IKEA Supply China (“ISCN”) is the wholesale business unit buying IKEA goods from Suppliers and selling to retailers in Asia Pacific region, comparable to IKEA Supply AG. As a unit equipped with finance, legal, risk, compensation & benefit, corporate communication specialists, ISCN also provides common/shared services to all Inter IKEA business units and sites in China.
Purpose of function How the function contributes to the business of IKEA As People & Culture function we want to be relevant and to truly contribute and add value to the business development in a fast changing and challenging world, by attracting, recruiting and developing people who love to fulfill our vision, by enabling a foundation for a great people experience and by enabling people to lead based on our culture and values.
Purpose of job How the job contributes to the purpose of the function
To contribute to great and consistent co-worker experience
The P&C Specialists provide expert knowledge and advice to the organization within P&C processes./legal unit
Develop, update, implement and assess standards, guidelines and policies within the own areas of expertise accordance to specific country laws and regulation and global policies and guidelines
Assignment Within own area of expertise:
Contribute to the creation and operational implementation of the P&C action plan and where the area of expertise is of high value.
Ensure P&C-related compliance with relevant internal and external regulations. Take actions in case of deviations or improvement potentials.
As a functional expert, provide solutions and execution in one or more of the following P&C fields.: P&C systems and database, payroll, compensation and benefits, hiring/exit processes and relocation, personnel administration, internal and external audit. Labour law and Work environment
Establish relevant company standards/guidelines/working methods and help enforce and implement them
Act as a cultural role model in ways that demonstrate the IKEA values
Level of understanding/knowledge is "high" in own areas of expertise, good in the other areas.
Deep knowledge of IKEA Culture & Values
Understanding of relevant People strategies and plans.
Knowledge of IKEA people related approaches
Expert knowledge of relevant HR processes and tools based on local needs
Knowledge of local employment legislations, co-worker relations and labour market situations and trends
Fluent in English and local language
Is passionate about people and has a strong belief in individuals’ potential
Interest in understanding of the IKEA business model
Passionate to support, develop and implement improvements in the areas of expertise
Share IKEA culture & values
Interest and drive to find common interests and synergies, building trust and partnership to reach common goals.
Job specific capabilities:
Support relevant areas of expertise with the business and people strategies in mind
Build trust and relationships
Have a structured approach and perform with the highest level of integrity and confidentiality
Communicate in a clear and effective way, ability to transfer knowledge
Leadership is everyone’s responsibility at IKEA. Leadership behaviours differ depending on your position and your level of leadership – leading myself, leading others, leading leaders and leading matrix partners.
Entrepreneurship of the many is how we Inspire and clarify & Unleash entrepreneurs.
Performance with meaning is how we Create customer value & Lead with IKEA values.
Working together is how we Build strong relationships & Collaborate and co-create
Key previous experiences and proven skills Key previous experience and skills needed before the job can be taken up
Expert knowledge in one or several P&C area.
Ability to work comfortably and communicate effectively with various audiences both verbally and in writing
Self-reliant and motivated with proven ability to work as part of a team as well as independently