About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

General information

All posting locations: Amsterdam, , Netherlands, Nijmegen, , Netherlands

Job Function: 05 - Marketing

Department: 05 - 06 - Product / Brand Management

Date Published: 06-Jul-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

About the Position

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join Kraft Heinz as a valued member of the International R&D PMO function. As a Commercial Project Manager- you will drive efficiency- agility and speed in innovation projects across the International Zone (IZ)- through active risk assessment and effective mitigation planning- effective collaboration and accurate budget management. Be also accountable for setting Ways of Working aligned with IZ program Governance- using project management best-practices across KHC IZ via training programs. Participate in the implementation of Agile methodology in KHC IZ.

Main Responsibilities

  • Run strategic projects with the highest standard that are defined as priorities as part of key categories across IZ
  • Plan the course of action to meet project results on time within budget
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives including project budget management and build and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Pro-actively work on experienced knowledge of project management methodology (e.g. Agile)- tools and processes
  • Perform risk assessments and mitigation planning and drive scenario planning to improve the success of the projects
  • Partner with colleagues across the IZ as well as local markets and BUs
  • Actively contribute to the Project/program governance process review and roll out the methodology to the BU Teams
  • Support to build the IZ training program by utilising PM best-practice and methodology

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in a relevant subject
  • Upwards of 5 years working experience within an International Organisation preferably within a Food / CPG / Retail environment
  • 3+ years’ experience of project management
  • A can-do attitude- ready to seize chances to create an impact without needing to be told
  • Strong interpersonal skills to influence and lead multiple partners across all levels of the organization
  • Efficient at planning with an excellent sense of prioritization and highly organized
  • High level of numerical & analytical capability
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Agile approach

Professional Attributes

Communication: At Kraft Heinz you’ll easily be exposed to senior management- no matter your level. Therefore- it’s important you have excellent interpersonal skills- to deal with all kinds of different partners.

Simplification: We like to keep it simple and deliver with speed. Your ability to simplify will be highly appreciated when you provide simple solutions dealing with challenges.

Analytical: We’re a very data driven company- and we will appreciate your expertise to translate sophisticated data into a simple solution with your analytical approach.

Project management skills: Time management has no secrets for you. You’re organized- structured- and always have an overview of all the results. You know how to bring multiple projects to a successful ending within the given timeframe.

Proactive: You’re a go getter- you’re not easily thrown off your game- not even when you get resistance.

What we offer you

  • An ambitious employer; we want the best for you!
  • Always room for new insights; if you have an excellent idea- please let us know- and we can set it in action!
  • Flexible and remote working environment with travel allowance

Inclusion matters to us

Everyone is welcome at our table. In fact- we thrive on learning and growing from our diverse group of backgrounds and perspectives.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race- religion- colour- national origin- sex- gender- gender expression- sexual orientation- age- marital status- veteran status- or disability status.

Location(s): Amsterdam and Nijmegen- The Netherlands

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.