Intern indirect procurement Contractors & Energy

Date:  06-Aug-2022
Posting End Date: 

Amsterdam, NL, 1062 KR

Company:  ICL Europe Cooperatief U.A.

Intern – Indirect Contractors and Energy

Are you studying in the Netherlands and would you like to experience what it is like to have a key role in a global organization? Our Indirect Procurement Team is searching for a proactive, analytical, and hands-on student who is willing and eager to learn. 
You will be exposed to both local and international environments, interfacing with our many colleagues with different roles and responsibilities and working as a key member of an important and diverse team.   


What we offer: 
We offer a challenging internship in a dynamic and learning-by-doing environment where you will be able to make improvements in the team with your obtained skills and knowledge. We always strive to be the best and encourage everyone who works with us to excel. We also embrace diversity, give people the latitude to express themselves and value differing opinions.


Would you like to write your thesis during your internship, we may also offer you the opportunity to do that! 
Some of your daily responsibilities and tasks will include:


We are looking for a student to take up on an exceptional challenge and support our Global Procurement Organization team!   While with us, your deliverables shall have two components;
1.    Project based: Giving candidate exposure to multimillion value capex projects,  process improvement projects in a time bound ecosystem. There shall be multiple opportunities for such projects and exact project details can be worked out after understanding selected candidate’s interest area/expertise and ongoing requirement.
2.    Operational: Giving you exposure into day to day working of procurement professional in a diverse ecosystem such as ours. On operational aspect, you are expected to support colleagues by - Active participation in sourcing activities; Assisting the Global Sourcing Manager in preparing the tender document.


  • Negotiating terms and conditions with suppliers.
  • Reviewing, preparing, verifying and/or approving financial and business transactions within established frameworks and guidelines.
  • Issuing purchase orders/call-offs in SAP system; Contract Upload in internal data management system
  • Support the team in reporting/ BI report testing
  • Carrying out market analysis on various categories
  • Transactional procurement support and understanding procurement process.

* Please be aware we are only looking for students who are in the Netherlands already*

Who we are looking for:

  • Bachelors / Master’s student (preferably of Purchasing & supply chain);
  • Available 4 – 5 days per week for 3 - 6 months; 
  • Proactive and accurate attitude
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Detail-oriented mindset
  • Great Excel, PowerPoint  and Microsoft Word skills; VBA/Macro knowledge would be advantageous


Languages: English is a must. Other languages would be advantageous 


ICL European Headquarters
Koningin Wilhelminaplein 30, 1062 KR, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


More information: 
For more information about this position you can Vivian Boers at +31 643204009