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E-commerce Manager

Are you passionate about e-commerce, and are you ready to take lead on e-commerce initiatives for Arla Denmark and ensure continued development of our e-commerce business with our retailers? Then this might be the right position for you.

You will be responsible for driving a range of projects and tasks aimed at optimising all online retail opportunities and sales activities, in close collaboration with sales colleagues and digital marketing in Arla Denmark.


About the job


You will join the Customer Marketing team in Arla Denmark, who support the development and growth of the Danish commercial business, through identification of strategic opportunities and insights for the sales and marketing departments.  

More specific you will be lead on driving the online agenda towards our retailers, hence ensure a pro-active development of the right initiatives that can help grow and optimize our online business. You will be the point of contact for our retailers online business, and secure strong development and execution of initiatives in close collaboration with digital marketing, key account managers and other relevant stakeholders.


Specifically, you will:

  • Take lead on the online collaboration with the retailers and build strong relationships with digital stakeholders
  • Drive the overall strategic e-commerce agenda across all customers, and understand customers’ priorities, and help support the execution of these
  • Monitor and strengthen our online sales performance at our e-retail customers
  • Explore and collaborate with e-retailers on increasing our visibility, availability and relevance to optimise the presence of Arla’s products
  • Be the subject matter expert of e-shopper behaviour and e-commerce, understand and apply search behaviour and insights to shape the point of purchase
  • Help win 1.st basket and the digital shelf and increase e-retail growth
  • Capture trends and business needs and transform them into e-commerce opportunities.

In this role, you have the opportunity to play a pivotal part of the development of Arla Denmarks future online journey, and you will experience a very diverse job with little day to day operation – rather, you will be co-defining the route we should pursue in the future and mobilise the stakeholders and customers needed to make your vision a reality.


Who are you?


You have a high drive and an excellent e-commerce understanding , where you are able to identify relevant e-commerce opportunities, and also consistently oversee execution of opportunities End-to-End. You have strong stakeholder management skills, where you are able to involve relevant stakeholders, and communicate online opportunities in an understandable manner while keeping a consistent push to ensure execution. Lastly, you are able to present and interact with relevant external stakeholders in a confident manner.


Moreover, we expect you to:

  • Bring experience from an e-business and/or e-retail manager role, preferably from a FMCG company or agency with an international profile
  • Have a proactive mindset, and the ability to take initiative and drive tasks forward
  • Have a globally oriented mindset as you will participate in e-commerce idea sharing across our European markets
  • Have great business understanding and the ability to understand the value in different business models
  • Firmly grasp the technical structures behind e-commerce
  • Able to transform retail data into value-adding insights and ideas that can make a difference for Arla Denmark’s bottom line


What do we offer?


Take this opportunity to join a global FMCG market leader who brings countless household brands to people’s tables every day. We continuously seek to produce our products in more ethical and sustainable ways – for our customers, the farmers who own us and you.


Application and contact


If you want to be a part of an exciting online journey, then seize this exciting opportunity. Interviews will be held on an ongoing basis so please apply as soon as possible.

For additional information, please call Director Jacob Skovgaard Jørvad +45 9131 1013.


We are busy producing dairy products so we can continue #fillingtheshelves and #feedingthenation. Recruiting talent to Arla thus stays one of our top priorities also during these difficult times. Necessity is the mother of invention, so we have moved to virtual hiring and onboarding processes for most of our recruitments to enable candidates and our recruitment teams to get close while respecting social distancing. If at the final stages of a recruitment, a candidate would prefer to meet in person, we take all the necessary precautions to ensure everyone's safety.


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