The IKEA vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. We do this by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them.
We are determined to bring a little bit of Sweden to Mexico.
About the job The Retail Project Leader is responsible for achieving the project objectives, such as program, budget and quality, within Cost Group 12-16 according to the specific project brief. The Retail Project Leader will lead the project from IR2 approval through planning, design development, Commercial Build-Up, Retail approval and grand opening and project close out.
Your assignment in short
To manage the CG12-16 within the IR2 budget frame.
Anchor retail changes with the IKEA MX CT, which is the main contributor for the Retail direction.
Lead the Commercial Build-Up phases on site.
Responsible for the Retail Approval Process, ensuring approval by CBF to open the store.
Report project progress to the Expansion Steering Committee.
Minimum 10 years of IKEA experience; understanding of the IKEA values, Concept, Culture, Organizations and how they interact.
IKEA know-how related to tools, methods and processes of expansion project management, budget management, store design, store establishment, commercial planning and construction.
English language, written and verbal + Spanish is beneficial
Decision making at tactical and operational levels.
Excellent planning, organisational, co-ordination and communication skills.
Strong management and leadership skills (leadership by example)
Ability to develop the business and deliver results.
Ability to create togetherness.
This position is based outside México City for a 30 months contract and offers a rare opportunity to be part of the establishment of IKEA in a whole new market.
You will get a chance to push boundaries and influence the direction of IKEA in Mexico. All as part of a caring and open culture where we live our values, work hard, have fun and operate with a long-term perspective.Because here opportunities arise and growth follows.
If you are interested to be part of our team please apply here!