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Senior HR Business Partner IT and Digital - Gdansk

Are you ready to drive the people agenda of Arla’s IT organization in partnership with the IT leadership team? Can you provide relevant sparring to managers and support the further development of a professional and coherent organization? If so, we have the job for you as Senior HR Business Partner for IT and Digital in Arla.


Arla’s IT organization is transforming in line with the increasing digitalization agenda and in order to succeed on this journey, we are depending on having a strong people strategy with initiatives that develops the organization.  


In this role you will, have a significant impact on performance and be responsible for people initiatives across the IT organization, which is centered around our two hubs in Gdansk and at head office in Aarhus, Denmark. You will provide direct support to the leadership teams and partner with your HRBP colleagues to ensure HR operates as ONE HR in a matrix organisation. You will be part of the Corporate Functions HR team, and you will work closely with a team of HR Partners providing professional HR support to the organization. We advise and take the lead on initiatives to enhance leadership, competency and organizational development to ensure the best possible performance in order to achieve our business goals. The position reports to the HR Director responsible for Corporate Functions (FLITS, MT and HR).


The role as Senior HRBP

Your primary responsibility will be to lead the implementation and anchoring of people  initiatives in the IT organization. You will provide professional HR support and become a part of IT & Digital Leadership Team and play a key role as a sparring partner. You will support them in implementing the overall business strategy and Arla Digital strategy as well as in the day-to-day operations. This includes development of teams and people managers as well as individual consulting and coaching.


This job will give you a unique opportunity to shape your own job and significantly influence the HR function while creating a solid network in a global organisation.


You will work closely with IT leaders and employees who are based in our headquarters in Aarhus, Denmark, Global Shared Services office in Gdansk, Poland and in our offices in the UK, Germany, Sweden and more.


Candidate with solid HR insight and consultative skills 

You have a relevant education combined with solid experience in developing organizations and managers, which have given you in-depth knowledge of HR. Your experience comes from working as HRBP, consultant or line manager in an international company. Irrespective of your background, you need keen consultative and communicative capabilities that enable you to balance between challenging and supporting line managers.  


You are excellent at driving people initiatives through the leadership teams to ensure they are implemented and anchored. You have an energetic and independent personality and use your structured working methods to achieve your and the department’s goals.  

Maintaining and amplifying your relations comes naturally to you, and you know that the best results are reached in cooperation with others. 


You should be fluent in English and preferably Danish or Polish.


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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