Together with colleagues all over the world you identify and understand all kinds of needs related to IKEA operations. Together with our suppliers you meet those needs innovatively, cost-effectively and with sustainability built in from the start. We secure a high-performing supplier base that can contribute to and grow together with IKEA in the future. Besides your ambition to develop meaningful and better procurement you have knowledge:
• in sourcing and procurement practices and related processes. • of industry and market specific conditions for Category. • of project management methods & processes. • of how to manage and develop supplier. • of financial and legal matters surrounding procurement and sourcing in Austria. • of cost drivers and the value chain of relevant Category and industry. • of IKEAs corporate identity, core values and vision of creating a better everyday life for the many people. • of German and English written and spoken.
Together with your team you contribute to the implementation of the Strategic Sourcing agenda in Austria by designing and building up of the new sourcing organization to ensure that the IKEA Group direction and strategies are realized.
• Responsible for the implementation and communication of the procurement strategy/category plan/strategic direction within the markets and/or categories. • Build and maintain trustful relationships with business owners to align plans and drive performance and results. • Responsible to drive supplier management and supplier performance securing compliance of IWAY and the Code of Conduct. • Continuously monitor the supplier market and give input to business owners on sourcing options, supplier market, market trends and contribute. • Deliver business priorities by collaboration with colleagues across departments and countries (DACH) as one cross-functional team. • Execute sourcing projects according to the Source-to-Pay process and SAP Ariba, ensuring a strategic and professional approach to sourcing, using excellent negotiation skills to optimize and drive out costs and consider the end user for effective call off options as well as optimal invoicing channel.
Together as a team
At IKEA there are more than 200 different jobs, different work areas and every day is different. But no matter where you work, we can promise you one thing: A job with us is more than just a job.
Anna and her team, consisting of 2 employees, need support. Together you are responsible for the Sourcing strategy in Austria. Like all IKEA employees, together you will ensure a great shopping experience for our customers.
We welcome all applications and especially applications from people with disabilities as well as from different ethnic backgrounds. Please apply online and don’t forget to attach your motivation letter (we think a good and interesting motivation letter often says much more about you than many degrees).
IKEA offers an exciting and responsible working environment. We combine our values with a passion for home furnishings. Our vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people who live there. As the leading specialist in home living, we offer you countless opportunities to grow and develop with us. And we make sure that our employees feel comfortable with us.
For this position, we offer an all-in salary of EUR 3.560,-- gross per month. We are willing to overpay depending on experience and qualification.
Please note that our selection process starts BEFORE the end of the removal date and will be completed as soon as we have found a suitable candidate. Once the selection process is completed, no further applications will be considered.