Internship - Global Procurement (m/f/d)

Herzogenaurach (Germany)
Student / Recent Graduate
adidas AG
Admin, HR & Legal

The Job

With sport playing an increasingly important role in more and more peoples’ lives, both on and off the field of play, we operate in a highly attractive industry. Based on our deep understanding of our consumer and the authenticity of the adidas brand, we push the boundaries of products, experiences, and services. We do so according to our strategy, which allows us to fully capitalize on the acceleration of favorable long-term structural trends. ‘OWN THE GAME’ ‘Own the Game’ is our strategy that guides us through to 2025 – a plan rooted in sport. Sport is adidas’ past, present, and future. Within this strategy, our Digital Wholesale Business will play one of the key roles in reaching our targets. Our purpose: Through sport, we have the power to change lives Our mission: To be the best sports brand in the world Our attitude: Impossible is nothing An internship at adidas provides you with a unique opportunity to apply what you have learned at university, use your knowledge in practice and live your passion for sports. JOIN OUR CLOBAL PROCUREMENT TEAM: It’s a very exciting time to join our Global Procurement Team as we implement a major transformation where we are investing heavily in our people & technology landscape. We are also radically changing the way we work & collaborate across our Global, Market, Country & Shared Service Procurement teams to deliver a competitive edge for adidas. YOUR TASKS: Support the Global Procurement team with delivering our global transformation through supporting & leading project management Provide analysis & input for our global sourcing strategies & the strategic sourcing process Support the implementation & adoption of tools & technology enablers Support system testing, issue handling and documentation. Manage several individual projects that include interacting with adidas global markets and other functions within adidas. Support on communication and collaborate with external and internal stakeholders of Global Procurement YOUR PROFILE: Student of Business Administration, Economics, Finance or similar. Candidates in penultimate year of study preferred (following the internship, students should have maximum one year to graduate) Enrolled as fulltime student for the complete duration of the internship. Or in the so-called gap year between Bachelor and Master’s degree (Only applies to EU citizens due to working permit regulations!) Must be fluent in English Proficient in MS Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint); Ariba/ SharePoint/ Smartsheet/ Power BI knowledge is a plus Good communication skills & a proactive mindset KEY FACTS: Application Deadline: March 15th, 2023 Start Date: September 15th, 2023 Duration: 6months Location: adidas Headquarters in Herzogenaurach (near Nuremberg) YOUR APPLICATION: At adidas we believe that “Impossible is Nothing”. As part of your application, we’d like you to tell us what this phrase means to you. Think of what makes you passionate about joining the brand and why you want this role. The format is totally up to you! If you are creative minded, show us.If you're analytical, share more! If you prefer to simply put pen to paper, go for it. Your '1 pager' can be submitted asprint, visual, written, digital or a link. The only requirement is that the 1 pager is submitted as a PDF. Please apply in the same language as the job description Be aware that incomplete applications will not be considered Make your move to the World of Sports. Check out: or

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