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

Job description

Lesaffre is running a Global SAP Roll-Out Program to deploy Lesaffre Core Model in the subsidiaries. The work consists of a series of projects coordinated by the Program Director. The Project Manager works in collaboration with the Program Director by helping the coordination with the local projects as follows:

  • Ensure consistent use of project methodology
  • Deliver Project Preparation including scoping, budgeting, staffing
  • Support Local Project Managers during the project
  • Ensure consistent project and program status report 
  • Ensure good quality hand-over from

The Project Managers are working with the teams listed below:

  • Global IT Teams
  • SAP Internal Support 
  • 3rd party consultants
  • Subsidiaries

The job reports to the SAP Program Director.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Project Methodology

  • Establish a project methodology to ensure successful SAP Program Deployment
  • Train participants on the methodology 

Project Preparation

  • Deliver the Scoping Study
  • Develop high level milestone plan in-line with the Global Program Plan

Project Delivery

  • Train local SAP Program Managers on methodology
  • Coach local SAP Program Managers in everyday business
  • Help quality check 3rd party delivery
  • Participate in parallel projects to ensure harmonization into SAP Program plan

Status Reporting

  • Quality check of project status reports and request corrections
  • Validate the Steering Committee reports
  • Delivery and present the status report to SAP Program Director


  • Supervise the Handover from projects to support teams
  • Escalate issues to SAP Program Director


University or equivalent degree 

10 years or more experience in SAP (preferably in Logistics) 

5 years or more experience in Project Management

5 years of experience in working with other nationalities at least 3 out of Francophone, North-American, South-American, African, Far-East, Middle-East


  • English
  • French (optional)
  • Spanish (advantage)

Company description

For over 30 years, Lesaffre has been involved in Human Health & Nutrition as part of its ambition to Better Nourish and Protect the Planet. In November 2018, Lesaffre acquired Gnosis Advanced Biotech and officially combined it with Lesaffre Human Care to form a new Business Unit named Gnosis by Lesaffre. In May 2021, Lesaffre acquired NattoPharma to continue to strengthen its Human Health & Nutrition business.

At Gnosis by Lesaffre, we are committed to cultivating and to delivering nutritional actives, probiotics, and nutritional and functional yeasts that benefit human health and wellbeing, thanks to the power of microorganisms and biotransformation processes like fermentation. Put differently, we explore life to improve living. 

Our vision: At Gnosis by Lesaffre, we strive for a world that moves better, digests better, ages better, feels better, and, ultimately, lives better thanks to microorganisms and biotransformation.