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Internship

Student, Global Procurement and Payments (Fall 2024)

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Sun Life

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🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Waterloo

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AI generated summary

  • You need strong business acumen, organizational skills, global stakeholder engagement ability, tech proficiency, resourcefulness, time management, communication, analytical skills, Microsoft proficiency, flexibility in working off-hours, and soft skills like positivity, initiative, problem-solving.
  • You will support the GPP team in a global procurement and payables project. This involves tracking actions, engaging stakeholders, supporting change management, analysis, documentation, and overall project team assistance.

Off-cycle Internship

LogisticsWaterloo

Description

  • Our student and new graduate programs offer a chance to explore Sun Life from the inside. You’ll make a difference in the lives of our customers and communities, while building the skills and experience that allow you to grow in a meaningful and rewarding way.

Requirements

  • Strong business acumen
  • Impeccable organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Comfortable engaging stakeholders globally at various seniority levels
  • Adept at learning new technology and technical concepts
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness, initiative and ability to work independently
  • Time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Intermediate to advanced analytical skills
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ability and willingness to work “off-hours” to participate in key discussions with regions outside of North America
  • Qualifications:
  • Previous experience with program and/or project management an asset, but not mandatory
  • Previous experience with procurement and payables activities an asset, but not mandatory
  • Hard skills can be taught; the ideal candidate will demonstrate superior soft skills: positive attitude, initiative, problem-solving, and resourcefulness

Area of Responsibilities

Logistics

Responsibilities

  • The Student will support the Global Procurement and Payables (GPP) team with their key strategic initiatives. During this period, the Student will be primarily involved with a significant transformational project to align procurement and payables activities globally.
  • This role is ideal for those wanting to learn more about multi-national organizations, global strategy development, program and project management, change management, and procurement and payables processes.
  • Document, track and follow up on key project action items
  • Engage relevant stakeholders from other business groups
  • Support change management activities
  • Analysis and quality assurance
  • Taking meeting minutes as needed
  • Supporting communication and documentation activities, proofreading, submitting translation requests, etc.
  • Overall support of the project team as needed

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Application deadline

May 20, 2024

Location

Waterloo