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Senior IT Business Partner, Supporting Functions - Aarhus

Are you motivated by growth and value creation, stakeholder engagement with senior leaders, have a service oriented mindset and thrive in a fast paced commercial context? Then you should apply to be our new Senior IT Business partner for Arla’s Supporting functions (HR, Finance and Legal).


Our new Senior IT Business Partner, reporting to Ian Brown, VP IT - Head of IT Operations and Delivery for Support Functions, will lead the alignment of the functional strategies with our IT Strategy to create the right IT direction and capability building for the functions. You can look forward to development opportunities in an environment characterized by exciting initiatives and ambitions of immense growth globally. As Arla is in the process of defining how to achieve our 2026 group strategy, this is a unique time to influence our future ways of working. 


To be successful in this job you will make sure to represent IT in business matters but also the business in all IT matters. You will be the interface between our Global supporting functions (HR, Finance and Legal) and IT. Besides the mentioned areas of responsibilities your role will also include: 

  • Inspire leadership unit with IT trends and potential of new technologies.
  • Lead and drive IT standardization and challenge and business processes towards this standardization and excellence. 
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining the IT roadmap for the HR, Finance and Legal functions. 
  • Responsible for securing IT investments in accordance with your roadmap ambitions
  • Identify and capture evolving business requirements and utilize new trends within IT innovation. 
  • Responsible for communicating and explaining IT concepts and their link to business objectives to enable solid decision making on IT topics. 
  • Responsible for facilitating the demands of new projects where we have IT deliverables. 

IT profile with a flair for business relations 
You hold an education at Master’s level or equivalent experience. Your strong stakeholder management skills have been developed through your experience from working in a multicultural and global environment as an IT Business Partner, Consultant etc. You possess the ability to bring into play, communicate and explain IT concepts (e.g. services, investments, and new trends) and their link to business objectives, specifically related to the required prioritization. You need to have proven experience with HR or Finance processes and IT solutions.


The senior IT business partner does not have direct people responsibilities, but is key to ensure collaboration across teams and be able to bring teams together to achieve common goals in the best way, so it is important that you have years of experience and feel comfortable managing teams with strong conflict-handling and decision-making capabilities.


The main location will be Viby in Aarhus, however travel to Gdansk  can occur.

Apply now!
If you want to seize this exciting opportunity, please apply as soon as possible. We will review all incoming applications on an ongoing basis.


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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