HR Business Partner - Focus Transformation (m/f/d)


Ingvar Kamprad

HR Business Partner - Focus Transformation (m/f/d) 38,5h/w - IKEA Austria GmbH

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We are looking for a senior person who is passionate about creating an IKEA fit for the future. You get inspired by working together in an ever-changing multi-dimensional environment and energized by increasing customer value, driving business growth and contributing to overall success and results through people. Leading and developing people is one of your motivations as well as leading through co-creation with colleagues and other IKEA units.

You have knowledge & capabilities in following areas:

  • Very good understanding of human resources processes.
  • Very good understanding of social partner requirements.
  • You bring leadership experience in changing and or complex environments.
  • Ability to facilitate and influence others, creating networks and trustful relationships.
  • You are an excellent coordinator and able to handle many interfaces and tasks.
  • You communicate confidently and cleari n English and German (written and spoken) and you have a good understanding of business processes.
  • You are able to manage a high degree of uncertainty in a complex context as well as priorities, take decisions and delegate.


The role of the HR Business Partner collaborates closely with the Country Development & Transformation team and contributes to the growth and transformation agenda of Ingka by ensuring the execution of all people related activities for co-workers during our Business Transformation. By managing the people activities within the transformation areas, the HR Business Partner is responsible for:

  • The recruitment & competence development plan and supporting a co-worker relations plan that manages all interactions with co-workers.
  • Supporting the mobilization of project resources and drive local training related activities for country-specific training as well as to coordinate and align relevant HR processes, tools and ways of working.
  • The successful implementation of the country transformation plan and drive transition toward a new IKEA with close cooperation between different stakeholders.
  • Working across functions and units within Ingka and in good collaboration with other IKEA businesses.

The main goal is to ensure that the local country organisation proactively manages any role changes and re-organisation designs.
We are on the journey of creating a new IKEA, together. An IKEA that is more affordable, accessible and sustainable, reaching more of the many people. To deliver to our vision of creating a better everyday life for the many people, we are transforming our business. The Business Transformation comprises of all initiatives and areas that we are changing within Ingka Group to enable the creation of a new IKEA.

We welcome all applications and especially applications from people with disabilities as well as from different ethnic backgrounds.

For this fulltime position we offer you a monthly gross salary starting from monthly EUR 3.300,-- on fulltime base with an all-in-contract. We are willing to pay significantly more depending on experience and qualification.

We really would like to get to know you better and appreciate your letter of motivation.


From the deep forests in Sweden, we have spread our culture and values around the world. At the heart of our offer are our beautiful home-furnishing products and solutions, made with care for our planet, reaching millions of customers. At the heart of our business, are our wonderful co-workers representing diversity in all dimensions and passionate for life at home. We all contribute with our uniqueness and we want to grow and develop together. Our vision, "to create a better everyday life for the many people" inspires and guides us in everything we do. This is IKEA.


  • Living our values
  • Being your unique self, while respecting and including others
  • A passion for home furnishing
  • Performing & delivering while learning & developing
  • Having fun!