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Business Developer in New Business Team, Representative office IKEA Supply AG in Minsk, Belarus

Minsk Business Development Full Time

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You see things a little differently. So do we. We believe that what you value is more important than what your CV says. We offer positions that will challenge your skills and let you grow. Come see things a little differently with us.

Job description

Business Developer is responsible for securing excellence in running operations by optimizing the purchasing possibilities, developing performance of existing Suppliers and finding new ones. This way Business Developer is building efficient supplier structure. He/she is also responsible to co-ordinate Purchase Team group work to ensure the best result.

Our Business Developers are responsible for:

  • Building/maintaining effective relations with Suppliers
  • Co-operation with Suppliers starting from the project phase until the ready products delivered to IKEA stores
  • Negotiations with IKEA Suppliers leading to reach the best possible purchase conditions (price, lead time, volumes etc)
  • Together with each Supplier set the goals and create action plan that will enhance the full potentials of the business. Execute fulfilment of those goals
  • Evaluating and developing existing production capacities
  • Supporting and giving directions in order to develop Purchase Team

The job requires up to 50% of travelling per year


Competences needed on the position:

  • Deep knowledge about the cost drivers in purchasing part of the supply chain
  • Very good knowledge of production process (of purchased products)
  • Economic and financial knowledge
  • Very strong negotiation skills and high decisiveness
  • Strong interest in home furnishing products
  • Very good command of English (written, spoken)
  • Active driving license

To be successful on the position you should:

  • Be open and feel good in constantly changing work environment
  • Always be ready to search for new solutions; questioning “status quo”
  • Capability to handle business with big picture in mind – and ability to transfer it into concrete actions
  • Be ready to work with many tasks in the same time
  • Have “drive” and be full of energy. Understand that time is money
  • Be passionate in leading business and people
  • Build good relations and communicate with others effectively: listen to others, actively search for feedback and give feedback

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Sounds interesting?

Submit your application as soon as possible however not later than 10th July 2019. Please send your application via

We look forward to receive your application, in English!