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Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, fragrance and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. From a favourite drink to your daily meal, from prestige perfumes to cosmetics and laundry care, its creations inspire emotions and delight millions of consumers the world over. The company is committed to driving purpose-led, long-term growth while leading the way to improve happiness and health for people and nature. In the fiscal year 2020, the Company employed over 15,800 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.3 billion and a free cash flow of 12.8% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com.

Transformation Lead

Transformation Lead - Your future role?
As the Transformation Lead based at the Digital Factory, you will be responsible for the transition of successful digital pilots or proof of concepts to the IT Domains and Platforms organization. You will provide support and guidance to Product Managers so the architectural and design choices made during experimentation facilitate scaling & industrialization of products.


You want to know more about our Digital Factory based in Paris ?
In this position, reporting to the Digital Factory Manager, you will:


Prepare transition to IT

  • When a DSI product arrives at a certain maturity (pre-scaling), take the leadership and coordi-nate the activities related to preparing the transition
  • Liaise with IT Platform Managers, Product Managers and Architect to make the decisions on the strategy to integrate the Product in the information system (as a feature within an existing product or as a new product, functional architecture design, amount of re-engineering needed, security model, etc.)
  • Support the IT Industrialization project in defining the cost and resources needed to scale up the product
  • Build or gather the necessary documentation for transition and handover
  • Build and own the transition plan, coordinate the activities up until the ownership can be transi-tioned to IT Platforms and manage the necessary resources covering the pre-scaling phase (financial and human)
  • Work with Platform managers to propose ways of working evolutions to facilitate and accelerate transitions


Support to Product Managers

  • Assist Product Managers along the product lifecycle for decisions related to product architecture, from a perspective of accelerating and facilitating the integration of the developed products in the information system
  • Support Product Managers to define the architecture of productive pilots during project framing and execution
  • Perform lessons learned on accomplished transitions and propose continuous improvement evolutions


Business Engagement

  • When preparing to scale, and within the frame defined by the Change Manager, work with the business to define the change management strategy (trainings, communication, ownership, target support model)
  • Manage the communication related to global deployment / scaling until the transition is completed



  • Master's degree in computer science, computer engineering, system analysis or a related field of study, or equivalent professional experience
  • 10+ years of experience in Information Technology or Innovation
  • 5+ years of experience in Project Management
  • Experience in Functional Architecture, Change Management & Agile projects
  • Knowledge of digital and information management practices, system development life cycle management, IT services management
  • Fluent in English & French


Our Benefits
Profit sharing
Saving plan
Additional holidays (RTT)

At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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