Netherlands, ., Amsterdam
Business unit: Finance, IM and GBS
AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We’re experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we operate in over 80 countries and employ around 35,000 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high performance products and services our customers expect. For more information please visit www.akzonobel.com
About the Company
At AkzoNobel, we create everyday essentials to make people’s lives more livable and inspiring. We supply industries and consumers worldwide with innovative products and we are passionate about developing sustainable answers for our customers.
About Global Business Services (GBS)
GBS drives functional excellence by continuously improving and innovating the way we execute our business processes. We are driven by the belief that an excellent service delivery model is essential to business growth. Our overall objective is to improve the quality of our services, reduce costs and give back time to our business so that they can focus more on our customers, growing their business and innovation. We do that by improving the process, cost, quality and cycle time with transparency and excellent customer service. We currently provide Services in the domains of: People (HR), IM, Finance, Procurement Sourcing and Real Estate & Facility Management. GBS already has a strong culture of continuous improvement and talent development, but to strengthen our capabilities, projects will be initiated and executed in various areas on an ongoing basis. Furthermore, GBS aligns with any existing functional transformations, and we are a strategic partner and synergy driver during mergers and acquisitions.
About the Project Management Office (PMO) department
The scope consists of a couple of dozen projects, mainly in the HR or Finance space with a total spend of several million. Our team is a mix of senior, medior and junior level Program/Transition/Project/Portfolio and Change managers. We all enjoy sharing our expertise and passion with others. For that reason and to bring in fresh talent and ideas, we would like to have more interns in our team. So please read the internship description below and let us know if you’re interested.
Key Accountabilities and activities
Please be aware that this is an internship for the project management office with the duration of 6 month and possible extension.
As part of your application, please supply:
Only candidates who have supplied these three documents will be considered.
An employment screening and an online assessment may be part of the selection procedure.
The internship will start early January 2020 and will terminate end of June 2020.