• 59700 Marcq-en-Barœul, France
  • Full-time
  • Contract type: Permanent Contract
  • Years of experience: 5 to 10 years
  • Activity: Baking

Company Description

A key global player in fermentation for more than a century, Lesaffre, with a 2,2 billion euro turnover, and established on all continents, counts 10,700 employees and more than 85 nationalities. On the strength of this experience and diversity, we work with customers, partners and researchers to find ever more relevant answers to the needs of food, health, naturalness and respect for our environment. Thus, every day, we explore and reveal the infinite potential of microorganisms.

To nourish 9 billion people, in a healthy way, in 2050 by making the most of our planet’s resources is a major and unprecedented issue. We believe that fermentation is one of the most promising answers to this challenge.

Lesaffre – Working together to better nourish and protect the planet

Job Description

Reporting to the Overseas Regional Finance Director and in close collaboration with the Corporate IT Department, you act as a bridge between group and local level on all IT related issues over Africa and APAC area. You manage functionally the APAC IT Manager and all African IT managers

Principal missions:

  • Implement the Group IT strategy within the Overseas Region, including an operational role if needed for small entities
  • Assure that the policies and procedures are correctly followed, especially on IT and OT security
  • Initiate and enhance Overseas IT community development, in collaboration with APAC IT manager
  • Supervise the implementation of IT group project (Office 365, SAP, CRM, …) and local IT project (EDI, LIMS, …)
  • Work closely with the corporate IT team and the local teams, to anticipate and solve IT issues (SAP, Business Object, and SAP Analytics Cloud) 
  • Strengthen IT & BI knowledge throughout the entities of the region by assessing the training needs, providing input on human resources and organizational structure, and by developing an innovative network in the region and in collaboration with the Group



  • Bachelor’ Degree in Computer Science with 5+ years’ experience in information technology management
  • Understanding of network architecture and client/server technology (Skilled in IT infrastructure (client, network, server, storage, …), on both hardware and software sides
  • Knowledge of SAP environment
  • Fluent in French and English is required
  • Ability to adapt to different client needs and to develop and maintain successful working relationships
  • Strategic oriented and willing to participate operationally in the local action plans
  • Based in our Head office in Lille (MARCQ-EN-BAROEUL), mobile across the African and APAC region, as per business requirements (25 to 30% travel) 

Additional Information

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