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Transformation Senior Director


Location: Barcelona, Spain


Key Responsibilities:


  • Provide vision and strategy to transform the area of creation and pre-sales within Brief to Adoption

  • Ensure successful delivery of the portfolio of  transformation projects in Brief to Adoption

  • Lead and coach a team of project managers who have direct responsibility for delivery of individual projects

  • Animate the End to End Brief to Adoption Governance Committee consisting of Senior leaders of all the functions involved and has oversight over the transformation program

  • Identify opportunities & build the pipeline of future initiatives and work with the Brief to Adoption Governance Committee to set up a long term transformation roadmap and get the projects validated

  • Manage regular communications and updates on the progress/achievements of the Program/ Projects  to key stakeholders (Head of BPE, CFO, Program Sponsors at DG level) and to the wider community


We value:


  • 10 years successful track record in leading transformation Programs (either within a company or in a lead consultant role) with expertise in process re-engineering including Organization, Process and System improvements  

  • Successful leading and managing a  team of project managers / consultants

  • Outstanding communication skills at all levels within the company with a track record of influencing key stakeholders and managing relationship with non-reporting project team members

  • Professional English with French preferred

  • Business acumen in Supply Chain, Laboratories, Sampling and pre-sales activities

  • Advantageous to have experience in: Business Strategy Development, Shared Services and GBS design & implementation, Lean Management & Six Sigma methodologies, Digitalization technologies (i.e. Data Analytics, RPA, Data Mining, etc.)


We offer:


  • High Challenge and High Support Environment

  • Exposure to Senior Management within Firmenich

  • Opportunity to lead and End to End Transformation in a core business area to support Simplification, Agility and Growth for the company

  • Learn about the Flavour & Fragance (F&F) industry

  • Manage a high performing team

  • Work in very close proximity to our business in a global and intercultural environment

  • Be part of Business Process Excellence team in charge of driving the transformation agenda at Firmenich