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Nestlé #SparkTheNext Leaders Program

Nestlé #SparkTheNext Leaders Program
(Management Trainee Program)

Nestlé Vietnam’s #SparktheNext Leaders Program (Management Trainee Program) is a fast-track development program combining on-the-job training with personal/group coaching, to build up future leaders equipped with strong business acumen and relevant leadership and functional competences.

Join us now to maximize your fullest potential on an accelerated pathway, by working with our diverse and experienced professionals and immerse in our brands when you embark on cross-functional job rotations across core functions.

What is Nesternship

As we face new realities, Nestlé is reimagining our culture by embracing a liquid workforce, adopting a transformational approach through the best features of the digital era, where anything can be done anytime, anywhere.​​

​Here is your chance to level up your skills, gain on-the-job experience and expand your network, all from the comfort of home. Grab this opportunity to kickstart your career without borders!

The table of content is below:

  • What is Nesternship?
  • What will you have from Nesternship?
  • Hear from our Nesterns
  • Who & What are we looking for?
  • Streams you can apply to
  • What does the application process look like?
  • FAQ
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Hear from our #SparkTheNext Leaders


  • Fresh Graduate with less than 1 year of work experience
  • Grade-Point Average (GPA) from 2.8/4 equivalent 7/10
  • Prove good sense of business acumen, critical thinking, analytical skills and have good command of English
  • Team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Driven and ambitious in delivery of results
  • Possess initiative, courage and openness to embrace and lead change

What does the application process look like?

Initial Interview
Initial Interview
Initial Interview

When: Jan & Feb 2023

Spark your confidence with us through face-to-face interview

Nest Camp/Field Work
Nest Camp/Field Work

When: Mar 2023

Gain insight into our business through solving real-world business issues and interact with business leaders at our assessment center

Final Interview
Final Interview/ Sales Challenge
Final Interview/ Sales Challenge

When: Apr 2023

Your final performance to spark yourself with our Business Leaders panel

You're In!
You're In!
You're In!

When: May 2023

Welcome to Nestle family!




Streams you can apply to:


Provide the best value for our consumers

Work alongside field sales teams, distributors and category teams to help create compelling sales offer and develop integrated shopper campaigns that would excite our consumers.



Bring our brands to life, the Nestlé way

Collaborate with product development teams, brand communication and consumer insights to create creative communications and impactful marketing strategies for our brands.


Transform your keen eye for process improvements into meaningful impact

Gain hands on experience through a rotation of roles in general engineering, industrial services, electrical and automation. You also have the opportunity to develop your management skills through various projects.



Bring our products to life

Gain hands on experience in production and processing line management as you build your capabilities in people, quality, maintence and also in health and safety.

Quality Assurance

Ensuring that our products are of the best quality

Experience the end-to-end farm to fork quality management system, while developing good manufacturing practices and quality control skills in a manufacturing environment.

Research & Development

Research & Development (Application Group)

Design the best products for our customers

Important in helping Nestlé design Product, Process and Packaging and sustainable Nutrition, Health and Wellness solutions for the markets and business

Human Resources

Winning through People and Teams

Be part of the team that drives people strategies to recruit, retain and develop talents, support business operations, implement and provide coaching and guidance to grow leadership and functional skills in a corporate environment

Human Resources
Supply Chain

Supply Chain

Ensuring the quality of our products reaches our consumers on time

Develop your analytical skills, forward thinking and planning capabilities as you work across different areas of Supply Chain to ensure that our products are delivered in full, at the right time and place.


This is an 18-month rotation program

Yes, you can, as long as you can ensure to work full time by May 2023

You will be contacted within 2 weeks through your email after passing each recruitment step

Yes, you can, as long as you meet our MT Program requirements. However, please note that the whole selection process will take place in Vietnam.

GPA is only one of the selection criteria and we assess each candidate on comprehensive basis.

All information collected will be used for employment purposes only, and no personal data will be disclosed to other parties.

The program is designed for 18 months with 2 stages:

STAGE 1:  First 12 months – Cross-function rotation
-Rotate with related function to get more insights about business acumen
-Build up, sharpen leadership & skills

STAGE 2: Next 06 months – Individual assessment
-Rotate back to home function & get in depth knowledge about home function
-Get coached by senior manager during the job

You will be rotated within your related function. Your career roadmap is subjected to change based on most suitable project for you at that time.

By starting your life as a Trainee in our Nestlé Management Trainee Program, you will learn and experience the excitements of a fast-paced and competitive nature of FMCG business, developing your insight and leadership capability at an early stage to achieve your full potential both professionally and personally, to stand out and possibly become one of our business leaders in Nestlé.

The program is designed to set you up to be ready for your next role at Nestle and become future leader of the company in long term.

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Ready to kickstart your career ? Apply now !

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