Master Thesis work-We are all in on Equality, are you?

  • Älmhult, Sweden
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Intern

Company Description

Do you think Equality is important? Do we need to be Inclusive? Do we gain by being Diverse?

We are right now looking for a student to come and write their Master thesis at IKEA Range & Supply from January to June 2021.

Inter IKEA has an ambition to inspire and enable more than 1 billion people to live a better everyday life. We strive to ensure consistency and fairness in all our practices and processes, both internally with co-workers and across the full supply chain with our partners.
The IKEA culture and values are the foundation which helps us create a safe environment where we all feel a sense of belonging. We want to give everyone equal opportunity, the right preconditions and tools to make the most of their lives, skills and talents. To achieve this we want to build a sustainable way of working with equality, diversity and inclusion in the everyday. 

Job Description

The aim of this assignment is to research and gather relevant quantitative and qualitative facts, information and messages from different sources and target groups connected to equality, diversity and inclusion.
You will look at external trends, benchmarks and research studies, observe and interview individuals and teams to gather internal data, consult IKEA strategies, internal surveys and other indexes related to the topic. Providing input to a plan of action for integrating and working actively with the EDI agenda. 

Qualifications

You are a curious, people-oriented, collaborative and self-lead person. You have interest and passion for some of these topics: organisational development, human behavior, social psychology, neuroscience, human rights and equality.

Experience researching complex topics and communicating that research in a simple yet professional way. We would like you to write the thesis during spring term 2020 with presentation of the result at a date agreed together. 

Additional Information

We offer you 20 weeks in the Leadership & Competence Development team at IKEA of Sweden where you have the opportunity to make an impact on how we are going to work with the equality agenda going forward.
We offer flexibility in location and working hours, working part-time or full-time (with deliverable timelines adjusted accordingly).
During your thesis you will have a dedicated mentor.

Sounds interesting? 

Apply latest 22/11 2020. We want your application (CV and a motivational letter) in English. If you have any further questions about the role or the recruitment process please contact IKEA supervisor , [email protected]

We look forward to receiving your application in English!

IKEA Range & Supply has the responsibility to develop, design, produce and supply IKEA stores with home furnishing 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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