Internship - Procurement Supply Chain / Sports Equipment
DescriptionPrepare and distribute timely and insightful analysis to support Procurement Strategies development and implementation
Internship starting from February 2018:
4-12 months assignment, at least 4 days a week
Our Procurement team helps Nike win by leveraging our suppliers and our scale. We partner with our stakeholders to drive value. We challenge the status quo and bring innovative thinking. We use facts to create leverage. We are motivated by results, not by process. And we act as one team across the globe. We live this mission via excellence in analytics, strategy development, stakeholder relationships, strategy execution, negotiating, contracting, and supplier management. Our work spans the entire company, giving our team a unique Nike, Inc. viewpoint. As an intern with Supply Chain Procurement at the European Logistics Center in Laakdal - Belgium, you will become part of our European Procurement Team, with the opportunity to drive and support strategic initiatives.
We are looking for impact-driven Procurement Interns who will join the Global Procurement team. You will join our Procurement Internship program with exposure to all elements of our Supply Chain Procurement organization – mainly European transportation, 3rd Party Logistics/Warehousing, Services, Technology and Facilities focused categories. You will partner with directors and sourcing managers to drive impact in these areas. The internship will be based in Laakdal, Belgium, but you will have the opportunity to join our team at Hilversum in the Netherlands for a few days every month.
YOUR WORKOUT SCHEDULE CONSISTS OF:
Provide support to Sourcing managers in recommendations on specific functional strategies
Lead Sourcing projects including Market analysis, Negotiations, Tendering and Contracting process as well as Supplier Relationship Management
Actively interprets and reviews sourcing results with business managers, including trends/issues and opportunities, to drive actionable responses. Continually seeks ways to improve processes
Advise on financial implications of business decisions. Identifies and/or develops relevant management reporting and analytical tools.
HOW IS YOUR CURRENT CONDITION?
Current student and available for a 4 to 12-month internship (negotiable)
Advanced level Excel / PowerPoint and fluent English language skills both written and verbal
Strong analytical and problem solving skills - Ability to comb through large amounts of data, analyze, draw conclusions, and present a coherent viewpoint
Project management abilities - Ability to deliver results against tight and complex timelines
Self-starter with ability to manage work in multiple areas and within a virtual work environment
Creative problem solver & want to get their “hands dirty”
Team player attitude; solid positive energy; stress resistance and confidence
Good communication skills - able to influence at a variety of levels and across functions in a complex organization
Promote positive change through innovation and creativity
Previous experience or coursework focused on procurement, operations, supply chain, or finance is a plus
Track-record of demonstrating an entrepreneurial spirit in a fast-paced environment
General financial skills/knowledge
RUN FOR GOLD
No formal suits in the office, wear only what suits you best!
The internship is unpaid
You are entitled to a compensation for transportation costs and excess to our Nike Retail Store.
Stay fit at our local sport facilities and push your physical boundaries (fitness, track & field, beach volleyball, tennis courts, squash courts, soccer pitch).
THE SWOOSH GAMEPLAN
First selection through CV and cover letter. Tell us why you want to be our new intern! You can apply at jobs.nike.com/belgium.
We would like to meet you! At this stage you will take a computer test, solve a business case and have a face to face conversation with a collegue of the team.
Decision and communication.
For more info contact Tim.Wijckmans@nike.com
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