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Project Leader – Category Food Logistic Services

Älmhult, Comté de Kronoberg - Explore le lieu Gestion Projet Temps plein

Description de poste

Company description

IKEA sells millions of products around the world every day and each one must make its way from supplier to customer.

IKEA Food Logistic Services is a part of IKEA Purchasing and Logistics and is responsible for the steering, coordination, and development of the Transport & Logistic solutions for IKEA. This includes creating and maintaining sustainable Transport & Logistic set-ups in close cooperation with external business partners as well as the internal stakeholders in the IKEA Supply Chain.

We are now looking for a Project Leader to join our team located in Älmhult.

As a Project Leader, you will be responsible to lead and manage projects within IKEA. The projects are assigned by an Orderer, the Project Leader then reports to the Project Manager and deliver the result to one of many receiving organizations – all within agreed scope, time and budget with expected quality.

Job description

Your tasks will include:

  • Lead projects within set frames for scope, time and budget agreed with steering group.
  • Plan and Structure projects according to the set IKEA project methodology (PPS).
  • Organize, lead and manage people from different units.
  • Communication with both internal and external stakeholders securing that right information is shared at the right time.
  • Identify, monitor, mitigate and control risks.


It comes natural for you to act as an IKEA ambassador when communicating and interacting with internal as well as external stakeholders. You have the ability to build relations and to work with people in a trustful way. You are also goal oriented focusing on delivering results with a holistic view.

For you to be successful in the role we believe that you need:

  •  Experience in leading Projects.
  •  Good knowledge in managing and leading teams.
  •  Supply chain knowledge preferably within the Food sector.
  •  Strong communication skills.
  •  Ability to prioritize, delegate and escalate as well as taking proactive and fact   based decisions.
  •  English Fluent both written and oral.
  •   Ability to see IKEA as a whole and keep the focus on the IKEA customer.

We place emphasis on your personal skills; to be successful in the role it is very important that your communicative and social skills are excellent. You also have the ability to create, maintain and develop business relations.

In return IKEA offers you a challenging position with great development possibilities. You will work in an environment where your ideas are heard, where there is an opportunity to learn new skills and where the goal always is “to create a better everyday life for the many people”. IKEA offers down-to-earth, straightforward people the possibility to grow, both as individuals and in their professional roles. 

More Information

Please note that this position is located in Älmhult, Sweden, home of IKEA. We look forward to receiving your application online in English. For information about the position, please contact recruiting manager Simon Sturesson via and if you have questions about the recruitment process please contact Helena Sjölander at 

We will recruit continuously and might close the recruitment earlier if we find the right candidate.

Please apply online! We look forward to receiving your application on May 21 the latest.