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Business Navigator

Älmhult, Kronoberg County - Tutki sijaintia Taloushallinto, kirjanpito & veroasiat Kokoaikainen

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Company description

Can you really reach out to the whole world, creating a better everyday life for the many people? In Älmhult, Sweden you can! Älmhult is home to IKEA of Sweden. Here the IKEA range is developed and made available to stores and customers all over the world. We are here to offer a 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. That is our promise, and we do this every day with great passion and energy! 

Hej, my name is Christian, and I work as a Business Navigation Manager within Business Steering. In Core Business Range Business Steering, you will be at the heart of IKEAs strategic decisions and support our leaders in analysis, business insights and facts.

We are now looking for a Business Navigator who will join our great team. In my team you will be leading performance management in your area which requires a passion for and the ability to spot business opportunities behind data, an analytical and business-driven mindset and strong communication skills.

The Business Navigator is supporting the performance area Sales. In that part, you will be responsible to support with Sales insights & recommendations, reports and take part in the Sales forecasting process. Further to this you will work with Pricing navigation and support the Goal setting. 

Interested? Keep on reading! 

Job description

As a Business Navigator, you work every day together with teams and decision-makers to come to better decisions, identify new opportunities and initiate actions that will make IKEA grow and our customers happy. Your tools are data, facts & figures, you will work pro-actively to add insights, recommendations, and scenarios.

Your main responsibilities as a Business Navigator are:
•    Performance management within your area through analyzing and creating insights across the value chain from supplier to customer, identifying opportunities and improvement areas and actively sharing these
•    Influencing and enabling fact-based decision making through quickly generating insights based on consumer, market and business information
•    Together with the team, identifying opportunities and risks through scenario planning, modelling, risk assessments and contingency planning.


We think you are a star and to shine in this role we want you to be a goal-oriented person with the ability to implement, deliver and follow up results. You can create clarity and having both a holistic view and an eye for detail. You can handle a lot of data and make it understandable for colleagues in different positions.

You will partner with the business to make an impact on the current and future business of home furnishing. You are flexible, used to handling changes and are always striving for simplicity in everything you do. You work proactively, take initiative, and have the creative ability to find new solutions and optimize and challenge the existing ones. 

In the role of Business Navigator, we believe that you have a university degree in Business/Finance/Economics or a related field. You have previous experience in business performance management and financial management with at least 2 years of experience.

Furthermore, you have/you are:
•    Experience from working with performance management, business controlling/analyses or similar topics
•    Experiences to lead a project
Strong communication skills and the ability to build relationships with colleagues and stakeholders; to be an appreciated business partner
•    Knowledge of calculation systems, MS Office package, reporting tools and business information tools such as Qlik Sense
•    Fluent in English, spoken and written

More Information

So, are you the one we are looking for? 
If so, we will be happy to receive your application in English, at the latest 23 of January 2022.
If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact Christian Thaden, Business Navigation Manager, at +46-72 88 640 88 and if you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Specialist Christina Appelqvist +46 76-611 34 08.