Job area
Marcq-en-Barœul, France
Contract type
Permanent Contract
5 to 10 years

Job description

We are seeking a talented and motivated Digital & Data Innovation Software Manager to lead and manage our innovation software platform and tools. The ideal candidate will have a background in innovation management and a deep understanding of Hype Innovation software or similar innovation management platforms. You will play a pivotal role in capitalizing on the group’s digital & data innovation initiatives and ensuring the effective utilization of our software to enhance creativity, collaboration, and strategic growth.


Software Platform Management:

  • Lead the implementation, configuration, and ongoing management of the D&D Innovation platform.
  • Ensure the software is aligned with our innovation strategy, enabling seamless collaboration, idea generation, and project management.
  • Collaborate with the Digital Community Manager on the creation of the Digital training Passports.

User Adoption and Training:

  • Develop and execute strategies to promote user adoption of the D&D Innovation platform.
  • Design and deliver training programs for employees, ensuring they are proficient in using the software’s features and functionalities.
  • Create & animate a Digital & Data innovation platform community.

Content Creation and trends Management:

  • Curate impactful digital & data trends that informs, inspires, and connects employees.
  • Accompany project managers in documenting Digital & Data innovations.

Innovation Process Enhancement:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify areas for process improvement and automation within the Digital & Data innovation lifecycle.
  • Customize and optimize the software platform to align with our Digital & Data innovation processes and workflows.

Digital Channels Management:

  • Oversee and manage the department’s internal digital communication channels, such as collaboration tools and employee communication apps.
  • Ensure these channels are user-friendly, up-to-date, and accessible to all employees.

KPIs, Data Analysis and Reporting:

  • Leverage the software’s analytics capabilities to generate insights and reports on innovation metrics, trends, and project outcomes.
  • Provide regular updates to leadership and stakeholders on the progress and impact of innovation initiatives.
  • More globally, accompany in setting up and the following of the KPIs of the various technical platforms and tools of the department.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Stay informed about the latest updates, features, and best practices related to the Hype Innovation software.
  • Proactively identify opportunities to enhance the software’s functionality and recommend improvements based on user feedback and industry trends.

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • In the Digital & Data scope, collaborate with internal teams to understand their innovation needs and requirements and translate them into software solutions.
  • Liaise with external vendors and support teams to address technical issues and ensure optimal software performance.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Digital & Data Innovation, or a related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in innovation management, software platform management, or a related role.
  • Proficiency in Hype Innovation software or similar innovation management platforms.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and critical-thinking abilities.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Proven track record of driving user adoption and change management within an organization.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Certification or training in innovation management or related fields.
    • Experience with data analytics and reporting tools.
    • Familiarity with other innovation methodologies and frameworks.
    • Knowledge of user experience (UX) design principles for software customization.

Join our innovative team and take the lead in optimizing and managing our Hype Innovation software platform to drive creativity, collaboration, and business growth. Apply now and be part of our journey to redefine innovation excellence.


Company description

As a global key player in yeasts and fermentation, Lesaffre designs, manufactures and markets innovative solutions for Baking, Food taste & pleasure, Health care and Biotechnology.

Family group born in northern France in 1853, now a multi-national and a multicultural company, Lesaffre is committed to working with confidence to better nourish and protect the planet.

In close collaboration with its clients and partners, Lesaffre employs 10 000 people in nearly 80 subsidiaries based in 50 countries.

Lesaffre achieves a turnover of 2 billion euros.