Team Manager

  • Älmhult, Sweden
  • Full-time

Company Description

Hej, I´m Henrik,

I’m working as a Business Navigation Manager in the Business Area called Kitchen, Bathroom and Home appliances and are now looking for a Team Manager to lead our amazing Project Controller team. 

For me this is the place to be, the people in our Business Area consist of a diverse group of down-to-earth, straightforward and fun people with a big passion for our range. We come from all over the world, but we share our inspiring vision: “To create a better everyday life for the many people”. 

Job Description

As a Team Manager in the Business Navigation function, you will lead and develop both business and people to secure that we deliver outstanding support to our product development agenda. You will be responsible for leading the best Project controller group in IKEA, in the daily operations and support them in their development. When our co-workers grow, IKEA is growing! 

You will be our expert in the Product development process (DNP/improves) and be responsible to support and coach peers and co-workers in project management questions and dilemmas. I want you to work actively with finding process improvements and to take lead in implementing those improvements in our Business Area.

The improvements and best practices you also share in the product development network so that all of IKEA can benefit from the improvements.  Together with our project controllers you will also lead and coordinate range administration across our Business Area.

You and I will work close together in many different topics with for example organizational development, leadership, functional topics etc. with the purpose to continue developing us into being a high performing function that delivers outstanding results, while having a lot of fun together!

So what are you waiting for? Apply now! I want you to join me and our amazing team!


For me it’s very important that you are guided by our IKEA values in your daily behaviors and are inspired by our vision. Many things you can learn as we go but the values and our vision are crucial that you share from the beginning. More information around our values you can find here:

It would be great if you already know the IKEA Business model, our strategic landscape, and our Product Development process (DNP/Improves). But if you don’t, don’t worry, you will be with me and I'll learn you all I know (which might go rather fast 😊).

You have proven knowledge about project management and proven leadership capabilities. It’s important that you are motivated by working on both strategic, tactical and operational level.

Furthermore, I would like you to have:
• Strong communication skills; communicates relevant information and listens actively to gain information. Inspires and creates confidence, builds networks and strong relations.
• Proven leadership capabilities, from project management, process leadership and team leadership.
• Ability to be a strategic business partner, to coach and challenge across topics.
• Power of initiative, having the courage to question and challenge across topics.

Are you still reading? Why have you not applied yet? 

Additional Information

If you need some more convincing or have a question regarding the position, please reach out to me Henrik Frisk at [email protected] 
Questions about the recruitment process? Please reach out to our recruitment specialists Christina Appelqvist +46766-113408 We are looking forward to receiving your applications!

Please send your application as soon as possible - CV and letter of motivation – in English by
no later than 2021-11-12

At Business area Kitchen, Bathroom and Home appliances, we are a diverse group of down-to-earth, straightforward people with a passion for home furnishing. We come from all over the world, but we share an inspiring vision: “to create a better everyday life for the many people”. We develop desirable and affordable products for a beautiful, functional and more convenient life at home.

Our mind set is that we want to make it possible for everyone to have the kitchen or bathroom of their dreams. Everything we do is based on a spirit of togetherness, curiosity and enthusiasm, and now we are looking for someone who share our positive attitude and values.

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