Business driven Process Excellence professionals who want to create true impact!
IFS develops and delivers enterprise software for customers around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. The industry expertise of our people and solutions, together with commitment to our customers, has made us a recognized leader and the most recommended supplier in our sector. Our team of 3,500 employees supports more than one million users worldwide from a network of local offices and through our growing ecosystem of partners. For more information, visit: www.IFSworld.com
What we can offer you?
At IFS you will meet varied, interesting and challenging assignments and work together with competent colleagues and leaders. IFS has a strong and committed culture where we help each other and where you as an employee are seen and appreciated. We give you the freedom and the responsibility you need to make a real impact on our products, our organization and our development.
We take great pride in IFS and do our outmost to live up to our employee and leadership principles. We embrace the opportunities created by change and are always willing to walk the extra mile.
As our Business Process Excellence Manager you will be responsible for driving the project “Competitive and Efficient Processes and Governance” in close cooperation with our Business Process Excellence Consultant and leaders and employees across Scandinavia. You will work to create sustainable results through aligning people, processes and systems, ensure customer centricity, identify new opportunities, improvements and cost savings.
In your role, you should be able to challenge status quo and think out of the box, co-create the optimal solutions together with our leaders on best possible solutions, secure true implementation of the new processes and anchor responsibilities.
You have several years of well documented experience within process excellence, business transformation and change management. You are a trained Green Belt, Black Belt or equivalent within lean/six sigma and have experience from the software industry.
Who are we looking for?
Are you passionate about working with process optimization? Do you have strong stakeholder management skills and enjoy collaborating with people on all levels to drive best practice? Do you want to make a difference in a successful global company on an exciting change journey? Then this might be a great opportunity for you!
We are looking for two people to join our Business Improvement team. As part of the team, you will be working in the cross field of strategy, business transformation, continuous improvement and processes. Your focus will primarily be on driving process excellence throughout our Scandinavian organization, ensuring that business process outcomes are in line with our strategic goals and that our governance structure is followed. You will work in close cooperation with leaders and employees in all departments and report to the VP of Business Improvement. You will furthermore get the opportunity to contribute to other business improvement projects that all have top management attention.
We expect you to:
• Have experience with end to end process management (mapping, design and optimization)
• Be business driven and always see the customer’s perspective
• Have knowledge of how to truly implement new ideas and solutions
• Have the ability to communicate with people on all levels
• Possess a very strong analytical mindset and be structured in your work approach
• Be a strong facilitator
• Communicate fluently in English in addition to one of the Scandinavian languages
• Possess excellent writing skills
• Be knowledgeable of ERP systems and other business support systems
• Have a relevant degree from a Business School or University
• Be able to work out of Copenhagen, Stockholm, Gothenburg or Asker and travel as required within Scandinavia.
What will it take to succeed?
You come with a winning personality! You are result oriented, know how to secure buy in and have a strong desire to succeed. You create confidence and trust, are an excellent presenter with distinctive communication skills who is comfortable taking discussions on all levels. You are able to gather people across departments, competences and geographical locations to create clarity and set high standards.
The selection process will take place continuously, so please send in your application via the link on this page as soon as possible. Please address any questions to Søren Selnæs, firstname.lastname@example.org or Petter Pålsson, email@example.com (Swedish candidates) or Gustav Lockenwitz, firstname.lastname@example.org (Danish candidates).Executive Search se.