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

Job Function: 05 - Marketing

Department: 05 - 06 - Product / Brand Management

Date Published: 24-Aug-2022

Job Type: Temporary

Description & Requirements

About the Position

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Junior Brand Manager Innovation to make a difference at Kraft Heinz. The position lies within the Continental Europe team and is reporting into the Senior Brand Manager Culinary Sauces for Continental Europe.
 

The Culinary Tomato team is responsible for driving the full culinary tomato business development agenda for our Heinz and Orlando brands portfolios across the CE countries- and takes care of 3 key strategic pillars:

  • Core renovation
  • Geographical expansion
  • New platforms and break through innovation

As a Marketing Analyst- you will be working on the marketing and launch plan of our portfolio into new geographies- as well as being involved in other innovation and renovation projects across multiple markets.

You will have great exposure to many different internal stakeholders including local marketing teams- insight teams- procurement- R&D- commercial and finance- as well as our external agencies.

Qualifications

! Please kindly note that you need to have an EU Working Permit (Orientation Year Visa not sufficient)- or be an EU Citizen- in order to proceed for this position. Please make sure you put your nationality on your resume. Unfortunately- we can't proceed with non-European citizens who need support for a working permit.


Hard Skills and Capabilities

  • Master’s degree in Marketing- Business Management or related area.
  • A consumer-first mindset - curiosity in turning consumer trends into compelling insights and product solutions.
  • Ability to build strong partnerships with external agencies to develop best in class marketing mix.
  • Experience in building relationships across departments- preferably across geographies.
  • Experience in successfully managing projects with multiple stakeholders.
  • Experience in other FMCG preferred.
  • Commercial and P&L understanding.
  • Strong proficiency in English.

Professional Attributes
 

  • Communication Skills - People are easily be exposed to senior management- no matter their level. Therefore- it’s important to have excellent interpersonal skills- to take care of all kinds of different collaborators.
  • Confident / Ability to give pushback - We like people who are go getters and are not easily thrown off their game- not even when getting resistance.
  • Curiosity- positivity & passion - You’re curious- positive and enthusiastic. People know you as the driver of the team.
  • Project management skills - Time management has no secrets for you. You’re organized- structured and always have an overview of all the deliverables. You know how to bring multiple projects to a successful ending within the given timeframe.
  • Empathy – listening to the customer - You’re known for your emotional intelligence. You listen more and talk less- and therefore truly understand your customer. With that demeanor you build commercial chances to optimize the customer experience.



 

What we offer you 
 

  • An ambitious employer with a fast career track like only few other companies can match;
  • A competitive salary and excellent bonus structure (above market);
  • Permanent contract; for we believe in doing big bets on people;
  • Flexibility; we have a hybrid working model providing you with the empowerment to take ownership of your work-life balance.
  • Always room for new insights; if you have an excellent idea- please let us know- and we can set it in action!

Our Hiring Process

After your application and CV screening- you will be invited to complete our Cognitive Assessment and will have an introductory telephone call with the Talent Acquisition Team. If positive- you will interview with:

Senior Brand Manager Culinary Tomato HR Business Partner CE HQ All positive? Job offer!

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