Nestlé is one of the largest Nutrition, Health & Wellness Company with more than 2000 brands ranging from global icons to local favorites, and we present in 191 countries around the world. Nestlé has a long history in Vietnam when established its first representative office in Saigon in 1912. Since then, Nestlé’s iconic bird nest has become familiar with so many generations of Vietnamese families over the past 100 years.
CULTURE BUILT ON RESPECT
Nestlé Vietnam has built a culture based on respect and creating a climate of mutual trust and open dialogue where the voice of the employee is heard. We:
- Establish direct and frequent communication in the workplace.
- Encourage a proactive two-way conversation with colleagues
- Make efforts to develop fair and constructive dialogue, overcome difficulties, reach sustainable agreements and implement them.
- Engage with external stakeholders, continuously seeking areas of dialogue, mutual understanding.
RELATIONSHIPS BASED ON TRANSPARENCY
Nestlé people are our strength. Nothing can be achieved without our people’s engagement and commitment. We deal with each other in an open and fair way. We build relationships based on transparency in our people practices and consistent with our values rooted in respect.
SAFE AND HEALTHY WORKING ENVIRONMENT
As the leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness (NHW) Company, all business activities of Nestlé are committed to the purpose of “Enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future”.
Nestlé Vietnam have created a working environment that enhance individual responsibility, opportunity for development and empowerment. . For Nestlé, safety requirements are non-negotiable. We devote all the necessary attention to protect our employees and suppliers’ staff, contractors and any other people involved with the company by communicating and educating about safety through behavioral approach.
At Nestlé, the company also enhance NHW knowledge & care for employee health through the implementation of Wellness seminars on nutrition; organize physical sport & wellness, support employees to participate in gym centers monthly, etc.
We appreciate the diversity in: gender, origin, nationality, religion, age, etc. Nestlé Vietnam has staff with 11 different nationalities with diverse religions. The proportion of women in middle & senior management is 50%.
Nestlé also provide employees the opportunity to take part and give back through activities such as Employee Volunteer Program; Nestlé Healthy Kids, Nescafé Plan & WET project. With different projects, based on community needs, employees, retirees and families are encouraged to contribute time, skills and resources to build the community together.
With the foundation of Company Culture & Values, our people are respected and recognized for their contribution. Many employees consider the Company as their second family. At Nestlé Vietnam, 54.4% of employees have worked over 5 years, 20% worked more than 10 years.
DEVELOPING OUR PEOPLE
“Talent Factory” is the concept to integrate all talent development & management practices to build a consistent & aligned approach to support business growth, including:
- Talent & Performance Management Solution
- Management Trainee & Sales Management Trainee Program
- Corporate projects
- People Committee
- Mentorship Program
- International assignment
- Job Rotation Program
- Talent and succession plan
Talent Factory is an innovation to ensure our Talent groom and develop effectively from all aspects, to be capable of supporting current and future business needs. It combines a group of several People best practices:
- Recruit strong pipeline
- Clear and transparent Assessment & Rewards
- Effective and Focused development
- Engagement from Top Management
Practices of Talent Factory are demonstrating strongly our commitment and employees in different levels can feel their growth long-term with the company. This encourages them to broaden their exposure and deepen their skills. Employee believe that they have opportunity for personal development and growth opportunities, understand how the talent & performance management process worked, etc.
With the high speed of business growth, Talent Factory plays important role to focus on building talent pipeline, improving bench strengths, increasing employee engagement & capability to support company business strategy & ambition.
It is one of our HR strategies to “Win with People” .Through Talent Factory, we are also strengthening the culture “develop from within”, which helping to attract, retain, develop the right talents for today need & prepare for the future.
REWARDING OUR PEOPLE
One of the most important elements to attract new hires and engage current employees is competitive remuneration and benefits policies. The Compensation and benefits for all levels have been communicating to employees via “Nestlé Total Rewards”. It corresponds to what is valued by employees in alignment with Nestlé principles, culture and aspirations; complies with prevailing legislation and practices in Vietnam.
We are very proud that Nestlé is one of companies providing attractive benefits to employees higher than government regulations and market practices. The factors of Total Rewards are including:
- Fixed pay
- Variable Pay
- Employee Benefits
- Personal Growth and Development
- Work-life, Health & Wellness
In addition, we have developed effective systems to promote the two-way internal communication culture that allows employees to access information of Total Rewards as well as to encourage them to feedback. We have received many suggestions to improve benefit programs such as: Build “Coffee corner”, choose periodic health check-up hospital, change supplier of health insurance, expand the list of suppliers for wellness program, organize seminars about health and beauty consultancy for female employees, birthday gift, public events, Tết, etc.
Nestlé will continue to build attractive Total rewards to support Business in attracting, retaining and engaging employees for sustainable development in the future.