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Project Controler

Älmhult, Sweden Administration & Support Services Full time
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Job Description

Job ID: R0007280

Date posted: 22/05/2024

Do you want to be a part of creating a better everyday life for the many people?    

In Älmhult, Sweden you can. Älmhult is home to IKEA of Sweden. Here the IKEA range is developed and made available to stores and customers all over the world. We are here to offer a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them. That is our promise, and we do this every day with great passion and energy.   

Do you have a passion for home furnishings and creating a great offer? Are you inspired by people’s real life at home? Are you motivated by reaching more of the many people through a desirable and affordable range offer? Are you interested in leading the product development process, change and improvements, keeping the consumer and the business in focus and delivering products with quality and speed?    

Currently, we are seeking a Project Controller for RA Workspace & IKEA for Business, focusing on Home & Office Work chairs.  

In RA Workspace and IKEA For Business, we are a forward looking, inclusive, and most importantly a fun group of people with a passion for home and office furniture. Our team members come from all over the world, but we share an inspiring vision: "to create a better everyday life for the many people." 

The position involves working with the Home and Office Development team on work chairs, an exciting yet challenging product type with fantastic ongoing projects. 

Do you want to join our fantastic team?   

As Project Controller you lead project management and product development processes to ensure that the team delivers to the project ambition and time plan throughout the project. You lead project planning, tracking and follow‐up to secure project delivery on time to the markets. Your proactive leadership is crucial to the success of the team’s deliveries by finding the most agile approach to delivering quality results on time. In this role you will be reporting to the Range Design Manager and belong to the Range function.     

Your main responsibilities as Project Controller are:    

•   Responsible for project management including project planning, tracking and follow up, according to project goal, time plan and KPI’s.    
•    Proactively lead the product development process, secure process compliance and continuous process improvement.    
•    Capture and document project lessons learned and utilize these learnings in new projects.    
•    Administration of the range in the internal product information system and of the projects in the project management tool. You will lead project team meetings and co-lead team development.    

To be successful in this role we expect you to have:    

•    Experience from leading or coordinating projects    
•    Project management and leadership skills    
•    An academic degree within Business Administration, Project Management, Economics, or equivalent work experience    
•    Knowledge from Microsoft Office and project management tools    
•    Be fluent in written and verbal English    - 


More Information

Does this sound like your next challenge?  

Please send us your CV in English, by the June 15th, 2024. We look forward to hearing from you 

For questions about the role, please contact the Hiring Manager, Arthur Brault. and for the recruitment process, contact recruiter Christina Appelqvist, +46766-113408  

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