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Procurement Junior Analyst, Aarhus


Can you help us create value with Ariba sourcing tools, conducting global e-auctions, analyses and tender support in our global Procurement organization? Would you like to support our Strategic procurement responsibles to make the most of their sourcing projects every time? Do you have strong digital and analytical mindset and would you like to become an expert within Procurement souring tools and analysis? If so, you should apply for this position as Procurement Junior Analyst, based in our headquarters in Aarhus. Arla’s Procurement function are spread across Denmark, Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, UK, Poland and Hong Kong. On behalf of our global organization we manage procurement activities of an annual spend of approximately 3.5 billion EUR.


As a member of the Procurement analyst team, you ensure our purchasers perform the best way possible.  You support the entire sourcing process from data analysis and design to comparison of quotes and calculations of savings after a negotiation. You are a key contribution to shaping an efficient and digitally driven procurement organization,says Procurement Director, Ninna Normand Helles.


Analyst in Procurement with growth potential

You will support the team of analysts and Category Managers in Procurement in preparing data analysis, setting up tenders, analyzing incoming quotes and preparing savings calculations. You will get to learn how to utilize best practice procurement tools and approached in the most feasible way, and you will influence the procurement organization in this regards. As Procurement Junior Analyst you will be part of an exciting transformation journey where your ability to identify, combine, and utilize internal and external data is key to your success.


Facilitate expert sourcing and e-auctions

You will join a team of Procurement Analysts, whom are all supporting our Category Managers to make the most of any sourcing project they initiate. Together with your colleagues you ensure that Arla has the best foundation to conduct professional sourcing processes across the global organization. Within this team you are supporting and influencing way of working in Procurement. You play a key role in development of sourcing tools and will also support execution of optimization projects and opportunities to optimize ways of working within Procurement.


Your tasks will include:

  • Supporting the team of Procurement Analysts and Category Managers in sourcing projects by ensuring they are well prepared and conducted in accordance with most appropriate approaches.
  • Preparation of tenders, performing data analysis and preparing savings calculations.
  • Identification of improvement opportunities in ways of working Procurement and support implementation of such.
  • Become expert within usage of the digital sourcing toolbox in Arla.
  • Support implementing digital sourcing tools and digital mindset.


Digital expert with process and analytical skills

You are service-minded, have a very curious and digital mindset, and you are a fast learner. Either you already have experience within Sourcing or you are eager to get to know this business area in details.

Moreover, you:

  • Hold a master’s degree in business administration, economics, finance, logistics or similar.
  • Have strong digital and analytical skills are great at crunching numbers.
  • Have good knowledge of VBA/advanced excel.
  • If you are already familiar with Ariba, Power BI and SAP it is a great advantage.
  • 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 Director, Ninna Normand Helles +45 5116 6544.


COVID-19 Notice:
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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