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Senior Digital Excellence Project Manager | Leading Mondi Professional Women's Network | Business Coach | Change Manager

Isabella Schleifer

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Mondi
Mondi
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General Management, Production, Consulting

Austria

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English, German, French, Italian

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Multinational (>1000)

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Manager

c-level

"Do more of whatever inspires you and makes you happy: dare to step out of your comfortzone!"

leadership motivation resilience
Isabella can support with:
Agile development / project management Decision-making Coaching Confidence building Conflict management Goal setting and scheduling Interpersonal skills Leadership skills Negotiation / sales Strengths & weaknesses identification Team management & leadership Training / facilitating Motivational skills
Isabella's work experience:
General Management Production Consulting Manager Consultant Advisor Coach / Trainer Influencer (Co-)Founder Corporate (>250 employees) One-woman business Multinational (>1000) Austria

Senior Digital Excellence Manager 

Business Coach & Consultant

Head of Commercial Excellence - Consumer Packaging

Head of Marketing & Communications


Current Job:


I am the Senior Digital Excellence Manager at Mondi AG, specialized in driving change, leading, consulting, and coaching teams to excel in the digital landscape. I focus on initiating and leading commercial digital projects, shaping agile teams, and coaching & consulting businesses on digital topics.


Specific Areas or Ways I Can Help a Mentee:


I can provide guidance on leadership development, change management, project management, and commercial excellence, offering expertise in navigating dynamic environments, empowering collaboration, and driving operational efficiency.


Projects for the Future:


My aim is to continue enabling organizational agility for digitalization, supporting businesses in scaling digital solutions, and driving digital transformation initiatives. I am committed to advancing women's careers and increasing female leadership representation.


Educational Background:


MBA in International Business Administration from the University of Vienna and certified Systemic Business Coach.


Early Employment:


I started my career as Sales & Marketing Manager at Austrian Airlines Russia/Moscow, followed by a position as Product Manager at L'Oréal before transitioning to roles in marketing, sales, and cross-media management at Krone Multimedia - Kronen Zeitung.




What I Like Most About My Current Job:


I enjoy the opportunity to drive and manage change, develop and lead teams, consult, train, and coach teams to exceed expectations. It is fulfilling to enable teams and businesses to thrive in uncertain environments and fostering innovation.


Side Projects:


I lead the Mondi Professional Women's Network (MPWN) and serve as mentor in various national and international networks, being passionate about supporting future female leaders and I am involved in economic empowerment initiatives.


Received Awards & Nominations:


I have received accolades for exceptional leadership, including praise from peers, managers, and teams for my positive attitude, passion, and ability to guide through challenging situations. Additionally, I have been recognized for my caring and inclusive behavior and exceptional work achievements in various roles.

Isabella is open for:
some brainpicking 🧠 becoming a sparring partner 🤝 coaching 🏆 connecting and networking 🛜 becoming an accountability buddy for goals and achievements 🎯
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  • Does the mentoring program cost anything?
    Nope - but you do have to be an inner circle member at the female factor. The membership starts at 1 € a day. For more info visit our membership page.
  • Can I apply for more than one mentor?
    Yes, you can apply for up to three mentors. Please note, every mentor requires a personalized motivation letter.
  • I'm having trouble deciding who to apply for, how do you pick a good mentor?
    That all depends on your career goals for the upcoming months- so ask yourself where do you want to be in half a year or year from now. Do you want to expand your company in a certain field? Start your own company? Or side business? Do you want to gain a particular skill set? Or maybe you want to move up within your corporation? Choosing a good mentor FOR YOU depends on a lot of things. But we’ve seen that a good mentor mentee relationship and successful outcomes mainly depends on good chemistry aka. you two get along and that the person can give you relevant advice and know-how that will help to excel in YOUR personal career. So ask yourself: “Will I vibe well with this person?” “How is their career and experience relevant to mine?” “How will it help me get to where I want to be in a certain period of time?” "How could my mentor actually benefit from my knowhow and skillset?"
  • How long is the mentoring program?
    The official mentoring period is for half a year. The current mentoring batch is running until December 2024. The fall batch will have applications open in September, and the batch itself will run from October 2024 through to March 2025. However, some of the mentors will still be happy to support you after that period or even become friends.
  • Can I apply for a mentor who lives in another city?
    Absolutely. We encourage you to apply for mentors in other cities as well, especially if you have a certain goal, eg. expanding or establishing a business there or looking for a job in another country or if you're eager to get to know another culture.
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