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Zwolle, Provincie Overijssel - Tutki sijaintia Business & Consumer Insights & Analytics Kokoaikainen

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Business Navigator Fulltime

IKEA Zwolle is looking for a goal-oriented person with the ability to implement, deliver and present results and follow up. You can create clarity and having both a holistic view and an eye for details. You will partner with the business to make an impact on the current and future business of home furnishing at IKEA. 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. As part of the store Management Team you are of course leading by example meaning that you always act and stand up for IKEA values.

 In the role of Business navigator, we expect you to have:

• At least 3 years of experience leading leaders and coaching others
• An bachelor or academic degree within finance, business administration, economics or similar
• Knowledge of calculation systems, MS office package, reporting tools and business information tools
• strong communication skills, the ability to explain complex matters in a simple way and make them relevant
• Available on weekdays, weekends and festive holidays. Available on Tuesday and Thursday is a must
• flexibility is key, working hours are between 8.00-21.30 o'clock. full time availability, available 5 days a week, on average 2 weekenddays a month & 1 evening a week. All depending on the occupation within the MT.


As 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 Zwolle grow and our customers happy. Your tools are data, facts and figures, to which you add insights, recommendations and you will be leading performance management. This requires passion for and ability to spot business opportunities behind data, an analytical and business drive mind-set and strong communication skills.

Your main responsibilities as a Business navigator are:

• Performance management of the product range within the Business Area through analyzing and creating insights across the value chain from supplier to customer, identifying opportunities and improvement areas and actively sharing these facts and knowledge throughout our store.
• Influencing and enabling fact-based decision making through quickly generating insights based on consumer, market and business information
• Together with the business controller, identifying opportunities and risks through scenario planning, modelling, risk assessments and staff planning


We are the world leader in home furnishings and are proud of our values and Swedish culture. Together we work every day on our vision to create a better everyday life for as many people as possible. We do this by offering a unique range of home furnishing products that are affordable for many people.


Are you excited now and can see yourself in this position? Fantastic! Upload your CV and answer at least the following three questions in your motivation letter (Please Upload your motivation letter underneath “Share some more” on the application page):

• Could you give an example of how you engaged a team to deliver results?
• What does the customer in focus in business navigation mean to you?
• What is the most important IKEA Value to you?

An integrity check using the fraud register of the Stichting Fraude Aanpak Detailhandel (foundation for addressing fraud in the retail sector) is a part of the application process.

We look forward to receiving your application!