VIE - Operations controller (M/F) - May 2024 - Belgium

International Graduate Business Placements (VIE) 12 to 24 months



Large company100K employeesFood & Beverage

Published on January 24, 2024

  • Contract

    International Graduate Business Placements (VIE) 12 to 24 months

  • Location


  • Start date

    May 2024

  • Study level

    Master level or equivalent

  • Remote working



You love strong brands - we love strong personalities! Become part of Danone and our team with the successful brands Activia, Actimel, Alpro, Aptamil, Volvic and more. Here we are looking for support as VIE Performance management. 

Missions : 

You will be an integral member of the Operations Control team at the Rotselaar dairy plant. 

Emilie Symoneaux, Head of Finance, will help you to fulfil your potential in the following areas: 

  • Creating and monitoring the transfer prices in partnership with planning, activity management, master data and project managers, 
  • Following-up on projects costs and the impact on the transfer prices, 
  • Connecting with other CBUs to share transfer prices information, 
  • Participating in the closing process: volume and cost analysis, 
  • Conducting ad hoc analysis: losses follow-up and analysis, budget file improvements, etc. 

About you : 

  • You have a relevant master’s Degree (business management or engineering).
  • You speak English and have good communication skills with the power to collaborate efficiently with all functions, at all levels both internally and externally.
  • You are rigorous, independent, autonomous and have an analytical and critical mindset. 
  • A first experience in controlling is a plus.

Are you eligible for a V.I.E?  

V.I.E is a type of contract linked to Business France (French public organism) allowing Europeans to work internationally for a designated company. This is a 6 to 24 months contract.  

  • You must be aged 18 to 28. You must have completed national service obligation. 
  • You must be a citizen of the European Economic Area. 
  • You must have never worked in the country in which you wish to do your V.I.E.  
  • You have never done a V.I.E before. 


What are the contractual advantages of the V.I.E ?  

  • There are no taxes and charges on salary, as a V.I.E your social security is covered by April international. 
  • You will be granted with 2,5 days off per month. 
  • Your gratification is fixed according to the Business France grid. 
  • The cost of your back-and-forth flight or train tickets is covered.  


Danone is proud to promote inclusion and equal opportunities. We truly believe that our diversity will make the difference and that an inclusive environment will make us grow as a company, as a team, and as people. We therefore consider all applications* to ensure an inclusive corporate culture where everyone can feel like they belong. 

*All applications will be considered irrespective of origins and ethnicity, personal background, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability....

Why you should choose this V.I.E experience at Danone?  

  • A rewarding personal experience 

 Making the choice to do a V.I.E can turn out to be a great opportunity. This is your chance to challenge yourself and to discover more about a new country. You will be part of the Danone community, working for some of the best-known brands in the world. Our objectives are to make sure that you will come as you are, ready to innovate and to bring your perspective. We, as a company, bring a great importance in creating an inclusive working environment. We will consider all applicants to our offers. As a B-Corp certified company, Danone meets the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. One Planet One Health by You. 

  • Be part of the international V.I.E community 

 We will always make sure that you will feel great in your host country. You will be part of the V.I.E community group where you will be regularly informed about any news concerning the community. This will enable you to get in touch with the international Danone community and to learn more about multiple cultures. You will also integrate an international talent pool giving you the opportunity to extend your time working for Danone across the world or in France. You will join dynamic teams and play an important role in the performance of Danone and all its brands. 


What’s next? 

Hit the “apply now” button now. To comply with GDPR regulations, we cannot process your personal data without given consent. Therefore, we strongly recommend applying directly via our career website. 


We systematically respond to all our candidates; if you have not been contacted, your request has not yet been processed. The processing time for applications may vary depending on the period and the volume of applications.

Application deadline

Not given

Job Category

Corporate Finance

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