Public Affairs Manager Social Impact

27. Juli 2022


Position Snapshot

Location: Vevey, Switzerland
Company: Nestlé S.A.
Act. Rate: Full-Time Act. Rate 100%
Type of contract: Permanent contract

What we offer at Nestlé

Flexible work policies in terms of core hours and working from home. Please talk to us during the recruitment process about what flexibility could look like for you!
Genuine opportunities for career and personal development
Modern “smart office” locations providing agile & collaborative workspaces
Dynamic international working environment
Attractive additional benefits

Position Summary

As a Social Impact Manager in the Global Public Affairs & ESG Engagement team, you will help drive the implementation of the social impact agenda of the company. In this role you will support the implementation of Nestlé’s Human Rights Framework and Roadmap. Furthermore, you will lead the development and implementation of a dedicated advocacy, engagement, and communications strategy on sustainable sourcing, as well as the deployment of Nestlé needs YOUth (NNY) across the company.

We offer a dynamic, inclusive, and international working environment with many opportunities across different companies, functions, and regions. Don’t miss the opportunity to join us and work with different teams in an agile and diverse context.

A Day in the Life of a Social Impact Manager

  • Implement a roadmap that supports the implementation of the company’s human rights strategy
  • Develop and implement a dedicated advocacy, stakeholder engagement, and communications strategy, including for each of our human rights priorities
  • Create and coordinate a working group with Zones and Markets
  • Lead the deployment of Nestlé Needs Youth (NNY) across the company in close collaboration with Zones, Markets and relevant Functions

What will make you successful

  • Master’s degree in international relations, political science, social sciences or equivalent
  • Work experience on social impact, ideally in so-called least developed countries
  • Demonstrated track record of engaging with a wide range of stakeholders, including international organizations, governments, NGOs and donors / investors
  • Demonstrated business acumen by working for or with companies
  • Proven ability to successfully multi-task and thrive in response to competing priorities and demands
  • Strong interpersonal skills that balance persuasive communication and respect for others
  • High commitment to integrity, confidentiality and principle-based decision-making
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills. Fluency in English

At Nestlé, we want to help shape a better and healthier world, inspire people to live healthier lives and deliver impact at a scale and pace that makes a difference. We do this by fostering a diverse, friendly, supportive, and collaborative environment, that creates positive disruption, embraces innovation, and empowers people and teams to win.
We aim to hire friendly, respectful, inspiring people who care about the people’s lives that we touch every single day.
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