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Safety and Security Specialist

Safety and Security Specialist





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Working at the IKEA Group means that you are part of an inspiring, fun and fast-paced environment. We’re the world’s largest home furnishing retailer, with 155,000 co-workers and operations in 43 countries, but we value working in a non-bureaucratic way. Here you can always be yourself. In fact, we actively encourage it! At IKEA, we respect each other, our differences and are open to everyone making a contribution. So no matter where you work in the world, you’ll most likely rub shoulders with a diverse group of people – with different backgrounds, special skills and a quirky sense of humour.


We offer exceptional career and learning possibilities at IKEA. Our co-workers are encouraged to try different roles, and many change between functions and countries several times in their careers. You can design your own career path according to your development plan and future goals. We believe in every co-worker’s ability to develop. Because as you grow, IKEA grows too. To start growing with IKEA, take a look at our different roles and available jobs.



We are currently looking for Safety and Security Specialist to join our IKEA India team in Hyderabad



  • Ensure that Risk Management Process awareness and understanding is across all of the IKEA store functions.
  • Provide support to various levels of management in order to:
  • Ensure a healthy, safe and secure environment for visitors, customers and co-workers.

  • Strengthen the IKEA Brand and protect IKEA assets.

  • Maintain an overall level of risk awareness and safe control culture.

  • Maintain compliance with internal IKEA demands and external legal demands.


  • Protect IKEA co-workers, customers and assets from preventable loss, injury or illness within the store in order to support the IKEA objectives: leader in life at home, growth and long-term profitability, "a better IKEA".

  • Be a valued business partner who drives for sustainable solutions and improves the profit of the store without jeopardizing the desired level of IKEA safety and security.

  • Proactively assess and manage risks, and influence management and co-workers within the store to establish an IKEA culture that is risk aware.

  • Ensure compliance with the IKEA Group Risk Manual, IKEA rules and guidelines, and national and local legal requirements.

  • Ensure a safe and secure environment for co-workers and customers through training, audits, inspections and follow up. This tasks includes ensuring that all safety and security systems are fully functional at all times to meet IKEA standards and national/local legal requirements.

  • Meet the desired level of IKEA safety and security by achieving positive results during SecCheck and insurance inspections.

  • Co-ordinate with the store's Crisis Management Team and management for the handling of any emergency cases and provide appropriate action according to the IKEA Crisis Management rules.

  • Complete incident reporting and logging into IRS, monthly analyses of incident trends, reports to management and departments of trends and investigation into the cause of trends.

  • Maximise the store's profit by working actively to reduce operational incidents of loss by managing insurance reports and claims, reducing fraud, and securing and protecting IKEA assets.

  • Improve sales, the IKEA Customer Satisfaction Index and IKEA Market Capital results by partnering with business store stakeholders to ensure inventory accuracy, effective theft prevention and managing peak traffic.

  • Accountable for investigating internal and external incidents and recommending the resolution and revision of routines when necessary.

  • Work in partnership with the management team to tackle sensitive issues, including, but not limited to, harrassment, co-worker misconduct, information security and lawsuits.

  • Work together with the Country Safety & Security Manager to ensure IKEA standards, risk management frameworks and legal demands are followed.

  • Team development for succession.


Essentials for the role

  • An understanding of the IKEA business and culture.

  • An understanding of business processes and customer needs to be able to improve the business constantly.

  • Demonstrate Leadership by Example.

  • Knowledge of relevant safety and security processes, tools and working methods according to the work focus.

  • Knowledge of national and local legal requirements.

  • Ability to work independently and reliably on agreed safety and security actions.

  • Good communication and documentation skills in dealings with various levels of management.

  • Good social skills and open accessibility.

  • Highly perceptive with the ability to implement requests at short notice.

  • Ability to plan effectively, influence others and follow up on changes implemented.


  • Passion for people

  • Passion for the IKEA business and values

  • Passion for achieving results throughout the organisation

  • Motivation to interact with people at all levels of the organisation


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