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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 5.1 billion in 2017. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 100 locations, the company has more than 11,100 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

Internship Business Development

Join us and celebrate the beauty of human experience. Create for happier, healthier lives, with love for nature. Together, with kindness and humility, we deliver food innovations, craft inspired fragrances and develop beauty and wellbeing solutions that make people look and feel good. There’s much to learn and many to learn from, with more than 16,800 employees around the world to explore ideas and ambitions with. Dive into varied, flexible, and stimulating environments. Meet empowered professionals to partner with, befriend, and stretch your skills alongside. Every day, your energy, your creativity, and your determination will shape our future, making a positive difference on billions of people. Every essence of you enriches our world. We are Givaudan. Human by nature.  
 

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 will start in March 2023 and is limited to 12 months. This position is based in Kemptthal (Switzerland).
 
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

 
You:
 

  • 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)
     


At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Every essence of you enriches our world.
Givaudan is committed to equal opportunities. Therefore, we welcome applications regardless of cultural and social background, gender, age, religion or sexual identity. 
We also have a safe working environment, progressive working conditions and are certified as an equal pay employer.



At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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