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Internship – Project Management Operations (Specialized Nutrition)

28/08/2020 Hoofddorp, Noord-Holland, NL
Are you looking for a challenging internship in which stakeholder and data management are key?

About the Job

You will join our Operations Projects (OP) team who are the Operations project management business partners of our Specialized Nutrition operations. This department consists of around 50 colleagues located in different countries around Europe. Our main mission is to implement key projects first time right by managing various stakeholders (from the business to the factories) and the corresponding data for new product introduction launches.

As the intern, you will have these main key responsibilities:

  • Data management (50% of the work responsibilities)

You will process large number of complex data using Excel and other platforms. You will track changes, report of essential project-related data (performance, risk tracking & change requests) and monitor the new product introduction process (NPI).

  • Project management;

You will work closely with the central senior project managers in the implementation of Innovation Projects in Europe, including project planning, tracking, execution and reporting, while having the chance to expand your knowledge and exposure within the field of project management.

  • Stakeholders management;

You will be working on obtaining the right information from a diversity of representatives within the organization - such as our factories and central business units - with the end goal of ensuring that key projects are implemented on time, in quality & budget.

About you

You are a Master student in Business / Supply Chain / Management or any other technical related field with a strong affinity for projects. You have strong data management skills and extensive experience on how to analyze large number of data with Microsoft Excel. You are confident working autonomously in a complex work environment, think proactively and innovatively and not afraid to communicate and reach out to others. You have strong analytical skills, thriving in an environment where you can solve problems and be continuously challenged. Furthermore, you  are a results-oriented person, willing and ready to learn with a ‘Can do’ mindset.

Next to this, there are a few eligibility requirements: 

  • Enrolled as a Master student during the whole internship period (If you are a non-EU citizen, you need to be enrolled in a Dutch university); 
  • You are fluent in English – oral and written; 
  • You are available to start as of October 2020 for a minimum of 6 months, 5 days per week; 
  • You are willing to travel/relocate to Hoofddorp, NL once the COVID-19 situation allows us to go to the office. 


Are you excited about processing large amount of data and working in a multinational company as Danone?

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

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. You will be part of Operations Projects (OP) team in Specialized Nutrition department and will have the chance to work closely with Hanaa El Hilali (Operations Project Manager). This internship offers a mix of experience to learn from in an environment where autonomy, flexibility and accountability are important values within the team’s culture.

We offer a gross monthly internship allowance of 450 (HBO students) or 550 (University students) euros per month plus reimbursement of home-work commuting cost in the Netherlands. Please keep in mind that we do not offer relocation to Hoofddorp, Netherlands and/or accommodation benefits for students coming from abroad. 

Apply now and become our new Operations Projects Intern as of October 2020 at our office in Hoofddorp, NL

What’s next?

Apply as soon as possible to become our new intern. 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

If you have any questions, please contact me.

Aikaterini Vicha
Talent Recruitment Intern