Why choose Orkla?

Orkla is an international company with Norwegian roots founded in 1654. Since we own our entire value chain from A to Z, we are able to offer a wide range of opportunities for an exciting career across different functions, companies and national borders.

We offer all our employees stimulating and challenging work responsibilities, and attach special importance to internal recruitment. This ensures that management staff and other employees are able to gain experience from several different companies within the Group therein broadening their skills and knowledge.

Challenging work

Orkla has a strong focus on systematic training and development of our employees. Through on-the-job training in your company you will gradually be more challenged at work while under professional guidance.

Finding your own solutions

As a Orkla employee, you are encouraged to find your own solutions to work challenges. Coaching our talent is part of our management responsibility and managers are evaluated on their ability to develop talent.

Professional and personal development

As a Orkla employee, you will participate in internal courses and educational programmes that are relevant to the position you are in. Orkla offers central training programmes within all areas of the value chain and we place special emphasis on general management training.

Stimulating network

The Orkla Group is a large and international corporation. As a new employee, you are given the opportunity to develop networks within the company in which you are working, as well as within the group as a whole. These networks enable a better knowledge of our companies, transferring competence between co-workers, and creating career opportunities within the group. Examples of this include the Young Professional network for employees with 0-2 years work experience.

Our culture, vision and values

Our vision “Your friend in everyday life” underlines the importance of strong business relations built on trust.

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Shares for employees

The Orkla Group carried out its “Shares for employees”-programme on 18 – 22 September 2017.

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