Solution Consultant, Commercial - Gdansk | Arla

Solution Consultant, Commercial - Gdansk

Join the commercial transformation journey and deliver best in class Solutions. To enable our growth, we are creating a new IT hub in Gdansk, Poland. That is why we are looking for you to join about 40 other IT specialists, including SAP consultants, project managers, agile coaches and developers, to deliver great results within e.g. SAP, web and mobile. As a Scandinavian company, we value mutual trust, collaboration and initiative. Thus, you will have every opportunity to share your ideas, learn and try new things on your own initiative. Join us to help create a centre of expertise and collaborate across cultures and borders.

Enable valuable business insights
As a Solution Consultant for Commercial you will work on a business-critical implementation of a best of breed SaaS solution for Sales, Commercial Finance and Customer Marketing. You will collaborate with a broad spectrum of stakeholders, including solution architects, business analysts, sales, demand planning, finance and marketing people.

You will be working with complex business processes, translating these into system requirements. In your role you will also be responsible for configuring the solution, so if you have experience with implementing SaaS solutions it will be an advantage. Affinity with working with large datasets, an interest in machine learning (AI) and user experience design are a plus.
Your main tasks are:

  • Learn new best of breed SaaS software solution functionality
  • Understand business processes and translate these into software requirements enabling high user experience
  • Implement SaaS solution, demo solution to users and support testing and training
  • Work with/as Data Scientist on predictive modelling and Artificial Intelligence

“We already have a Shared Services Centre in Gdansk, so you will join a major, well-established and modern workplace and you will get a first-hand impression of exciting and complex tools and processes,” says Hans Grønnebæk Hansen, Senior Manager, Agile Transformation.

Your Gdansk possibility
We are insourcing IT competences and establishing a new IT hub in Gdansk to supplement our headquarter in Viby, Denmark and international presence in Europe. Joining IT Solutions and Arla, you become part of a company that is known for our use of agile processes, our internal collaboration and our ability to deliver IT solutions that add value to our end-users. As a team, we support Europe’s largest Dairy, a wide range of products and the farmers who own Arla Foods through great IT solutions. Helping us to create these, you can be sure to make a real difference for the entire organisation, and your colleagues near and far. Join us to help us create the future of dairy.

Curious mind with experience in commercial processes and great collaboration skills
In your role as a Solution Consultant for Commercial you will work closely with the Arla business and external vendors in delivering great IT solutions. Your goal will be to deploy a solution which will enable our company to analyse trends and make better commercial decisions. Having a strong understanding of Sales, Demand Planning and/or Finance processes in FMCG companies will be an advantage. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills are essential to ensure we deliver best practises for Arla.

You have a Bachelors or Masters in Business Administration, Computer Science, or equivalent professional experience and can recognise yourself in several of the following:

  • Expertise in working with or implementing solutions for Sales, Demand Planning or Commercial Finance in FMCG company – preferably SaaS
  • Experience in business workshops to gather requirements and translating these to software functionality
  • Foundation of statistical modelling and machine learning algorithms
  • Passion for delivering great IT solution to users
  • Strong communication skills in English, both written and oral, and an ability to convey complex results in a clear manner. 

Interested in a new opportunity?
Arla is on a journey to create the future of dairy. Each of us has a role to play, with the freedom to think big. We are ambitious, but we prefer accountability over control. So, if you are up for a challenge, there is no shortage of opportunities to have an impact - and realise your ambitions - whatever they may be. If this sounds exciting, apply as soon as possible and no later than 1/9/2018. We look forward to hearing from you and receiving your application.

Please apply via this link.

Arla’s Global IT comprises approximately 210 highly skilled IT specialists across DK, SE, GE, UK and PL as well as around 800 consultants who work with SAP, Microsoft and app development. Soon we will be 300+ employees looking at e.g. redesign of the logistics processes for Arla’s Global Warehouse & Distribution using SAP technology and establishment of an Analytics Powerhouse for the global Arla organisation to ensure faster and better decision-making through Big data.

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.