Product Change Manager - Bahrain


Product Change Manager - Bahrain

Arla Foods
  • Bahrain



Al Hidd, BH

At Arla, we do so much more than make some of the world’s favourite dairy products. We make healthy taste delicious, mornings worth getting up for and family dinners unforgettable. Puck®, Dano®, Lurpak® and Castello® – names like these make us a vital, natural part of modern life in over 100 countries around the world. There are 1,200 employees in the Middle East and Africa and 19,000 global employees at the heart of our business. Every single one of us plays an important role and together we build on our 10bn Euros turnover and establish our position as one of the largest dairy companies in the world.

Do your competencies cover broad product management skills and solid international experience handling brands in the dairy industry? If yes, an opportunity has arisen for a Product Manager to join our MENA team. In this challenging job you will be based in the Bahrain diary and you will report to the Senior Product Manager- MENA.

Drive product development of cheese products manufactured in Bahrain diary.

You are responsible for executing operational plans or delivering high-profile/specialist projects with a direct impact on functional success.

You will challenge processes and practices identifying opportunities for continuous improvement.

Key Responsibilities
• Responsible for planning and directing Bahrain dairy sourced projects from initiation to implementation, ensuring the specified project objectives are achieved
• Responsible for managing the constraints of the project, including cost, time, scope and quality of the outcome
• Ensures that the Arla Foods project management framework is followed and that the appropriate tools and systems are used to report and document changes and results throughout the project.
• Maintain clear, visible, and accessible documentation and project plans as well as measure progress, report status and keep track of the overall project tasks and priorities
• Effectively manage internal and external stake holders, whilst establishing solid relationships
• Proactively drives continuous improvement and implements best practices within the project management processes/ tools and ways of working
• Drives activities and projects that reduce assortment complexity to reduce COGS
• Acts as “first point of contact” to supply chain
• Drives day-to-day tasks in relation to market/category requests in a fast and effective manner
• Supports and challenges markets and categories in product and packaging-related issues
• Drives process for market-driven CAPEX
• Owns the Bahrain products set up within 3DX system, ensuring data accuracy and periodical training to Bahrain stake holders involved in SKU set up and release process
• Leads regular dairy/supply chain coordination meetings
• Dairy expert in-depth knowledge of products and packaging
• Responsible for product information and documentation in local systems


An academic/theoretical degree/post graduate in business or

An academic/theoretical degree/post graduate in dairy/ food science.

4-6 years Product/Project Management experience

4-6 years of experience in a fast-moving consumer goods environment

Product/supply chain knowledge

You like to work at high pace environment and able to navigate in a matrix organization and you look forward to shaping Arla’s future in a very exciting and complex region. A strong impact, excellent stakeholder management skills and attention to details are necessary qualities.

Application and Contact

Please apply no later than two weeks from date of posting.

All applications will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

We have a purpose for Good

At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?


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Category : Product Manager
Posted : November 29, 2023
Salary : N/A
Experience : 4 Months

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