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Are you our next Senior Data Warehouse Consultant?

Oslo, NO, 0277

Orkla is one of Northern Europe’s largest organizations, and we are changing! 

Orkla IT is Orkla’s in-house IT company. We provide strategic advice, translate business needs, utilise opportunities, implement new systems and maintain stable operations. In Orkla IT we are about 140 employees, of which more than 40 % are women. As we serve a broad portfolio, both geographically, business wise, and technology wise, we need people who have the ability and willingness to learn. We have people who really know our business, and we have very strong technologists. You will find that your job is equally about understanding our business, and about having or building the technical expertise. With us, you will find a place to give, and a place to learn and a home to grow. We need your technological skills, and you will learn about large-scale international business.


Our Analytics team is one of the most innovative and experienced such teams in the Nordics, and we are looking for new persons who can enrich us with additional skills and experiences. The right candidate has a combination of data warehouse development and architecture skills as well as good business understanding. He/she will also act as a mentor for new employees, partners and as an advisor in projects and support. We are looking for candidates with minimum 2 years relevant experience, preferably from from consulting. Orkla IT can provide exiting opportunities to work both independently and in agile teams, and hands-on experience building advanced visualizations, data warehouse models, data lakes etc in modern technologies. It is about solving complex business problems.


Would you like to join us in building the technological and digital future of Orkla?


In this job you will be working with varius tasks such as:


Advise business

  • Advice businesses in Orkla to get more value out of their data through effective use of BI and analytical techniques
  • Qualify business needs, translate these to IT projects and ensure technical and functional QA in the execution phase
  • Provide leadership and guidance related to use of tools and techniques
  • Define analytical roadmaps with key stakeholders and product owners


Deliver projects

  • Develop cost and quality efficient new data warehouse and data lake solutions
  • Support and develop Orkla’s business units with high quality data warehouse modelling, reporting and modern BI consumption
  • Develop and maintain semantic models to power self-service and data discovery for business users
  • Design and implement complex visualizations, dashboards, and reports to deliver consumer insights
  • Develop complex queries, views, and stored procedures to support visualizations, AI models or 3rd party applications 
  • Change management and communication towards key stakeholders


Maintain solutions

  • Assist other team members
  • Iteratively improve business intelligence and data warehouse solutions as member of an Agile team
  • Provide production support - solve complex business intelligence challenges and investigate technical issues
  • Define reference architectures, development standards and drive best practices in development
  • Deliver end user training


We mainly use technology from SAP and Microsoft.


We are looking for candidates fulfilling the following criterias:

  • Preferably Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science, or similar discipline. Other degree on Master level with strong technical skills and mindset can compensate for lacking computer science degree.
  • Prince2 foundation certification (optional - training in other project management methods are valuable)
  • Good business knowledge and passion for analytics
  • 2+ years of documented experience building and operating business intelligence solutions for large enterprises
  • Good documented data warehouse development experience, preferably using SAP BW, HANA or Azure SQL. Candidates having experience from other SQL based data warehouses or from ETL (e.g. Informatica, SAS, IBM) based data warehouse are also encouraged to apply.
  • Ability to design meaningful and immersive visualizations, dashboards, and reports that drive business insights
  • Ability to concisely document data processes that can be readily understood and applied by both IT leadership and developers
  • Experience in working as part of an Agile team responsible for iteratively delivering business outcome
  • Language skills: Norwegian, Swedish or Danish natively. English fluently.


Valued personal abilities

  • Analytical mindset
  • Communication skills, functional and technical
  • Team player
  • Self-driven
  • Structured


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.


We also offer

  • Professional development within a highly experienced analytical team
  • Modern offices
  • Additional benefits such as gym, flexible working hours, good pension scheme and personnel discounts


How to Apply:
Please click on the link and follow the steps to creating a profile in order to apply for this position.
We do not accept applications via email. 

For any question related to this position, please contact:

Ørnulf Andresen, Team Lead Analytics & AI: 993 03 942 / ornulf.andresen@orkla.no
Stig Sjursen, Director Big Data & Analytics: +47 975 263 08 / stig.sjursen@orkla.no


We look forward to receiving your application. 

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