Project Controller

  • Älmhult, Sweden
  • Full-time

Company Description

Project Controller
Business Area Textiles
IKEA of Sweden, Älmhult

Can you really reach out to the whole world, creating a better everyday life for the many people? 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. We are here to offer a 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. That is our promise, and we do this every day with great passion and energy.

It's the soft, beautiful textiles that make a place your own – with a rug or curtains in your favourite colour. Where getting a new look is as easy as changing your bed linens. A place that invites you to get comfy and stay a while. All of the things that bring a home to life.

Right now were looking for our next Project Controller to join us at Business Area Textiles at IKEA of Sweden.

Job Description

As Project Controller, you will be responsible for setting up project plans and communicating to relevant stakeholders. You will proactively steer the product development projects in accordance to agreed processes, budgets and time plans. You will be responsible for project management tools, connected administration and for the range change process in the team. You will lead the long term planning as well as operational questions of range management.

Furthermore you will be responsible for the administration and execution of the range in our internal project management system and for creating awareness, understanding and communication of range management year cycle, business rules and working methods within the team. You will also contribute to the development of working methods and working tools in the matrix.


We believe that you have project leader experience, leading both bigger and smaller projects. As a person you have the capability to lead and drive through others. You have the ability to analyze, draw conclusions as well as the ability to understand how decisions and process impact the totality. You take initiative; having the courage to question and challenge. You are capable of facilitating meetings and come to decisions and of engaging people by creating a passion for objective plans and processes. Furthermore you have strong communication skills and the ability to create confidence and build relations. You are self-motivated and a goal- and delivery oriented person with a passion for details.

Additional Information

IKEA of Sweden is a truly global environment, with colleagues from all over the world and you therefore need to be fluent in English.

The position is permanent and located in Älmhult, Sweden. Älmhult has excellent commuting possibilities with hourly trains to Malmö, Lund and Växjö and an IKEA shuttle bus back and forth to Helsingborg two times a day.

If you have any questions about the position you are welcome to contact Range Controller Lena Gramming +46 728865107. If you have questions about the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Specialist Ramkumar Ramachandran +46 734207773. 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. Please send us your application in English today!
We look forward to receiving your application at the latest 29th October 2017.


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