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Risks and Compliance Manager


Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: Palaiseau, FR

Company: DANONE

FRS - DANONE SA,a subsidiary of Danone, is looking for Risks and Compliance Manager France (FR) Palaiseau 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!


Today the protection of its reputation is a key issue for Danone. Consumer trust is a major asset for a sustainable activity. We are facing many new emerging risks, including perceived/fake risks that need to be anticipated and mitigated. In addition, we have developed high quality standards and commitments that should be monitored. Food fraud is also a threat that is developing and needs to be fought to protect our consumers.


Under the supervision of the Risk Prevention & Crisis Director, join us as Risks and Compliance Manager, within the Essential Dairy and Plant Based Quality central team.


This contract is a replacement of maternity leave (7 months) and will be based in Palaiseau (France, 91).


Main missions:


1. Animate Food Fraud Prevention Program within Essential Dairy and Plant Based (EDP) Global Division


• Communicate and train EDP Food Fraud local network (factories & BUs) to corporate & Global requirements

• Support local teams and answers questions related to the implementation of Food Fraud (more particularly related to FSSC22000 certification in factories)

• Participate actively and contribute to cross-divisions taskforce meetings and discussions aiming at building transversal recommendations and/or tools

• Formalize and animate central mitigation actions plan to protect our business against food fraud such as actions plan with our suppliers, analytical methods, etc...


2. Contribute to EDP emerging risks anticipation process management


• Organize and participate actively to governance meetings (steering committees , taskforces, ...)

• Monitor and take into account regulatory and/or food safety updates (through internal process lead by Danone Food Safety Centre)

• Summarize and communicate about these risks internally to create awareness of stakes and launch appropriate actions

• Coordinate and ensure reporting of Business Impact Assessments of new issues with other teams and functions (factories, suppliers quality, R&I, Operations, ...)

• Animate mitigation actions plans



Your profile:

 • Scientific education

• Food Safety and Regulatory knowledge

• Previous experience in Quality/Food Safety teams in dairy products preferably

• Fluent in English

• Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills : good communication skills to explain new (complex) topics clearly and concisely.

• Ability to establish proactive, collaborative working relationships both inside or outside Danone

• Ability to work autonomously, to prioritize and take a step back

• Resilient and pragmatic




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