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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.

IAM & GRC Platform Manager

As a Platform Manager you will align the strategy and tactical plan for IAM (Identity and Access Management) and Governance Risk & Compliance Platform with Information and Technology and Our strategy. Furthermore you will ensure product deliveries for the platform. Your principal partners in your role will be the Information and Technology (IM&T) Partners and Business Architects, Project Managers, Domain Manager and External providers.


You will contribute to the IT Master Plan for IAM and Governance Risk & Compliance Platform. Moreover you will maintain the platform vision and roadmap. You will report directly to the People Corporate and Services Domain Manager. This role is flexible within the EMEA region and has to work from a main Givaudan site.

Multiple locations: Vernier (Switzerland), Kempttal (Switzerland), Argenteuil (France), Ashford (United Kingdom), Budapest (Hungary)


You will:

Strategy management

  • Determine platform vision and future evolution aligned with IM&T/ Domain strategy
  • Work with all partners, domain and platform managers to translate strategy into an IM&T strategy
  • Ensure decisions are taken through Information Delivery Process and Platform evolution and considering systematic global impact

People Management

  • Lead the platform team to ensure the development of Platform vision and roadmap
  • Provide budget forecast to match the validated strategic roadmap goals at Platform Level
  • Promote the platform applications landscape to Business and IM&T

Portfolio Management

  • Manage internally the IAM Platform Portfolio (assignement, selection and classification, contribution to value case)
  • Communicate towards all IM&T partner necessary information about Portfolio, Tactical Plans for Platform
  • Support other Platform Managers in building, management and communication of their portfolios

Solution Delivery Management

  • Ensure the Platform resource commitments are planned, staffed, monitored and reported
  • Participate in cross-Platform and Domain potential solutions definition
  • Reduce any risk linked to Platform products and resources during project execution
  • Communicate with Domain Manager on the upcoming/ ongoing demands and projects, resources needed, risk


You have:

  • 10 plus years experience working in the information technology area
  • 5 plus years of experience managing team dynamics, building team relationships, mentoring team members and delivering feedbacks
  • 3 plus years of experience in Business Process Design/ Modelling
  • Expert in Business Analytics, Security and Access Management and Governance Risk & Compliance
  • Business Fluent in English; additional language skills is an advantage
  • Experience with innovation approaches and methodologies (Design thinking, Design Sprints and UX Design)
  • Curious and interested about Information technologies


Our Benefits:

  • Variable pension fund contribution
  • Constant learning from passionate co-workers
  • Career Development Opportunities with access to many virtual learning sessions

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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