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Site people & culture manager

Veliky Novgorod, Novgorod Oblast - Explore location People & HR Full Time

Job description

Company description

IKEA Industry, part of  the Inter IKEA Group, is the world’s largest producer of wooden furniture and is an integrated part  of the IKEA value chain. IKEA Industry has 40 production units in 8 countries with about 17 500 co-workers. Every year, IKEA Industry produces more than 100 million pieces of furniture for IKEA customers.

IKEA Industry Novgorod is represented by 2 production units Boards and Furniture. We`re looking for Site people & culture manager for the both factories.

To ensure that people strategies, global competence initiatives and category specific competence plans are translated into actions to fulfil business needs for today and tomorrow. Site People & Culture manager contributes to the development of the site management teams and first line leaders. Secure operational excellence in implementing and maintaining People & Culture processes and working methods and strive for becoming a continuous learning organization.

Job description
  • Contribute to identify and build-up business competence, leadership, and talent pipeline.
  • Ensure succession plans and optimize development opportunities for co-workers.
  • Secure operational excellence in People & Culture processes, implement site People & Culture plans.
  • Contribute in reporting headcount and establishing staff budget for the site, continuously using resources in an optimal way to secure business goals.
  • Initiate relevant activities to increase employee engagement.
  • Contribute to make IKEA a diverse and inclusive workplace, developing a trustful climate that encourages an open and honest dialogue.
  • Coach and support managers for people related topics (e.g. performance management & development, team development, support in change management)


You have a solid People & Culture background and proven record of leading and developing both business and people. Previous experience in working on long-term competence plans. People & Culture knowledge in the following areas: labor legislation, compensation and benefits, talent management, recruitment, retention. You of course live and share the IKEA values!

You are passionate about people and business and has a strong belief in individuals’ potential. You have business interest and drive to find common agenda, reach trust and partnership for common goals. You have ability to lead business through people by demonstrating leadership capabilities and build trust and partnerships for common business direction. You are a person that initiate, enable, and support change.

More Information
  • Employment according to the Labor Code of Russian Federation
  • Permanent employment contract
  • Career growth and development opportunities
  • Corporate pension plan
  • Loyalty program of the company Inter IKEA Group
  • 15% discount on products in the IKEA range
  • Accident insurance
  • Business trip insurance
  • Voluntary medical insurance (after probation period)
  • Reduced-price meals in the canteen for employees
  • Corporate buses to and from your place of work;
  • Trips to IKEA stores
  • Additional support for employees in important life situations (marriage, birth of a child, etc.) and much more.
  • Complete the quest and learn about the work of different divisions of IKEA in Russia from the inside:

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