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Project Manager (Development Transformation)

Shanghai, China - Explore location Business Development Full time
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WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO HAVE

? Proven project experience (3-5 years), demonstrating strong leadership capabilities and successful track record
in managing business change.
? Leadership experience in changing and or complex environments.
? Fluent written and spoken English
? Strong emotional and social intelligence and an excellent collaborator on all levels in the organisation
? Proven record (3-5 years) of making and implementing action plans, providing clear directions and following up
on goals.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

? Plan, organise and execute the project applying relevant project methodology
? Be the primary point of contact for the project, building effective relationships with stakeholders and partners to
gain buy-in and full cooperation so that the project objectives are achieved.
? Track and manage dependencies and interfaces in the project, between projects, and with the line organisation.
? Define and sequence activities in the project, estimating duration, developing the schedule, controlling progress.
? Plan resource, estimating costs, setting and controlling the budget.
? Secure and lead a competent and high performing project team, involving appropriate competence and ensuring
team cohesion
? Manage communication flow to stakeholders by planning and distributing relevant information at appropriate times
and forums
? Secure the identification, mitigation, and control of risks.
? Procure external service providers/vendors where necessary, continually securing an effective relationship and
managing performance
? Manage change by engaging stakeholders and identifying learning and communication activities
? Coach and/or mentor project members and peers to develop project management competence in Ingka.
? Secure that the project is reviewed and evaluated, with learnings documented.

ABOUT THIS WORK AREA

Growth is in our team DNA, we thrive on discovering new horizons, pushing boundaries and exploring uncharted territory. With different backgrounds and perspectives, we work together to analyse new and existing markets to find opportunities to expand our business and bring the IKEA offer to even more of the many people around the world. IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad said: ‘Most things still remain to be done. A glorious future!’ We believe so too :)