Team Manager (for Data enablement)

  • Full-time

Job Description

Are you ready to put in the next gear of moving IKEA and making us better together? 

We are looking for Team Manager (for Data enablement) 

In Core Business Range, we are ready to put in the next gear of moving IKEA and making us better together. We have decided that we will focus, simplify and concentrate going forward by putting the product in the center – with a full focus on the core of our assignments. 

Our business is about developing products, it’s at the center of all that we do, our daily job. We are looking for you, who love working with the IKEA range, is passionate about Home furnishing and the business we’re in and enthusiastic about solving real needs in people’s homes. You will be important in our journey where we have decided to dare to be IKEA, optimize for relevance and have the best possible products at lowest possible price.  

We are now looking for a Team Manager (for Data enablement). As a Team Manager (for Data enablement), you will be responsible for leading the successful implementation and adoption of data enablement capabilities in your area of responsibility, e.g., Business glossary, Data catalog, Data Quality, etc. And be the point of entry for stakeholders for data enablement in your area of responsibility (Solution architects, Data & analytics, Data stewards, etc.) 

You will report to the Information Management Manager. You will have the opportunity to represent your area of responsibility in the broader IIG data enablement network and be the point of entry for the platform(s) and products connected to data enablement. 


For the job as a Team Manager (for Data enablement), you have: 

  • Strong ability to lead the demand capture of requirements for data enablement capabilities and create a portfolio with the stakeholders that actively drives synergies across Inter IKEA whilst renewing and improving our data enablement capabilities 

  • Strong ability to foster the needed data steward communities to secure collaboration and sharing of best practices 

  • Ability to drive simplicity in an entrepreneurial culture that maintains the balance between delivering business value and business agility 

  • Worked with technology as a business tool and translate requirements into solutions, balancing user experience, business needs and digital constraints 

  • Ability to lead business, deliver results through involving and engaging people 

  • Good interpersonal communication skills: active listening, coaching and facilitating. Communicating in a clear, structured and honest way. 

This is a permanent role based in Älmhult. 

The Team Manager (for Data enablement) is crucial for developing our business, and we believe that your presence with the team and working the majority of the time in the workplace is important.   

Additional Information

To simplify and have good speed in the recruitment process, you apply for the role by uploading the following to Smart Recruiters: 

1.) Your CV; 
2.) A separate document including your answers to these two questions: 

  • What do you believe is your contribution to this position? 

  • What values and strengths will come through in your leadership? 

Please keep your answers short and concise. 

Everyone is welcome to apply. Candidates with the best competence for the roles will be selected.  

The last application date is 15th February 2023. Questions about the recruitment process can be answered by Nichole Syjueco via [email protected] and for questions with regards to the role please contact Katrine Henriksson via [email protected] 

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