Procurement Internship

Description of the role:
Are you interested in working in one of the largest Dynamic consumer goods company? Procter and Gamble is one of the largest FMCG (Dynamic Consumer Goods) company in the world we produce globally recognized brands and we grow the best business leaders in the industry. Our aim is to select exceptional students for internship openings who are seeking developing their skills while being mentored & coached by strong P&G leaders. Upon successful completion of the Internship, you will be considered for Full-Time employment. This program is focused on enhancing your skills and giving you opportunity to gain experience in the field of procurement. You will be part of inclusive work environment within the Purchasing Department that guarantees fair learning opportunities and challenges that will enable you to grow and develop as a supply chain professional. Your everyday work will consist of using a vast array of technical, analytical, and commercial skills which you will be coached on daily. Some of the skills you will learn during the Internship is Relationship Management, Sourcing Analytics, Sourcing Strategy development and execution. You will also have the following responsibilities during your internship
Core Responsibilities:
Build effective working relationships with internal partners from other functions like Logistics, Manufacturing and many more

Identify and drive ideas for value creation, participating as a critical team member and driving desired results via collaboration with multi-functional team

Driving appropriate relationships with external business partners/ suppliers to achieve the business results, support negotiations, bidding and Contract management

Stay abreast and analyse new market and industry developments, lead thinking on demonstrating start-up ecosystem & conduct industry benchmarks

Uncover business-building ideas and cost-saving opportunities via disruptive thinking and ideas

Drive innovation in the supply chain area via data analysis to support business strategies

Building and executing sourcing strategies to deliver key business needs Requirements (skills / experiences) for the role:

Currently studying towards a Bachelors’ Degree or Post-Graduate Degree

Based in Gauteng

Flexibility will be provided to fulfil study requirements (attending classes, writing exams etc.)

Require basic proficiency in Microsoft Office (especially Excel) and ability to quickly adapt to new systems

A valid drivers’ license would be an advantage

You’re available for the internship for 6 months

Contract could be extended for an additional 6 months internship depending on performance

You demonstrate Critical Thinking & Leadership Skills – Ability to recognize strategic opportunities and be able to enrol others in disruptive thinking to get results

PUR00001282Qualifica Qualifications

Minimum education of Bachelor’s Degree

Good command of the English language

No work experience required

Have a passion for winning and be willing to face a new challenge every day About us

We produce globally recognized brands and we grow the best business leaders in the industry. With a portfolio of trusted brands as diverse as ours, it is paramount our leaders are able to lead with courage the vast array of brands, categories and functions. We serve consumers around the world with one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Always®, Ariel®, Gillette®, Head & Shoulders®, Herbal Essences®, Oral-B®, Pampers®, Pantene®, Tampax® and more. Our community includes operations in approximately 70 countries worldwide.

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Our consumers are diverse and our talents – internally – mirror this diversity to best serve it. That is why we’re committed to building a winning culture based on Inclusion and our ideal candidate is passionate about the same principle: you will join our daily effort of being “in touch” so we craft brands and products to improve the lives of the world’s consumers now and in the future. We want you to inspire us with your unrivaled ideas.

We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We do not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.

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