowledge within e-commerce, consumer intelligence and/or retail, it is a plus. As a base you have an academic degree within business administration or similar. You are an experienced user in calculation systems and familiar with business information tools, for example Qlikview which is the one we use.

Additional Information

If you have questions regarding the recruitment, please contact Recruitment Specialist Olivia Håkansson, 0734 223 166. 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.

We look forward to receiving your application in English, at the latest October 1st.

IKEA Range & Supply has the responsibility to develop, design, produce and supply IKEA store with home furbishing solutions available to the many people. Each year IKEA Range & Supply introduce 2,000 new products in the IKEA stores. The total range is almost 10,000 products.

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