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People & Culture Generalist for Purchasing Development

Älmhult, Kronoberg County - Изучите местоположение Люди и управление персоналом полная занятость

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Company description

In Purchasing Development, our assignment goes hand and hand with the IKEA Business Idea, created 75 years ago, as we are responsible to produce the ‘wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them. ​Affordability, accessibility, sustainability and quality are our main priorities.​ We develop and execute sourcing strategies and thus meet the supply markets/industries in 6 different categories. We are a true global organization with 1300 co-workers placed in 27 different locations, close to the suppliers and the market. The business development teams work close together with both suppliers and Product Development.

Job description

As a People & Culture Generalist within Purchasing Development, you will play an important role in creating value for the business development in a fast changing and challenging world. This, 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.

  • You are an expert within the field of P&C at the same time as you work with and in the business and by that have a strong understanding for our co-workers’ everyday reality.
  • You will support one out of total six Category Areas within Purchasing Development and work in partnership with the responsible P&C Leader in that Category Area. 
  • At the same time, part of your work will be to participate and contribute to global development project that run across Purchasing Development.
  • You will be direct P&C contact for the matrix organization within the Category Area and will work on both the tactical and operational agenda with a wide range of People & Culture assignments, covering all aspects of the employee life cycle – from recruitment to exit.
  • You will enable our leaders to perform in their assignment by building their capabilities to develop people in line with business needs.
  • You will be a part of the P&C matrix team, which consists of P&C Generalists, Project/Process Leader and P&C Administrator.

You report to PD P&C Manager. This role is offering an exciting and inspiring workplace in a global environment and creates excellent opportunities to grow and by that build a solid base for next step.


We are looking for you who together with us want to bring people and business together and ensure that we are an excellent place to work and develop.

  • You work independently and are motivated in finding new ways, as well as collaborating in a team environment with colleagues and stakeholders throughout the organization.
  • You will work in a global multicultural business environment and have a big interest to understand different cultures and behaviors.
  • You have a few years of experience within People and Culture or relevant field – most important though will be your personal drive and eagerness to develop.
  • You demonstrate reliability, honesty and integrity in interpersonal relations, and you establish trust and effective working relationships.
  • You have strong communication skills, and you share your knowledge as well as being curious and eager to learn more.
  • You are structured and organised with a hands-on approach - you make things happen. 

More Information

Please note that we are looking for 3 P&C Generalists.This is a permanent, full-time position located in Älmhult, Sweden. Please send us your application in English – CV and letter of motivation letter -before 22nd July 2022. Please note that we will be interviewing continuously, which means that we may close the application process earlier than stated if we find the right candidates.

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact the P&C Manager Cecilia Lindholm at cecilia.lindholm@inter.ikea.com. If you have questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Recruiter Katie Pettersson on +46 702 99 42 48.

We are looking forward to your application