Job Description



The Infrastructure manager will lead a team of Infrastructure Analysts spread over different business units in BE and NL.

The Infrastructure Manager will work with the regional and corporate competency center’s to manage the infrastructure and systems across all sites in the BE and NL with respect to standards and requirements. He/she will alongside the IT Competence Center (ITCC) build and communicate the vision of the BE & NL multi-CBU infrastructure. The Infrastructure Manager will be serving as technical expert and participate in or oversee a variety of analytical and technical assignments that provide for problem diagnosis and solutions documentation, implementation, administration, support, and maintenance of a variety of hardware, software, and network products in an information technology infrastructure environment.

About the Job

The Infrastructure Manager will through a proactive approach provide internal customers with operational and technical support in order to enable Danone employees to operate more effectively and efficiently. He / she will analyze and troubleshoot customer problems and advise on appropriate action. You will lead a team of Infrastructure Analysts / Systems Administrators, manage them, be responsible for their performance and individual development. You will propose improvement actions around the infrastructure domain across all CBUs.

You will be also responsible for the development of a strategy which will bring cost efficiency and improve quality for a management of maintenance contracts in multi CBU context Plan and manage the allocation of the IT budget ensuring the proper levels of cost-effective solutions for the areas of responsibility.

Within the scope of Infrastructure including Physical Computer Rooms, Network, Telephony, Server, Storage and Backup Environments:

  • Overall planning, coordination, prioritization, scheduling and quality control of the administration and operational activities at the INFRA Centers.
  • Oversees the hardware planning process for the INFRA Centers ensuring efficient utilization of the space, power and cooling capacity in the INFRA Centers, installation, relocation and decommissioning of hardware.
  • Lead local infrastructure related projects to deploy / enhance BE & NL infrastructure solutions, procedures, policies and management tools.
  • Report on status of activities and operations under area of responsibility. Proactively address problems and escalate as appropriate.
  • Ensure detailed and up-to-date documentation for all existing BE & NL infrastructure initiatives and new developments.
  • Manages, through others, hands-on fixes at the server/storage and network level, including installing and upgrading software, installing hardware, and configuring systems and applications.

About You

You have a Bachelor Degree in Computer science, Information Systems Management, Business studies or Information Technology. You have at least 6 years’ experience – strong expertise in project management and excellent knowledge about ITIL processes.

You are a great team leader who has the ability to provide constructive feedback to set development paths for team-members. You are always looking for excellence, consistently produces high quality work, tries to improve your results. You can deal with complex situations and you know how to maintain structure in workflow in a dymanic, challenging and sometimes hectic environment.

About us

Danone’s mission is bringing health through food to as many people as possible and we want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world. We recognize the power people have to impact the world through their daily choices. Healthy food needs a healthy planet, and this is what our new signature One Planet One Health embodies.

We Offer

At Danone, we offer a complete package of benefits, with a competitive primary and yearly bonus, but also benefits like a premium free pension, 30 days annual leave and several discounts on collective health insurance and even on some of our products.

What’s next?

We invite you to apply online via our website. To comply with GDPR regulations, we cannot process your personal data without given consent. Therefore, we strongly recommend applying directly via our careers website. Need more information? Please contact me Esther Kuipers, Talent Manager Benelux, esther.kuipers@external.danone.com

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