Internship – Project Analyst, Secretariat General of ICC (Paris)

The Secretariat General of ICC is currently recruiting a Project Analyst intern to assist with transformation projects (6 months internship) in Paris.

As the institutional representative of over 45 million businesses in more than 100 countries, the International Chamber of Commerce operates with a core mission to “make business work for everyone, every day, everywhere”. 

We act as the primary voice of the real economy in a range of intergovernmental organisations – from the World Trade Organisation to the UN climate process – championing the needs of local business in global decision making. 

The convening power of our global network enables us to set rules and standards that facilitate over $10 trillion dollars in trade each year – as well as providing tailored products and digital services that directly address the real challenges faced by businesses operating internationally. 

We also provide the world’s premier private global dispute resolution services, leveraging ICC’s unique independence, integrity, and expertise. 

The Secretariat General of ICC is currently recruiting a Project Analyst intern to assist with transformation projects (6 months internship) in Paris.  

Responsibilities 

The role involves, business and administrative tasks including: 

  • Provide support to the Project Management Officer (PMO) Head of Transformation and team involved in transformation taskforces 
  • Assist the PMO in the continuous maintenance and development of the project management platform 
  • Coordinate workstreams between different projects and teams especially with the PMO 
  • Assist in building and updating project road maps, as well as monitoring and following up on action items, key milestones, etc. to ensure on-time project delivery  
  • Support project managers to produce status reports of a high-quality as well as producing & improving project artifacts (business case, project charter, etc.) 
  • Assist in the organisation and facilitation of process improvement workshops by coordinating with participants, preparing materials, and consolidating identified processes and pain points into visual process charts  
  • Conduct market research and assess business cases to determine if a new project/product idea/opportunity is desirable, viable, achievable 
  • Analysing competitors’ offerings and strengths and weaknesses as well as risks, dependencies, complexity and resourcing requirements of potential opportunities  
  • Attend calls with high-level stakeholders, to be followed up by sharing meeting summaries and corresponding action items of key deliverables  
  • Produce high level materials: PowerPoint presentations, reports, summaries, etc.  
  • Any other activity as might be needed within the transformation projects   

Requirements 

  • Master’s degree 
  • Perfect fluency in oral and written English. Very good command of French 
  • Organisation and reactivity 
  • Ability to communicate with high level stakeholders and join venture partners 
  • Strong presentation skills – straightforward and analytical approach 
  • Project Management capabilities 
  • Computer literate and willingness to work in a digital environment 
  • Research and analysis: analysing and integrating data from varied sources to deliver concise and insightful reports 
  • Advanced Excel User 

Important information 

The candidate needs to still be registered as a student during the time of the internship. Recent graduates who are not anymore enrolled in an educational program are therefore not eligible to do an internship at ICC. 

Nationals from outside the European Union or Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Andorra, Monaco, or Switzerland should get an appropriate visa from the French consulate. Interns are also required to handle their own travel/accommodation arrangements for the duration of their stay. ICC is not in a position to provide scholarships/fellowships. 

The 6-month internship programs are full-time, and the average working week is 35 hours. 

The intern will receive a monthly gratification of about EUR 630 gross + meal vouchers + partial compensation (70%) of public transport costs. 

Estimated start date: As soon as possible 

How to apply: Any interested persons should send their applications by email to: Camille.ahern@iccwbo.org 

Closing date for applications: January 31, 2023  

At ICC, we make business work for everyone, every day, everywhere. 

And when we say “everyone”, we mean it. 

We celebrate the diversity of our people and strive to inspire acceptance, cultivate a culture where difference matters, inclusion is essential, and equality of opportunity is for everyone.