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Buyer (Category Construction and Rebuild)

IKEA (Ingka Group), Warsaw/JankiAbout the company

IKEA (Ingka Group), Warsaw/Janki

plac Szwedzki 1

Janki (pow. pruszkowski)

Your responsibilities

  • take fully responsibility for following and securing the Ingka Procurement purchase process end-to-end and secure compliance of IWAY, Code of Conduct & business ethics for IKEA Construction and Rebuild Projects.

  • be responsible to carry out construction procurement activities.

  • be building long term supplier partnerships and drive supplier performance and by involving relevant business partners to identify business needs and opportunities.

  • be responsible for supplier performance by professionally challenge suppliers to constantly improve all aspects of supplier performance and lead Supplier Development Process (SDP) when applicable.

  • 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

  • continuously monitor the supplier market and give input to business owners on sourcing options, supplier market, market trends and contribute to the development of the Category Plans.

  • deliver business priorities by collaboration with colleagues across departments as one cross-functional team

  • in all your work you will act according to IKEA values do business with Fact-based Business Leadership. To be successful in the role you need to understand the goals and business priorities and follow through on commitments and achieves results in line with the IKEA vision and values.

Our requirements

  • Construction background and experience.

  • Construction market awareness and knowledge.

  • Knowledge of the Supplier's market.

  • Experience in supplier development.

  • Good construction legal knowledge.

  • Leadership skills for managing the assigned tasks and coordinate the flow of information from different Stakeholders.

  • Strong knowledge in sourcing and procurement practices and related processes

  • Good knowledge of project management methods & processes

  • Good knowledge of cost drivers and the value chain of Category and industry

  • Fluent in Polish and English both written and spoken.

You see things a little differently. So do we. Leadership at IKEA is simple, clear and humble. We’re not fans of bureaucracy and complicated hierarchy. We invest in your passions and encourage you to grow with them. Come see things a little differently with us.

You are passionate about procurement and want to join us in creating a better everyday life for the many people. You desire to continuously learn and develop in a curious way. You strive for finding new business opportunities and make it happen through engaging and motivating people. Furthermore, you are interested and driven to find common interests and agenda as well as to build trust and partnership to reach common goals. In addition, you are highly motivated in understanding the category/market area that we are working in.

We believe that you have capability to understand the bigger picture and always act with the Customer and Total IKEA in mind. You are also able to identify and capture process and business opportunities and deliver results through involving and engaging people. Building trust and relationships, in order to build long-term relationships, and adapting to a fast-changing environment is in your scope. Furthermore, you can take responsibility and initiative within the area of scope.

You are a true ambassador for the IKEA Culture and values. The IKEA Culture and values will always guide and support you in your day-to-day work.

About the job:

You will be part of IKEA Procurement team in Poland and report to the Sourcing Leader.

This is a full-time assignment, and the position is placed at IKEA Service Office in Janki.

Due to the fact that this position requires specific competences, please attach any file to your application in which you will present us your experience.

Hej! We are Ingka Procurement, part of Ingka Group. We bring IKEA into the lives of the many people in more than 30 countries around the world. As IKEA grows it will be increasingly important that we have a way of sourcing and supplying that is fit to grow with IKEA. Together with colleagues all over the world we work to identify and understand all kinds of needs related to IKEA operations. Together with our suppliers we 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. The category shall secure business objectives according to IKEA Strategy and Category Business Plan through: establishing & developing supplier base which can meet the needs of our business and customer; contributing to optimizing our value chain that can make better service at lower total cost for the many people; delivering excellent results to meet goals. Our ambition is to develop meaningful and better procurement!