Internship: Project Management Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) (non thesis)

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Job Description:

In this role, you have the opportunity to:

Analyze current practices, define best-practices for the Program Management Office (PMO), and implement improvements in the Post-Merger-Integration (PMI) team.

You are responsible for:

  • Identifying best practices for the Program Management Office (PMO) way of working and supportive tooling, based on inputs from literature, internal interviews and identified good practices
  • Identifying best practices of Post-Merger-Integration (PMI) ways of working towards efficiency and continuous improvement
  • Implementing effectively the changes in ways of working within the Post-Merger-Integration (PMI) team and functional expert areas
  • Providing a consultative role to projects by supplying templates, best practices, training, access to information and lessons learned from other projects
  • Gathering relevant information, identifying gaps, and proposing corrective actions, organizing multidisciplinary workshops.
  • Supporting the program managers by facilitating due diligence processes, setting up project structures and supporting expert teams for all business, functions and market teams involved.

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.

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

  • Currently studying towards your University Master in Sciences WO (Msc.) or Bachelor Degree and will be enrolled as a student for the whole internship period
  • Well-developed communication and collaboration skills (team player)
  • You thrive in an environment of differing business & country cultures
  • Project Management Knowledge; experience /certification a plus
  • Proactive attitude, able t work independently
  • Willingness to further develop analytical and intellectual capabilities
  • Willingness to further develop stakeholder management skills
  • Fluent in oral and written English
  • Be registered as a student during the entire internship period

Please attach the following mandatory documents to your application:

  • Resume
  • Student registration form (Proof of enrolment at your current education)
  • Cover Letter informing your availability and outlining your motivation

In return, we offer you:

  • To work in an exciting environment with strong professionals in the areas of mergers & acquisitions
  • To be part of this international, engaging and multi-disciplinary team
  • To see the implementation of the changes you have helped to create

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. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

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