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Director Strategy & Business Planning

Company: Danone
Location: White Plains
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

This role will bring to life the Danone North America performance from Strategy to Action. The
leader will be responsible for external and internal executive level framing of our strategic direction,
performance, and challenges. The role will work closely with the Danone North American
Leadership Team and Functional Leadership Teams to synthesize strategy & performance, driving
discussion & decisions that advance our NORAM strategic ambitions. The role will be based in
White Plains, NY or Broomfield, CO.
In this role, you will be responsible for:
--- Build/ensure common understanding of NORAM performance in collaboration with key
functional partners
--- Fostering dialogue for internal and external understanding of NORAM performance across
multiple dimensions in close collaboration with finance, communication & functional partners
and driving for adjustments as needed
--- Create data backed POV on Danone's market performance vs peers and lead strategic
competitive intelligence
--- Develop an upgraded performance management and post mortem process, tracking against
enterprise objectives and SOGS assumptions
--- Establishing and participating in forums to stay in tune with performance cross functionally
--- Creating compelling, powerful presentations for a range of audiences - investors, global
executives, internal etc
This will be done by:
--- Preparing content for key internal and external meetings including quarterly performance
reviews with senior Global executives
--- Participating in performance cycle and partnering cross functionally to upgrade performance
management from assumption to execution
--- Owning the NORAM investor relations process from data analysis to talk trackAbout you
--- A trusted partner to executive stakeholders, you have strong influencing skills at all levels of
the organization, and ability to partner across teams
--- Strong business & financial acumen and strategic mindset, with an ability to think across a
broad system, refine questions, and develop analytical frameworks
--- Skilled at simplifying complexity and distilling key messages into plain, powerful language
--- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills underpinned by world class presentation
and storytelling abilities
--- High tolerance for ambiguity and on-going change. You are comfortable working in a complex
matrixed environment, proactively engaging with stakeholders across all levels of
--- Exceptional PowerPoint and fluency - you're the best at creating powerful, crisp
--- Hands-on experience with Nielsen/IRI or other EPOS/Retail Sales data source and a passion
for turning data into simple insights that propel the business forward
--- Proven record of influencing business decisions with fact-based insights with competitive
intelligence, retail intelligence and persuasive communication to drive better business
--- Multiple-function experiences - leaders who were power-users of analytics and insights and
have leveraged to drive better business decisions from multiple perspectives
--- Minimum 7 years in CPG/Pharma, with preference for Brand Management, Finance or
Strategy background (McKinsey, Bain, BCG)
--- Bachelor Degree in Business or related field; MBA preferredThe base compensation range for this position is $160-180K. Danone North America additionally offers a performance-based bonus and has a strong benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Coverage, 401k Plan, Wellness Program, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Flexible Time Off, and Paid Parental Bonding Leave, among other benefit plan options.To give our employees flexibility, Danone is a hybrid work environment with opportunities to work both remotely and in office when desired.About usAt Danone North America, you'll work with some of the best-known food and beverage brands in the world like Activia, Silk, Horizon Organic, Two Good, Oikos, evian, and Happy Family. You'll be part of one of the largest Certified B Corps--- in the world, working together to make sure our brands create real benefits for people, communities, and the planet. We have 6,000+ employees across the U.S. and Canada. Come join our movement for a healthier world: One Planet. One Health BY YOU.Danone North America doesn't just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We're proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all of our employees share inthe commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

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