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Product Requirements & Compliance Specialist

Product Requirements & Compliance Specialist

301683BR

Bangalore

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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 194,000 coworkers and operations in 49 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 a Product Requirements & Compliance Specialist to join our IKEA India team in Bangalore.

 

OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE:

In the role of Product Requirements & Compliance Specialist, you will be responsible to ensure the IKEA product range is sellable and complies with the product requirements specific to the local market. You will also be responsible to secure the handling of product-related safety and environmental issues in an efficient and common way to support IKEA retailers in achieving growth and sustainable long-term profitability.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the work of ensuring that the IKEA product range sold complies with national product laws and standards in terms of health, safety, environmental issues, quality and product information.  
  • Securing the process for correct reporting and handling of deviations, both internally and externally, and that national product legislations and standards are communicated to IKEA of Sweden AB (IoS) in a timely manner.
  • Working proactively by being involved in external networks in order to follow and influence the development of product laws and standards that could affect different IKEA organisations.
  • Limit the number of sale stops and fines due to non-compliance of national product legislations and standards.

 

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education - university degree in related field is a must. 
  • Experience in working with product quality, product safety and compliance, testing or legal affairs.
  • Good knowledge of the IKEA product range, IKEA Concept and overall IKEA business processes. 
  • Knowledge of business negotiation. 
  • A strong desire to influence, challenge and improve established ways of working.
  • Always striving to work proactively. Good communication and negotiation skills. 
  • Excellent networker who can build relations with national and local government authorities. 
  • Capable of strategic, tactical and operational thinking.
  • Ability to lead, drive and implement projects
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced and future-oriented retail environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to different target groups, internally and externally, as well as experts and non-experts.
  • Highly developed skills for building networks internally and externally with national authorities and consumer groups

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS:

Job-specific  

  • High level of communication and negotiation skills 
  • Proven ability to lead and inspire people
  • Tactical and operational thinking
  • Ability to work under cultural diversity situation 
  • People management skill  

Leadership Capabilities  

  • Develop the business and deliver results 
  • Lead and develop people 
  • Inspire and clarify 
  • Create togetherness 
  • Find better ways 
  • Enable change