Procurement Data Insights Business Partner


Viby J, DK Gdansk, PL

Are you a dynamic and results-driven professional with a passion for data and project management? Are you a wizard in bridging business needs to technical teams? Can you build visions and get your stakeholders on the journey?

Does this sound like a great opportunity? If so, you should apply for this position as Procurement Data Insights Business Partner, based in our headquarters in Aarhus or at our office in Gdansk Poland

Arla’s Procurement functions are spread across Denmark, Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Bahrain, Poland, and Hong Kong. On behalf of our global organization, we manage procurement activities of an annual spend of approximately 3.5 billion EUR.


Talented Data Insights Business Partner with skills to drive future data agenda in Procurement

As the Procurement Data Insights Business Partner, you will be at the forefront of our data-driven procurement strategy and initiatives. You will be responsible for setting the direction,  overseeing the development and implementation of strategies aimed at optimizing procurement processes, driving cost efficiencies, and ensuring the best foundation for our Procurement organisation.

This role involves a blend of project management, data analysis, and cross-functional collaboration, making it an exciting opportunity for individuals seeking to make a real difference in the organization's success.


Your tasks will include:

  • Lead Procurement's Data Strategy: Take charge of defining the future data direction within procurement, fostering collaboration among stakeholders.
  • End-to-End Solutions: Maintain a comprehensive approach, understanding business needs, and translating them into user-friendly digital solutions.
  • Streamline Operations: Identify overarching solutions to streamline operations across departments and areas of responsibility.
  • Drive data Innovation: Challenge the current procurement data landscape to drive improvement and innovation.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Foster cross-functional collaboration to contribute to procurement's digital transformation journey.
  • Strategic Execution: Convert strategy into actionable business plans, align objectives, and ensure efficient execution.
  • Enhance Data Transparency: Challenge data transparency perceptions and improve user experience based on use cases.
  • Optimize Processes: Identify opportunities for process optimization within the department and facilitate system integration with external data sources.


Digital expert with a drive to make a change

Ideally, you have experience from a strategic procurement or IT data department, and your interest lies in  data analysis. You can jugle to talk strategic direction with our Procurement Leadership team. You are outgoing, have a very curious and digital mindset, and you are a fast learner.

Moreover, you:

  • Hold a master’s degree in business administration, IT, finance or similar
  • 3-5 year of practical experience from a similar position in an international Procurement organization or alternatively experience from a position as technical Project Manager
  • Experienced with one or more PowerBI, SQL, Data foundation, Business Warehouse, VBA, Powerapps etc.
  • Instill a digital and data-focused mindset within the department, embedding it in solutions and processes, and promoting effective utilization of systems and tools.
  • Have the skills to handling complex data projects and managing projects effectively.
  • Possess strong analytical skills and aren't afraid to set a clear direction and question the status quo.
  • Have good communication and stakeholder management skills and master English at a professional level.


Application and contact

If you want to seize this exciting opportunity, please apply as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until right candidate is found.

For additional information, please call Procurement Sr. Manager, Morten Korgaard Johansson +45 87332802.


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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