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Senior Roll Out Manager - Aarhus or Gdansk


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 Project Management, preferably working with production sites. If yes, you now have a great opportunity to grow your career in IT Solutions in Arla.


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


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 task as a Roll Out Manager. The objective for the roll out manager is to create, maintain and help to execute a plan for rolling out these different IT solutions to our Dairies and Distribution Centers. Coordinating the work with the sites and the teams developing the solutions as well as neighboring ARTs. Furthermore, also overseeing the change journey these sites have to go through, when receiving and adapting ways of working to a new tool.


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 contribute to create “change material” and to the change journey all individuals at the sites and distribution centers have to go through.
  • You support local teams in the transformation from their current ways of working into new ones.
  • You facilitate meetings with stakeholders.
  • You coordinate all activities to ensure a successful rollout.
  • You ensure follow-up on the roll-out by setting KPI’s, measuring the adoption rate and looking at improvement initiatives.
  • You building roll outs that also ensure anchoring of the solutions.


Who are you?

As a roll-out manager, you know how 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 to sites all over Europe when needed. You will be part of planning these trips, so they fit your personal life.


You are a team player with excellent communication. You manage your stakeholders and have a personal drive to succeed – together with your team.


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 focus on bringing the most value to the business. We offer an inspiring workplace where you will be able to grow and learn. You will be able to develop your skills within, but not limited to:


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


We are also a workplace which focus on creating a good work / life balance.


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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