Applications are now open for our 2020 Next Gen Nestlé Graduate Program – Business Stream.

  • Work within a collaborative and supportive team environment
  • Learn in a practical hands on environment
  • Guaranteed position at the end of successful completion

There is more to life at Nestlé! Be part of this vision and create a stronger, more sustainable tomorrow.

Your experience with us may cover different brands, different business areas, and even different countries. You'll have the chance to learn from some of the brightest minds across our organisation as you grow your career – through your ideas, energy and expertise.

Imagine yourself as part of a global success story; working with iconic brands, world-class products and highly engaged teams. Now is your chance to realise your potential.

Nestlé enjoys a reputation as one of the largest FMCG companies in the world and we are driven by our purpose - enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our inclusive and high performance culture is a testament to the great training, development, rewards and recognition we extend to every member of our 5,000 strong Oceania workforce.

It's a thrill to walk through a supermarket and see our iconic brands and products in almost every aisle. Nestlé has an unrivalled portfolio of international and local brands like NESCAFÉ, KIT KAT, MAGGI, UNCLE TOBYS and MILO.

Business at Nestlé is all about maintaining and building the future of our brands with our consumers, shoppers and customers. We handle category and shopper management, customer relationships, route to market strategies, field sales activities and our customer-facing supply chains. With such a wide range of products, you will get the opportunity to work alongside talented and driven individuals, combining insight driven strategy that will help identify, develop, evaluate and commercialise new areas of growth for Nestlé's brands.

Here are some of the many possible career paths our Business Graduates can take:

  • Category Executive
  • Account Executive
  • Field Sales
  • Field Planning Executive

In your chosen area, we'll support you to:

  • Learn in a practical, hands-on environment with real ownership of what you do
  • Grow and develop your leadership abilities
  • Gain the knowledge and business acumen to set you up for long-term success.

Why Join Us?

In the Next Gen Nestlé program you always have an active role to play. This means that you can put into practice everything you've learned because you'll have real responsibilities on real projects in different areas across the business.

You'll experience our culture and live our values - with consumers at the heart of everything we do. You're also part of a global story, working for the largest FMCG in the world.

Through all of this it's important to know that you're not alone. Throughout the program you'll be coached and supported by the amazing teams behind our iconic brands. You'll also have your own tailored learning and development program and be working in a team of inspiring people.

What can you expect as a Next Gen Nestlé Graduate?

  • A two year rotational graduate program supported by a tailored learning and development plan to develop your leadership abilities and set you up for long term success
  • Broad experience and exposure across a number of our Business and Marketing teams. With rotations in Field Sales, Marketing and Category Development, you'll develop insights into consumer and shopper behaviour to help create compelling sales offers and develop integrated shopper campaigns to delight our consumers
  • Opportunities to put everything you learn into action by working on exciting projects with colleagues and customers alike to tackle daily challenges and deliver best practice.

Best of all upon successful completion of the program we commit to placing you in a permanent role.

Who are we looking for?

We're looking to discover graduates with leadership potential and commercial acumen. Graduates who are driven for results, innovative, resilient and adaptable will succeed within our highly regarded Business teams.

Eligibility for the Next Gen Nestlé Graduate program

  • A completed University Degree in Business or Commerce in the last 2 years or in your final year of completion
  • Ability to work in Australia – permanent residency or citizenship
  • A current driver's license
  • Mobility and willingness to move locations within Australia

If you are ready to be challenged and want to make a difference, then come and join us in our Next Gen Nestlé Graduate Program where you will see a world of opportunity open up and discover there's more to life at Nestlé.

Zip together the following files and upload to your online application:

  • Scanned copy of your valid driver's License
  • Scanned copy of your most recent academic transcripts
  • Scanned copy of your Citizenship, permanent residency or Australian passport
  • A copy of your most recent CV

Applications close 19 May 2019

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