MBA Intern - Corporate Development

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: 3773

What's the role?

At Corporate Development, you will lead a workstream of one of Hilti’s key strategic projects. This includes developing, detailing and/or supporting implementation of a strategy topic, working alongside a Senior Project Manager with substantial experience from top consulting firms and having visibility to Hilti’s senior management team.

Start date ideally in the first half of 2019; duration upon agreement.

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 some 28,000 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’ll be part of a small high-profile strategic team that deals directly with the company strategy. You’ll work closely with our experts to develop a selected workstream of one of our strategic projects.

Your key responsibilities will be i) Interviewing experts and stakeholders to identify issues and form hypotheses on solutions; ii) Carrying out research, data collection and analyses to test hypotheses; iii) Evaluating strategic options and recommending the way forward; iv) Presenting findings and recommendations to senior management; v) Liaising with key stakeholders to keep them informed of progress and to make relevant decisions; vi) Identifying strategy key success factors and developing a roadmap for implementation. You will report directly to a Senior Project Manager from Corporate Development, and will have significant exposure to the Senior Vice President that leads the area.

Examples of strategic projects that we work on are M&A opportunities, regional strategies, business unit strategies, impact of industry trends (eg.: digitalization).

What do we offer?

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.

We have a very thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We screen everyone in the company in a yearly career performance matching process. It means we can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit and further our teams personally and professionally.

Additionally, we offer you a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits, these may include day care for your kids or a free in-house gym.

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team. So, if you have no knowledge of construction, that’s fine with us. We’re more interested in your ability, commitment and drive to succeed.

What you need is:

  • To be an MBA candidate from a top business school, with fluency in English and good procficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills with a sense for pragmatic solutions
  • Confidence to push own ideas and back it up with facts/analyses
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently or within a team to get things done

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