Digital Product Leader | Data & Analytics | Core Business Range

  • Älmhult, Sweden
  • Full-time

Job Description

Data & Analytics is a growing and reasonably new function within the Data & Technology department. We have the ambition of securing access to data, competence and the right tools for all parts of the organization. We are working closely every day with the business and teams that delivers cutting edge, data driven solutions to the many IKEA customers and co-workers.  

As a Digital Product Leader, you will support the organization in leveraging solutions that meet business needs and requirements. You help shaping ideas into concrete digital product features that delivers business value. This by securing the release plan, communication and setting expectations for the deliverables. Sometimes you will also be the one who is leading the initiatives.   

You partner with your colleagues and are able to take their needs and demands and turn them into business value. You are regularly involved in activities and meetings with stakeholders to determine large and small opportunities where data products (existing and not yet existing) could help the organization to better reach its goals and work in a more efficient way. 
 
To maximize the value of the digital product you will work closely with the rest of the organization, moving seamlessly between business and digital specialists. You will collaborate closely with other stakeholders and colleagues within Range and across different core businesses in Inter IKEA group. 

This role will also secure that the digital product maximizes the business value, controlling the costs and giving input to the overall budget 

You will: 

  • Lead and manage a digital product and establish a process to maximize the connected value over the lifecycle. 
  • Support connected initiatives in the digital space to maximize the value delivered. 
  • Help the organisation to understand how your digital assets can be used to maximize their value for IKEA. 
  • Drive continuous improvement, collaboration and knowledge sharing around the digital assets you lead. 
  • Ensure quality and consistency by supporting the use of relevant development techniques, digital frameworks, and best practices. 

Qualifications

We are continuously on a journey to develop IKEA by bringing in passionate people who embrace change, dare to question and want to make a difference. You are used to work with data in a modern environment and have experience either as a solution or product owner, business analyst, engineer or other relevant roles. You also share our values and striving for simplicity and togetherness.  

To be successful in this role, we believe you are a strong leader who is able to lead, inspire and empower team members. You have the ability to communicate and creating trustful relationships in collaborative processes as well as visualising concepts and ideas.  You should also be able to stimulate creative ideas and perspectives with the ambition to add business value. Beyond that you are comfortable in balancing several stakeholders and agendas simultaneously.  

Key previous experiences and proven skills 

  • Strong business acumen and a strategic and commercial mind-set 
  • Experience in delivering on a vision in a prioritized step-by-step approach 
  • Knowledge and experience working with various technology platforms  
  • Experience working with and understanding the needs of customers (internal or external)  
  • Proven analytical skills and experience making business decisions based on data  
  • Strong communication skills with business and technical stakeholders 
  • Strong team working and collaboration skills  

If that sounds like you, come and join us in digitizing the IKEA Range offer. Together we can do great things.  

Company Description

Inter IKEA Group brings together three core businesses: Franchise, Range & Supply. Together we work constantly to improve the IKEA home furnishing offer and make it more accessible for the many people.    

We are on the journey to transform our digital capabilities, bringing core business processes, people, data & technology together - an enabler for IKEA to become an even better home furnishing retailer in the future. A journey that needs passionate people who embrace change, dare to question and want to make a difference.  

We are now establishing a Data & technology department in Core business Range, with the assignment to lead by holding together data & technology in the core business. All with the purpose to enable business movements.   

We are looking for setting the competence agenda based on business needs and towards upskilling and reskilling of competences in data & tech area to a new and exciting level.

Additional information

Travelling may be required based on business needs. Please send your application – CV and motivation letter in English – by August 14th. 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. 

If you have any questions about the position, you are welcome to contact Data & Analytics Manager Katarina Hansson at [email protected]. If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact the Recruiter,  Nichole Syjueco at [email protected] 

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