Nestlé is the worldwide leading nutrition, health and wellness company with locations in 189 countries. 328.000 employees dedicate themselves all around the globe in order to enhance your quality of life and foster a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide range of products and services for humans and animals in every condition of life. This portfolio includes more than 2.000 brands belonging to global icons such as Nescafé and Nespresso or to innovations in health sciences. Nestlé Germany, headquartered in Frankfurt, is the fifth largest country market and employs 10.500 people at 17 locations.
Acting as a strategic advisor, our team works for all our business units on cross-functional cases. By conceptualising and implementing strategically relevant projects, we continuously contribute to the success of Nestlé in a national and international context. Our focus areas growth, strategy, profitability and organisational development form the basis for our projects. Moreover, we support carve-out as well as post-merger projects, end-to-end-process optimisations and promote the topic change management.
As a team, we offer cross-functional and cross-divisional competencies together with long-time experience in the consultancy and FMCG industry. We profoundly know Nestlé’s corporate culture as well as its core businesses, are tied closely within the corporation and work close to the industry’s development. This, combined with our consultancy competence, creates optimal conditions for trusted collaborations with the businesses and thus contributes to the successful delivery of high impact projects.
As trusted advisor, we foster a successful delivery of projects with high strategic impact and contribute to Nestlé’s growth and profitability. Our working methods are based on trust, respect and close partnership. Together with our internal project partners, we tackle challenges in a holistic, feasible and competitive way to develop pragmatic and sustainable solutions. Hence, a close collaboration and a continuous information exchange managers of business units and functions are our key success drivers.
The projects we work on are characterised by large diversity regarding their scope, the faced challenges, the business units involved or the roles we take on. Our project leaders supervise the projects from a holistic perspective and lead a dedicated project team. Moreover, we take over the role of a coach for running projects and for providing the required short-term guidance or support whenever challenges within company projects occur. With our customised approaches, we are able to respond flexibly to the requirements of the company as well as to internal customers’ needs.
Constantly looking for talents to strengthen our team, we are especially interested in both experienced hires and young professionals from the consultancy and FMCG industry who are passionate about our industry and keen to develop outstanding solutions. Important characteristics besides offering an extensive experience in project management, is a global mind-set, a sense for innovative solutions as well as flexibility and dedication. Experiences as project and/or programme manager are of further interest when applying for higher career levels.
We are especially looking forward to applicants with multicultural and international backgrounds.
Moreover, we regularly offer intern positions to be filled and are always interested in inspiring personalities that can temporarily support our team with analytical thinking and dedication. We recruit our young professionals mostly from our intern pool and aim to integrate them in our team.
Thanks to the varying and fascinating projects, our team members gain deep insights into the corporate structure and Nestlé’s diverse business units and functions. This allows team members to build their own extensive network within Nestlé. Employees searching for opportunities for professional progress within the company often move to key positions within the corporation.
We offer various career levels and provide support from the outset to make you reach your goals and offer options for your professional development. Trainings, regular feedback and semi-annual personal development meetings facilitate the successive progress of your skills.
The career path at Corporate Projects is divided into five steps:
4.Senior Project Manager
At all career levels it is possible to move into key positions within the Nestlé Corporation. Such opportunities are often resulting from the project context.