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Do you have a passion for SAP Sales and Distribution?

Oslo, NO, 0277

Orkla is one of the most important suppliers in people's lives in our geographies: every day we produce, distribute market and sell more than eight million consumer units - that makes a difference on people's everyday life, happiness and not the least - health and environment. We are present in 18 countries and are expanding in important markets such as India and China. Thus, we make a tangible difference on people's health, happiness, and the environment. Orkla is your friend in everyday life!


Orkla is one of Northern Europe’s largest organizations, and we are changing! Orkla IT is Orkla’s in-house IT company with about 140 employees. We provide strategic advice, translate business needs, utilise opportunities, implement new systems and maintain stable operations. 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.
The Logistics team is a part of Digital Supply Chain Unit, and we are responsible for supporting the business within Logistics processes. We have the end-to-end responsibility, and this means we are focusing on advisory, projects and on our current operations of application. This includes SAP Inventory management, Warehouse management and Sales and Distribution including EDI. Orkla has several SAP environments and is working towards one common SAP S4 Hana template. The right candidate has skills within SAP Sales and Distribution processes including EDI, preferably S4 Hana, leader skills, good cooperation skills, and is used to working in distributed and agile teams. We are looking for a candidate with minimum 3 years of relevant experience.


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


Orkla IT is looking for our next Application Manager. This resource will be the main responsible for the Maintenance and operations of the SAP Sales technical and functional solution, and ensure it is developed and maintained according to the business requirements.
As a SAP Application Manager you will be a part of the Logistics team in Orkla IT, but also work closely with the business, other teams (processes) within Orkla IT, and vendors who deliver projects or maintenance.
In this job you will be working with various tasks such as:
Advise and support business

  • Advise business and process owners in specification of changes
  • Qualify business needs, translate these to change specifications or IT projects and ensure technical and functional QA in the execution phase
  • Support the business in training activities
  • Cooperate closely with the super users and process owners to understand requirements and priorities

Maintain solutions

  • Support Application Management team with expert knowledge, or coordinate with solution architects
  • QA on process changes
  • Daily follow up and control on tickets and activities within the functional areas, including finding the right resources to be able to complete the ticket
  • Participate and contribute when transitioning from projects to maintenance
  • Work closely with Service Providers/3rd parties in case of issues, specification of changes, or follow up
  • Manage and follow up the resources within the functional area, and give input on resource requirements
  • Follow ITIL processes, and give input on possible improvement
  • Coordinate or be a part of Root Cause Analysis for problem solving, and follow up actions
  • Follow defined Test processes for changes to be implemented
  • Work processes using Solman

We are looking for candidates fulfilling the following criteria:

  • You will be the right person for Orkla IT if you have a University level degree (or similar), minimum 3 years but preferably 5 years
  • Necessary SAP training within sales and distribution including EDI and 3-5 years’ experience as SAP consultant within area of responsibility
  • Good business knowledge
  • 3+ years of documented experience building and operating SAP ERP
  • Good experience of architecture and integrations
  • 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
  • Problem solver
  • 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 team
  • Modern offices
  • Additional benefits such as gym, flexible working hours, good pension scheme and personnel discounts


How to Apply:
Click on the link and follow the steps to create a profile to apply for this position. 
Please send us your application before 10th of August.

We do not accept applications via email. 
For any questions related to this position, please contact Team Lead Logistics, Monica Bernhoftsen, 97194884.
We look forward to receiving your application.