IKEA Employment – Marketing Category Purchaser

Website IKEA

Job Description:

You care about making a positive impact in the world. You understand greatness requires thinking differently. An inclusive and accepting work environment is important to you. A job at IKEA is so much more than home furnishings. Together, we work to make a better everyday life for the many. It’s the perfect fit if you want to contribute, grow, and share your uniqueness. Join the team of about 30 dedicated purchasers over the globe experienced in sourcing of marketing services, agencies and products. We have a strong understanding of supplier landscape and industry standards helping us to support IKEA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring good compliance and governance against internal rules and policies, manage risks
  • Cooperating with other departments to ensure end – to – end process (legal, finance, etc.)
  • enabling to implement People and Planet Positive strategy
  • Aligning with internal business partners on business requirements, create insights using internal and external data. Build strong relationship with business partners on global level, as well as on individual markets
  • Developing and execute the category strategies with the objective to drive a sustainable procurement value, achieve procurement objectives and actively manage suppliers, business partners and risks. Act as expert for the category demonstrating an in-depth understanding of procurement process and marketing industry – specifically in are of creative, content production, CRM, PR or social media. Drive collaboration with country teams to ensure strategic direction for relevant categories
  • Managing suppliers to deliver on internal KPIs
  • Driving category relevant initiatives / projects (7 steps sourcing process – from identifying needs to contracting)

Qualification & Experience:

  • University degree in Business, Business administration or marketing
  • Possibility to travel (international travels)
  • Experience (min 5 years) in marketing procurement
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Fluency in English

Job Details:

Company: IKEA

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Conshohocken, PA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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