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Scrum Master - Gdansk

Are you an experienced Scrum Master, Project Manager or Leader ready to take the next step? This is your chance to join our growing team of highly skilled professionals driving the way work truly agile in Arla.


You will join the Agile Release Train as a scrum master acting as a servant leader and coach for scrum teams. We are working closely with our business to continuously provide value to Arla and our ecosystem. We are a multinational, multifunctional and engaged Train and we dedicate ourself to an agile mindset and the Agile@Arla framework.”, says Release Train Engineer Mette Schou Schmidt.


Welcome to Global Shared Services 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 Scrum Master, you become a part of our Global Shared Services in Gdansk. Here, you won’t find factory machines or farmers. Instead, you will join over 500 colleagues dedicated to supporting all of Arla 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 12 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.


About the job

You will join our BAESS  Release Train supporting HR and Finance consisting of several teams. You will be the dedicated Scrum Master for one to three teams. You will work very closely with the business, leading the path to the way we are working and continuous improvement.


As A Scrum master, you:

  • Work closely with Product Owners from the business to enable the scrum teams,
  • Enable the scrum teams in building IT solutions and motivate new ways of working in the business,
  • Are motivated by training newly established teams in agile ways of working and navigating more teams at the same time – some being mature  - some starting their agile journey,
  • Have an agile mindset “by heart” – and a pragmatic approach – “to make it happen”,
  • Participate in maturing epics and supervise pipeline of future epics and solutions,
  • Manage team forecasting and controlling of financials,
  • Coach team members to ensure the agile culture and mindset of our framework Agile@Arla is rooted and driving the way we work efficiently and deliver value,
  • Take out impediments through problem solving and conflict resolution abilities,
  • Manage external vendors that are an integrated part of our scrum teams.


Who are you?

  • Master’s degree in either IT or business orientated field,
  • At least 3-year experience in a Scrum Master, Program- or Project Manager role in a multicultural/global organization,
  • Proven track record of succeeding being in charge of agile delivery teams,
  • Experience in Agile methodologies,
  • Stakeholder and people management skills,
  • Ability to manage ambiguity and complexity while still enabling great results,
  • Positive team player with a growth mindset, excellent communication- and cooperation skills,
  • Personal drive to succeed,
  • Good general IT understanding,
  • Advanced English in written and spoken language.


What do we offer?

We offer an inspiring workplace where you will be able to grow and learn. You will be working with skilled colleagues and be part of an IT organization that focus on bringing value to the business in an agile setup. We’re committed to professional development and promoting from within based on a collaborative culture.


As a company, we offer:

  • International operating environment 
  • Medical care & life insurance 
  • Additional benefits like gym card, vouchers, travel points or cinema tickets, etc.
  • Scandinavian working style & no dress code
  • Trainings with experts & professional induction in a new position
  • Development programs (function additions, coordinator programme)
  • Financial support of your education 
  • Relocation package
  • Referral program for employees
  • Employee Assistance Program (legal, psychological, health, financial consulting, etc. )
  • Support for your healthy lifestyle (fruit day, facility for sportsmen, sport challenges and activities, Arla active teams / sport groups)
  • Flexible working time (start your day of work between 7-9) and home office work possibility
  • Additional holiday depending on length of employment (up to 4 days)
  • Fully paid 30 min. break 
  •  Variable pay

… while in the office you can also use some of below: 

  • Modern office space with beautiful view and high standard furniture (i.e. adjustable desks)
  • Spacious canteen, delicious coffee and tea available on every floor in special designed spots
  • Chill-out rooms with X-box, pool table, board games, football table and swing


Application and contact

If you want to be part of our journey and help shape the industry, then seize this exciting opportunity as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the right candidate is found.


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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