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Internship (Operations): Project Management

2021/02/25 Utrecht, Utrecht, NL
Do you want the opportunity to develop your project management skills in a global corporation? Apply now and join us as our new Activity Management (Project Management) Intern in Utrecht, NL, starting April 2021!

About the Job

As our new Activity Management Intern, you will join our Operations team to support the Activity Manager on key product launches in NL – working on both innovations & renovations of the product portfolio in multi-disciplinary project teams.

You will get the opportunity to take ownership of projects and a behind the scene impression on innovations are managed in a multi-national. You will collaborate from Idea Generation to the launch of the project by creating and ensuring timelines. You will coordinate the Stage Gate process and work as a link between the project leader, Research & Innovation, the operations team and the factories, all the way up to the product launch.

About You

You are a Bachelor/Masters student in Supply Chain, Engineering, Management, or another related field. You have an eye for detail and an analytical mindset. You are accessible, independent, and not afraid to challenge ideas and bring new ones to discussion. You have strong communication skills that allow you to interact with multiple stakeholders. You have excellent time management skills to meet deadlines and stick to processes. You are proficient in Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of SAP is a plus.

  • Enrolled as a student during the whole internship period (if you are a non-EU citizen, you need to be enrolled at a Dutch university);
  • Ideally available to start in April 2021 for a minimum of 6 months, 4-5 days per week;
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English - oral and written; French is considered as a plus;
  • You are able to work from Utrecht, Netherlands if the COVID-19 situation allows us to go to the office.

About Us

Do things your way. The way you work, the way you develop, the way you progress, it’s all up to you. Working here you’ll need to enjoy a fast-pace, complexity and it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities. You’ll work with some of the best-known brands in the world, and we absolutely guarantee that you can just be yourself. Be innovative and entrepreneurial and the impact you could make might just amaze you. Join our movement for a healthier world. One Planet One Health BY YOU. 

The Operations team aims to provide the best service to Danone’s customers with our Dairy portfolio. You will join an open team who will guide you and provide you with challenges for you to meet your internship objectives. During your internship, you will be closely supervised by Anita Griffejoen, Activity Manager.

We Offer

Proactivity, empowerment, and diversity are the basis of Danone culture. You will be part of an international environment where every day can be a fresh adventure, full of new possibilities and opportunities to learn. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your project management skills: timelines, how to run a project from beginning to end, how to cope with challenges along the way.

We offer a gross monthly internship allowance* of 450 (HBO students) or 550 (University students) euros per month and a home working allowance/contribution towards travel if required. Please do keep in mind that we do not offer relocation and/or accommodation benefits for students coming from abroad.

* Please be aware that you must acquire a BSN number to receive the full internship allowance.

What's next?

Hit the “apply now” button! You have until the closing date 8th March 2021 to apply, however as we screen candidates on a regular basis we recommend you apply as soon as possible. The recruitment process for internships is as follows: Stage One – submit your application with your CV and Cover Letter; Stage Two – we will get to know you better through answering some questions which you will submit through video (or a written) format; Stage Three – we will invite you to an interview with your team. Please note that sometimes there are slight changes to this process.

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, Eugenia Bouzas (Talent Recruiter Intern) via

Eugenia Bouzas
Talent Recruitment Intern