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Placements

Our placements are really important to us. You will come into real roles with responsibility from the offset. After a successful placement, you could be fast tracked onto our graduate programme. 

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CASE STUDIES

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SALES

“I was involved from the start in meeting the buyer, the negotiation of a full year media plan, the cross-functional collaboration with shopper marketing and the activities around developing the online stream of the business on an on-going basis.”

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MARKETING

“I was able to take real ownership for an entire media plan and relationship with one of the grocery websites that list our products.”

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FINANCE

“I would recommend a placement to anyone who is looking to experience a great place to work and grow.“

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IS/IT

"This placement has been a fantastic introduction to what it means to work for a global FMCG. I had real responsibility gaining invaluable experience, taking on projects that were value adding for the company."

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Supply Chain

"Everybody says it is the people that make Danone, and I would echo that once more, because everybody has a vested interest in helping one another and making it a fantastic learning environment.”

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Nutrition

“Spending a year here at Danone really focused my career into exactly the right area that was right for me. I feel much more ready for the future and the placement really helped me expand my horizons."

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Recruitment Process

Our Application Process has been designed to help you decide if this is the right company for you, as well as helping us to assess if you will be a good fit for Danone. At each stage, if you are successful, you will go onto the next step of the process. 

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Application Form

Cover letter and CV to understand your background and experience as well as your motivation for the role. We also ask questions to assess your fit with our values and what the Danone mission means to you.


"Research Danone to enable you to demonstrate your understanding of our mission and company culture. Go over and above looking at the website! Visit stores, speak to people who have worked at Danone, check out the reviews in rate my placement and Jobcrowd."

 

 

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NUMERICAL & VERBAL TESTING - ONLINE

A 25 minute numerical reasoning test and a 19 minute verbal reasoning test on line to assess your numerical and verbal reasoning skills. 


"We know these tests can be daunting and only test for your strengths in numerical and verbal reasoning. As we are recruiting for leaders of the future, these skills are vital; from budget management to communicating with clarity. You can get practice tests from shl.com."

 

 

 

 

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Video Interview

A video interview (where applicable) to better understand you and your strengths in communication.


"We want to get to know you better and are looking for your strengths in communicating as well as remaining calm under pressure! Do take a deep breath before answering. We're not expecting you to be word perfect."

 

 

 

 

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Competency based interview - face to face

A one to one competency based interview to get to know more about your strengths, plus a case study (where applicable) designed to test your functional and CODE competencies needed for the role. 


"Make a list of all your key strengths and how they link to our CODE behaviours. You can then prepare some examples in advance to provide as evidence. On the day, do take time to think about the best example you have and make sure you answer the question."

 

 

 

 

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