PPD Strategic Business Operations Intern in Wilmington, North Carolina
This is an exciting6-monthopportunity foran undergraduate studentto join a successful, publicly traded company (NASDAQ: PPD) that drives solutions for clients! In this role, you’ll gain visibility to a wide range of business functions across the business unit. You will learn how Strategic Business Operations partners with the business teams on strategic initiatives in order to optimize business performance and develops and/or drives initiatives for proactive response and action of business priorities. This role may also include reviewing industry and competitive trends and aligning them with actionable analysis presented to key leaders in the company, as well as conduct therapeutic landscape analyses.
At Evidera we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. As an intern, you’ll have mentorship and guidance as well as exposure to a variety of tasks and projects to help you prepare for your future career.
The internship is a part-time positionor* 15-20 hours a week*providing support for multiple projects (including ‘live’ projects) under supervision, with tasks varying to degree by project and participate in targeted self-improvement projects. As an intern, you’ll have mentorship and guidance as well as exposure to a variety of tasks and projects to help you prepare for your future career.
_Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)_:
Assisting team members with designated tasks that drive the overall objectives of Evidera
Participating in departmental and/or organization wide special projects aimed to achieving annual priorities
Attending and participating in meetings and conference calls
Participating in training sessions relevant to your designated functional area
Other ad-hoc tasks under the direction of your supervisor
Conducting various analyses and providing recommendations on assigned projects
Evidera is a business within in Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) a leading global contract research organization (CRO), and a is a preeminent provider of evidence-based solutions. We provide integrated scientific expertise and global operational capabilities to help clients generate the evidence needed to optimize the market access and commercial potential of products.
Evidera values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive.
Evidera’s Core Competencies:
If you resonate with our core competencies and want to contribute to research and consulting services driven by world-class science and thought leadership, then please submit your application – we’d love to hear from you.
_Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role_:
Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner
Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours
Ability to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency
Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities
_Education, Professional Skills & Experience_:
Must be enrolled or completing an undergraduate degree
Coursework in business, economics, or finance is preferred
Relevant work experience in strategy and consulting is preferred
_Personal Skills & Competencies_:
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Strong organizational skills and strong attention to detail, with proven ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively
Ability to build data-driven business cases
Ability to understand customer needs and translate them into growth opportunities for the business
Good English and grammar skills
High level of proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
Organization: *US BU
Title: Strategic Business Operations Intern
Location: NC-Wilmington-Wilmington NC HQ
Requisition ID: 204545
Other Locations: US-MA-Waltham-Evidera Waltham MA, US-MD-Bethesda-Bethesda MD
PPD is an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength fosters and environment of mutual respect. PPD provides equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or other status within any other protected group