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Product Owner Core Business Franchise IKEA Expansion

Malmö, Skåne County - Standort erkunden Expansion Vollzeit


Company description

You see things a little differently. So do we. We offer positions that challenge your skills and inspire you to grow. Come see things a little differently with us. Inter IKEA Systems B.V. is the franchisor and the owner of the IKEA Concept, including the IKEA trademarks.

In Core Business Franchise we are enabling the future success of IKEA by offeringan omnichannel IKEA Concept which is attractive, competitive, and profitable, implemented and followed-up together with all IKEA trademark users.

In IKEA Expansion, we:

  • Lead one way of expanding to capture the potential in all existing and new IKEA markets.
  • Provide a menu of digital and physical IKEA Customer Meeting Points.
  • Secure strong and mutually respected franchisee relations.

We offer an open working environment where everyone feels comfortable to experiment, try new ways and dare to ask: “What if…?” And we offer possibilities for you to develop yourself and your career globally. Read more about us at franchisor.IKEA.com. Find IKEA jobs here.

Job description

We are looking for a positive team player who is passionate about creating value in an omnichannel environment. As a starting point, you have deep   knowledge of leading in a modern digital environment. Ideally, you have a background in software development with external software vendors in e-commerce, app and/or web domain with a solid experience working with agile methodology.

We believe that you are a someone who can work in uncertainty and know how to lead stakeholders and yourself in the unknown. You enjoy working in a high paced environment and you have a proven ability to bring structure to a complex environment, you feel comfortable to make decisions and you inspire others to follow your lead while applying good practices.

You can work and act at the strategic/tactical level and are at the same time action oriented, turning strategy into operational actions making things happen in the organisation. Your curious nature helps you to actively acquire new knowledge and skills, using them to champion new methods and processes to improve how things are done and delivered.

You are also a keen learner and a motivated leader who can lead a team towards a common goal. And you are passionate about enabling ‘a better everyday life’ through technology and digital innovation.

 About us

Our vision, to create a better everyday life for the many people, influences everything we do. It is a vision that lives in the everyday efforts of all co-workers, all over the world. 

Fulfilling the IKEA vision requires a strong, efficient, and sustainable business setup. That is why it is built on a franchise system. The IKEA Franchisor,Inter IKEA Systems B.V., is the worldwide owner of the IKEA Concept and has the responsibility to ensure that the IKEA Concept stays attractive and competitive while enabling growth and a profitable business for IKEA franchisees.

Retail Operation Solutions & Support is an integral part of Core Business Franchise and consists of a team of people with passion for retail and competence in business and technology. We provide IKEA retailers with a set of digital products and services that are integrated into IKEA value chain and supporting the omnichannel IKEA Concept. We call this the Retail Package and it covers key capabilities for retail operations.

Take time to explore the IKEA Franchise system here, and read more about us here.

About the role

As a product owner, you will lead the product team to prioritise, coordinate and manage the development and deployment of the shoppable app as part of the IIS Retail Package. You ensure the development stays aligned with the business goals and contribute to the IKEA Franchise offer.

You are the main contributor of the product roadmap, and you will work closely with the Business Owner on near long-term goals. Also, working hand in hand with the other main stakeholders to ensure sufficient resources demonstrating a combination of technical engineering knowledge and effective team leadership.

You will collaborate with the other product owners and managers to actively manage the product backlog. You will see yourself actively participating in sprint planning to clarify features and user stories. You will lead and optimise the agility in the product team and work cross functionally with the other product teams to maximise the delivery of value.


A few more details for you

This is a full-time role (40 hours per week) located in Malmö, Sweden. When the situation improves, you will be prepared to travel internationally 50 days a year. You will report to the Sales & Range Processes Manager.

October 25th, 2021, is the closing date to apply for this role. Please send your application – CV and motivation – in English and tell us why you would be a good fit. We look forward to hearing from you!