SAP/Project Manager – Finance & Business (IKEA)

Posted 2 years ago

Description :

We’re looking for a Project Manager-Finance & Business, (Expert), to assist in the Business Operations Transformation (programme).


When you send in candidates with IKEA experience, it´s mandatory to provide IKEA references (1-2 references per candidate)

The deadline for submitting candidates to this Requisition is 17-Apr-2020.



We (INGKA) is implementing a New payment factory​, new technology platform for finance and procurement operations replacing a substantial part of our Finance Legacy with SAP S4/HANA​.

We will Integrating with 68 retail and fulfilment solutions​ and set up Set up of finance data layer. We are implementing 4 end to end processes for transactional flows, finance information and money .


The scope of the consultant services is to assist IKEA in..

To lead the work around structures and deliverables connected to BOT organizational development and implementation of standard processes and ways of working. Will work closely with the Content & Resource Area Owner in BOT (ODI). Good with experience around the finance domain.

Role description

Responsible for planning, managing and delivery of assigned Functional Area within the project, including time, scope and quality Identify, mitigate, monitor and control risks.

Manage dependencies and interfaces between projects functional areas and line organization.

Perform project reporting and key milestones updates and content for measuring and following up project quality and performance.

Drive continuous improvement of project quality and performance in assigned functional area.

Manage stakeholders by identifying stakeholders, planning for stakeholder management and following up on engagement.

Work in compliance with all aspects of how we work with projects (quality assurance process, plan, process, execution, steering and follow up).

Lead, coach and develop project team members, promoting best practice in project execution.



Desired knowledge, experience, competence skills etc.

Experience required:

Strong Project management skills with at least +7 year of experience.

Experience around setting up and implementing organizational structure when implementing standard finance and/or procurement processes or similar, when doing large enterprise SAP implementations.

IKEA Knowledge a plus!

Finance process  experience (R2R, OTC, SP2, MDM)


Qualification & Skills:


Strong communication and decision-making skills – ability to balance conflicting needs.

Strong stakeholder management across all levels.

Prince 2 or PMI certification a plus.


Period and Location

Project start date: 2020.05.31

Total estimated hours: 1600

Project end date: 2021.05.31

Primary working site(s) will be:  Malmo




When you send in candidates with IKEA experience, it´s mandatory to provide IKEA references (1-2 references per candidate)


Compensation for overtime requested by IKEA will be compensated with the contracted hourly rate, no additional mark-up will be applied.



Mandatory consultant information for applying to this role (included in notes or separately in the portal)

– Place of residence (city)

– Possible start date (year-month-date)

– Minimum one reference (Name, company, contact details)

– Please note that CV and motivation must be in English!

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