Every time we eat and drink, we vote for the world in which we want to live."
Emmanuel Faber - CEO Of Danone
At Centrale Danone , we believe that each time we eat and drink, we can vote for the world we want. This has inspired the definition of our long-term goals which flow directly from our 'One Planet.
One Health' vision. As we strengthen our business model and nourish our dual economic and social project,we have every confidence we will deliver our business and financial agenda, as well as create and share sustainable value for all.
Through our commitment to social and economic progress, and our passion for bringing health through food to as many people as possible, we aim to generate profitable, sustainable growth now and for many years to come.
Centrale Danone achieved a turnover of approximately 7 billion dirhams in 2017, with a brand portfolio that includes both international brands (Activia, Danette, Nutricia, Oykos,.
and local brands (Raibi Jamila, Velouté, Assil, Xtra...).
As Health & nutrition Manager , you are the driver to
Build the credibility of the business & brands through scientific evidence-based solutions, reputable practices and endorsement from key scientific stakeholders.
Support business & maximize its impact by making the science and nutrition a powerful lever of differentiation and superiority versus competitors.
1 - Drive & animate the nutrition strategy in the CBU
Research management in nutrition & data creation ;
Integration of nutrition and science as a value provider in business projects and communication ;
Nutritional design and rational for product development ;
Fosters knowledge in nutrition in the CBU ;
Lead nutrition topics as a lever for innovation ;
Plan, organize and implement the science and nutrition roadmap ;
Watches for nutritional & health context in the country, competitors’ actions in nutrition and makes regular updates at COREP / CODI about nutrition matters ;
Conducts studies (Food styles, Dietary intakes, Focus groups) with external experts to have a better understanding of local habits & cultures and enrich the business ;
Support and fuel the business strategy in terms of brand innovations, positioning & communication and / or to secure the current business with scientific evidences develop rationales, scientific dossiers and communication content ;
Monitors nutritional quality of products in the R&I projects and on the market (Paintball) and consolidates history of nutritional improvements ;
Monitor / Report nutrition performance (KPIs) to internal & external audiences ;
Education Empower employees in nutrition, ensure / coordinate the development of educational and training materials
2-Network animation, partnerships building & external engagement
Work closely with the public affairs manager to engage external stakeholders regarding nutrition and health (KOL management) scientific experts, institutions, health care professionals ;
Manage tactically and operationally the local Danone Institute define the strategy in line with local public health challenges and business priorities and animate the scientific board;
Drive the organization of KOL & HCPs events (scientific workshops, symposia, round tables ) set up by the Danone Institute ;
Manage the medical sales force, in collaboration with the medical manager, to promote the company one health’ vision and dairy category benefits toward HCPs ;
Be the Nutrition key contact / spoke for Morocco ;
Participates actively in the Danone nutrition network (R&I Health & Nutrition Africa team, Alimentation & science team, ISN team, Health & advocacy team) / conf calls, annual meetings ;
Participates to network projects, leads some projects / activities (Hub Zone / Hub thematic ).
Ideal Candidate needs to have
Solid background in Nutrition ;
Excellent social & communication skills with the ability to easily interact with people ;
Ability to be in the shoes of the stakeholders (internal & external) in order to translate ; scientific issues into business opportunities questions and vice-versa ;
Project management Business & consumer understanding ;
Ability to connect, cooperate & influence externally (KOLs management) ;
Ability to distil nutritional and scientific research into easy to understand messages for HCP’s ;
Project management ;