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Business Change Manager in Analytics Powerhouse - Gdansk

Is communication right up your alley? And do you want to work in a dynamic FMCG company and become part of one of Arla’s strategic transformation journeys?

Joining Arla, you will become part of a vibrant and dynamic work environment. We work agile, and  will you collaborate with colleagues both from your own team counting our scrum master, product owner and team members, as well as with stakeholders across the Arla value chain.

You will become part of Arla Analytics Powerhouse (APH). Here you will find that half of the teams develop and deliver projects in collaboration with colleagues Arla. The other half work with Arla’s data culture and competencies, as well as delivering Arla’s technical Data Foundation. For both areas strong communication is needed to drive engagement and sometimes make complex matters more easy to digest,” says Senior IT Manager Tina Rosholm.

Welcome to Arla IT in Gdansk

Arla is a global farmer-owned organisation that is behind many well-known and loved brands, including Arla Apetina®, Castello®, Lurpak® and many, many more.


As a Business Change Manager you become a part of Arla IT in Gdansk. Here, you won’t find factory machines or farmers. Instead, you will join over 500 colleagues working with IT, HR, financial and procurement operations. Joining us, you will take part in our mission to make a real difference for colleagues near and far.


With over 10 years of existence in Gdansk, we offer you a lot of knowledge and the opportunity to partake in challenging and exciting innovation projects. As a part of the Arla organisation, you will also enjoy a Scandinavian, collaborative work culture. We are all on first name terms with each other, and we truly appreciate diversity and individuality.


You will join our IT Solutions team with 200+ other colleagues located in Denmark, Germany, Poland and UK.


About the job

As a Business Change Manager with focus on communication, you will improve awareness and desire for utilizing our new opportunities within data and analytics across Arla. You will:

  • Take lead in developing and executing of communication strategy and plan
  • Develop campaigns to create awareness across Arla of the value in doing more with data and analytics
  • Continuously align plan and activities with stakeholders both within APH and across Arla
  • Write articles that inspire colleagues in Arla to do more with data
  • Develop and maintain our SharePoint site
  • Create communications plans for projects
  • Perform stakeholder workshops and maintain stakeholder plans
  • Create slides for our Master Deck to be utilized by APH colleagues when communicating with stakeholders
  • Create newsletters


Who are you?

In this role, you will make good use of your strong communication and relationship building skills. At the same time, and because you will be collaborating across the Arla organisation, you will need to be skilled in influencing, communicating and working effectively with all levels in the organisation.


Moreover, you:

  • Bring at least 3-5 years of experience from a similar role within change management or communication
  • Have a relevant master degree
  • Are familiar with working within a large company
  • Have experience working with projects enabled by IT, preferably in an agile setup
  • Preferably bring knowledge of advanced analytics
  • Strong stakeholder management skills as you will have stakeholders on all levels of the organization
  • Outstanding communication skills (in English) to engage people from different backgrounds and cultures to successfully deliver objectives
  • A focus on achieving goals with the priority deliverables
  • Great facilitating skills with a high focus on Business impact and creating change

What do we offer?

You will collaborate with other business change managers across Arla to share ideas, add inspiration and good practices.


We are committed to professional development and promoting from within. Our positive and collaborative culture will bring out the best in you. And you will join a market leader who produces nutritious household-favourite brands in a way that makes things better for our customers, the farmers who own us, and the whole world.


Application and contact

If you want to be part of our journey and help shape the industry, then seize this exciting opportunity.

We look forward to receiving your application and CV as soon as possible. 


We have a purpose for Good

At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?

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