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Market Intelligence Manager for Milk & Dairy


Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Hoofddorp, NH, NL

Company: DANONE


In this role your mission is to be the expert for market and price developments for the category responsible. Provide maximum leverage to the buyers with regard to market information, analysis and value-adding commentary & support finance function in Danone Monthly & Quarterly forecast processes. Ensure to manage all data centrally in a structured way.


Are you ready for this challenge?


About the Job


Your core activities will be focused on building & animating the Danone monthly Market report (Market, financial + other KPIs). You will be in charge of creating price forecasts (in cooperation with external consultants & Danone buyers. You will coordinate the MI Global Network deploying & enhancing aligned way of working across global organization.


Looking at your scope, below you find the key responsibilities:


Report & Forecast Market Commodities Prices

  • Extension, maintenance, and operation of price, forecasting & analytical models
  • Collect and consolidate available data, price forecasts and market opinions from internal and external sources (suppliers, industry reports, associations)
  • Constant selection & monitoring of relevant markets and drivers (input cost, weather, geo-political, etc.)
  • Consolidate price views and assumptions
  • Create required (Weekly, Monthly, Strat-Plan) market reports and market price forecasts, including value-adding commentary


Support Risk Management Strategies & Recommendations

  • Provide analysis insights & tools to lead to hedging recommendations
  • Support Risk Management Policies and analytics on an ad-hoc basis


Track Contract Indexation Performance

  • Provide systematic analysis of key indexes performance / category.
  • Identify opportunities to change supplier contract terms (indexes & lags, other, etc.)


About You


You have at least 5 years’ experience in a similar role or with above mentioned responsibility areas. Your previous experience in working / building & maintaining large Databases (Excel based) and with BI tools (Tableau server and / or Desktop / Microstrategy user) is highly desired.

You have the ability to process and prioritize large amounts of information in limited time and you have strong analytical skills. You are a quick learner and you can easily adapt yourself to new situations. You are a create connector and you can easily build connections with your internal and external stakeholders.


We Offer


At Danone, we offer a complete package of benefits, with a competitive primary and yearly bonus, but also benefits like a premium free pension, 30 days annual leave and several discounts on a collective health insurance and even on some of our products.


About us


Danone’s mission is bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We recognize the power people have to impact the world through their daily choices. Healthy food needs a healthy planet, and this is what our new signature One Planet One Health embodies.


What’s next?


We invite you to apply online via our website. You have until the closing date to apply. To comply with GDPR regulations, we cannot process your personal data without given consent. Therefore, we strongly recommend applying directly via our careers website.


Need more information?

Please contact me Ingrid Stok, Senior Talent Manager Benelux,



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