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For the Indirects Global Procurement team in Amsterdam we are looking for a (3rd/4th year of study) Bachelor/Master student who is interested in an internship of 6-12 months which can include a graduation assignment.
The purpose of the role is to support and work with the global team responsible for the procurement of Indirects. Indirects Procurement includes sourcing of Marketing (premiums, displays, agencies, media), Travel, Staffing, Leases and Rentals, HR Services, Services, Consultancy, Technology, Capex, MRO, Facility Management and Energy.
The internship can be used to develop a problem statement for a thesis. Examples of problem statements from former interns:
What is the best procurement strategy and process for solar power installations in Kraft Heinz plants?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of Kraft Heinz Zero Based Budgeting methods?
The key activities of the applicant are:
Assist Global Category Leads and Buyers in day to day issues at hand (Invoice resolution, supplier queries, Purchase Order approvals) A thorough spends analysis and data collection of the Indirect spend and supplier base. With the data gathering, the applicant will need to have a pro-active approach in reaching out to the various countries.
Based on the spend analyses a plan needs to be developed on how to approach the spend. Contracts need to be updated and maintained. Applicant will assist in securing that all current contracts are signed and stored correctly and termination clauses are clear.
Assist Global Category Leads and Buyers on current projects. This will involve assessing requirements, conducting industry analyses, drafting tender documents, and preparing and conducting negotiations,
Applicant should be in the final stage (3rd/4th year of study) of a Bachelors or Masters study in Economics/Business Administration
Interested in pursuing a career in Procurement/Purchasing
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Strong analytical capability
A commercial mindset
Strong in verbal and written business English
Good computer skills (Excel/Word/Powerpoint)
Self-starter, able to accomplish tasks on own initiative
Start date: ASAP
Period: 6 months
Salary for 4 days a week 500 per month, for 5 days a week 625 per month
Compensation for travel expenses
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