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Senior Planning Business Intelligence Consultant - Gdansk


Gdansk, PL

Do you want to be part of a high performing IT team and take Arla’s Planning solutions to the next level?

Do you have knowledge around or curiosity to learn about Business Intelligence / SAP BW / Power BI and Planning / Supply Chain?

And do you want to work with Business Intelligence in SAP IBP Planning space?

Then here is your chance to start a career within Arla IT Solutions.


You will join an international department and you will be working closely with both our IT organization in Denmark & Poland and business colleagues in all our markets. Depending on where you reside, you can work from our Arla Office in Viby, Aarhus or Gdańsk - or remotely from home.


What do we offer?

We offer an inspiring workplace where you will be able to grow and learn. You will be working with many highly skilled colleagues and be part of an IT organization that focuses on bringing value to the business through the projects we deliver.

You will be able to develop your skills within, but not limited to:


  • Technical areas in SAP with a focus on SAP IBP
  • Technical aspects of the BI solutions we will use in Arla: SAP eSAC, SAP BW, PowerBI, etc.
  • Knowledge of working in an agile setup
  • Stakeholder management.
  • Planning processes


You will join a department where we appreciate good colleagues and do all we can to have a great place to work while delivering the projects we set out to.

When you start the job, you will get a buddy, an experienced colleague who you can always go to.


And finally - we are also a workplace which focuses on creating a good work / life balance. There is the possibility to work from home when it fits into your calendar.


About the job

Your job will act as an internal Senior Business Intelligence Consultant in our Planning Agile Release Train. Your main responsibilities will be to design and build the future of reporting for the planners in Arla.


You will be part of our Planning Agile Release Train, where you will help to deliver our reporting scope for all our Agile Teams. Besides your own part of delivering the reporting scope. You will help to guide our 3-4 external BI consultants and set the direction for how the Planning Reporting of the future should look like. All this with the basis from SAP IBP as the main source of data for the reports.


You will enter an innovative environment where Supply Chain Management and Planning is high on the agenda, with multiple large projects running all the time. As a Senior Business Intelligence Consultant you will:


  • Design solutions for reporting by balancing business needs, solution constraints and user experience
  • Help to design the architecture of reporting for the Planning area in Arla
  • Build and deploy the BI solutions
  • Keep yourself and the team up to date with newest technologies in the BI space of planning
  • Help estimate and plan which BI developments should be prioritized
  • Communicate clearly and efficiently with business, IT stakeholders and colleagues across a few organisational levels
  • Identifies and drives improvements to the way Arla IT works


Who are you?

You have a passion for Business Intelligence and Planning and are ready to take the next step in your career and join a highly skilled team building the future of Planning Reporting in Arla.

  • You are an experienced professional in the area of SAP BW / other reporting solutions and preferably with some knowledge of SAP IBP.
  • You also have a reasonable amount of knowledge within Forecasting and Planning and can help advising both the end users and your colleagues in regards to reporting in planning processes.
  • It is a plus if you have experience working in an agile environment.


You are a team player with excellent communication skills (in English) and cooperation skills. Since we are working in an international environment, you should expect some travel days (maximum 1 trip of 2-3 days every month, but more often every 2nd or 3rd month).


Application and contact

If this sounds exciting do not hesitate to apply as soon as possible, we are looking through applications on an ongoing basis.

For questions to the role, please contact Senior IT Manager Simon Kjærsgaard-Andersen (Phone +45 9131 3809).


What else do we offer?

• Flexible working time (start your day of work between 7-9) and home office work possibility

• Trainings with experts & professional induction in a new position

• Financial support of your education 

• Medical care & life insurance 

• Additional benefits like gym card, vouchers, travel points or cinema tickets, etc.

• Scandinavian working style & no dress code

• Home kit – monitor, laptop, keyboard, mouse, headsets, webcam

• 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)

… 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)

• Chill-out rooms with X-box, pool table, board games, football table and swing


Welcome to Global Shared Services in Gdansk

Arla is a global farmer-owned organisation behind many well-known and well-loved brands.

You will become a part of our Global Shared Services in Gdansk. You will join almost 600 colleagues dedicated to supporting all of Arla. We currently have an IT Operations department and an IT Solutions department dedicated to SAP as well as a variety of app development and implementation projects. Our Procurement, Finance and Logistics departments support a wide range of processes such as purchasing, distribution and sales worldwide.


We have a dedicated HR operations department that ensures the attraction, development and retention of the best talent around the world.

Our newest department Member Relations supports our farmers in their everyday work.

With over 14 years of existence in Gdansk, we offer you wealth of knowledge and the opportunity to participate in challenging and exciting innovation projects. As a part of the Arla organisation, you will also enjoy a Scandinavian, collaborative work culture.


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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