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Nutrition & Scientific Communication Senior Manager


Date: Aug 1, 2019

Location: Palaiseau, FR

Company: DANONE

Are you looking to work for an engaged company to provide better health through food to as many people as possible and enter the movement for #ONEPLANETONEHEALTH

  Ready to take part in an inspiring mission to offer your expertise and energy to develop healthy products that allow great experiences to our consumers ?

You are looking for a transversal and open international role linked to several departments?


Become our R&I Waters Nutrition and Scientific Communication Manager (Palaiseau, France)

to be part of our ambitious Innovation agenda for a 6 month contract


The job is located in Palaiseau in the Worldwide R&I Center which is the heart of Research and innovation in Danone (R&I). The center is a mix of analytical laboratories, pilot plants, packaging, formulation and life science teams at the edge of sciences and technologies for our Africa, Waters and Dairy & Plant Based businesses.

Your Missions:

Ensure the science data are integrated into the communications/innovations of central teams. Develop, support and monitor our CBUs (country business units) to co-build their roadmaps, help them promoting the category and our brands, and identifying strategic opportunities to integrate science as a business growth factor.


Your accountabilities:

  • Help to deliver the team 2019 roadmap and Deliverables
  • Support the development of Business Unit (LATAM in lead and EU & Asia in support) local action plans to promote the category and our brands based on the 2019 issues integrating science and inspiring opportunities, through workshops & followup;
  • In collaboration with data scientists, gather, analyze and interpret a wide range of data about fluid and water intake, scientific and nutritional facts, competitors, market sales and public health recommendations to help Business Unir to accelerate the local One Health integration in their roadmaps;
  • Support Business Unit in organization of local conferences, crisis management, development and roll out of scientific dossiers, scientific communications and tools with the collaboration of the Science & Hydration Initiatives and Partnerships teams;
  • Facilitate the transversal connections at local & central level by relaying the local success stories, the new scientific data and tools, through different internal channels (conference calls, workplace, newsletters, …);
  • Through collaboration with S&I and Marketing central & local teams ensuring the scientific integration in their routes of communication and identifying new health territories of business interest to develop;
  • Ensure project management and budget follow-up



Your Assets:

Expertise: with 5-7 years of experience minimum, you have a nutrition or public health background with a strong communication expertise.


In terms of skills and attitude, you have the agility to be in contact with different internal stakeholders, the ability to adapt to different cultures and technical background and work cross-functionality. You can understand other’s issues and needs, and interpret a large amount of data to support your audience’s requests. You have a strong capability to structure feedback, plans, activities and team spirit. You have a strong strategic vision and have shown in your previous experience to be analytical, understand the internal and external specificities and be creative, considering the local/central opportunities and problematics to roll out local activations and campaigns. You are willing to innovate in your job, particularly when developing new communication process.

As we are an international team, fluent written and spoken English is mandatory, Spoken Spanish is an asset.

Danone, "One Planet, One Health" ... why not you?
Danone is a company committed to an inspiring mission: "Bring health through food to as many people as possible". This ambition is concretized by concrete daily commitments around social and environmental issues, with local communities, farmers, our partners ... Come grow with passionate and enthusiastic teams! You will discover an environment that promotes proximity and encourages initiative. Join us to contribute to a meaningful project and lead the food Revolution.

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