Job Location : Luxembourg
Job Location : Findel
Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®.
As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world.
The secret to our global success? Nearly 35,000 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of.
Join us, and you could be one of them.
About the Role :
For our Ferrero Headquarters we are currently looking for an Open Innovation Strategist / Business Analyst who will support the open innovation activities of Ferrero OI Science.
He / She will support Ferrero Open Innovation Science globally in strategy definition, scouting, evaluation and business planning of assigned projects and will be responsible for deploying, managing and maintaining the strategic tools and the processes used to score, rank, support decisions and to report on opportunities / projects.
Development and design of business cases to be used within the OI Science Team or modified and validated by the finance department;
Support Stream Leaders in defining the overall Business plans of the validated initiatives, also needed for the project validation
Maintain internal shared documentations and communications;
Work with internal databases, Mintel, Euromonitor and other external collaborators to research market data;
Act as primary project manager for the department on a global basis;
Manage department’s processes and keep track of periodic deadlines;
Manage department infrastructure such as Sharepoint site & analysis / strategy / research tools;
Manage and generate internal reporting documentation;
Coordinate and manage global team of Junior Strategists in business analysis, business research, business case development and reporting activities, ensuring that a common approach and methodology is used;
Manage and maintain OI Science PEEL (Prepare, Explore, Evaluate, Leverage) process methodology to ensure consistent execution across the global team.
Who we are looking for :
Master’s Degree in Engineering, Economics or MBA;
5-7 years of experience in innovation-related financial modeling;
Strong business acumen;
Strategy working or academic background;
Product management experience is a plus;
Startup experience desired;
Self-driven and capable of dealing with unstructured and emerging-startup environments;
People management skills.
Strong IT competences;
Advanced knowledge of Office Suite.
Fluent in English;
Any additional language would be advantageous.
How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero :
Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.