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Assistant Product Manager Milk & Yoghurt - Stockholm

Do you want to work in a highly collaborative & business driven team in an international environment with possibilities to develop your business leadership and work with market leading and loved brands on the Swedish market? We are searching for Future leaders, and currently we have an open opportunity where we are looking for an Assistant Product Manager for our Milk & Yoghurt category to join the Arla Sweden Marketing team in Stockholm


Arla´s market leading Milk and yoghurt products are consumed on every day basis, and are well known to most Swedish consumers through brands like Arla ko, Yoggi, Arla mild Kvarg, Arla Dofilus and Klöver.


We are on an exciting growth journey and need driven, energetic and innovative people to take our categories to the next level. Do you like the idea of ​​being involved in and impacting the future growth of the category and optimizing the product portfolio based on category and brand strategies - then this is an exciting role for you!


About the role

Assistant Product Manager works in close collaboration with a Product manager. You will also collaborate in projects with a wide stakeholder network within marketing, innovation, supply chain & sales. You will deliver on local plans and our ambitious growth targets. To be successful in this role you need to be a great collaborator & coordinator, have good analytical skills and be accurate. The role includes administrative tasks with clear deadlines in a wide range of systems, so being structured & good at planning/self-management is crucial.


Key responsibilities:

  • Participate in projects, processes and procedures to achieve operational targets and service standards key to business delivery.
  • A key focus will be to drive product and packaging related activities such as execution of product launches and changes of products and packaging.
  • Create and maintain master data in different systems.
  • Drive profitability and net revenue growth of the portfolio.
  • Support the strategic direction setting based on consumer & category insights and develop plans to grow Arla’s business.
  • Build strong relationships with internal cross-functional teams across Arla Foods – e.g. work close with supply chain, dairies and sales to deliver on common projects.


Who are you?

  • A strong academic track record with a completed university degree.
  • Relevant work experience is a plus.
  • As a person, you have strong personal leadership skills and a growth mindset – willing to develop and challenge the status quo.
  • Your collaboration skills are strong and you have excellent influencing skills.
  • Diligent project management will be crucial to effectively deliver in the role.
  • Arla corporate language is English. Strong Swedish skills are required since many of systems linked to customers require accurately written Swedish.


What do we offer?

We’re committed to professional development and promoting from within and we offer you
freedom and accountability. Our positive and collaborative culture will bring out the best in you. And you’ll join a market leader who produces nutritious household favorite brands in a way that make things better for our customers, the farmers who own us, and the whole world.


At Arla Foods we want to create the conditions for our colleagues to have a sustainable work life by offering flexibility and the opportunity to work in the office and remotely; based on the needs of the business and the employees. We call it the “Power of the Mix”.


Application and contact

We screen on an ongoing basis and will fill the position as soon as we have found the right


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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