Junior Procurement Analyst

Junior Procurement Analyst
Miejsce pracy: Gdańsk, Wrzeszcz (Neptun Office)
Department: Procurement
Location: Gdansk Wrzeszcz (Neptun Office)

Can you help us create value with Ariba sourcing tools, strong analyses and data support, preparing for tenders and auctions in our global Procurement organization? Would you like to support our Strategic Procurement responsible for making the most of their sourcing projects every time? Do you have strong analytical and proactive mindset and would you like to become an expert within Procurement souring tools and analysis? If so, you should apply for this position as Procurement Junior Analyst, based in our office in Gdansk. Arla’s Procurement function are spread across Denmark, Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, UK, Poland and Hong Kong.

“As a member of the Procurement Performance team, you ensure our purchasers perform the best way possible.  You support the entire sourcing process from data analysis and category strategies to comparison of quotes and calculations of savings after a negotiation. You are a key contribution to shaping an efficient and digitally driven procurement organization.” says Procurement Director, Ninna Normand Helles.

- Junior Analyst in Procurement with growth potential –

Specifically you will:

  • Support the team of analysts, Sr Analysts and Category Managers in Procurement in preparing data analysis, setting up tenders, analyzing incoming quotes and preparing savings calculations.
  • You will get to learn how to utilize best practice procurement tools and approached in the most feasible way, and you will influence and challenge the procurement organization in this regards.
  • As Procurement Junior Analyst you will be part of an exciting transformation journey where your ability to identify, combine, and utilize internal and external data is key to your success.

Facilitate expert sourcing and e-auctions
You will join a team of Procurement Analysts & Sr Analysts, who are all supporting our Category Managers both in their daily work and to make the most of any sourcing project they initiate. Together with your colleagues you ensure that Arla has the best foundation to conduct professional sourcing processes across the global organization. Within this team you are supporting and influencing way of working in Procurement. You play a key role in development of sourcing tools and will also support execution of optimization projects, development of category strategies and opportunities to optimize ways of working within Procurement.
Your tasks will include:

  • Supporting the team of Procurement Analysts and Category Managers in sourcing projects by ensuring they are well prepared and conducted in accordance with most appropriate approaches.
  • Preparation of tenders, performing data analysis and preparing savings calculations.
  • Identification of improvement opportunities in ways of working Procurement and support implementation of such.
  • Becoming an expert within usage of the sourcing toolbox in Arla.
  • Creating data transparency and strong analysis foundation for decision making, negotiations and challenge status quo.

Curious mindset & analytical skills:
You are service-minded, have a very curious and analytical mindset, and you are a fast learner. Either you already have experience within sourcing or you are eager to get to know this business area in details and build up knowledge about the sourcing areas which you will support.

Moreover, you:

  • Hold a master’s degree in business administration, economics, finance, logistics or similar
  • Have strong digital and analytical skills are great at crunching numbers.
  • Have good knowledge of VBA/advanced excel
  • If you are already familiar with Ariba, Power BI and SAP it is a great advantage.
  • Have good communication and stakeholder management skills and master English at a professional level.

What do we offer?

  • Flexible working time (start your day of work between 7-9) and home office work possibility
  • Trainings with experts & professional induction in a new position 
  • Development programs (development activities based on assessment of the role and development approach)
  • Financial support of your education  
  • Medical care & life insurance  
  • Additional benefits like gym card, vouchers, travel points or cinema tickets, etc. 
  • Scandinavian working style & no dress code 
  • Home kit – monitor, laptop, keyboard, mouse, headsets, webcam
  • Relocation allowance
  • Referral program for employees 
  • Employee Assistance Program (legal, psychological, health, financial consulting, etc. ) 
  • Support for your healthy lifestyle (fruit day, facility for sportsmen, sport challenges and activities, Arla active teams / sport groups) 
  • Additional holiday depending on length of employment (up to 4 days) 

… while in the office you can also use some of below:  

  • Modern office space with beautiful view and high standard furniture (i.e. adjustable desks) 
  • Chill-out rooms with X-box, pool table, board games, football table and swing


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Why Arla?

Your future colleagues from HR department describe these generally:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Professional career development
  • Great atmosphere
  • Respectful scandinavian culture
  • No dress code zone
  • Lack of stress at work
  • Tens of benefits
  • Space for self-reliance
Recruitment process
1. Clock the APPLY button
2. Create an account in our HR platform
3. Submit your application
4. Wait for our call
5. Meet with us online
6. Enjoy joining the best team