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Internship: Strategy & Transformation (Jun - Dec 2024)

  • Posted: 15 May 2024
  • Operations
  • Singapore
  • On-site

About the job

Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where strategy meets execution? Are you passionate about the food and beverage industry and curious about large-scale operations? If so, this internship is for you!

About the Role 
As a Strategy & Transformation Intern at Danone, you'll play a vital role in supporting the Director of Strategy, Transformation & Digital for the AMEA (Africa, Middle East & Asia) region. This is a unique opportunity to gain exposure to the strategic heartbeat of Danone's AMEA operations, from overseeing the 3-year operational plan to driving the transformation roadmap. 

Key Responsibilities: 
• Become an Integral Part of Strategic Initiatives: You will support the preparation of presentations for key project reviews, zone transformation reviews, and project steering committees. This will provide you with a first-hand understanding of Danone's strategic decision-making process. 
• Master Project Management & Communication: Working closely with country stakeholders, you will assist in managing deadlines, scheduling regular project reviews and steering committee meetings, ensuring a smooth and efficient project lifecycle. 
• Champion Efficiency & Innovation: You'll play a key role in centralizing and optimizing presentation templates, identifying opportunities to streamline processes and enhance overall productivity within the department. 

What You Will Gain: 
• Invaluable exposure to the strategic decision-making process within a leading multinational corporation. 
• The opportunity to contribute to real-world projects with a global impact. 
• Experience working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment alongside experienced professionals. 
• Develop and refine your project management, communication, and presentation skills. 

Key internal stakeholders/relationships:
• Director of Strategy, Transformation & Digital (AMEA Operations) 
• Zone VP of AMEA Operations 
• Country Operation Leaders 
• Project Teams across AMEA 

About you

To be successful in this role, you will need...

The following technical skills and experience:
• Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's program in Business Administration, Engineering, or a related field. 
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). 

These soft skills:
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen eye for detail. 
• Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to tailor content for diverse audiences. 
• Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks effectively while meeting deadlines. 
• Passion for the food and beverage industry and a strong interest in learning about large-scale operations is a plus. 

About us

Do things your way. At Danone Singapore, we believe that our teams work best when they are empowered to work flexibly – this is why our hybrid working policy allows you to agree the right balance of homeworking and office working, in line with yours and the team’s needs.

Focus on development – your way
With a suite of learning opportunities and a strong focus on in-role development, your line manager will work closely with you to help unlock your career ambitions within Danone. Working here you will enjoy a fast-paced, complex environment, which is packed with opportunities for the entrepreneurial spirit. You’ll work with some of the best-known brands in the world, such as evian, Dumex and Aptamil, and we absolutely guarantee that you can just be yourself.

Our values
We live by our core ‘HOPE’ values – H is for Humanism, as people are at the heart of everything we do. O is for Openness, welcoming new ideas from the world we live in. P is for Proximity, as we believe that building close relationships leads to better understanding and trust. E is for Enthusiasm, for those who are as passionate as we are about bringing health through food to as many people as possible.

Join our movement for a healthier world. One Planet One Health BY YOU. For more information about Danone, our divisions and culture, please visit careers.danone.com.