INTERNSHIP Biscuits Category Management (Starting from September)
Job Location: Luxembourg
Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? Nearly 35,000 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them. You have always loved it, now be part of it!
Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.
About the Role:
For our Ferrero HQs in Luxembourg, we are looking for an intern who will join the Category Management and Executional Excellence Team.
In this position, your role will be to support the cross-functional projects with strategic Marketing and local Trade Marketing/Category Management teams to bring the right focus on Sales/Category dimensions.
You will foster the business intelligence for the category/channel in scope to develop a solid Group understanding and formulate insights and recommendations for the strategy development.
Supporting the Shopper Marketing/Category Management analyses to create deep and actionable insights and providing insights and analysis for the development of a full portfolio architecture (focus on selling unit – Trade Unit) for the category in scope will be also ones of your responsibilities.
On top of this, you will contribute to the translation of the Category/Trade Marketing strategies into actionable activation guidelines at store level (‘picture of success’) for the channel.
Prior to new launches, you will help in supporting Category Manager to provide Central Marketing with insights and recommendations on the key commercial domains (i.e. Range recommendation by channel, pricing strategy, category vision and selling story etc.).
Finally, you will monitor & track of new launch and portfolio projects to ensure key timings and deliverables are successfully achieved and develop a good level of Retail /Category Management /Shopper knowledge & understanding to be able to nurture all stakeholders, also looking into more disruptive channels & new trends.
Who we are looking for:
You will bring your university background in Business Administration, Economics, Engineering or related fields.
Dynamism, proactivity, analytical and problem-solving skills will be essential in your daily activity.
You are enthusiastic and motivated to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment.
You need to have also good presentation skills and ability to work with different levels across the organization.
On top of that, you will bring your knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially Excel), and your fluency in English.
Apply directly & join our family!
How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:
Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.
Strong analytical mind, attention to details on one hand, and ability to cooperate with employees at all levels and great organisational skills on the other, would be key to success. Employee contribution and engagement at Ferrero is based on the individual, team and organisation dimension, so you should have the ability to work independently, as a part of the team and build good relations with stakeholders at all levels. Being flexible and dealing with a dynamic working environment as well as the ability to embed new knowledge and skills in existing competencies will definitely help you to become high performer here.