Global Strategic Growth Markets: Intern – Operations and Project Management

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As a Global Strategic Growth Markets intern you will help the team with its main objective of reinforcing EY’s position as a world leader in advising, guiding and recognising entrepreneurs.

The team’s activities include strategy and planning, support across the 5 platforms in which we operate, development and maintenance of our Global Centers of Excellence (e.g. IPO, VC), oversight of our World Entrepreneur of the Year programme, supporting Strategic Growth Forums held around the world, and production of Marketing and Thought leadership materials.

Essential functions of the role

  • Support development of our Global SGM strategy and its deployment across EY
  • Help the Director of Operations prepare for key Executive meetings and presentations
  • Support the running of our World Entrepreneur of the Year programme
  • Provide support in respect of key team meetings and events
  • Manage and maintain the team’s project plan so events and deliverables are tracked and measured.

Analytical/decision making responsibilities

  • Seek input on decisions when appropriate from the Global SGM team
  • Demonstrate an understanding of project management approaches and requirements
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to interact credibly with senior stakeholders both within the team and across EY
  • Flexible, and able to work well under pressure
  • Well organised and structured.

Knowledge and skills requirements

  • Detail-focused
  • Ability to work on multiple deliverables at one time, and prioritise
  • Strong organisational skills are needed to be able to work independently and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to articulate opinions and views clearly and succinctly, both in writing and verbally
  • Good presence and interpersonal skills which allow you to interact effectively with business leaders and their teams.

What training and development will I receive in my first few years?

You will receive on the job training, and attend relevant courses identified through discussion with your line manager. You will also attend bi-annual team training events.

What do we look for?

Our team is dynamic and entrepreneurial, and we look for people with ideas and energy who are quick to learn, and not afraid to speak up and make a contribution.  Our work is fast-paced and interesting, and we need people with commitment and drive.

Entry requirements:

  • Grade B or above for GCSE Mathematics and English Language (or equivalent);
  • At least 320 (26) UCAS points (or equivalent), excluding General Studies or re-sits;
  • A 2.1 or above degree in any discipline.

Please note: in exceptional circumstances we will accept applications from candidates who do not meet our academic requirements. If this is your case, you will need to provide strong justification for why we should consider your application. You will also need to provide documentary evidence of any mitigating circumstances.

The above entry requirements are not applicable for our Schools Programmes.


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