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Managerial Development Program in Purchasing Department

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Managerial Development Program in Purchasing Department

Duration: 6-12 Months Traineeship
Start: immediately
Work schedule: flexible time

The job scope includes:

You will find variety and excitement every single day.

This Traineeship is intended to unleash high potential in the best students/fresh alumni coming from Poland’s top universities. The successful internship completion can be a start point for career and can result in a full time offer in P&G Supply Network Solutions Purchases.

We look for candidates who represent leadership behavior, who make things happen, with strong analytical thinking, who are able to crack a problem and find a solution, and those with strong interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence. We are looking for individuals who set priorities and follow through on commitments, who work effectively with diverse groups of people, and who demonstrate creativity, innovation, and initiative. The best candidate must prove a business sense connected to strong external focus in their thinking, entrepreneurial spirit and discipline in their daily work.

Employees in our Purchasing department are responsible for sourcing the Company's multi-billion dollar requirements for goods and services needed to produce world-class consumer products.

You will be working with a Purchasing Manager, typically responsible for spending about $10 million annually or more. Areas of responsibility can range from raw materials, packages and equipment to marketing services, software and outside custom manufacturing services. With the support of your manager, daily training and coaching you will manage your project in a specific area as the commercial expert, recognizing and developing opportunities as you link P&G strategies and business needs to our base of suppliers outside the Company.

You will participate in market analysis, uncovering of business-building and cost-saving opportunities, development and implementation of innovative sourcing strategies, solving of supply problems, conduct of supplier inquiries and negotiations.

As you fulfill your key projects for the Traineeship, you may grow to handle different spend areas, increase your responsibilities in terms of both expenditure and people management, and become responsible for some of P&G’s biggest and most important supplier and innovation activities. You will communicate with different internal functions daily.


We are looking for:

  • Students of 4-5th year or fresh alumni of Master Programs preferably in Management, Logistics, Engineering or IT
  • 6 to 12 months availability (possibility to work part-time, minimum 3 days a week)
  • Very strong leadership, team-spirit, communication, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Operational discipline, external focus and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Very good level of Polish and English
  • Excellent MS Office Package skills (especially MS Excel)
  • Microsoft Access database knowledge would be very welcome

What we offer:

  • Training package to further master your hard as well as soft skills
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Working on challenging projects under the guidance of experienced managers
  • Broad possibilities of professional and self-development in a dynamic, multifunctional and intercultural environment
  • Ongoing coaching and feedback provided by your line manager and teammates

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job locations:
Warsaw, Warsaw
Job Type: Full-time Req No: PUR00001102
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