Technical IT Manager, Marketing & Innovation Gdansk, Poland


Gdansk, PL

Are you seeking a new opportunity that allows you to develop and showcase your skills in both people management and technical expertise? At Arla, we value individuals who excel in both areas and are open to considering candidates with this unique combination. This role offers the chance to not only build and lead a department but also take on the exciting responsibilities of a solution architect. 

How you will make an impact


The Marketing & Innovation (M&I) Agile Release Train (ART) in Arla IT is responsible for delivering solutions to our colleagues in the marketing and innovation business area. We are currently focused on developing contemporary and scalable solutions for Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Packaging Artwork Management (PAM). This involves utilizing tools like 3Dexperience Enovia (PLM) and Esko WebCenter (PAM), along with Java-based integrations on Microsoft Azure PaaS.


Specifically, you will be:

  • Building and leading a team of software developers, testers and solution consultants
  • Providing technical guidance, mentorship, and support to the team members
  • Creating and reviewing technical designs – in collaboration with your team
  • Setting the standard for documentation and securing long-term anchoring of technical knowledge
  • Enforcing quality standards through review of implementations
  • Setting the technical direction and work to build the technical competencies in the team
  • Ensuring compliance with Arla security and privacy standards
  • Aligning with other Solution Architects and the Release Train Architect on integrations and data flows between systems
  • Setting clear goals and expectations for the team and individuals
  • Conducting regular performance evaluations and providing constructive feedback to team members
  • Facilitating communication and coordination within the team and with other departments



What will make you successful


  • A degree within Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering or similar. Alternatively, significant work experience in a similar or related field.
  • A solid proven technical background as an IT architect or as a software developer.
  • A solid understanding of modern software development and system integration practices.
  • Experience designing and implementing scalable and robust software solutions.
  • A strong drive for being a mentor, building the skills of your colleagues and enabling them to perform. 1-3 years of experience as a people manager is an advantage, but not a requirement.
  • English language skills on a business level.


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 & development programs
  • Financial support of your education  
  • Relocation package
  • Hybrid working model 50:50
  • 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 and home office work possibility depending on business needs
  • Additional holiday depending on length of employment (up to 4 days) 
  • Fully paid 30 min. break  


… 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 


Read more about Arla Global Shared Services

Global Shared Services consists of multiple functions that are all placed in the Neptun building in Gdansk – with colourful offices and a beautiful sea view.


As of now, we have an IT Operations and an IT Solutions division dedicated to SAP as well as a variety of app development and implementation projects. Our procurement and finance functions support a wide array of processes such as purchasing, distribution and sales globally.

We also have a dedicated HR operations division to ensure we attract, develop and retain the very best of talent around the world.


Together, we are all dedicated to one collective mission: ensuring an optimal global supply of fresh Arla products – every single day.


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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