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IS Expert Lead for Finance SRM Program - Danone


Date: Jun 12, 2019

Location: St Ouen, 93, FR

Company: DANONE

FRS - DANONE SA,a subsidiary of Danone, is looking for DAN'IS - BT Finance - Expert Lead for SRM Program France (FR) St Ouen

Each time we eat and drink, we vote for the world we want to live in.


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.


Danette, Evian, Activia, Volvic, Bledina, sound familiar to you? Do you know that behind these brands there is always Information Technology pushing them forward?

At Danone, we use advanced and innovative IT solutions which are implemented in all Danone units around the world to contribute to our mission : bringing health through food to as many people as possible. Don’t wait, discover the Danone IS/IT universe and join the movement : your IT skills could be a real asset for the alimentation revolution !






Danone is a company dedicated wholly to achieving health through food. And not only that: we want our mission benefit people of every age, in every social and cultural environment and in every part of the world - as many people as possible. Food plays a fundamental role in development and well- being for everyone, at every age. At Danone, we’re committed to using our product categories to make people healthier in every way and at every stage of life, from promoting a balanced diet to delivering specific, targeted health benefits.


Danone is operating in more than a 130 countries across the five continents. It does represent a rich array of geographical specificities, cultures, communities and lifestyles to understand in order to create, tailor the best offer as possible.


Within Danone, DAN’IS (Danone IS/IT) is a transversal function and a key player in all Danone activities proving IS and IT solutions for the company. DAN’IS organization is supporting all Danone businesses (Dairy, Water, Baby and Medical food).


Inside DAN’IS, the Business Transformation (BT) Finance team is managing finance, controlling and treasury core processes and solutions, and nowadays is being involved in very important program for assessing the deployment of new SRM solution.


DAN'IS BT Finance is looking for an IS Finance Expert Lead for SRM Program (CDI). The position is based in Saint-Ouen. 





Design, develop, implement and ensure sustainability of SRM solution selected as enabler for business performance & development and properly integrated and interfaced with solutions part of Danone SAP Core model.





As Finance Expert Team Lead in the SRM program you will have to manage and lead the ramp up of the finance team and organize those finance experts to implement SRM solution selected. As part of those activities will be key to Co-design the End to End process in line with Danone SAP Core model and lead and qualify alternatives for gaps identified.


After design you will have to coordinate build, tests and deployment of the core model for the pilot country/ies. Organize and plan handovers to the deployment teams for ww roll out across the different business units will be key step after completing pilot deployment.


You will proactively manage and lead the necessary workshops to perform activities described above and to lead functional integration with Finance & Controlling business representatives, other Dan’IS teams and SRM solution experts/integrator.


To follow and monitor project activity you will be responsible to deliver Finance domain status reporting and during all the project to manage sustainable knowledge management process.





Experience in a SAP competency center during minimum 5 years with specific knowledge of SAP FI module. You also need to have some finance background (i.e. accounting) and preferably some experience in P2P process.


This position requires a very good team spirit and strong communication skills. The candidate will have to be ready to adapt to a changing environment and to support changes.


Other key competences on this position will be:


  • Autonomy and openness
  • Anticipates / is proactive
  • Willing to face challenges
  • Strong leadership: build & develop team
  • Ability to convince the business
  • Strong communication, networking capabilities and interpersonal skills
  • Solid IS/IT experience (knowledge of SAP)
  • Knowledge of Finance and Controlling - Processes and applications
  • Strong project management skills
  • Team organization, manage and develop teams (direct reports or cross-functional), but also external partners and people management
  • Team working spirit. Foster team spirit and collaboration
  • Ability to manage complexity
  • Able to identify the key stakeholders and build a strong working relationship (Business & IS)
  • Customer and service oriented. Achieves results effectively, able to manage projects by respecting planning and budget
  • SAP Expert (Business Processes, SAP/Themis, Data model, Applications, …)
  • Trained or expert on SRM platforms (Ariba, Coupa, Tradeshift) implementation and Cloud interfacing with SAP


English is the working language and a must. French is a plus.


For more information about Danone, its people and its business, please visit 

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