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Scrum Master - Gdansk

Are you an experienced Scrum Master, Project Manager or leader ready to take the next step? We are looking for a talented and experienced Scrum Master in one of our Agile Release Trains (ART) in Arla. Join our team of highly skilled people and professionals working truly agile across Arla locations and teams. We are working in Production IT and cover all IT solutions that support the production at our 60 dairy sites across the world.


“We are in the middle of the agile transformation based on the SAFe framework and the objec-tive is to be able to deliver all new IT solutions through strong cross functional teams working fully agile. You will join our IT Solutions team with 200+ other colleagues,” says Senior IT man-ager, Allan Mathiasen.


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 an 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


As a Scrum Master, you will be working in a team that develop and support IT solutions within the production IT and SAP solution areas.

Your role will be secure close cooperation in the team and be the link between the different projects and by that securing smooth and effective implementations.


Together with 3 other scrum masters in our agile release train,  you will be a key player facilitating the agile processes by working closely together with team members, Product Owner, Release Train Architect, Release Train Engineer and our stakeholders at the dairies.


Specifically, you will:


  • Facilitate the daily scrum meeting – focusing on eliminating impediments and ensuring an effective agile process,
  • Ensure user stories are well defined and understandable for the team members and bring value to the objectives,
  • Coach the team and ensure truly agile thinking and approach aiming for a high performance team,
  • Ensure team reporting to relevant key persons,
  • Facilitate PI planning and demos.


We are working very close to the business in Arla and our main stakeholders are always the dairies. We take pride in delivering great, user friendly solutions to provide the greatest value to Arla. We are a multi-national, multi-functional and very dedicated team working according to the agile SAFe framework.


Who are you?


You already have some experience as Scrum Master – preferably in an agile setup – and you have passion in IT. It would be ideal if you already have some knowledge within production IT.


Our stakeholder environment is complex, spanning different departments, countries and cultures where English is the common language.


For you to succeed in the role, it is important that you are a team player, who takes pride in facilitating the required discussion to ensure focus on creating value and solving complex dilemmas. You know that this requires persistence. You thrive when you coach your team members to perform even better and you know that the cooperation takes place with many different profiles who see things from different perspectives and communicate in different ways. 


Furthermore, you:


  • You have a master degree level or other relevant education,
  • You have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working as scrum master or IT project manager preferable in an agile setup,
  • You have a strong IT understanding,
  • You speak and write English effortlessly,
  • And last, but not least: It will be an advantage if you have experience with Production IT or SAP.



What do 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 drive innovation and help your colleagues worldwide, then seize this exciting opportunity.



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?



Ref.: 76068


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