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Finance Transformation Project Management Office (

Country/Region:  ES
Job function:  FINANCE

Finance Transformation Project Management Office (PMO) Lead
Flexible Europe


This role is critical to accompany the function in the Finance Transformation journey, and to ensure broad success on the full process. We are looking for a senior and experienced PMO Lead to join asap the current transformation leadership team and reporting to the Global Transformation Lead for Finance. 


At dsm-firmenich, being a force for good is not optional. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is a shared responsibility woven into our daily work, benefiting to our People, Customers & Communities and driving business value. Equal access to opportunities is a given, belonging is a shared feeling, authenticity is celebrated.


Your key responsibilities

Ensure the current vision established for organization, processes, systems and reporting come together in a coherent and detailed execution plan, ensuring all deliverables are consistent across the three pillars and correctly sequenced. This also includes supporting the delivery of business plan underscoring the value of systems / process investments. 

  • Include the transformation in a broader Finance project planning – i.e. act as single point of contact for all Finance project implementation activities 
  • Anticipate the need for broader stakeholder management, including with D&T / IT, Human Resources, Legal (where applicable) and BU leadership including supporting change management activities in hands of dedicated resource. 
  • Ensure adequate resource planning and adjustment to potential challenges underway. 
  • Ensure individual projects carry clear success criteria and establish regular follow up and tracking with transformation pillar leads 
  • Ensure that the transition of critical processes to CoE / Shared Services or between finance subfunctions is well prepared and seamless, including contingency plans to ensure minimal disruption during execution time 
  • Help manage 3rd party relationships where relevant (SoW, budget tracking, expenses payments tracking, …) 
  • Lead the change management agenda for Finance. Ensure the impact to the existing Finance organization is manageable and that engagement is regularly monitored through surveys. 
  • Report out to CFO and ExCo during steering committees and executive meetings. Be a true co-pilot to the DSM-Firmenich Finance Leadership Team. 

We bring


  • A space to grow by encouraging and supporting curiosity and an open mindset;
  • A culture that prioritizes safety and well-being, both physically and mentally;
  • The opportunity to work for a company where sustainability is much more than a claim and is core to our strategy and purpose;
  • A flexible work environment that empowers people to take accountability for their work and own the outcome;
  • Barrier-free communities within our organization where every employee is equally valued and respected – regardless of their background, beliefs, or identity;


You bring


  • We are looking for an experienced individual with relevant and proved experience in project management and complex PMO projects, as well as solid Finance and IT background.
  • Experience in transition of tasks to shared services / CoE environment are equally a must. 
  • The individual will further possess strong track record of leadership, communication (English command a must) and presentation abilities as well as knowledge of SAP and planning tool systems. The individual will be comfortable liaising with internal executive leadership as well as external contractors / senior partners. 
  • While location is flexible, we will expect the individual to be flexible to join workshops in different regions and / or travel to our main offices in Kaiseraugst / Maastricht / Geneva and Barcelona. 



Equal Opportunities Commitment 

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.
dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
dsm-firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
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About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

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