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: 03 - Finance

Department: 03 - 21 - Planning and Performance Management (PPM) - Commercial

Date Published: 17-Aug-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

We have an exciting opportunity for a strong Project Manager to make a difference at Kraft Heinz. The position is part of the Benelux Finance team and is reporting into the RGM & CFM Lead.

The PM plays a meaningful role in supporting our brand’s innovations come to life faster! The main mission is partnering with local and regional cross-functional teams (i.e. Logistics- Marketing- Category- Sales- R&D- Legal and so forth) to ensure efficient project delivery- owing all required activities through the governance processes- such as “Idea to Execution” (or Stage & Gate)- Change Control.

Ready for the next step in your career? Join as and Grow Something Great.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading and delivering projects on-time according with gate-keeping guidelines.
  • Ensuring timelines- budget- costs- risk management- troubleshooting- escalation and quality of project results are supervised throughout the project life cycle.
  • Developing and nurturing positive relationship with cross-functional team members
  • Responsible for assisting the decision-making process of selecting- prioritizing projects through a strong portfolio and project management.
  • Providing insights on resource and budget allocation of projects contributing to identify areas of opportunities and challenges
  • Ensuring and facilitating project progress reviews and key decision meetings and actively follow-up on agreements made

Qualifications

  • University degree in Finance- Economics or similar
  • Proven track record (at least 4-5 years) working in international organizations- with meaningful experience in project management
  • Entrepreneurial mentality with a can-do attitude and an organized approach to navigate a complex and multifaceted agenda
  • Able to optimally lead multiple projects simultaneously & to develop priorities for self and members of project team

Professional Attributes

  • Communication Skills - People are easily be exposed to senior management- no matter their level. Therefore- it’s meaningful to have excellent interpersonal skills- to take care of all kinds of different partners.
  • Ability to Simplify - We like to keep it simple. And to implement fast. Your simplification skills will be highly appreciated- when providing simple solutions dealing with sophisticated challenges.
  • Result driven - You don’t only focus on your own results- but always do what’s best for the company.
  • Team player - Achieving results is nice but achieving results with the team is simply the best. Being a phenomenal teammate means you’re sometimes a leader- sometimes a follower but always working towards the same common goal together with your teammates.

What we offer

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


 

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