The Walt Disney Company Enterprise Sourcing Intern, Corporate - Fall 2018 in Glendale, California
Enterprise Sourcing collaborates with stakeholders to identify, select, negotiate with, and manage suppliers who contribute to the creation of the amazing experiences you have come to expect from our leading global brands… Disney, Marvel, Pixar, Lucasfilm, ABC, ESPN, Maker Studios, and more. Enterprise Sourcing is a shared service to all business segments across The Walt Disney Company in need of support for either competitive supplier selections or direct negotiations with previously identified suppliers. Enterprise Sourcing focuses on Indirect Spend categories such as Marketing, Professional Services, Staff Supplementation Services, Supply Chain Management, Finance, Human Resources, Real Estate and Facilities.
Responsibilities : A Day in the Life…
As an Enterprise Sourcing Intern, you can expect exposure to a variety of sourcing categories, teams and leaders across the organization. We are a team of internal consultants, collaborators, negotiators and number-crunchers in roles where no day looks the same as the other. Because of our dynamic environment, initial intern assignments will be solidified prior to arrival and will be based on true and timely business needs during your tenure, with additional assignments identified throughout the internship based on the needs of the business. The list below is a sampling of the type of activities you may be asked to take part in during your internship.
Participate in cross-functional teams and contribute to sourcing activities such as supplier identification for an upcoming social media campaign or market research effort, evaluation of proposals for a logistics solution for Parks, building a negotiation strategy for a proposed consulting engagement, preparing market intelligence on landscaping services for a portfolio of corporate locations….
Analyze data to identify insights and/or create management dashboards or reports to help inform category management strategies and provide leadership with visibility into team performance…
Apply critical thinking to identify opportunities to unlock value from IT, Finance, Tax, and Business Consulting Professional Services engagements…
Identify and create process efficiencies enabling elevated service delivery and team collaboration…
Each intern will also have the opportunity to present highlights of their contributions to Enterprise Sourcing leadership at the conclusion of their internship.
Basic Qualifications :
Familiarity with and demonstrated interest in one or more sourcing-related functions (e.g., negotiation, quantitative analysis, supplier management, contract development/administration, project management, market analysis, etc.)
Outstanding communication and presentation skills
Ability to perform detailed quantitative analysis in MS Excel and generate insights from large amounts of often disparate data
Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment managing multiple priorities
Preferred Qualifications :
- Some work/intern experience in a professional corporate setting, ideally with some qualitative analytical responsibilities
Required Education :
Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class, or be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months at time of application, or be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program
Desired fields of study: Business, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Finance, Marketing, Economics, or other comparable discipline with a quantitative analytical focus.
Additional Information :
The approximate dates of this internship are August/September 2018 through early January 2019
Candidate must be available to work approximately 40 hours per week for the duration of the internship
Able to provide own housing and transportation in the Glendale, CA area
Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program
Must possess unrestricted work authorization
Must be at least 18 years of age
Job ID: 553260BR
Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)