• As a person you are passionate about people and you have a strong belief in individuals’ potential, you are also passionate in creating an engaging co-worker experience and are able to lead business through people. You reflect what IKEA stands for and the IKEA values. • You have the ability to implement long terms plan according to set budgets and goals, developing virtual and other collaborative relationships to facilitate current and future objectives. • Ability to work independently, take own initiatives and responsibility but also a team-player, with ability to influence and inspire. You demonstrate the ability of use different leadership styles and needs as well as appropriate use for different situations • You have the knowledge of identifying, assessing, encouraging and ensuring co-workers’ performance against organisational and individual goals. You use, govern and manage partnership models in a responsible way to build trustful partnership relationships. You know how to anticipate, identify and developing potential successors for key positions in IKEA. • You have good knowledge of Italian and English languages
You are a business partner and a contributor for the Unit Management Team and lead the unit People and Culture (HR) team to secure People strategies are locally implemented into action.
You will: • Act as a P&C business partner to the Market Manager on all People topics • Lead and develop the unit P&C team to provide excellent co-worker experience • Ensure the people strategy, global principles/guidelines as localised by the Country P&C team and relevant business plans are operationally implemented and lived up to • Influence unit mgmt. team to continuously develop local leadership capabilities within their function • Support the building of local business competence & performance by setting and working on relevant goals • Ensure delivery of learning & training at unit level, supported by the P&C Generalist or Market Area Learning Delivery Specialist • Ensure local employer communication is consistent, well perceived and builds on the IKEA brand • Together with the market area manager, secure an up-to-date succession process and plan by influencing the managers in taking the lead with special focus on developing talents and high-performing potentials • Be a good example of IKEA leadership in ways that express the IKEA values within and outside IKEA • Responsible for implementation of co-worker relations plan that effectively manages all local interactions with co-workers and ensures that all areas in the unit work with the labour relations principles and uphold local policies, procedures and law • Together with the Business Navigation Manager responsible for the distribution of budget hours between the unit departments, according to the need of the business and the co-worker, enabling an effective and efficient people planning process.
About this work area
IKEA is all about people, and our team make sure to bring the best people on board to keep our strong spirit of togetherness. We believe that different experiences and backgrounds collectively make us wiser and stronger, and we ensure that our co-workers bloom into their best selves as they contribute to our business.