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Internship: Integration Program Management Office M&A (Non Thesis)

Internship in Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Posted

Degree level

Bachelor

Job function

Management

Required languages

Dutch (Fluent)
English (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 1 years

Start date

April 1, 2020

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Because you will be working in a very dynamic environment, we do require a 40 hours per week presence. We are not open and able to discuss for shorter availability!

We prefer students start as soon as possible, no later than Q2 2020

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Apply project management methodologies by analyzing current practices, define best practices for the Program Management Office (PMO) and implement improvements in the Post-Merger-Integration (PMI) team. This PMI team consists of program managers and functional experts who lead the post-merger integration activities for acquisitions or Joint Ventures to ensure a smooth transition into Royal Philips, ensuring value creation and business objectives.

You are responsible for

  • Providing a consultative role to projects and M&A Post-Merger Integration team by identifying, setting, and maintaining best practices, effectively implementing changes in ways of working towards efficiency and continuous improvement.
  • Supporting in ensuring quality control for project management across the PMI and the functional experts team.
  • Supporting the proper maintenance of the PMO repository (OneNote, SharePoint etc.) and cross-projects communication (e.g. helping with preparing project meetings from the PMI leads’ calendars, PMO account etc.).
  • Helping the Program Management Officer and the program managers with organizing events, training's, workshops, project logistics etc.

You are a part of

Post-Merger-Integration (PMI) team consists of program managers and functional experts who lead the post-merger integration activities for acquisitions or Joint Ventures to ensure a smooth transition into Royal Philips, ensuring value creation and business objectives.

You will be working at our Head Office in Amsterdam.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Currently studying towards your University Bachelor or Master in Sciences (WO) degree in: Business Administration, (International) Business Management, Business Economics, Organizational studies or Healthcare Sciences
  • Are fluent in oral and written English and excellent interpersonal/communication skills.
  • Have a high attention to details and ability to multitask efficiently
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • You thrive in an environment of diverse business & country cultures
  • Strong organizational skills – prepared for systematic planning, scheduling and organizing
  • Project Management knowledge and/or experience (a plus)
  • Lean experience and/or a general strong interest in identifying ways of working smart (knowledge of the Kaizen method is a plus)

In return, we offer you

The opportunity to work in an exciting dynamic environment, being part of an international, engaging and multi-disciplinary team, with experienced and passionate experts in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions and expand your network as you will interface with functional leads from all work streams across the business.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum.

Notes

Required documents in order for us to continue with your application:

  • Resume

Please note that in order to be considered for an internship, you need to be registered as a student during the entire internship period. Formal documentation of which may be requested at any time. Students from outside the EU need to fill in an NUFFIC agreement, which needs to be signed by the student and the university.

Please note that the contents of our regular internship assignments are not suitable for professionals (and/or MBA students) with professional work experience. 

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Philips is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s lives across the health continuum – from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Applying advanced technologies and deep clinical and consumer insights, Philips delivers integrated solutions that address the Quadruple Aim: improved patient experience, better health outcomes, improved staff experience, and lower cost of care.

Manufacturing
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Active in 100 countries
11,000 employees
60% men - 40% women
Average age is 39 years

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