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Specialist within Trade Policy and Food Regulatory Affairs - Aarhus

At our offices in Aarhus you will become part of the Arla Foods amba Global Trade Policy and Regulatory Affairs team. Joining 8 colleagues you will be 1 of 4 trade experts responsible for ensuring that Arla Foods is complying with national and international trade requirements on exportation, thus making sure that we have access to our global markets. This also involves fundamental understanding of how different trade agreements work.


“You will get a good understanding of the complete range of Arla products and source of raw milk materials and knowledge of export conditions and other issues in relation to e.g. veterinary certification to ensure compliance and export eligibility,” says Søren Lund Jensen.


You will work closely with internal stakeholders (production sites, support and sales functions) and external stakeholders (authorities and industry federations).


Ensure free movement of milk and dairy products

You will be a part of a team driving trade policy activities on a global scale for Arla Foods. You provide support to the business building the necessary knowledge and procedures related to global trade policy; both practical and political.


You will also have an important role in supporting the business in relation to compliance with trade administrative issues, import duties, barriers to trade, international trade agreements, customs classification of products, dairy registrations etc., ensuring free movement of Arla milk and dairy products across borders.


ArIa Foods’ international business is growing, and our product portfolio is becoming more and more complex which requires us to understand both the political landscape and trade implications in the exporting country, either together with the Danish authorities or embassies or together with our commercial teams. Hence, this position gives you a unique opportunity to be part of an international business with strong growth ambitions.


Structured and service minded

We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive, independent and detail-oriented person who has experience working with trade and / or trade administrative issues or have experience form a logistic function.


You have a deep business understanding for the full value chain in an international business, a global mindset and the capabilities to take our services and support to the next level. You work structured and know that clear and concise communication is an important key to success. Additionally, it is important that you have solid interpersonal skills and the power to interact with authorities and decision makers.


Lastly, the nature of the job requires you are fluent in Danish and English. 


Application and contact

If you want to become part of the team and help shape the future for Arla Foods, then seize this exciting opportunity. Please apply as soon as possible. We will evaluate applications on an ongoing basis and close the job opening once the right candidate has been found. For additional information, please call, Senior Trade Specialist, Søren Lund Jensen at  +45 9131 3878.


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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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