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Senior Project Manager - Roll Out project, Aarhus or Gdansk


Viby J, DK

Do you want to be part of a high performing IT team and take Arla’s Planning solutions to the next level? Are you an ambitious, proactive and self-driven individual  with experience within Supply Chain, Change Management and/or Project Management, preferably working with production sites.

If yes, you now have a great opportunity to join Arla IT.


You will join an international department and you will be working closely with both our IT organization in Denmark & Poland and business colleagues in all our markets. Depending on where you reside, you can work from our Arla Office in Aarhus or Gdansk.


What do we offer?

We offer an inspiring workplace where you will be able to grow and learn. You will be working with many highly skilled colleagues and be part of an IT organization that focuses on bringing value to the business through the projects we deliver.

You will be able to develop your skills within, but not limited to:


  • Project / Roll out management
  • Stakeholder management
  • Knowledge of working in an agile setup
  • Planning processes


You will join a department where we appreciate good colleagues and do all we can to have a great place to work while delivering the projects we set out to.

When you start the job, you will get a buddy, an experienced colleague who you can always go to.


And finally - we are also a workplace which focuses on creating a good work / life balance. There is the possibility to work from home when it fits into your calendar.



About the job

Arla Planning is on an exciting journey. We have several new IT solutions in SAP IBP and SAP ePPDS which we over the coming years will implement on our 60 Dairies and Distribution Centers all over Europe. All with the focus on harmonizing the way Arla works throughout the Planning organization.


You will join our Planning Agile Release Train (ART), where you will take up the role as a Project Manager for our roll out project. The objective for this role is twofold. 1) To create and maintain a high-level plan for rolling out the new IT solutions to our Dairies and Distribution Centers. This done with support and guidance from colleagues and the management team of the ART.

2) Overseeing the individual roll outs and guiding the team of experts who are responsible for these. This through your experience with change management and project execution, always keeping the end goal in mind, which is to ensure our new IT Solutions are well adopted on the sites and give value to Arla.


You will be a success when…

  • You create and maintain a roll out plan for the Dairies and Distribution Centers. Ensuring this is aligned with the individual sites and fits into their agenda as well as our overall agenda.
  • You are facilitating roll outs that also ensure anchoring of the solutions.
  • You ensure follow-up on the roll-out by facilitating settings of KPI’s, measuring of the adoption rate and looking at improvement initiatives.
  • You support the roll out team to create “change material” and with the change journey, so all individuals at the sites and distribution centers will adapt the new systems.
  • You facilitate meetings with stakeholders.


Who are you?

As a Project Manager, you will like to manage a complex stakeholder network while facilitating motivation at our different sites. Also, your interpersonal skills and ability to follow through makes you a trusted partner to your colleagues. Moreover, we imagine that you:

  • Have some years’ experience with project and change management
  • Preferably have experience implementing IT projects
  • Are familiar with agile ways of working
  • Have experience within supply chain / with production facilities (not required)
  • Speak English effortlessly – additional languages, such as Danish, Swedish or German, are a plus
  •  Have the ability to travel when needed, approx. 1 trip of 2 days pr month. You will plan these trips so they fit your personal life.


This position is open for hiring in Poland and Denmark. We have offices in Aarhus, Denmark and Gdansk, Poland.


If this sounds exciting do not hesitate to apply as soon as possible, we are looking through applications on an ongoing basis.

For questions to the role, please contact Senior IT Manager Simon Kjærsgaard-Andersen (Phone +45 9131 3809).

Please apply via the link below.


Arla’s Global IT comprises 200+ highly skilled IT specialists across DK, GE, UK and PL as well as around 800 consultants who work with SAP, Microsoft, cloud based, and specific solutions targeted business needs. At Arla, we do so much more than make some of the world’s favourite dairy products. We make healthy taste delicious, mornings worth getting up for and family dinners unforgettable. Arla®, Castello® and Lurpak® – brands like these make us a vital, natural part of modern life in over 100 countries around the world.


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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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