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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Software & Information Technology
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      December 10,2021
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    Internship (IS/IT - C&P) : IT Global Purchasing

    About the job

    Are you student looking for an opportunity to experience a IT Buyer role within a Cycles and Procurement team? Then this is the perfect preparation for you! Come join us as our new Global Purchasing Intern (IT/IS) at our office in Hoofddorp

    About the Job:

    You will be part of the Global Purchasing Team that works within the Professional Services category: Information Systems and Information Technology (IS/IT). The culture is based on freedom and empowerment, which is an environment where every day is a new adventure - full of possibilities and real excitement.

    As our new Purchasing ISIT Intern, you will support the DanIS Team, responsible for the Information Systems of all the employees of Danone globally. You will be exposed to all the steps of the procurement process as well as learn how to manage IT stakeholders. You will be primarily be working on Requests for Quotation (RFQ), more specifically within the coordination in the field of telecommunication.

    Your key responsibilities will be the following:

    • Source and benchmark suppliers through RFP and negotiations;
    • Ensure contracting & application of negotiated conditions
    • Monitor quality service and performance of suppliers
    • Serve as a resource to resolve commercial issues.

    Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to take lead on one of the various projects this global team is pursuing by taking control and monitoring it through from beginning to end. Within this project, your responsibilities will include gathering data to conduct extensive analysis to be used when preparing strategies. As well as collaborating and coordinating with internal and external stakeholders in order to create the most effective communication strategy for the project.

    About you

    About You

    We are looking for a candidate that has a balanced profile of Procurement and IT, ideally with an educational background in IT and profound interest in Procurement. You have a strong analytical mindset, an eye for detail and have an profound interest for technology and/or telecommunication. You are a data driven person who is eager to learn more about the field of ISIT. You should be ready to put your study in practice and your resilience and self-starting mentality distinguishes you. As you will be working with stakeholders from all over the world, we are looking for a talent, who is able to connect and engage with many people in a short period of time.

    There are also some hard requirements that you should consider:

    • You need to be enrolled as a student during the whole duration of the internship (if you are a non-EU citizen, you need to be enrolled at a Dutch university);
    • You are fluent in English – oral and written
    • You can start in January or February for a minimum of 6 months, 4-5 days a week (5 days is preferred)
    • You are able to work in Hoofddorp, Netherlands
    About us

    About Us

    Working here you’ll need to enjoy a fast-pace, complexity and it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities. You’ll work with some of the best-known brands in the world, such as Evian, Nutricia, Activia and Nutrilon and we absolutely guarantee that you can just be yourself. Be innovative and entrepreneurial and the impact you could make might just amaze you. Join our movement for a healthier world. One Planet One Health BY YOU.

    During your internship, you will be closely supervised by Betty Dubus, Global Sourcing Manager IS/IT.

    We are proud to be an equal employer. We are convinced our differences make the difference and that an inclusive working environment will drive our growth as a business, as teams and as individuals. We will therefore consider all applicants for employment* fostering an inclusive working culture that is accessible for all.

    Did you know that as a B-Corp certified company, Danone Benelux meets the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability?

    We Offer

    Proactivity, empowerment, and diversity are the basis of Danone culture. You will be part of an international environment where every day can be a fresh adventure, full of new possibilities and opportunities to learn.

    We offer a gross monthly internship allowance* of 450 (HBO students) or 550 (University students) euros per month and a contribution towards travel if required. Please do keep in mind that we do not offer relocation and/or accommodation benefits for students coming from abroad.

    • Please be aware that you must acquire a BSN number to receive the full internship allowance.

    What’s next?

    Hit the “apply now” button! As we screen candidates on a regular basis we recommend you apply as soon as possible. The recruitment process for internships is as follows: Stage One – submit your application with your CV and Cover Letter; Stage Two – we will get to know you better through answering some questions which you will submit through video (or a written) format; Stage Three – we will invite you to an interview with your team. Please note that sometimes there are slight changes to this process.

    To comply with GDPR regulations, we cannot process your personal data without given consent. Therefore, we strongly recommend applying directly via our careers website.

    Need more information? Please contact me Larissa Araujo Ribeiro, via

    • all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status

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