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Global Consumer Research Manager - Aarhus

Can you provide the consumer research and insights that will deliver a competitive edge to Arla’s brands around the world? Would you like to take up a brand-new global role where you help shape the way we manage in-house consumer research from a global perspective?


Then this new role is the right opportunity for a seriously exciting job with impact and influence in our highly professional marketing organisation.

You deliver consumer research that create a competitive edge


You will be located at our HQ in Aarhus, Denmark, and be part of the Consumer & Market Insight team which is a team of global, regional and local insight managers. From your central position, you support insight managers with quantitative, survey-based research that responds to specific business demands related to consumer perception, attitude, usage and motivation or consumer response to our innovation and communication initiatives.


In detail, you will:

  • Align research setup with insight managers to ensure that it meets defined research objectives and brings business value to the relevant brand or category team
  • Coordinate and execute in-house custom research, including design of questionnaires for fielding, fielding with proper quotas, data management and analysis
  • Prepare and deliver reports on conclusions and recommendations from research projects and present findings to brand and category teams in collaboration with the insight managers
  • Manage our global supplier setup for in-house research projects, including identifying our needs, suppliers, and continuous agency management
  • Track research spend and optimise value of investment in in-house custom research
  • Evaluate in-house research projects and secure continuous improvement of methods, research protocols and preferred supplier set-up


Solid knowledge within consumer research


You have a degree within marketing or business and some years’ experience working with consumer research and a thorough analytical and methodological understanding, perhaps from a similar role as a research manager or a research consultant. You have technical skills within survey tools, statistical analysis software and potentially also experience working with various research agencies ‘self-service-platforms’ and you are capable of turning data into marketing adaptable knowledge.

On the personal level you have a truly global mind-set and the communication skills and cross-cultural understanding to set direction and build positive relations. In addition, excellent stakeholder management skills are vital for your success as you will be working across our marketing organisation.

Application and contact

If you want to seize this exciting opportunity, please apply as soon as possible. We process applications on a continuous basis and close the job opening once the right candidate has been found. For additional information, please call Insights Director, Michael Jensen, at +45 8938 1468.


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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