One of our mission points is helping women who want to go back into the corporate world. We do this through events like our Talent Fair, our contacts and teaching skills like CV writing, self-confidence, etc.
We connect and support internationally-minded women from all backgrounds living in the Düsseldorf by creating business-related initiatives and networking opportunities. All these companies have been selected to include members of our community.
If you are looking to apply for a role – please reach out to the community through the Facebook private group and ask for support for a specific role.
English Speaking Organisations or with English Speaking Divisions in and around Düsseldorf.
Based in the Medienhafen, Uniper is an Energy Company. They have been big supporters of the iwibdus network for many years and we hold our Talent Fair at their main offices.
They have about 11,000 employees and combine a balanced portfolio of large-scale assets (power generation) with outstanding technical and commercial expertise (sales and trading). For their job site: www.uniper.energy/company/careers
Based in Essen, E.ON is also an Energy company. They have more green-based assets and retail sales. With 16,000+ employees across Germany, here is their jobs page:
Bayer is a Life Science company with a more than 150-year history and core competencies in the areas of healthcare and agriculture. They have crops science, consumer health, animal health and pharmaceuticals divisions based across NRW. Their global headquarters are in Leverkusen with 24,953 German employees.
Here is their careers site: www.career.bayer.com/en/career
Verisure is an alarm business and they have been great collaborators with the iwibdus network. They have 18,000 employees worldwide and are growing in Düsseldorf.
International Schools across Düsseldorf
Of course, the international schools are great places for English Speaking vacancies. These are wider than just teaching roles, they also include support roles and volunteering positions.
International School of Dusseldorf www.isdedu.de/vacancies/
St. Georges Duisburg www.stgeorgesschool.com/st-george-s-schools/careers
International School on the Rhine www.isr-school.de
Mercedes or Daimler
They are obviously a massive international car company! They have mainly jobs in German but some global ones based in Dusseldorf require English as the business language. Better to apply if your German is great and English is an additional requirement.
L’Oreal German’s headquarter are here in Düsseldorf. They employ more than 900 people and offer all the brands that you know and love. They mainly work at the Dusseldorf building on Johannstraße in Marketing and Support services. They work in German, French and English. Here is the careers page: https://careers.loreal.com
Trivago is a company that started in Düsseldorf as a start-up. It is an online business designed to find you cheap hotel deals. They have a lot of online and digital type jobs and an amazing new building in the Medienhafen. Trivago has a strong work culture and supports new international talent. Their working language is English but they recruit people that speak many different languages. Online applications work better if you have been recommended by a current employee. Use the network!
QVC is the shopping channel. They have a great building down in the Medienhafen. Their corporate global jobs are in English. Have a look here.
Henkel is another insignia company that was born in Düsseldorf. They have brands such as Persil, Schwarzkopf and Pritt Stick. They have laundry, beauty and adhesive divisions. Their global roles are all based in English and their local roles require some English typically. Easy to use and simple to search career link: https://www.henkel.com/careers
Metro is a retail and wholesale company. They have a careers site here https://www.metro.de/jobs-und-karriere. They use English as their business language in the corporate office.
Vodafone is a global telecom provider. They have many jobs that require English here in Düsseldorf. They have around 5.000 employees at their main campus. https://careers.vodafone.com
Johnson and Johnson
J&J are similar to Henkel, they have a pharmaceuticals, beauty and healthcare divisions. They are based in Neuss and have around 750 employees on site. They also have global roles requiring English. https://jobs.jnj.com/jobs
All these companies have members in the network. Reach out if you find a role that interests you and use the iwibdus facebook page as a starting place to find out more about the company and the role.