Apply for the role of CEO

Noi Sirius is hiring a CEO. We are looking for a leader with drive, integrity and excellent interpersonal skills to lead a cohesive team of up to 150 employees with a shared goal of delighting the nation's taste buds.

The CEO drives the company's strategy in cooperation with the board and manages the daily operations with a strong management team. Noi Sirius was acquired by the Norwegian company Orkla in 2021. Noi Sirius is now part of Orkla Confectionery & Snacks, a market leader within confectionery, snacks and biscuits in the Nordics and Baltics.

With this solid ownership, Noi Sirius has started a journey of further growth and professionalism. The company's new CEO will lead this continuing journey based on a strong local foundation with access to global capabilities. Exciting times lie ahead for this more than 100-year-old company.

We are looking for:

  • Extensive experience in management and operations
  • A proven track record of achieving challenging business goals
  • Superb strategic thinking
  • Drive, ambition and strong team building skills
  • Significant experience in the consumer goods market
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English

Further information – Sverrir Briem,

Applications shall be submitted in English at before 17th of September 2023.

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.



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For almost a century Síríus chocolate has been an essential part of Icelanders' celebrations but it is certainly not the only piece of joy that finds its way through our manufacturing process. Delicious liquorice, jelly candy, chocolate coated caramels and the Icelandic favourite, chocolate covered raisins, are just a few examples of our products. There are also the legendary Opal and Tópas pastilles and the Háls hard candy for sore throats. For the special occasions, we offer the classic Nóa Konfekt, assorted chocolates, and the indispensable Easter eggs that make Easter one of the nation's favourite holidays.


Orkla Confectionery & Snacks is a market leader in the confectionery, biscuits, and snacks categories, with well-known local brands and tastes that delight consumers in the Nordic and Baltic countries. Orkla Confectionery & Snacks’ many popular brands include KiMs, Nidar, Göteborgs Kex, Sætre, OLW, Panda, Laima, Selga, Adazu and Kalev. Orkla Confectionery & Snacks has 3.000 employees and have a turnover of approx. 7.5 billion NOK.