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2024 Fall - CAO, Global Procurement Intern (4 Months)

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21d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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Off-cycle Internship



  • Are you interested in the opportunity to work as a Fall Co-op Student for Global Procurement at RBC? By applying to this job posting, you will be considered for the multiple Fall Co-op Student roles available across RBC’s Global Procurement Sourcing teams.


  • Must-have:
  • Achievement Motivation
  • Analytical thinking
  • Customer Service
  • Impact & Influence
  • Information Seeking
  • Business Acumen
  • Teamwork & Cooperation
  • Building Partnerships with Stakeholders
  • Relationship Building
  • MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook)
  • Strong customer service, communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to deal effectively with others in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and knowledge and ability to work in an agile and flexible environment.
  • Ability to complete projects on time, with accuracy and making the most effective use of available time.
  • Attention to accuracy and detail.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Self-starter; must work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Nice-to-have:
  • MBA , Law Student
  • Experience in purchasing department of a service organization preferred
  • Supplier management experience preferred
  • Knowledge of RBC structure and relationships

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Responsible for the provision of operational services within the Procurement team with a focus on providing internal client services and managing workflow related to financial analysis, requisitions and invoice processing for all areas of the RBC organization.
  • Provide Spend Analytics reporting (monthly, quarterly, etc.)
  • Support deal negotiations to ensure optimal value for RBC by improving levels of quality, service, technology, and pricing.
  • Work with RBC users to develop and execute Demand Management strategies by ensuring preferred supplier compliance, optimal product selection, usage reduction and substitution to drive Demand Management savings.
  • Proactively monitor user needs, behaviors and work to provide required products and services by liaising with users and suppliers
  • Supports the gathering of data in building strategy
  • Assist the Procurement team and businesses in the acquisition of goods and services.
  • Provide primary operational services to meet the business requirements of the internal client while enabling other Corporate Services functions to support organizational initiatives.
  • Support the Platform in development of specifications and demand management initiatives
  • Improve capabilities for RBC Globally to manage suppliers, make appropriate business decisions, leverage technology, and ensure cost efficiencies are realized.
  • Make decisions and recommendations on behalf of RBC to reduce its costs relative to the procurement of goods and services and Demand Management goals
  • Support, influence and challenge decisions based on data and insightful analyses
  • Working with Senior Procurement Representatives your goals will include the following:
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of RBC spend for multiple categories
  • Build and maintain profiles of each of our Suppliers.
  • Develop performance related metrics to measure and report upon RBC, Supplier and sourcing effectiveness.
  • Build in-depth Supplier Management knowledge.
  • Provide valuable support and guidance to RBC Business Unit with supplier management activities.
  • Evaluate / Recommends potential cost savings resulting from contract / relationship reviews.
  • Mitigate risk by educating RBC Business Units on the Supplier Management process.
  • Mitigate RBC risk exposure by ensuring that the RBC contract standards are followed.


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Application deadline

May 18, 2024