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VIE - UX Manager - September 2024 - (M/W)

  • Posted: 10 Jun 2024
  • Research & Innovation
  • Bruxelles-Brussel
  • Belgium
  • On-site

About the job

Are you looking for a new opportunity in a fast moving & dynamic environment within a great company such as Danone? Do you get energized by finding the perfect next career step for our (future) colleagues?


Well, then you may just have found your dream job! Hungry to apply? Don’t hesitate and submit your application today so we can get in touch.


Context :

You love purposeful & emotional brands winning on the market - We love user centric and winning spirit! Become part of Danone Benelux R&I team (based in Brussels) and participate to the growth of beautiful brands like Oikos, Danette, Actimel, Hipro, Alpro, Evian



Your missions are :

- Work closely with the S&I, UX European and central departments to decode and transform consumer needs into actionable levers for the R&I and Marketing teams in order to “design” the best product and packaging experiences and provide input to the innovation, renovation and reformulation  strategy of Belgium and Netherlands.
- On product innovation : In collaboartion with S&I, indentify the unmet consumer need and guide R&I teams into product brief, thought sensory guidelines
- On on product renovation : established what needs to be protected in product experience and what needs to be enhanced to maximise consumer satisfaction
- In order to bring the best inno& reno recommendations to the organisation, set up the adapted learning plans, with the right sensory and consumer tools, in partnership with external agencies
- Co lead with S&I the superiority roadmap projection and execution. from test and project roadmap up to results valorisation into claims
- Set the right basis of tasting and product centricity inside projects and inside Belgium and Netherlands.


About you

Educational and professional experienced needed :
- 1 to 2 years experience in Food & Beverage industry UX roles or equivalent
- Required experience/background: Engineering, Sciences, Food - University studies (End of Master Degree)
- Statistical competencies on various methodologies from qualitative to quantitative
- Knowledge in consumer and sensory sciences
- Strong communication and presentation skills
- Fluent in English (written and spoken)
- Business orientated
- Interpersonal & cross-function relationship skills, focus on knowledge-sharing and development


Are you eligible for a V.I.E?


V.I.E is a Business France device allowing Europeans to work internationally for a designated company. This is a 6 to 24 months contract.

  • You must be aged 18 to 28.
  • You must have completed national service obligation.
  • You must be a citizen of the European Economic Area.
  • You must have never worked in the country in which you wish to do your VIE.

What are the contractual advantages of the V.I.E?

  • Business France handles everything for volunteer’s contract.
  • Business France handles the whole care insurance for volunteers (sickness; maternity invalidity; work accidents).
  • There are no taxes and charges on salary. There are no unemployment benefits and retirement contribution.
  • You will be granted with 2,5 days off per month.
  • Your gratification is fixed according to the Business France grid.
  • Germany / Austria / Switzerland : transport is free.


About us

Why you should choose this V.I.E experience at Danone?


  • A rewarding personnal experience

Making the choice to do a V.I.E can turn out to be a great opportunity. This is your chance to challenge yourself and to discover more about a new country. This experience can foster personal grows because it gives you a new perspective. You will still be part of the Danone communities, working for some of the best-known brands in the world. Working for Danone around the world is joining the movement for a healthier world. Making this leap into the unknown will make you grow as a professional but also as a human being. Our objectives are to make sure that you will come as you are, ready to innovate and to bring your perspective. One Planet One Health by You.


  • Be part of the international VIE community

We will always make sur that you will feel great in your host country. You will be part of the VIE community group where you will be regularly informed about any news concerning the community. This will enable you to get in touch with the international Danone community and to learn more about multiple cultures. You will also integrate an international talent pool giving you the opportunity to extend your time working for Danone across the world or In France. You will join dynamic teams and play an important role in the performance of Danone and all its brands.


  • Experiencing Danone Values

We, as a company, bring a great importance in creating an inclusive working environment. We know that we are each given talents and our goal is to create synergism between you all. We will consider all applicants to our offers. As a B-Corp certified company, Danone meets the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. Choosing a V.I.E is about experiencing all those standards across the world.


What’s next?

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