Senior Business Development Manager / Strategy Consultant for Arla - Stockholm

Would you like the opportunity to influence essential strategic decisions and be part of a high performing team? Do you want to work in an international organization and work in one of Arla’s biggest markets? We are now looking for a Senior Business Development Manager who will be a strategic inhouse consultant to our Swedish Leadership Team and based at our head office in Stockholm!

About the job  

As Senior Business Development manager at Arla you will have the opportunity to further build your business development and consulting toolbox and set your mark on the development of Arla Food’s strategic agenda together with the rest of the Swedish Leadership Team. Areas of responsibility include:

  • Owning and driving selected Business Development projects (e.g. Strategic Projects, M&A) in tight collaboration with relevant internal and external stakeholders.
  • Supporting SE Managing Director on ad-hoc analyses and presentations (e.g. Stakeholder meetings, all staff meetings, Customer visits).
  • Supporting SE Managing Director and SE HR Director to drive the transformation journey in Sweden.
  • Driving solid and efficient Leadership Team modus, by owning the agenda and meeting practicalities (e.g. meeting minutes, action log follow-up, meeting material where relevant) for selected meetings (SE Market Review Meetings, SE Leadership Team meetings and SE Performance Review meetings).

Arla Sweden operates in a tough market with strong competition and challenging category development. You will be part of a high performing team making sure we deliver our long-term ambition. In this position, you will be exposed to senior leaders and influence essential strategic decisions where it matters. You will report to Rasmus Diesen, Business Development Director in Europe and have a dotted line to Patrik Hansson, Group Vice President SE. You will be a full member of the SE Leadership Team. During the next years the team will focus on delivering the Good Growth 2020 Strategy and you will play a key part on this journey.

Who are you?

We are looking for someone who ideally has consultancy or business development experience combined with a solid educational background probably within finance or business. In order to be successful in this role we believe that you have a strong strategy consulting toolbox (e.g. business case, structured problem solving and communication, project and programme management skills). Furthermore, you have excellent command of PowerPoint and Excel and fluency in English is a must.

As a Senior Business Development Manager, you will need to be independent, self-driven and be comfortable initiating analyses, tasks and the making of materials on your own. At the same time, you are ready to collaborate across functional borders and levels of seniority. Finally, you are assertive and ready to speak up and challenge senior leaders. In sum, you have an analytical approach, a strategic mindset and the energy to help us deliver change.

What do we offer?

We’re committed to professional development and promoting from within. Our positive and collaborative culture will bring out the best in you. And you’ll join a market leader who produces nutritious household favorite brands in a way that make things better for our customers, the farmers who own us, and the whole world.

This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to start an international career with one of the global market leaders in dairy.

Create the future – Grow with Arla

Application and contact

If you want to drive innovation and help shape the industry, then seize this exciting opportunity. Apply no later than 09-04-2019 but please note that we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis.  

For additional information, please call Director of Business Development Rasmus Diesen on +4591316810.  

Please apply via this link.