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Specialized Nutrition Project Manager

  • Posted: 17 Apr 2024
  • Operations
  • Riga
  • Latvia
  • Hybrid

About the job

Are you an experienced professional seeking a meaningful opportunity? Do you thrive in collaborative and international environments? Look no further! Danone welcomes you to bring your expertise to our purpose-driven mission!

As a Specialized Nutrition Project Manager, you’ll play a pivotal role in driving impactful projects, collaborating with diverse teams, and ensuring successful project launches within the specialized nutrition domain.


  • Coordinate innovation, renovation, productivity projects for Specialized nutrition Milks, Pediatric Nutrition (Peads), Metabolic Nutrition (Mets) & Ketogenic Nutrition (Keto).
  • Coordinate cross-functional project team and serve as process expert identifying opportunities and recommendations to leadership & project team.
  • Develop project implementation plans (Go Define-Go Launch) including timelines and risk/contingency options.
  • Manage project communication to business teams across the organization.
  • Assess and facilitate critical project decisions with business teams and/or management to ensure project priorities are optimized.
  • Conduct or facilitate root cause investigations when project or process deviations occur and identifies resolutions or corrective actions.
  • Coordinate project risk assessment, warn about risks and deviations versus project timelines, escalate issues and risks.

About you


In order to be successful, you need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree industrial, business administration, or similar.
  • 4-5 years of previous working experience in project management within Supply Chain, Business or R&D functions, preferably in FMCG, Retail or Pharma industry.
  • Adaptability to thrive in a dynamic and rapidly evolving environment.
  • Excellent presentation, communication, negotiation, project time planning and collaboration skills.
  • Analytical skills, attention to detail and ability to overcome complex situations.
  • Solution-oriented and compassionate mindset.
  • Ability to work in organized and structured way.
  • Advanced English skills in speaking and writing.

About us

At Danone we strive to have variety of benefits across our region in Nordics & Baltics and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.
  • Salary of 2800- 3000 euro gross per month, depending on the candidates experience;
  • Annual Bonus;
  • Health insurance from first working day;
  • Access to sports and wellness program;
  • One share for all allowing to become co-owner of Danone;
  • Remote work opportunities;
  • Unlimited access to our online learning platforms and other amazing opportunities for your professional development;
  • Organization and Team events.
And hey, want a snack? Feel free to grab a yoghurt in the fridge at the office - products available all day!
Danones mission is bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we believe in order to do so we need a healthy planet. We have more than 100 000 employees worldwide built on three business categories: Dairy and Drinks, Plant-Based Products and Specialized Nutrition who all strive for our vision One Planet One Health.
Danone Nordics & Baltics has 500 employees, and our brand portfolio includes many trusted brands such as Alpro, Aptamil, Souvenaid, Fortimel, Neocate, Lophlex, Actimel, Aqua dOr, Fortini and Milupa.
We develop healthy food choices for everyone and grow strong brands through close collaboration with our customers and consumers. We keep challenging ourselves to stay one step ahead of emerging trends and tastes. Join our movement for a more sustainable world. One Planet One Health BY YOU
Did you know that as a B-Corp certified company, Danone meets the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability?
For more information about Danone, our teams and culture, please explore careers.danone.com.
Click APPLY button and send in your application in English before the closing date of April 26th. Recruitment process is ongoing, and we will review applications and conduct interviews continuously. Observe that the position may be filled before last application date.
We are proud to be an equal employer. We are convinced our differences make the difference and that an inclusive working environment will drive our growth as a business, as teams and as individuals. We will therefore consider all applicants for employment* fostering an inclusive working culture that is accessible for all.
* all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
SIA Nutricia with its registered office in Riga (Gustava Zemgala gatve 74, Riga, LV-1039, Latvia) is the controller of your personal data disclosed in the profile and in documents submitted during the recruitment process.