Junior Manager (m/f/d) ALDI Nord Innovation Management

  • VONQ
  • Essen, Deutschland
  • Jan 15, 2020
Direkteinstieg Andere Business Development Sales


Junior Manager (m/f/d) Innovation Management

ALDI Nord is the number one discounter in Germany. Over 100 years of experience, more than 69.000 employees in nine European countries display the success of the corporate company. We want to continue this success story in the future. Do you also want to be part of the ALDI success story?

Your tasks

  • Step-by-step development of an idea and innovation management in close collaboration with the Manager Innovation Management at ALDI Nord
  • Support in the creation of new structures and interfaces along the entire "Innovation Funnel", e.g. implementation of an idea management tool
  • Support in the initiation and management of strategic, international innovation projects as well as structured research and networking (e.g. start-ups, accelerators, tech players)
  • Agile development of prototypes / MVPs with user-centered testing / piloting of innovative business processes, products, services and new business models
  • Identification and evaluation of new trends & technologies within the food retail industry and handover of potential "investment targets" to our M&A team
  • Establishment of an open and innovative company culture, enhancement of knowledge transfer and introduction of agile working methods

Your profile

  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration, STEM or equivalent field – digital focus preferred
  • First professional experience in the area of Corporate Innovation, Project Management, Strategy, Consulting, Investment Banking and/or start-up environment
  • First Experience in management of interdisciplinary, complex projects
  • Founding experience a plus
  • International background within (food) retail and/or FMCG sector a plus
  • Distinct knowledge of methodologies advantageous (e. g. design thinking, prototyping)
  • Fluent in German and English, further language skills a plus
  • Entrepreneur and thought leader with hands-on-mentality
  • Inspiring personality with deep affinity for trends, innovations and technologies
  • Ability to work under ambiguity and with high levels of perseverance in order to overcome internal resistance and establish new thought patterns

Your benefits

  • Exciting responsibilities and challenges in an international working environment
  • The opportunity to be part of a transformation process and to shape that process further
  • A safe workplace in an internationally growing company
  • An attractive salary and individual career opportunities
  • High levels of freedom and the unique possibility to create something from scratch within a completely new corporate division, a very dynamic team and international projects

Become part of one of the world's most exciting transformation projects within the food retail industry, put yourself into the driver´s seat and write history at ALDI Nord.

Please apply via the 'Apply' button.

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