Internship - Global Change and Transformation

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Date: 25 May 2023

Location: Amsterdam, NL


Internship - Global Change and Transformation - September 2023


“To land Change and to Transform ways of working is challenging and dynamic. It was a great opportunity for me  to be part of that journey and to help operationalize the Evergreen strategy within the company across  OpCo’s and functions. I have been able to develop myself professionally while truly feeling part of the Heineken Team”

HEINEKEN is looking for you!

Every day we work with pride on our great products that you have certainly had in your hand at a party, during a work meeting or at home on the couch. HEINEKEN is much more than just beer. What about brands like Cristal Clear, Royal Club, Heineken 0.0, Amstel Radler and Birra Moretti. We actively work to create a pleasant work environment where everyone feels respected and has equal opportunities. Your personality, knowledge and skills are the success of our organization.

The internship

HEINEKEN has launched a new balanced growth strategy: EverGreen. The Transform Network was born as a driving force to help operationalize Evergreen successfully with a focus on building new capabilities and ways of working.  

We created a set up and upskilling of the world-wide Transformation Network with a Central Transformation Team and transformation leads at Regional Offices and in OpCos. The core purpose of the Global Transformation Team (GT) is to orchestrate and accelerate the EverGreen transformation across global functions , regions and OpCos by working together and breaking the silos. .
There is a strong change management component, complimented by the need to be technical savvy and quickly picking up new online skills.

Your responsibilities:
In this internship, you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the team in developing a toolkit and training that will help the upskilling of the Transformation network in our online tools. Enable Evergreen tool execution success in OpCo’s, Regions, Global Functions – Communicate with the worldwide end-user community
  • Taking on projects that can cover any area that the team is involved in, exposing you to a broad range of functions and activities
  • Design, implement and support processes and governance of Evergreen initiative execution at various organisational levels.
  • Contributing and where possible improving the periodic communication on updates.


During your internship you will get the opportunity to get to know HEINEKEN as a company, also outside your department. We give you the trust and freedom, so you can work like a real entrepreneur. We like to bring the outside world inside and therefore we embrace new, fresh ideas with enthusiasm. Of course, always with the guidance that is right for you.

The department

The Global Transformation Team is one of the newest disciplines within Heineken and has a lot of interactions with other functions (eg Supply Chain, Commerce, Finance and IT). Our work is to accelerate the EverGreen Transformation across the company, but as we are a new team, we are still shaping our agenda as we go. The dynamics of our work make no day the same and we are a close team and support each other where we can.

The terms of employment

  • Your starting date is 1 September 2023
  • The internship is fulltime (in consultation also 4 days a week possible)
  • The duration of the internship is 6 months (in consultation with your internship supervisor)
  • It is a practice-oriented internship
  • You will be based in Amsterdam
  • You will receive an internship fee of €500 (wo & hbo) gross pm based on fulltime
  • You will enjoy 2 vacation days per month (based on fulltime)
  • If you do not have a student OV product, your commuting expenses will be fully reimbursed


The start of your internship

Together with a diverse group of interns from different departments you will start your internship at HEINEKEN. Together you will be introduced to the organization. Furthermore, you can organize fun activities with your fellow interns.

The unique you!

  • Project management – able to manage multiple projects, prioritise & maintain an overview of the big picture and close attention to detail
  • Manages relationships with stakeholders (with conflicting interests). Communicates through understanding, influencing and/or serving others and requires more than facts to win arguments and influence others
  • Dealing with ambiguity: Manages own workload, tasks, and scope. Pragmatic in doing what needs to be done. A self-starter.

We believe that everyone has unique talents and are therefore looking for you!

  • A senior student currently enrolled in a Dutch Master (HBO/WO), related to Business or Communication studies
  • A passionate team-player with affinity with technology


Conditions of HEINEKEN

  1. You are enrolled at an educational institution.
    1. In the case of non-EU nationality, you must be registered as an intern with a Dutch educational institution.
    2. In case of EU nationality, you may also be registered as an intern at educational institutions outside the EU.
  2. Physical presence at the location of your internship. We believe that you learn most when you can work directly with your colleagues. It is therefore not possible to work completely remote and HEINEKEN does not facilitate housing.


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The company

HEINEKEN has been a market leader for more than 150 years. We have a family history and Dutch heritage that we are proud of. This pride is reflected in our entrepreneurship and we take it with us in everything we do and where we go. We are brand builders and the indispensable link between the breweries and the perfect beer in people's homes or on the terrace.

Together we stand for our core values: passion for quality, enjoying life and respect for people and the environment. We always advocate responsible alcohol consumption, feel closely connected to Dutch society and local communities, and constantly strive to improve our impact on the planet.

Embracing and celebrating diversity is at the heart of the purpose of HEINEKEN to "brew the joy of true togetherness to inspire a better world." We believe that people as diverse as our brews - including and not limited to gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, nationality, social background, disability and thinking style - enrich our lives and strengthen our business. We welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, as we advocate for a culture of belonging that provides fair and equal opportunities for all.


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