Bemz is a
Stockholm based, global e-commerce company specialising in custom-made design
covers and replacement legs for IKEA furniture. With an emphasis on
sustainability and conscious consumption, Bemz’ mission is to extend the life
of IKEA furniture in a personalised way. Bemz machine washable covers, are
handmade to order in Europe, and are crafted from a consciously curated
selection of fabrics. With Bemz’ range of furniture accessories customers are
able to completely change the look of their IKEA sofa, armchair and more.
undergoing an exciting growth expansion with a heavy focus on digital media,
product development and brand collaborations. Bemz is owned by Verdane, a
private equity firm that seeks to be the preferred investor and active owner of
technology-enabled growth companies in Northern Europe.
recruiting a Product Manager to develop our new and existing product range and
to ensure an extraordinary customer experience with our products, where brand,
quality and sustainability are critical values.
Manager role is a key member of the senior management team, reporting to the
Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), responsible for the existing range of products
and the current assortment of fabrics. The Product Manager drives the
development of new products and the strategic purchase of new fabrics to
achieve the overall strategy of the company. Required to manage diverse
projects and both internal and external stakeholders and work closely to the
ultimate goal of the Product Manager position is to secure the product
assortment to drive extensive and sustainable growth.
a good knowledge of the IKEA furniture and fabrics assortment focusing on
sofas, chairs and footstools in relevant markets.
the different qualities with various fabrics and where current trends are now
and in the future.
a good knowledge of production processes to ensure a high product quality.
the company’s policies on sustainability and ensure all suppliers are compliant
to the policies.
that both the production and the products are sustainable and in line with our
development with outstanding design to meet brand and consumer demand,
including the range of IKEA covers, textile products and accessories.
a good relationship with current European product and fabric suppliers and
evaluate new suppliers ongoing.
the digital library of all models is maintained.
that production processes are up to date and constantly improved.
for maintaining a high level of Quality Assurance on all products, and for
improving product performance to minimize claims.
and drives modern product development initiatives which involves external
partners and influencers.
Skills and experience required
experience as Product Manager or other relevant work experience.
knowledge with fabrics and production, with a keen interest in interior design.
creative but also have a good knowledge of business with the end customer in
process and project-oriented innovator and team-player.
how sustainability plays a key role in business and product development.
education within interior design, textile production or other from
Textilhögskolan or equivalent.
working language is English, so fluency is essential.
of new SKUs
of Product & Marketing team
In this recruitment process we are partnering with Modeverket. For any questions related to this vacancy please contact Johan Bertills at email@example.com. Please apply by clicking the provided link and attaching your CV and application letter in english.
Please note that the position may be filled before the application deadline.
founded in 2006 by Lesley Pennington, a Canadian born innovator and
entrepreneur. In 2015 Verdane invested in the company, to allow for rapid
expansion in the global market.
core investment strategy is to realise the potential of unlisted assets by
being a knowledgeable and active owner. Verdane funds are distinctive in that
they can invest in a single company, or in portfolios of companies. In each
case, Verdane builds on its expertise and experience to unlock the underlying
potential of small- and medium-sized growth companies. The Verdane approach is
all about creating value for fast growing companies within software, consumer
internet, energy, and high-technology industries.
Verdane investment is on a rapid growth trajectory, supported by long-term
structural growth trends with technology as a fundamental driver. Verdane is an
ambitious and active owner, partnering with management teams and leveraging on
extensive experience within specific sectors and broad industrial networks, to
help companies sustain and accelerate growth.