Internship Business Development

Zürich, ZH, Switzerland

Job Description

Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers\' preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that \'engage your senses\'. The Company achieved sales of CHF 6.2 billion in 2019. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 145 locations, the company has almost 14,969 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at

Internship Business Development

As a Business Development Intern you will be an integral part of the small Global Business Development team that is working on key strategic initiatives within the Taste & Wellbeing Division. You will meaningfully contribute by gathering market insights and maintaining the competition overview. You will also support the team to drive and monitor our 2025 strategy initiatives and to update high-level team members. You will work with our Global Category Management and other teams within the T&W organization. You will be part of a growth-minded, insights-based team which is already curious to meet you.

This internship is limited to 12 months and is based in Kemptthal.

You will:

  • Assist in improving the competitive landscaping and market understanding over the food and beverage ingredients market by conducting deep dives on selected companies of interest to Givaudan as well as derive portfolio and product strategy conclusions on relevant companies.
  • Produce insight reports on selected, strategic initiatives through market analysis, landscaping and opportunity identification.
  • Support the team on different business development projects
  • Monitor the essential movements from our competitors and create our by-monthly business development newsletter
  • Are currently attending or have just finished a Business Degree or similar
  • Have an interest in the fast paced world of Business Development in the Food & Beverage sector
  • Are fluent in English
  • Bring good MS Office skills (PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Are motivation to support the team in Business Development
  • Analytical skills
  • Bring a strong interest in research, in analyzing companies & markets, in projects and project management; experience in that fields is a plus
  • Are flexible and able to work on several projects simultaneously and switch priorities on a short notice basis
Your benefits in Kemptthal:
  • Excellent opportunities for progressive learning and development
  • 40 hour working week, Flexible working model and Home office (if applicable)
  • Additional paid days off
  • Favorable pension fund contributions
  • Subsidized meals in the Staff restaurant / You benefit from a discounted catering offer (incl. lunch)
  • Sport and leisure club (amenities/showers on site)
  • Discounts at the company shop
  • Free Staff Parking and Bike Badge
  • Subsidized: REKA vouchers and SBB half fare travelcard
  • Complimentary beverages (tea, coffee, water)
  • Worldwide private accident coverage and free choice of hospital
  • Worldwide private accident insurance
  • Additional family/education allowance (if applicable)

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