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Date: Mar 13, 2018

Location: Broomfield, CO, US

Company: DANONE

As the largest public benefit corporation in the US, DanoneWave is taking bold steps for social good in North America. DanoneWave's ambition is to produce healthful foods that create economic and social value and nurture natural ecosystems through sustainable agriculture. With famous brands like Oikos, Evian, Activia, Danimals, International Delight, Silk, Horizon Organic and many more, we are changing the way many of our foods and beverages are made by using fewer and more natural ingredients, incorporating and labeling non-GMO ingredients, and in some cases even feeding cows non-GMO feed. We're also committed to sustainable ingredient sourcing, water conservation, waste reduction, animal welfare and community engagement.


USD - Dannon, a subsidiary of Danone, is looking forManager, Strategy & Insights in United States (US) for Broomfield

Danone is a global food company holding top positions in healthy food through its four businesses: Fresh Dairy Products, Early Life Nutrition, Waters, and Medical Nutrition. Its mission, bringing health through food to as many people as possible, embodies commitment to human progress and business success. It gives meaning to the work of our 100,000 Danoners worldwide on an everyday basis.
For passionate people looking for autonomy and exciting career opportunities, Danone truly has something special inside.

In this role you will be responsible for influencing strategy for our Yogurt portfolio. To succeed in the role, you need to have a strong drive to own the business and be a self-starter, comfortable with working in a fast-paced environment. You also need to have a proven record of leadership, strategic thinking, and persuasive communication. Finally, you need to be passionate about learning, objective about the data, and open to collaboration and debate.

 Diagnosing the business based on market data and custom research and providing actionable recommendations for growth
• Anticipate business and research need; Understand the big picture but also the nuances of the business and the research
• Proactively provide thought leadership to influence business stakeholders in order to make the appropriate business decision through the lenses of consumer and business goals/priorities.
• Be responsible for the day-to-day management of multiple innovation projects; and the ability to work autonomously in decision making.
• Source and execute complex primary research projects with collaboration of research partners in order to address business questions.
• Source and synthesize information and data points, and translate them into insights and fill the knowledge gap. Be able to cut through the data clutter and deliver unique insights
• Integrate data from multiple data sources (primary, secondary and syndicated) to drive foresight and strategy
• Inject Consumer Insights throughout the complete product life cycle including brand strategy, communication strategy, creative development, innovation, product and packaging, in market execution and assessment.
• Translate data and information into actionable insights and business recommendations utilizing best in class "story telling" and engaging communication.
• Represents DanoneWave's Consumer Insights team in professional organizations and meetings
• Collaborate cross-functionally to ensure that strategies and plans are based on sound consumer/ market understanding

BA/BS required (Masters preferred)
• 8+ years of experience in consumer research in Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), preferably both at the agency and manufacturer side
• Strong knowledge of business practices, marketing principles, and retail environment/practices.
• Experience across a broad range of market research techniques and analytical techniques such as:
o consumer based market structures (consumer need state landscape),
o consumer segmentations, copy testing,
o brand health,
o product and concept testing,
o packaging evaluation
o volumetric forecasting
o market mix modeling,
o data mining with IRI/Nielsen syndicated tools
• Extraction and synthesis of data and information into actionable insights.
• Experience leading the strategic learning plan and priorities for a brand or product category and managing a research budget accordingly.
• Demonstrated ability to build advocacy for consumer insights in an organization.
• Deep analytics/ modelling is a plus
• Equally comfortable contributing and influencing in group or individual assignments.
• Open minded, flexible, autonomous, and capable of leading cross-functional discussions
• Client-side work in CPG preferred.
• Supplier-side research experience a plus.

"Corporate responsibility does not end at the factory gate or the office door. The jobs a business creates are central to the lives of employees and the energy and raw materials we consume change the shape of our planet. [...] It is clear that growth should no longer be an end in itself, but rather a tool used to serve the quality of life without ever being detrimental to it." - Antoine Riboud, co-founder Danone 1972


For more information about Danone, its people and its business, please visit We have something special inside, do you?
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The Dannon Company is a US-subsidiary of Danone, a Fortune 500 company and one of the most successful health-focused food companies in the world with leading positions in fresh dairy products, water, baby nutrition and medical nutrition.  Danone’s mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.

Our core values foster individual professional growth. We reward entrepreneurialism and innovation. There truly is something very special inside our company. You can see it reflected in our people, our products and our culture. If you like what you have learned, we encourage you to apply and learn more.

Dannon is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.

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