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Finance and Procurement Discovery Program Intern (4 months Internship)

EcoVadis

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Join EcoVadis for an impactful summer internship in sustainability and business

Overview

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Ebène, Mauritius

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At EcoVadis, we're on a mission to steer companies towards a sustainable future. As the frontrunner in business sustainability ratings, we blend expert analysis with state-of-the-art technology to deliver comprehensive sustainability scorecards. Our dynamic team is dedicated to making a real-world impact, offering an environment where you can grow your career alongside passionate professionals. We prioritize creating a culture that values every contribution, fostering trust, respect, and empowerment from day one.

Role Summary

  • Engage in a hands-on 4-month internship within our Procurement and Finance Teams.
  • Work on Vendor Relationship Management, including creating vendor profiles and maintaining a vendor repository.
  • Develop a Contract Management Module, setting up KPIs, checkpoints, and alignment protocols.
  • Assist with Billing and Collection tasks, such as sending reminders, handling payment discrepancies, and managing client invoices.

Role Requirements

  • Open to Degree Holders (fresh graduates) or University students seeking an on-site placement.
  • A passion for CSR and sustainability.
  • Strong communication and command of Google Suite and MS Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Salesforce knowledge is a plus.
  • Experience with dashboard creation and reporting is beneficial.
  • Excellent time management and prioritization abilities.
  • Creativity in problem-solving and a meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to thrive in an international environment.
  • English proficiency is required; additional language skills are a plus.

Application Process Details

  • Submit your CV in English.
  • Write a cover letter (max 300 words) addressing why you're applying to EcoVadis, your expectations from the internship, and how it aligns with your career goals.

Company Description

Work smart, have fun and make an impact!

Our purpose is to guide all companies toward a sustainable world. EcoVadis is the leading provider of business sustainability ratings. Our solutions are backed by an international team of experts and powerful technology. We analyze data and build sustainability scorecards that give companies actionable insights into their environmental, social and ethical risks.

Why apply to EcoVadis? Be a part of the global sustainability change in business. Grow your career. Work with extraordinary people. Feel valued for your contribution.

Learn more about our team and culture on EcoVadis careers page. If you have questions about the company or open roles you can chat with an insider.

Job Description

The Summer Internship Program will enable you to discover the most trusted sustainability ratings from within and see how the different teams are working together in the truly CSR business environment. We prepared 10 cross-department paths in different locations, so don’t hesitate to apply to join us for this summer!

How to apply?

  • 1 CV in English
  • 1 Cover Letter: To understand your motivation better, please write in max 300 words a cover letter by answering to the following questions::
    • Why do you apply to EcoVadis and specifically this position?
    • What do you expect from this internship?
    • What is your experience and how the internship can help you in accelerating your career?

Position description

We are looking for an intern to join our Procurement and Finance Teams for the 4 months Internship Program. Your tasks will include (but will not be limited to):

Procurement tasks:

  • building Vendor Relationship Management (creating vendor profiles, uploading and validating data, vendor repository)
  • Development of Contract Management Module ( based on vendor profiles develop KPI, checkpoints, alignment protocols etc.) 

Finance - Billing and Collection tasks:

  • Sending debt collection Reminder
  • Clearing payment anomalies
  • Download client invoices 
  • Sending payment confirmation
  • Doing SC qualification.

Qualifications

  • Degree Holder (fresh graduate) or University student looking for an on-site work placement for their university project will be considered.
  • A demonstrated commitment to CSR and sustainability fields;
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal);
  • Excellent command of Google Suite and MS Office tools, especially exceptional Excel skills (analytics & data visualization, including the ability to communicate quantitative data into a visually engaging story and organize/ integrate large amounts of information into concise presentation) and PowerPoint ;
  • Ability to use Salesforce is a plus;
  • Experience with building dashboards and/or with monitoring/reporting;
  • Effective time management and multi-tasking; ability to prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment;
  • Pro-activeness and creativity in problem solving;
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills;
  • Ability to work well in an international environment;
  • Proficiency in English is a must; proficiency in any other language is a plus.

Additional Information

Location: Mauritius

Start date: ASAP

Full time position: Internship 4 months

Everyone at EcoVadis contributes to a culture of trust, respect and empowerment. Our growing team in Mauritius is full of talented professionals from various fields who all share a desire to make an impact. We offer competitive salaries and support personal growth from day one with extensive onboarding, mentoring and a brand new e-learning platform bursting with courses and modules so you can learn new skills and fine-tune old ones.

What we offer:

  • Support with all the necessary office and IT equipment
  • Wellness allowance
  • Work from Home Allowance
  • Travel Grant allowance
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Remote work from abroad policy
  • Flexible working hours,
  • Hybrid/ full remote work
  • Pension contributions and optional private health coverage
  • Internet and electricity bill allowance
  • CSR activities
  • Community service day when volunteering

Our hiring team looks forward to reviewing your CV, with a guaranteed response to every application. A new job with purpose awaits you. You can be part of an awesome team and make sustainability real!

Don’t fit all the criteria but still think you’d be a good candidate? Please apply anyway to give our hiring team the opportunity to assess your skills and to learn more about what you could bring to EcoVadis. We’re interested in hiring capable people, regardless of professional and educational background.

Can the hiring process be adjusted to suit my needs? Yes. We want everyone going through the hiring process with EcoVadis to feel confident that you are able to demonstrate your full potential. We welcome applications from disabled people, people with long-term health conditions, and neurodiverse candidates. If you need any adjustments, please let the hiring team know.

Our team’s strength comes from everyone’s uniqueness and is founded upon mutual respect. EcoVadis commits to equity, inclusion and reducing bias in our hiring processes. EcoVadis does not accept any form of discrimination based on color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, citizenship, religion, beliefs, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, neurodiversity, disability, parental status, or any other protected characteristic that makes you unique. In your application, we encourage you to remove personal information such as: photographs, marital status, number of children, religion, gender, residential postal code, university graduation date, past medical or parental leave(s) taken, nationality (instead, please state if you are legally eligible to work in the job region/country), university name (instead, please state any degrees obtained and the study major).

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