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Student Internship in Project Portfolio Management (September/flexible 2020, 12 Months)
At Roche, we believe it's urgent to deliver medical solutions right now – even as we develop innovations for the future. We are passionate about transforming patients' lives, and we are fearless in both making decisions and taking action. And we believe that good business means a better world.
That is why we come to work each day. We commit ourselves to scientific rigor, unassailable ethics, and access to medical innovations for all. We do this today to build a better tomorrow.
The Global Infrastructure & Solutions (GIS) Portfolio Management Office oversees the broad variety of investments and activities for Roche IT infrastructure and solutions to ensure we select the right investments and execute this work well to meet the needs of Roche and the patients we serve.
You will provide portfolio management support and associated services for GIS Project Portfolio by supporting a strong alliance between Service Owners, Leadership Teams, Project Managers and other key stakeholders through collaboration, cooperation and effective communications.
Your main responsibilities are:
Developing an understanding and knowledge of project portfolio management, budget governance/management, financial forecasting, and resource management
Providing insight and helping mature processes for demand management, resource management, strategy management, project portfolio execution monitoring, and benefits realization.
Supporting and developing decision-making reports that are simple, clear and effective for decision-making.
Driving for measurable improvements and simplification of processes within GIS and Group IT to achieve a higher degree of process efficiency and data accuracy so that the reporting to Leadership Teams and Management Teams are as actionable, accurate, and timely as possible
Further take away opportunities that we offer for our interns:
Ability to craft your own internship direction within the GIS Portfolio Team
Many learning and training opportunities that will help improve your personal development and can significantly influence your own career
Learn to move in a global company, to network and to collaborate with stakeholder groups
Opportunity to write your Master Thesis based on a real world scenario in IT Portfolio Management (if you wish)
Be a member of our Interns Network and get to experience the culture of Basel in the heart of Europe and get the chance to potentially transition into a job at Roche after your internship
You are enrolled in a Master in the area of business, economics, information management or communication, public relations or similar. At least as important as your academic background is your motivation for this role and the skills you bring as a person. You bring a passion for developing yourself and learning about strategic decision support in IT. If you're a proactive person you have the opportunity to pursue and drive for the direction you want your internship to go.
You are not only curious about IT Technologies and interested in Portfolio and Project Management, but:
You pair analytic skills with creativity, you are fully committed to accomplishing the assigned tasks, you are enthusiastic about learning something new and you get started easily
You have demonstrated a track record of being a good team player and enjoy working within a virtual or geographically distributed team
Ability to learn tocreate clear insights from portfolio data using Google Sheets, Tableau or other tools
Are fluent in English with good verbal and writing skills
Innovative approach AND detail orientation
The starting date of this internship is September 2020 or upon availability. Please clearly indicate your preferred starting date and duration of internship in your cover letter.
Applications need to include a CV and a motivation letter.
Due to regulations non-EU/EFTA citizens must provide a certificate from the university stating that an internship is mandatory as part of the application documents.
We'd like to let you know that for this recruitment process we are going to invite you to an Online Assessment in case a first review of your application was successful.
Roche embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are dedicated to building a team that represents a range of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.
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Roche is an equal opportunity employer.