Intern - Global Procurement (Strategic Projects)

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: WD-0004234

What's the role?

We spend over 25% of Net Sales on Indirect Materials. This comes with 700’000 transactions per year to process from purchase requisition to payment. With the Purchase-to-Pay strategy and the rollout of our state-of-the-art eProcurement solution with SAP Ariba Guided Buying we will increase the standardization and automation rate for our categories in Procurement Indirect. You will support and drive this rollout and hardcore system implementation within a global PMO. Your benefits in a nutshell: develop further in strategic project management skills, be exposed to various business stakeholders and gain a deep understanding about procurement processes and a state-of-the-art eProcurement solution.

Start date is preferable March 2021, later engagements possible, for minimum 6-9 months.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service.

With 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

As intern in our department you will be part of a high-profile strategic team that executes strategic process and system programs with direct link to the company strategy. You will work closely with our experts as part of the Project Management Office to drive and manage the global system implementation.
Having such a leading role in a global project with the size of Procurement Indirect happens once-in-a-life time.

Please see below the list of detailed tasks you will have to handle during your mission:
o Project-manage the roll-out of Ariba Guided Buying for assigned Market Organizations
o Be the main point of contact for regional project managers for enabling and guiding them through the implementation
o Prepare training materials, documentation and educate regional teams
Monitor the project progress and deliverables from the assigned Market Organizations

We spend over one billion Swiss francs a year on indirect materials and services globally. Management attention is high and we seek to deliver above expectations.

What do we offer?

We’ll give you the tools you need to excel in your internship, including one-to-one coaching. You’ll enjoy a rare combination of autonomy and camaraderie, as you’ll manage your own project while being part of a friendly team.

You’ll not just be another pair of hands but a fully integrated team member with lots of self-responsibility. From there, we’ll trust you to do whatever it takes to deliver outstanding results. Go the extra mile and we’ll reward you with strategic development discussions and career opportunities.

We’ll support you even before you start with us through relocation and integration support. With the international intern’s community at Hilti you’ll never be bored. Further, the snow-draped mountains, crystal-clear lakes and marvellous landscapes in the Happy Valley invite for lots of outdoor activities.

Why should you apply?

To succeed you need to have a broad, flexible profile. Conceptual brain work interests you as much as getting down and dirty in documents, spreadsheets and slide decks. Show us your analytical and strategic thinking as well as hands-on project management and tough negotiation skills. You are adept at convincing others, leveraging your knowledge and communicating precisely. It’s not all there yet? We will train you.

What you need is:

  • Master student in business administration, economics or supply chain, procurement or information management/technology, engineering or similar
  • Analytical, hands on mind set
  • Driven, pro-active and assertive
  • A strategic approach and good problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in Excel and Power Point is key
  • Strong communication skills, with excellent English and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to convince others

We take our time to get to know you. As part of your recruitment process, you’ll get to talk to your internship coach as well as your HR Manager who both can answer some of your burning questions.

Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.

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