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Senior Strategy Manager - Aarhus


Viby J, DK

Are you ready for a career challenge where you can have direct impact on implementing Arla Foods' corporate strategy, Future26? This is an unique opportunity to join Arla Foods’ Group Strategy team and set your mark on the future direction on one of the largest FMCG companies in the Nordics.


About the job


You will join the Group Strategy team and become an integral part of lifting our joint agenda which consists of a series of responsibilities for our executive management team. You will lead or participate in:


  • Our corporate strategy implementation work – including co-leading the process and governance needed for implementing our new strategy or directly drive some of our strategic bets, e.g. driving the development and/or implementation of category or market strategies   
  • The delivery of key strategic projects directly to top management
  • Executive support to CEO and Executive Management Team incl. annual Strategy & business planning process, strategy workshops, presentations to Board of Directors etc.


This position offers you an excellent opportunity to work with strategy and business development directly with our top management and other senior leaders. It will provide you ample of development opportunities, as we have very broad exposure to different tasks and network across the full organization.


You will become part of our Strategy and Business Development team, which consists of internal talent and people with consulting backgrounds. The team has significant opportunities to truly impact our business, as we are working on the most critical strategic projects across the full value chain.


For the right candidate, this could also be the platform for an international career and expatriation in one of our markets abroad.


Who are you


You have a business economics, finance or similar degree at Master’s level and have approximately 4-7 years’ experience from a management-consulting firm or similar kind of experience from the industry. Preferably, you also have relevant industry experience from a large FMCG company.


We expect that:

  • You have project management experience from complex projects with senior project sponsors, i.e. you are able to independently scope and setup analyses and projects, and deliver these on-time and in excellent quality
  • You feel confident in navigating multiple priorities and can manage different stakeholders and team members
  • You are a problem-solver that are able to work with complex data and advanced financial models to come up with effective solutions
  • You have a strategic mindset that can structure recommendations and create high-quality material to set the direction


Ideally, you have been part of corporate strategy projects in the past for other companies.


Moreover, you should be a skilled communicator and change agent with an open mind, as you will be working across many markets and organizational areas. Your level of drive lies far above average, and your can-do-attitude enables you to challenge the status quo and come up with ambitious solutions. An excellent command of PowerPoint, Excel and English is a must.


Finally, you are a team player that desires to be part of a high-performing group of people. As a leader, you will engage in developing the Group Strategy team and drive a winning culture across the strategy community.


Application and contact

If you want to seize this exciting opportunity, please apply as soon as possible. We will review all incoming applications on an ongoing basis. For additional information, please contact, Anders Borcher Iversen, Head of Strategy, at


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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