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IT Specialist - Entry - Erbil

At Arla, we do so much more than make some of the world’s favourite dairy products. We make healthy taste delicious, mornings worth getting up for and family dinners unforgettable. Puck®, Dano®, Lurpak® and Castello® – names like these make us a vital, natural part of modern life in over 100 countries around the world. There are 1,300 employees in the Middle East and Africa and 19,000 global employees at the heart of our business. Every single one of us plays an important role and together we build on our 10bn Euros turnover and establish our position as one of the largest dairy companies in the world.


The IT specialist - entry will work with simple/medium complex tasks and some variation in tasks. You should understand diverse business needs and have some solution in-sight and technical skills. You execute the technical/functional implementation and can present ideas for IT colleagues and the team.


About the job


  • Handles tasks of low to medium complexity and takes both business requirements and IT efficiency into consideration, whilst assessing the tasks with the right balance between detail and 'helicopter' perspective.
  • Drives solutions of simpler tasks and projects that span one technical area.
  • Acts as trusted advisor of IT solutions for local management, team leads and super users (e.g. production or cold store manager).
  • Vendors follow up
  • Change implementation (documentation, test etc.)


Doing so, you will:


  • Work with simple/medium complex tasks and able to understand the balance business needs, solution constraints, quality, user experience, cost and operational efficiency & stability
  • Combine an overview of the solution(s) with a good understanding of most of the critical parts of the solution(s), both from a technical point of view and from a business process point of view
  • Estimate the development part of Stories with quality
  • Communicate clearly and efficiently with IT stakeholders across a few organisational levels.
  • Identify improvements to the way Arla IT work


The candidate should:


  • Have a minimum Bachelor's Degree. You like to work with multi-cultural environment and with customers across the region
  • Hold 3-5 Years of relevant experience.
  • Willing to travel locally.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability of using Microsoft office and managing hardware and software.
  • MUST speak Arabic and English, Kurdish will be an added advantage.


COVID-19 Notice


We are busy producing dairy products so we can continue #fillingtheshelves and #feedingthenation. Recruiting talent to Arla thus stays one of our top priorities also during these difficult times. Necessity is the mother of invention, so we have moved to virtual hiring and onboarding processes so we enable candidates and our recruitment teams to get close while respecting social distancing. If at the final stages of a recruitment, a candidate would prefer to meet in person, we take all the necessary precautions to ensure everyone's safety.


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