Project Leader - Data & Technology - Range

  • Älmhult, Sweden
  • Full-time

Company Description

We want to become an even more affordable, sustainable and accessible home furnishing retailer in an omni-channel reality. We bring business and data & technology together to improve how we work and meet customers, and enable us to focus on creating value. So we can continuously improve and scale IKEA, together with our partners and the many people  

We are looking for people who take individual responsibility making sure that we deliver together as a team. Great colleagues, believing in a great IKEA vision with curiosity, drive and with a desire to make a difference, please come and join us.   

We take a leading approach; transforming complexity for the few into simplicity for the many. IKEA culture and values will guide us on the way, today and tomorrow.  

Job Description

Exciting challenge for you who wants to as a senior project leader...  

  • Be a key player in contributing to deliver our prioritized business movements. 

  • Lead development and implementation projects and work with  changing processes, new solutions and technologies.  

  • Plan and organize assignment according to the IKEA overall roadmap and tactical plan and with applicable delivery methodology.  

  • Lead and/or co-ordinate people from different units, organizations, cultures  

  • Lead the work to ensure a total optimal movement, aligning tactical and operational plans for Developing the offer and related plans  

  • Provide transparency of the operational plans with dependencies and its relation to important milestones in the tactical plans and use methods and tools supporting transparency and mitigating risk and dependencies  

  • Be a part of various types of projects for e.g., digital enablement, technology development, process development and deployment of new solutions  

  • Support and coach the units and sites with expertise during the project  

  • Drive change and communicate with key stakeholders to secure awareness, support, ownership, and alignment.  


To succeed in this role you are excited by our vision to create a better everyday life for the many people and have a genuine interest in digital transformation. You are a team player who is motivated by driving and delivering results together with people and you have a high level of technical competence and insights.  

We also believe that you have a combination of the following knowledge and capabilities:  

  • Knowledge of several project management methods and tools  

  • Interest to continuously  develop methods and tools related to project management  

  • Experience from leading development projects with data & technology components as well as significant process changes  

  • Experience of leading people and team development.  

  • Knowledge of change management methods and tools.  

  • Structured and analytical 

Additional Information

We look forward to receiving your application in English latest June 19th. 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 candidate.   

If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact hiring manager Jonatan Elofsson, [email protected]

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact People & Culture Recruiter Jakob Bergström, [email protected]  

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