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Risk Manager

Oslo, NO, 0277


Whether you’ve been working for one, two, or even 10+ years, your skills and experiences are valuable to Orkla. It’s a place where you can continuously learn and develop from your first day to your last. Whichever country you join us in, whichever production line, office, or field location you call home, you’ll be part of a team that comes together to support one another, share ideas and be valued and rewarded for being who you are.


We're a global business with strong roots in local markets. This, along with the opportunity to work across the entire value chain within a variety of business areas —including Food Ingredients, Confectionery & Snacks, Foods, Care and our corporate functions—means that you’ll have access to incredible opportunities to innovate, explore and move laterally, sideways and around the world. So join us, and use your local expertise to drive ambitions with our global support. Make Orkla a home to grow for our employees, and a Friend in Everyday life for our consumers.


The department


Orkla Insurance Risk Management is responsible for the Orkla Group's non-life insurances including the development of insurance strategy, placement and administration of Orkla's insurance programs, establishment of project insurances as well as implementation and follow-up of risk inspections and risk reduction measures in Orkla's operations (including more than 100 factories internationally) as well as in connection with projects. As part of our strategy, we also utilize Orkla’s own captive insurance company.


Your role and day-to-day responsibilities


Active risk management is an important focus area for Orkla Insurance Risk Management as well as for Orkla in general. Your responsibility will be to:


  • Coordinate, follow up, and report on insurance risk surveys and risk reducing measures in Orkla’s operations
  • Contribute with risk mitigating recommendations for Orkla’s construction and restructuring projects
  • Implement and keep updated Orkla’s standard and policies for property related risk management
  • Follow up on risk ratings of Orkla’s facilities
  • Collect relevant risk information for Orkla Insurance Risk Management and Orkla’s insurers


You will report to Orkla’s Vice President, Insurance Risk Management.



What you’ll bring


  • An open and curious mind, eager to gain new experiences and absorb and learn as much as possible
  • Good communication and cooperation skills
  • Structured and proactive approach to solving relevant tasks
  • Self-going personality
  • Ability to create internal network with factory managers and others responsible for Orkla’s operations
  • Ability to educate and create acceptance when it comes to implementation of necessary risk reducing measures


Required experience and qualifications


  • Engineering degree at university level
  • 5+ years’ experience from similar position in a large corporation or the insurance industry
  • Good understanding of exposures relevant to industrial operations and facilities
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations related to fire safety
  • Knowledge about relevant risk reducing measures
  • Understanding insurance companies’ expectations when it comes to property risk management
  • A good proficiency level in English, both spoken and written


What we offer


  • An interesting position in a dynamic and international group of companies
  • The opportunity to use your skills and experience to influence risk management in Orkla’s operations
  • Opportunities for both professional and personal development
  • The chance to build a broad network, both within Orkla and in the insurance industry
  • An opportunity for travel to Orkla’s operations in the Nordics and internationally


Apply now


Orkla is a unique consumer goods company with a strong footprint in the Nordics, that is also thriving within Europe, India and beyond. The ability to work with beloved local brands, combined with the backdrop of an expanding international company means that with us, you’ll be empowered to make a difference while you grow. If you’re looking for somewhere to belong, where you can express your passions, achieve your goals and build a brilliant career – Orkla could be the place for you.


At Orkla, we continuously strive to make sure our opportunities are open to all. We treat all job applications equally, and are always delighted to welcome new members to the Orkla family.


The application deadline is Monday the 19th of April. 

All applications needs to be sent through our recruitment system. We do not accept applications sent through e-mail. 


For questions about this position, please contact Alf Lysberg, VP Indusrance Risk Management on 91859460 or alf.lysberg@orkla.no. 



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