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Internship: Negotiation Excellence (Non-Thesis)

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Geplaatst op: 24 jun. 2020
Sector: privaat
Dienstverband: vast
Specialismes: Overig
Locatie: Noord-Brabant

Job Description

  • Start date: Q3 2020
  • Duration: 6-12 months
  • This internship is not suitable to combine it with your thesis
  • We do require a 32-40 hours per week availability to work on this assignment

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Experience how Game Theory and Mechanism Design are applied in practice in procurement within Royal Philips, an innovation leader in Healthcare and Consumer Lifestyle.

You are responsible for

  • The organization of negotiation trainings and support in the continuous improvement of the training material
  • Support the team during the preparation and execution of high impact negotiations in cooperation with Procurement Commodity Managers and Procurement Engineers

You are a part of

A small team of negotiation experts within Royal PHILIPS Procurement set up to globally support Commodity Managers in high impact negotiations of running business and new awarding. The team's responsibilities include the identification of projects, their preparation and execution. Part of the preparation is to tailor the optimal awarding mechanism design based on Game and Auction Theory.

You will be located at our Head office in Amsterdam. We do support also working home.

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

  • Currently studying towards your Bachelor or Master in Economics, Business Mathematics, Business Administration, Industrial Engineering, Math or related studies
  • Knowledge in and enthusiasm for Microeconomics including Game Theory and Mechanism Design
  • Independent and organized way of working
  • Analytical and abstract thinking
  • Excellent knowledge in Excel and Data Analysis
  • Fluent in oral and written English

In return, we offer you

First hand, insights in the entire sourcing process with the experience how to systematically apply theoretical knowledge to business practice. Excellent career perspectives as 2 former interns hold now permanent positions in the team.

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.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.


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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(in Dutch)

  • Geplaatst op 24-06-2020
  • Eindhoven
  • Full time
  • 363325

Over ons

Al meer dan 125 jaar zet Philips zich in om de kwaliteit van leven te verbeteren via duurzame innovatie. Tegenwoordig zijn wij een toonaangevend bedrijf in gezondheidstechnologie en richten we ons op het verbeteren van de kwaliteit van leven van miljarden mensen wereldwijd. Dat geldt om te beginnen voor onze eigen gepassioneerde en toegewijde medewerkers met opmerkelijk uiteenlopende achtergronden. We zijn altijd op zoek naar gelijkgestemde mensen die ons team willen komen versterken en die bij het uitbouwen van hun carrière willen bijdragen aan een gezondere samenleving waarin mensen meer met elkaar verbonden zijn.

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