You see things a little differently. So do we! Come see things a little differently with us.
Inter IKEA Systems B.V. (Core Business Franchise - CBF) owns the IKEA Concept and is the worldwide IKEA franchisor. We are specifically responsible for the IKEA strategic framework, ensuring the IKEA Concept is updated, relevant, implemented and followed-up – together with all IKEA trademark users.
How do we do this? By enabling people across the IKEA value chain, and creating unique content to develop the IKEA business. Here are some examples of our different assignments.
We develop solutions that will ensure a unique and successful meeting with IKEA customers.
We lead the work around when and how IKEA expands in the world, enabling one common way of working with high impact at a low cost.
We create the preconditions to strengthen the IKEA Culture and develop the right competence to meet customer and business needs.
An important part of our success is our unique culture and open working environment. Together, we create a workplace where everyone feels free to be themselves – to experiment, try new ways, and dare to ask, “What if…?” We believe in everyday personal growth and offer the opportunity to develop your career globally.
Read more about us at: https://about.ikea.com/
About the role
The Risk & Compliance function at Inter IKEA Systems is founded in a strong IKEA Culture, with unique values, and has a long-term view on doing good business, helping us to create trustworthy and sustainable relationships with all stakeholders.
Our customers, co-workers and many other stakeholders are demanding more and more from IKEA and therefore our approach to risk management and compliance is anchored in a holistic perspective of the IKEA Concept and Brand governance.
We build, protect and strengthen the IKEA Brand by providing support to pro-actively anticipate, identify and navigate through opportunities and risks in a business oriented and compliant way.
IConduct is our code of conduct for all IKEA franchisees and outlines a set of business requirements to ensure responsible business and protect the IKEA Brand. The Risk & Compliance function leads the development and implementation of the Health, Safety & Security (HSS) requirements in IConduct.
About the assignment
To support both Inter IKEA Systems organisation and the IKEA franchisees, we are looking for a leader with expert knowledge and extensive experience in Health, Safety & Security. In the role you will be part of the team leading the development and implementation of IConduct and the internal standards for CBF. This includes development of the IConduct requirements on Health, Safety & Security and internal Inter IKEA Systems steering documents including supporting material, like working methods, processes and tools. You will also be part of the development of the compliance verification tools and review team at CBF.
In the role you will support and advice internally at CBF as well as towards IKEA franchisees with subject matter expertise. You will lead and coordinate the support to IKEA development projects globally in the area of Health, Safety & Security. In the CBF organisation you will provide operational Health, Safety & Security (S&S) support and advice with implementation of HS&S measures at CBF sites and review the effectiveness of the measures in place.
It will be important to maintain strong relationships through a network of internal and external subject matter experts in the IKEA value chain with the objective to share knowledge, good practices and experience.
You are down-to-earth, straight forward and curious. Working with many different cultures in an international environment feels good to you. As a person you are interested in designing and driving the risk and compliance agenda and contributing to a modern and harmonized approach to risk management within Inter IKEA. You easily gain people’s trust with your inclusive and humanistic approach. You are someone with high integrity who always leads by example. You are an analytical, conceptual and critical thinker with a strong ability to convince, influence and motivate stakeholders in a positive way while recognizing different interests, agendas, and perspectives.
You have deep knowledge and experience in Health, Safety & Security. You have a strong understanding of concepts, theories, principles and practices related to Health, Safety & Security and good knowledge of the most relevant legal requirements and international standards around these topics. You have good understanding of the IKEA governance structure, IKEA business requirements and internal steering documents. Ideally, you have an understanding of the principles of compliance, audit and internal control.
A few more details for you
You will work in a small, dedicated and energetic team having fun while delivering high quality output. You will be reporting to the Risk Management & Compliance manager and may be required to travel from time to time. Please send in your application for this position before 7th December 2020. The preferred location is in Delft, The Netherlands but Sweden can be discussed as an option.