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Communications Business Partner to Support Functio

Country/Region:  FR
Job function:  SUPPORT

Communications Business Partner to Support Functions
Flexible, Global


Advise and provide Communications support to the respective Business Partner function head/s, managing implementation of Group Communications plans. This position is responsible for effectively conveying both, the BP function’s and Group Communications objectives, fostering employee engagement, promoting innovation and communicating strategy and change. The position plays a pivotal role in in crafting and delivering impactful communications to engage employees within the respective BP function and disseminate insights and success stories to all employees and external audiences.


At dsm-firmenich people are at the heart of the company. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.

Your key responsibilities


  • Advise and counsel the respective BP function head/s to enable effective communications 
  • Develop and execute communication plans to inform, engage and inspire employees of the respective BP Function
  • Develop a compelling narrative and stories that convey the BP functions strategy, successes and impact
  • Enable and support functional leaders for public speaking and interview opportunities
  • Shape agenda & messaging and facilitate functional events, town halls & key internal meetings
  • Act as custodian of the corporate branding and values and ensure consistent messaging
  • Ensure and drive two-way communication between Group Communications and the BP function through stories, best practice sharing and raising functional needs and issues


We bring


  • A dynamic team of expert communicators with a drive put dsm-firmenich internally and externally on the map and elevate the reputation.
  • An opportunity to tell a great and inspiring story of change, transformation and progress 
  • A flexible work environment that can provide growth and career opportunities 
  • An eagerness to be one team and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future;
  • A drive to live up to and role model our new values “shape the future”, “own the outcome”, “be a force for good” 
  • A culture that prioritizes safety and well-being, both physically and mentally


You bring


  • An academic degree in Communications or Business 
  • High level of seniority and a track record in working with and consulting C-level managers 
  • 10 years of wide-ranging experience in a corporate communications role
  • High level of proficiency in English and at least one other language
  • Adeptness in translating complex concepts into engaging stories 
  • Personal characteristics: communicative, networker, flexible, diplomatic, strategic, cope with high pressure, professional, representative, persuasive, pro-active and culturally sensitive

Important notes


This job title is temporary and will be adjusted once the job grading structure for the new Group will be adopted (covering among others: grades’ design, job evaluations, calibration, and job titles’ nomenclature). Until these adjustments are finalized, current compensation packages will be grandfathered for those whose new position turns out to be graded lower than their current position. This temporary period will last not more than 24 months for the legacy DSM Executives or legacy FIR SLT members, and not more than 12-18 months for all other employees from the moment the candidate moves into their new position.


Interested in this position? 
Please apply online by uploading your resume in English.



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.
We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

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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