Innovation Acceleration Project Leader
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Innovation Acceleration Project Leader Leverage your talents to build the Future of Food Nestec S.A., Vevey, Switzerland Undefined period of time contract, act.

rate 100% Are you curious, creative & intrapreneurial? Eager to travel and work around the world? Looking for an international career in the leading Nutrition, Health & Wellness Company?

This is a unique opportunity to join the Nestlé Innovation Acceleration Team based in the Nestlé headquarters in Vevey. Our mission is to deliver incremental growth through big Innovations by :

  • Identifying & Defining Innovation Opportunities
  • Accelerating innovation deployment across Nestlé Markets
  • As an Innovation Acceleration Project Leader, you will lead high impact innovation projects, sponsored by Nestlé’s top management.

    Your projects will give you an opportunity to travel across geographies, to understand different functions and categories.

    You will benefit from intense training, applying advanced innovation tools & approaches. Additionally, you will have a unique exposure to senior leadership in Nestlé! Key responsibilities

  • Lead Innovation projects for major Nestlé strategic initiatives : Contribute to the future commercial success of Businesses by creating the best innovation ideas and laying out the requirements for a successful launch
  • Accelerate innovation deployment across Nestle Markets by applying best in class approaches
  • Ensure effective cross-functional team work from idea-to-launch with all relevant Business partners, Markets, R&D Units, Operations and external partners (Open Innovation)
  • Speed up decision making by bringing the relevant facts timely
  • Required Profile

  • 5+ years track record in Innovation, Marketing, Sales or Strategy Consulting with a strong business acumen
  • Master degree or equivalent (MBA preferred)
  • Experience in Project Management and multi-functional team leadership
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders with tight project deadlines while delivering comprehensive and thorough analysis
  • Proven and effective communication skills to present confidently and convincingly in steering committees
  • Empathy, Integrity, Curiosity and a desire to make an Impact as core values along with flexibility, drive & courage
  • International experience & mobility a must (up to 50% travel required)
  • Fluent in English, any other language would be a plus
  • If you are looking for a challenging role, where you can apply your intrapreneurship, team skills and curiosity, this is a fantastic challenge to join Nestlé as a Project Leader for the Innovation Acceleration Team.

    Show us that you are passionate about project management, that you have the capability to see the big picture and that you have the courage to challenge stakeholders and sponsors as well as team members to reach the best result.

    Ready for the challenge? Please apply in English at / jobs. The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 89.

    8 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2017. It is present in 189 countries around the world, has 413 factories and its 323,000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future.

    Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites.

    Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago.

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