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Leadership and competence developer – IKEA Marketing & Communication AB

Älmhult, Kronoberg County - Изучите местоположение Маркетинг и коммуникации полная занятость

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Company description

What if your work could help make everyday life just a little bit better? 
The IKEA vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people – and we’re always searching for new and better ways to do it. We gather insights about life at home, learning about the needs and dreams of people all over the world. And we use our home furnishing knowledge to create products and solutions that will enable more people to live the life they want. 

At IKEA Marketing and Communication, we create world-class creative communication based on real needs, and help the IKEA brand reach and inspire more people. Located in Älmhult, Sweden, we’re a melting pot of many different nationalities and cultures – because in order to make things better for the many, we want to involve people from all parts of the world. But of course, we never forget our Swedish roots, which means our workday is sprinkled with words like “tillsammans”, “fika” and "påhittighet". 

Do you have passion and engagement for developing our business and a focus on making things happen? Do you easily see the big picture and have a unique skill to convey it into simple and engaging actions? Are you always one step ahead with a desire to always improve both strategically and in the operations? Here it is. Your chance to take on the challenge as Interior Design manager. 
With a solid foundation in the IKEA culture and values, we are always looking for high performing people with the ability and willingness to grow and succeed within IKEA.  
Now we are looking for a Leadership and competence developer to join our People & Culture team at IMC!

Job description

In this assignment you will work with competence for all co-workers at IMC as well as for our matrix assignment to the Business Areas at IKEA of Sweden. We develop learning initiatives with different levels of complexity based on the needs of our co-workers and our business.
Your main responsibilities in this assignment will include:

  • Based on competence need develop learning initiatives and solutions according to the IKEA learning development process, guidelines and framework.  
  • Develop learning in different formats such as e-learning, workshops, facilitated online trainings etc depending on the needs from the business.
  • Understand the reality of the learner and be a great speaking partner to the competence development area leaders and business stakeholders in developing and maintaining the different learning initiatives.
  • Responsible for securing quality, IKEA tone of voice and look and feel of the learning solutions in the offer
  • Lead the review process of existing learning solutions and in close collaboration with the content owners ensure that content is relevant and up to date. 
  • Ensure that the IKEA values guide the development of learning products, which should be recognizable in the learning design, the IKEA identity, the cost/price and the learning products’ ability to last over time. 
  • As a member of our team you will also facilitate learning initiatives as part of your role.
  • You will contribute to constantly developing and improving the ways of working with learning at IKEA Marketing & Communication


We believe that you enjoy a complex and fast moving environment. You dare to lead by example and you are a true ambassador of IKEA culture and values!

You have a genuine interest in people´s ability to learn & grow and a strong belief in that competence development drives business result. You can easily build strong and trustful relationships with multiple stakeholders on different levels. Moreover, you know the value of creating learning initiatives with clear content and purpose adapted to the different target groups.
To succeed & shine in this role, we wish that you:

  • Have knowledge and experience of developing learning solutions or other development work in a business context
  • Have a solid understanding of the process of development of learning initiatives and different learning methods
  • You have extensive experience of facilitating workshops or trainings on all levels from co-workers to management teams
  • Have a broad insight into development and trends in the Marketing & Communication field of learning and behavior change
  • Have an ability to work with both a long-term strategic agenda and short term operational tasks
  • Have strong communication skills, together with being structured and well-organized
  • You have an interest in how to develop digital learning solutions

More Information

Are you ready to make the world a little better, together? We want to hear from you 

This is a permanent position based in Älmhult, an inspirational working environment, based on creativity and innovation, which gives you the opportunity to work and interact with people from all around the world.   

We look forward to receiving your application in English latest 22nd of May 2022 
Please note we will interview continuously and might close the advert if we find the right candidate – so do not delay with your application!  

If you have any questions about the position, you are welcome to contact P&C Manager Maria Fridh at maria.fridh1@inter.ikea.com If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Recruiter Marie Sandman on +46 768545309