At Nestlé, we have a high performance culture that puts the emphasis on diversity, innovation and growth and
this enables their development and ultimately ours. As a professional, you’ll find you have a wider sphere of
influence and more freedom than elsewhere.
So you’ll be able to broaden or deepen your existing job responsibilities as well as having the opportunity to
There are three factors that will shape your career growth at Nestlé:
- Core factors. These are non-negotiable qualities you must have, including sustainable
performance, the knowledge and skills you have about your function, the business and yourself, plus your
leadership skills and critical experience.
- Accelerators. This is the name we give to the qualities that will determine how far and
how fast your progress and develop. These include your mobility, your flexibility to move between functions
and categories, how well you network and how open you are to new experiences.
- Opportunities. These are the factors that are more dependent on circumstances and
activities elsewhere in the business. Opportunities can spring from new roles, new positions and new
Talent Assessment and Succession Planning
Succession Planning is the way in which we plan career development and fill middle and senior-level jobs.
Our succession plans cover all the key jobs in Nestlé and include a list of forecasted potential successors
for those roles. At any one time, we know exactly how well these successors are performing and how close
they are to taking on the next role in their development.
Importantly, our succession plans are created with input from multiple sources. We look at our employees’
career history and Talent Assessments, their Performance Evaluation results and other relevant development