Public Affairs Officer (Dutch Speaking)

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About the job

Are you ready to evolve your career in Public Affairs and looking for a unique opportunity to do it? Then apply now and join us as our new Public Affairs Officer at Danone Nutricia in the NetherlandsInternally this role is called Corporate Affairs Officer.

Nutricia Netherlands is currently located in Zoetermeer and we’ll be moving to our new offices in Rijswijk as of January 2024!

Bring your enthusiasm and business sense to our team and we will give you an exciting opportunity to develop your career within an international group, with a lot of attention for personal development!

The Corporate Affairs team is responsible for public affairscorporate communications and PR and holds a key role in crisis communications. The objective of the role is to ensure a positive and transparent relationship with the outside world and driving Danone’s sustainability strategy at a local level, based on the Danone Impact Journey.

We are offering you a broad role where your main objectives will be to provide support to our brands (such as Nutrilon, Alpro and Danone), our two factories and internal teams. You will be a true business partner working closely together with the business teams. As part of your role you will:

  • Be based in the Netherlands with occasional travel to other European cities.
  • Report to the Corporate Affairs Manager who is also contributing to the corporate identity of Danone in the Netherlands.
  • Work closely with the External & Corporate Affairs Managers in other European markets.
  • Together with the Corporate Affairs Manager Danone, and colleagues across the business, you will actively contribute to the business performance, relevance and visibility of Danone in the Netherlands.

In this role, you will focus on Public Affairs:

  • Monitor relevant political, policy and societal developments and actively map relevant stakeholders
  • Develop relevant messaging contributing to local relevant themes
  • Support and further develop relationship management with external stakeholders
  • Represent Danone in trade association meetings, other meetings and events
  • Take initiative to support the credibility of Danone, Nutricia and Alpro in the Netherlands
  • Support the corporate and commercial brands in Danone’s sustainability commitments: the Danone Impact Journey
  • Actively develop and communicate sustainability opportunities for Danone in the Netherlands
  • Support sustainability-related reporting and storytelling

About you

You can demonstrate experience in delivering complex projects and in engaging and building relationships with internal and external contacts. You manage explaining complex developments promptly and clearly, helping colleagues understand risks and opportunities. You are a self-starter, quick learner and collaborative. You’re flexible and able to adapt yourself in changing environments. And of course you are enthusiastic about Danone and recognize your own values in Danone.

You’ll also have the following background:

  • You are native/fluent in Dutch as a must and you have good command of English;
  • You have minimum 3 years of experience in Public Affairs either in a similar environment or government body
  • You have a strong affinity with sustainability;
  • Relevant Masters degree

About us

Working at Danone is a unique experience. It’s fast-paced and complex and, at times, it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities to learn and grow working with some of the best-known brands in the world, like Aptamil, Nutricia, Alpro, Activia and Evian.

Bring your unique perspective, ambitions and entrepreneurial ideas to the table – the impact you could make might just surprise you. One Planet. One Health – BY YOU.

We’re proud to be a B-Corp certified company. That means we meet the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability in everything we do.

We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we base our hiring decisions on merit, job requirements and business needs.

We offer

It’s an exciting time to join Danone. And the best part? You’ll be supported to grow an impactful career that you can be proud of. Together, we’ll build a healthier world.

All Danoners receive a complete package of benefits. This includes a competitive salary and yearly bonus, a premium free pension and great discounts on health insurance and Danone products. We understand the importance of flexibility and offer 30 days of annual leave (with the opportunity to purchase more) and a hybrid working environment, where you can work either from home or from one of our People Hubs in Hoofddorp, Utrecht and Zoetermeer/Rijswijk.

What’s next

It’s simple – hit the “apply” button. In order to comply with GDPR we can’t process your personal data without your given consent, so please apply directly via Share. Good luck! We can’t wait to meet you.

Need more information? Please contact Elif Oruc, Talent Acquisition Manager on [email protected]

* all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status


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