Integrated Business Planning Intern

Dublin West, Dublin
Up to EUR25000 per annum
31 Jan 2023
14 Feb 2023
IBP Intern
Ann Marie Corcoran
Job Type

Integrated Business Planning Centre of Excellence Intern

The Intern will provide support to the Supply and Demand Planning team, inside the Centre of Excellence, within the frame of the Integrated Business Planning process and will participate in the End-to-End transformational project.



  • Map-out current processes, and brainstorm ideas with the CoE Manager, to design improvements to them to enhance speed, quality, efficiency, and output through Lean principles.
  • Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis to assist senior leaders in evaluating possible solutions to solve complex challenges.
  • Develop and implement continuous improvement ideas, pitching them to relevant stakeholders to gain their buy-in.
  • Collaborate with Commercial and Industrial areas to improve Supply Chain monitoring and End-to-End transparency (product introduction, demand forecast, inventory management, opportunities & vulnerabilities assessment, etc.).
  • Participate in and support implementation of a singular Grifols global integrated business planning process to deliver seamless Supply Chain management solutions to the organization in terms of cost, time and service
  • Work in keeping up-to-date standard operating procedures and help in the governance of the current Supply Chain planning cycle.
  • Benchmark "the way we do things" vs Supply Chain best practices.
  • Help in developing user acceptance tests, and training materials for new users of a new planning software.
  • Support the monthly Integrated Reconciliation (IR) and Management Business Reviews (MBR) processes and inputs.
  • Collaborate with Data Analytics team to fine-tune current and new tools. Research what is out there (new trends, technologies, techniques, or practices) and how it can fit the company needs. Work with global counterparts to ensure the tools cover all the needs and create roadmaps, success criteria and review that result is delivered against the agreements. Play a key role in the adoption stage.



  • Strong analytical skills to analyze and interpret data.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills with the ability to make structured decisions on a routine basis.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work effectively with multiple and changing priorities.
  • Proactive, results oriented, strong attention to detail, with a can-do mentality.
  • A well-organized team player with the ability to think creatively.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with personnel at all levels.
  • Computer literacy with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Currently studying for a qualification in Engineering, Supply Chain Management and/or Business
  • Understanding of end-to-end supply chain processes & functions.
  • BI and/or SAP knowledge.
  • Experience with statistical modelling.

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