TMP - P&L - RS - Business Developer

Job Location:

Belgrade, Serbia

Job Description:

Job Description

You see things a little differently. So do we. We believe in discovering and developing the talent in each of us. We offer positions that challenge your skills and inspire you to grow. Come see things a little differently with us.

About you

We believe that you are a person who take the lead and drive your area of responsibility and interacting with people comes very natural to you. You are self-reliant and motivated to be a part of the development of IKEA and like to work efficiently and with continuous improvements. To have excellent communication and interpersonal skills is critical for this role.
For us in IKEA, the most important thing is that you share our values. As a person you value modesty and have strong willpower. You also have the ability to create togetherness and enthusiasm around you. Furthermore we see that you have:

  • Deep knowledge of industry and market specific conditions.
  • Good financial knowledge and strong negotiation skills.
  • Purchase or business experience in working with Total Cost Approach. 
  • Preferred economical background or experience in economic field.
  • Knowledge of supply chain and value chain analysis methodology.
  • Be an excellent team-player: respect and value everyone contribution.
  • Fluency in English and strong communication skills.

About the job

IKEA is on an exciting growth journey becoming more accessible to the many people. We are investing heavily to develop and digitalize IKEA into the future.

IKEA Purchasing & Logistics Area South East Europe is part of IKEA Range & Supply and in this role you will be part of an international team.

You will support this journey by delivering expertise in business development while safeguarding running business. This way, together we empower our co-workers, customers and suppliers with the right solutions to optimize the customer experience and contribute to a growing IKEA.
The Business Developer develops and implements common action plans with suppliers, delivering excellent performance in running operations and building professional long term business development. The Business Developer identifies and acts on new purchasing possibilities in order to secure optimal sourcing set-up.

About the assignment

Your tasks will include:

  • Be overall responsible for supplier performance and relationship.
  • Lower total cost at supplier level through optimizing value chain.
  • Work together with IKEA of Sweden to integrate opportunities and act on deviations to Sourcing Assignment.
  • Lead "Supplier Development Process" to create and implement action plans together with suppliers.
  • Secure compliance to IKEA Purchasing Manual and other agreed working methods.
  • Take the role as IKEA ambassador when communicating with external parties.

About the company
IKEA Range & Supply has the responsibility to develop, design, produce and supply IKEA stores with home furnishing solutions available to the many people. Each year IKEA Range & Supply introduce 2,000 new products in the IKEA stores. The total range is almost 10,000 products.

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Additional Information

We are looking forward to receiving your application in English. Please note that we will be interviewing continuously so do not be late! Send in your application today!

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Contact Information:

Contact: Human Resources
Inter IKEA Group


December 29, 2017
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