Development Program – Bloom! Job at IKEA – in Spreitenbach, AG

Job Description


211,000 heads are 210,999 times better than 1.

This program is nationwide, that means that your placement can be at any of our locations in Switzerland.

We’re one big we at IKEA. A place where anyone can chip in an idea or bring their unique talent or experience to work. And there’s so much more to how we do it. We look out for each other; sit down as co-workers to see how we could improve our time together. We don’t just settle for the way things are. We question them, and even rebel against them for the better.

Our work at IKEA never stands still. We’re doing things differently, for that we need Market Managers to lead the way, and this is where you come in. We’re always looking for people who think differently.

This opportunity offers:
A chance to lead in a fast pace environment

You will make a difference every day as an important part of our journey

You will inspire and develop others

It will challenge you to develop your skills and grow.

So let’s talk about you!

You have a true passion for home furnishing and retail – you want to make the life at home better for the many people. You enjoy the fast pace that retails offer every day. At IKEA we like to challenge things, and you would love to find better ways together with all of us. You do so by being learning oriented and when faced with problems you tackle it with optimism and confidence.

You are driven to exceed goals together with others and are eager to look for new opportunities to satisfy the customer’s needs.

Inspire and clarify, collaborate, co-create, and develop others makes your everyday wonderful. Your entrepreneurial mindset enables you to take on responsibility and make decisions without the fear of failure. You always side with the many customers, keeping them at heart.

As far as experience, you are a true IKEA value ambassador with a proven ambition to take on more complex challenges. If you are external, we’d like you to, in addition to that, have at least one years’ experience of leading teams/others. You also have previous experience from working in retail or you are coming from the university.


You will start as Team Leader, advance to Department Head in the second year and Deputy Market Manager in the third year of the program

You will have a mentor and a career plan covering three positions in Switzerland within a three-year period, with global opportunities in the future

An exciting and empowering work environment in a global marketplace

A start of a journey to probably having the best job in the world

In the second and third year you would be assigned to global projects that focus on the real challenges we face in the business today.

Details in short:
This program starts 1 September 2021

The program is nationwide, which means that your location will be decided at a later stage

If you move forward in the process, an all-day assessment will take place on 17 May 2021 (virtually)

The program will require full mobility within Switzerland during and after the program. International mobility after the program is an advantage. Good English language skills are a pre-requisite from the start

Important: At this stage, no motivation letter is needed, but remember to attach your CV! We will discuss your motivation at a later stage in the recruitment process


We value simplicity, so to break it down, let’s say it like this

Do you love retail as much as we do?

Do you enjoy developing others and reaching goals together?

Do you actively seek challenges?

And are you driven to exceed goals?

Then this opportunity could be perfect.

The possibility to apply (in English) is open until April 30th, so don’t linger, we are looking forward to your application!

About Company

Company: IKEA –

Company Location:  Spreitenbach, AG

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