Project Analyst

Company: Orkla ASA

Location: HQ Oslo

Deadline: 01 Mar 2019

Contact: Espen Jakobsen,, +47 45397211

Orkla’s Branded Consumer Goods business comprises the Orkla Foods, Orkla Confectionery & Snacks, Orkla Care and Orkla Food Ingredients business areas. Orkla also has operations organised under the Orkla Investments business area, consisting of its investment in Jotun (42.5% interest), in addition to Hydro Power and financial assets.

Orkla ASA is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and its head office is in Oslo, Norway. As of 31 December 2017, Orkla had 18,178 employees. The Group’s turnover in 2017 totalled NOK 39.6 billion.

Be part of changing the supply chain strategy for Orkla

In 2014, Orkla embarked on a strategic journey to refocus on our core and to grow the branded consumer goods business. A large part of this journey is to establish Supply Chain as a competitive advantage for Orkla. To facilitate this change an internal consultancy group, Production Strategy & Development (PSD), was established.

The team you will be part of

The team currently consist of 30 individuals located in Norway, Sweden, and the Czech Republic. PSD encompasses a mixture of highly experienced Supply Chain professionals from various industrial sectors, former management consultants, and newly graduated “Young Professionals”.

The PSD project analyst role

You will be a part in the development of one of the largest branded consumer goods companies in the Nordics. PSD is a highly dynamic and energized team, driving the strategic change and operational improvements needed to secure the long-term success of Orkla. Your role as a project analyst will be to support change projects, from initial assessment to diagnostics, design, planning, implementation and subsequent capturing of financial benefits. Being part of PSD will provide you with an exceptional network and a vast array of future possibilities within Orkla, in Scandinavia, Central Europe and Asia.


Preferably a relevant Master of Science from a leading institution. Another educational background could also be sufficient in combination with the right experience and with the right level of analytical capabilities


  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • High commitment and creativity, able to produce consistently excellent results in a changing environment
  • Social and able to interact with people in different positions throughout the company
  • Curiosity combined with a strong desire to learn and the ability to make it happen


Fluency in at least one Scandinavian language plus English is required


Extensive traveling required

What can Orkla offer you?
Orkla is a unique consumer goods company with a strong footprint in the Nordics but also continually growing within Europe, India and beyond. The ability to work with strong local brands combined with the backdrop of a growing international company, gives our employees the opportunity to really make a difference and see the impact of their work. At Orkla, we think globally but also believe in developing local solutions that cater to the needs of our customers and at the same time, empower our own employees to make a difference.