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Student Assistant, IT Project Management - Aarhus


Are you looking for a great development opportunity in your professional career?  Look no further!

Join Arla as an intern or a student assistant in a growing team of IT developer professionals.  We are looking for a positive and ambitious colleague who want to develop within the area of production IT and want to discover how digitalization impacts the food processing area.


At Arla, we do so much more than make some of the world’s favorite dairy products. We make healthy taste delicious, mornings worth getting up for and family dinners unforgettable. Arla®, Puck® Castello® and Lurpak® – brands like these make us a vital, natural part of modern life in over 100 countries around the world.


About the job:


We both offer a full-time internship and a student assistant position approx. 15 hours per week dependent on your interest. You will join our Agile Release Train Dairy (Dairy ART) and be a part of our Agile journey within Arla to deliver IT solutions to our dairies throughout the world.  You will get to work on challenging  projects and tasks in a growth environment with competent and passionate colleagues supporting you while you add valuable work experience to your resume.


You will join our Delivery Management team and help our skilled Senior project managers with executing some of our large CAPEX projects to our dairies.

Our project managers are delivering small and large digitalization projects toward our production sites and are playing a huge part of Arla’s digitalization journey. We are working in the field of agile and more traditional project management where you will support us both in delivery in our projects and also in our continuous improvement of our project manager toolkit, resource management and time registration. More specifically you will:  

  • Be a key member of our delivery management team that consists of skilled project managers who is executing on small and large digitalization projects to our production sites
  • Work collaboratively to deliver tasks or even small projects together with our senior project managers in Danish and international production sites.
  • Help with administrative tasks on the projects and in the team in general as resource management, time registrations and help towards preparations for planning sessions.


Who are you?


You can perform in a dynamic environment and are able to balance several tasks and challenges at the same time. You are ambitious, open-minded and structured, and you work with drive and energy. We also expect you to understand how to create and maintain a good overview. You are a team player but at the same time able to work independently with your project and tasks. Further, it is a requirement to:


  • Have an interest within the field of IT and study a relevant program (E.g. electrical, automation or software engineering, IKTO, project management etc.)
  • Be enrolled at an university in Denmark and if you are interested in an internship, this must be part of your study program.
  • Are able to speak and write English fluently


What do we offer:


At Arla we see great potential in investing in our employees and we are eager to make sure you develop and succeed. You will be a part of a small team of other students joining DairyART and together add value to the teams that you will be a part of and to our dairies. 


Application and contact:

If you want to be part of our journey and help shape the industry, then seize this exciting opportunity. Please apply no later than the 20th of August 2022. For additional information, please contact Carina Sehested at


Please state in your application which track you are applying for and if you are looking for an internship or a student assistant position.


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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