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Internship : Finance Spending Analyst

Company description

PepsiCo is one of the largest food and beverages companies in the world. Every day, worldwide, people consume PepsiCo products, more than a billion times. With strong brands like Pepsi, 7UP, Lay's, Tropicana, Doritos, Quaker and Duyvis, we are firmly represented within the Benelux. Here, we work with 1,400 employees at 7 different locations to ensure the success of our company. At PepsiCo we cultivate an informal, dynamic and result-oriented business culture - we strive for success!

At the heart of PepsiCo, is Performance with Purpose — our goal to deliver top-tier financial performance while creating sustainable value for all stakeholders. We believe that delivering for our consumers and customers, protecting our environment, sourcing with integrity and investing in our employees are not just the right thing to do, but that these actions also position PepsiCo for long-term, sustainable growth.

Job description

We are looking for an enthusiastic Finance procurement intern, in the domain of indirects, more specifically the categories IT&PS (IT & Purchased Services,) based in our Zaventem office (Belgium).The scope of our team is to handle all IT&PS procurement related activities for PepsiCo Benelux, such as spend analysis, supplier management, tendering and negotiations, and supporting the different departments in the purchases they need with the aim of creating, improving and tracking productivities . Although our Benelux focus, we are working in an international environment, where we have regular alignment with our European colleagues and procurement category leads. Because of our IT&PS scope, you will also work in close collaboration with the following departments: finance, shopper marketing, sales, IT, HR and Compensation & Benefits.
Specifically we would like to have you, as an intern, to work on the following topics:

  • Analyses of ITPS spend across all entities in the Benelux.

Preparing and executing smaller tenders in the domain of service suppliers such as training, HR & legal services, …
Set-up and follow up of a communication plan in order to realize additional productivities triggered by changes in habits/mentality of our employees; such as:

  • Printing
  • Intercall usage
  • Phone usage (mobile versus fixed, versus skype)
  • Travelling

(including the measurement of the results)

Analysis, tracking and alignment of realized productivities
Collaborate with Finance department to analyze financial opportunities

In short, this is a unique internship, with a lot of own responsibilities that enables you to gain experience in a big multinational company and in a dynamic FMCG and European environment.

Searched Profile

We are looking for you, master students and/or recently graduated students: 

  • Who are available fulltime for a challenging internship of 6 months as of February 2019
  • Who are passionate to work for a multinational with iconic brands
  • Who have a financial background and love to work with numbers
  • Who are analytical and result oriented and have good communication skills;
  • Who are willing to take responsibility and initiative and can work independently
  • Who master Dutch and English (multilingual)

We offer

At PepsiCo, we are not only proud of our market leading brands, but also attach great value to growth opportunities and personal development. Next to working with inspirational and creative colleagues, we offer sufficient training opportunities to give our professionals the opportunity to achieve great results. At PepsiCo we foster an informal working atmosphere and value everyone’s input and ideas. No day is ever the same and you will constantly be challenged to bring out your best! 

As an intern, you will not only be remunerated for your role, which will include travel allowances, but also get several opportunities which will ensure that you have a holistic, and fun experience for six months. For example, you, are given multiple chances to connect with the current interns (10-15) that help in knowledge and experience sharing; get to take home goodies from the company every Friday, to name a few! 

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