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Information Security Programme Manager - Viby or Gdansk

Information Security Programme Manager - Viby or Gdansk

Type of work
Employment Type
Operating mode


At our office in Gdańsk Wrzeszcz we do not produce butter or cheese, nor do we conduct milk quality assessment. We are Global Shared Services Center and we deliver tens of projects in Finance, IT, HR, Procurement, Risk, and Compliance.

Company profile

Tech stack

    ISO 27001

Job description

Online interview

Are you ready to lead the Security Programme in an international FMCG? Do you thrive on driving initiatives to strengthen our Cyber Security infrastructure? Are you passionate about contributing to the digital transformation journey of a dynamic FMCG company? Join us in creating the future of dairy!


You will be a part of the Information Security Team, whose objective is to ensure the security of all of Arla's primary systems, applications, and data. Your location could be Viby in Denmark or Gdansk in Poland.


About the job

In your role as Information Security Programme Manager, you will ensure a collaborative approach to working, integrating structured traditional Programme management with agile methodologies (SaFe). This integration will extend across Information Security and other IT teams (e.g., IT Ops) and the broader business, facilitating the coordinated delivery of significant change initiatives alongside ongoing operations. Your responsibilities will include:


  • Ensure the smooth delivery of the Information Security Programme.
  • Create and mobilize the necessary resources across Arla IT (and Arla in general).
  • Document the progress of initiatives.
  • Report on burning rate, blocking points, percentage of completion, risks, maturity, impact, etc.


Who are you?

We expect you hold a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field, you bring years of hands-on experience in Project Management, particularly within information security. You excel in senior stakeholder management and leadership through influence. Your expertise encompasses Programme & Project Management, backed by a robust technical knowledge base.


Your career has focused on security technologies, architecture, and resiliency, where you have demonstrated the ability to lead project teams of security professionals. Your communication skills enabling effective collaboration and relationship-building across departments and stakeholders.


Adaptability is second nature to you, complemented by strong analytical and problem-solving skills, enabling you to assess and mitigate security risks efficiently. Besides this, you are adept at navigating regulatory requirements and industry best practices, holding relevant certifications and an understanding of standards such as ISO 27001, IEC62443, NIST, and COBIT.


Your proficiency in English, both spoken and written, is fluent, further enhancing your ability to contribute effectively.


What do we offer?

Joining Arla, you will become part of a vibrant and dynamic work environment. Joining the Information Security Programme will be an excellent opportunity to work on a large programme in a large complex organization.


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


Application and contact

If you want to be part of our journey and help shape the industry, then seize this exciting opportunity.

We look forward to receiving your application and CV as soon as possible. We will be conducting interviews ongoing.


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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