Regional Risk & Compliance Leader

  • Shanghai, China
  • Full-time

Company Description

The Risk Management and Compliance function leads, steers and supports the business to safeguard the IKEA brand by identifying, anticipating on and navigating through opportunities and risks on the base of IKEA values and culture. Risk Management and Compliance function works closely together with the various organisational levels and provides support to; strengthen the IKEA brand and protect our assets, maintain an overall risk aware culture, steer and lead compliance activities.

Job Description

  • To help Safeguard People, Assets and Brand
  • A proactive support to the business in the Region with focus on safety & security and risks.
  • To be a valued business partner that drives for sustainable solutions, proactively influence managers and co-workers to establish a risk aware culture.
  • To ensure compliance with Inter IKEA Group Rules & Policies.
  • Transfer Knowledge
  • Be a centre of expertise in Safety & Security and Risk Management process.
  • Execute the Risk & Compliance overall assignment and drive the Risk & Compliance agenda with the business.


Your assignment

  • Ensure a Safe, Secure and compliant environment for all Co-Workers, Customers and Visitors by supporting identified local Safety, Security and Risk responsible to meet Internal, External demands and Regional, Global actives.
  • Execute Investigations according to the Inter IKEA Group Rule of Investigation when required
  • Lead and coordinate a Matrix organisation of local Safety, Security, Risk and Compliance responsible towards established goals within the scope of Risk Management and Compliance to ensure compliance with Inter IKEA Group Policy’s, Standards and Rules as well as national and local legal demands.
  • Support Business Stakeholders in securing compliance to the minimum standards of the Safety & Security Framework, through transferring knowledge, regular reviews, follow-ups, education and training.
  • Support Unit, and Core business Crisis Management Teams during Crisis Incidents when needed.
  • Organise and establish effective procedures so that Local Insurance Programs within the Region are analysed and properly coordinated
  • Proactively train the business to identify and document business risk, emerging risks and trends through established Risk Management process and support the Risk owners to ensure that risk-related opportunities are appropriately identified, measured, mitigated and communicated
  • Support the Business Stakeholders within the Region, with the implementation and adherence to Supply Chain Security Requirements. Provide assurance and follow up on the Regional level of compliance and Investigations
  • Support the development and implementation of Reporting, Tools and Structure for Risk Management related Incidents with a focus on Safety & Security
  • Identify talents and develop people to secure succession planning

Your profile

A     Knowledge

  • Extensive knowledge of relevant health, safety and security policies, standards, rules, manuals, review method, tools and working methods within Inter IKEA units.
  • Proficient in the Risk Management Process and Crisis Management
  • Understanding of Range and Supply business processes and needs within the region
  • To lead and support investigation process
  • Insurance policies and claim handling procedures

B     Motivation

  • Passion for the IKEA business, culture and values
  • Passion to work with people and transfer knowledge.
  • Passion for the well-being of people
  • Extensive interest in all aspects of Risk and Compliance
  • Desire to continuously improve people and the organisation together.
  • Extensive business drive and result orientation
  • Customer Focus

C     Job-specific capabilities

  • Extensive stakeholder management, listening and coaching skills
  • Team management skills (direct reports & matrix)
  • Extensive facilitation, change management and communication skills
  • Ability to apply both strategic, tactical and operational thinking
  • Integrity, Impartial and Independent
  • Proactive thinking over Reactive actions
  • Risk Management expertise
  • Health, Safety and Security expertise

D     Leadership capabilities

  • Develop the business and deliver results
  • Lead and develop people
  • Inspire and clarify
  • Create togetherness
  • Find better ways
  • Enable change

You have

  • Knowledge of relevant health, safety and security policies, standards and rules
  • Risk Management process
  • Proven facilitation skills
  • Investigations and interviewing skills
  • Crisis Management
  • Team management skills (direct reports & matrix)
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Self-reliant with a proven ability to work as part of a team as well as independently

Additional Information

Welcome with your application! More details, please contact Joy Mao ([email protected]).

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