Contract Management - Early Career Intern Program Summer 2020

Massmutual Financial Group Springfield , MO 65802

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Since 1851, MassMutual's commitment has always been to help people protect their families, support their communities, and help one another. This is why we want to inspire people to Live Mutual. We're people helping people.

A career with us means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business.

We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other.

Together, we're stronger.

Description

Why should I consider MassMutual?

At MassMutual, we are looking for and investing in students who will become tomorrow's future business leaders. The MassMutual Early Career Internship Program is an 11-week summer internship in a diverse and established Fortune 100 Company, in which you will help solve business problems, develop both the professional and leadership skills needed to build a successful career, while having fun and building relationships that will last a lifetime. With internships in areas of Technology, Insurance Operations, Investment Management, and Marketing, you can explore the career path that is right for YOU!

What great looks like in this program:

Our ideal candidate is someone who is a continuous learner that can adapt and thrive in complex, uncertain and changing situations.

You are able to demonstrate this by:

  • Earning confidence and trust through ownership, commitment and follow-through in achieving results in school and/or work projects

  • Building a deeper understanding of how a business operates, specifically with a continuous improvement mindset

  • Managing priorities effectively and adapting quickly to achieve goals.

  • Self-driven in the pursuit of opportunities to develop new skills and perspectives through constant learning.

Intern Program Highlights:

  • Meaningful Projects: Apply your knowledge and skills by participating in high profile projects in a respected and highly rated company. Take part in our collaborative work environment focusing on process improvements that help us better serve our customers, including both external and internal customers.

  • Corporate Learning & Development Programs: Participate in internal programs that allow you to develop professional skills and competencies such as Empower (leadership course), Products 101, 12 Inclusive Behaviors, Microsoft Excel training, etc.

  • Personalized Coaching: Receive career and leadership coaching specific to you and your development needs from our Early Career Program team.

  • Mentors: Be paired with professionals at MassMutual to learn about the business throughout several departments while utilizing your mentors as a sounding board to share and shape your ideas.

  • Networking Opportunities: Engage with the greater MassMutual community by being involved in networking activities and also our sessions set up as smaller group meetings with senior leaders in the company.

  • Volunteer Opportunities: MassMutual invests more than $20 million annually in organizations across the country to support communities and broaden their economic opportunity. Join colleagues within MassMutual and make a positive impact in the community!

  • Community: You will have the opportunity to work with talented interns across several departments in a highly-collaborative environment. Housing is also provided if needed, which adds to the community aspect of the program.

Business Unit Overview:

Technology Services & Resiliency (TSR)/Efficiencies & Improvements -This function provides the TSR engagement management and continuous improvement oversight of Application & Infrastructure Production Support Managed Services contract with Cognizant. This is a $33 million/yr. services contract delivered by Cognizant from Springfield, Enfield and 3 locations in India. 400+ Cognizant associates provide these services to TSR.

Incorporated into the Efficiencies & Improvement function is coordination of TSR's ongoing Automation Initiative as well as targeted continuous improvement initiatives (e.g. Hive Center, Uptime 100, Cost Optimization, etc.) and cost savings initiatives to further mature and optimize the Managed Services.

Desired skills for roles within the Technology Services and Resiliency department:

  • Financial and business acumen/background

  • Technology/automation acumen/background

  • Knowledge of commercial contracts, contract management

Specific Tasks/Projects and Skills Developed during this internship:

  • Bridging technology and technology services contract management

  • Budgeting & accounting skills

  • Contracting skills

  • Legal terms & conditions

  • Program maturity and optimization initiatives

Measurement of Success:

At the end of the internship, the Candidate should:

Develop of a working understanding the Application & Infrastructure Production Support Managed Services contract and be able to implement necessary changes (to the contract), as well as participate in/perform monthly reconciliation of contract invoices. Show ability to assist in the 2021 budget development process for the services.

Show ability to assist in required contract negotiations. Show ability to oversee and drive continuous improvement initiatives and activities. Show ability to work in an environment that bounces between commercial and technical issues and resolve for desired outcomes.

Ranked No. 93 in the annual FORTUNE 500 Ranking (FORTUNE Magazine, June 2018) and recognized as a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love.

As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. It's more than our company structure it's our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people.

Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual.

CORE VALUES

Focus on the Customer: We understand our customers well and look for every opportunity to deliver an experience that is clear, easy, personal, human, empowering and trustworthy.

Act with Integrity: We deliver on our promises by being open, honest and humble and by adhering to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies.

Value People: We respect and learn from each other's diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas. We engage and develop people to their greatest potential.

Work Collaboratively: We work together to achieve results by actively listening, seeking, understanding and creating solutions as a unified team driving toward one company, one culture, one brand.

Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better everyone, every day.

For more information, visit www.massmutual.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, Instagram and Pinterest.

MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.



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