A key responsibility of any leader at FrieslandCampina is to identify, grow, and stretch talent. Doing this well requires a Nourishing Leadership mind-set: an attitude of continuous learning & development as an accelerator for achieving business results. Nourishing Leadership is FrieslandCampina’s leadership brand.

Our General Managers possess a high level of conceptual and strategic intelligence. They can read and assess situations, identify strengths and weaknesses. They have the courage to take bold principle-based decisions aimed at long-term results, even if they hurt in the short term.

A job that matters

Our dairy products help meet the world’s nutritional demands. We work tirelessly to understand the needs of our customers and to serve them with customised products. Our General Management department leverages scale and efficiency where it adds value. They take the lead by showing the courage to take bold principle-based decisions aimed at long-term results, even if they hurt in the short term. Aiming for things that matter gets us all in the desired mind-set: it enables us to win in the market together. Our employees around the world have a strong drive to do things that matter and are commercially obsessed with adding value to those things that matter. Moreover, they have an owner’s mind-set, empowering them to make decisions on things that matter.

The core activities of the General Management team are:

 

  • Developing and executing strategy for the responsible organisational unit
  • Managing and coaching the team by demonstrating authority, finding balance in a highly volatile environment, and demonstrating a high degree of agility
  • Putting team members in their role, providing a clear way forward with the strategy and empowering others, while setting clear, specific expectations
  • Working closely with others, while leading without the need for formal authority
  • Leading changes for the responsible business and organisational unit

Step into our world

Are you that future leader who acts now and for generations to come? And do you share the mentality described above? Step into our world and determine your own career path at FrieslandCampina.

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