Working Student in Purchaising (m/f/d)

 Hamburg - Germany, Germany       Trainee        Facilities / Purchasing / Property


Your role as working student:  
  • You will be involved in the Source-to-Contract Process on different IT or non IT categories
  • You will conduct market and vendor research and prepare award scenarios as well as recommendations for stakeholders
  • You will support the team in the negotiating process, contract terms and improvement programs by preparing respective material as input
  • You will ensure that relevant processes, guidelines, rules and work ethics are compliant with the group policies
  • You support the buying team in their day to day operations
  • Finally, you have the chance to take over the responsibility for smaller projects too

All our positions are open to people with disabilities


  • Currently studying at a University, i.e. still enrolled in an undergraduate or post-graduate program
  • You have ideally a previous experience in the area of (strategic) sourcing
  • Fluency in English and German, written and orally, is required
  • Good command of MS Office
  • Very good communication skills (written and orally)
  • Being a good teamplayer, while also being able to work independently
  • Showing flexibility and pro-activity 


We offer:

You will get good insights into the work in a Sourcing Shared Services Center of a Universal Bank. As working student you can gain practical experience in the area of Sourcing by participating in several, diverse projects. Thereby you also get a good overview of the different Businesses belonging to Société Générale Group. Additionally, you can improve your communication, negotiation and project management skills.

By joining our team you will have the opportunity to work in a truly international environment and organization within one of the key countries of Société Générale Group.


Please apply through our webpage and send us your updated CV (including your expected graduation date) and a cover letter.


Société Générale is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference for relationship banking, recognized on its markets, close to clients, chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams. More than 147,000 employees, based in 67 countries, accompany 31 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis.

Do you want to be part of an international team and gain experience
in area of sourcing?
Take your chance and apply as a working student (m/f)!

We are looking for a working student (m/f) for a period of 6 - 12 months (max. 20 hours/week). You will support the Sourcing team in Hamburg in their daily operations and gain insights in the Source-to-Contract Process, as well as in negotiation with suppliers and the work in an international, dynamic work environment.

The main goals of our Sourcing team are to optimize and manage cost and risk for the German SG Group entities by ensuring: 

  • Cost management and synergies across the German entities, i.e. to ensure that the entities are receiving best value for money with its external suppliers
  • Cost management and synergies across the German entities, i.e. to ensure that the entities are receiving best value for money with its external suppliers
  • Prevention of supplier risk: financial strength and sustainability; economic non-reliance; insurance coverage; capacity to provide services at specified quality levels as well as to respect all their obligations
  • Contractual security: ensure that appropriate contracts are in place
  • Appropriate collaboration with the corporate sourcing department in Paris and operation within the international framework for sourcing 

The German Sourcing team works closely with the support functions and entities / business lines to ensure that the business requirements are met whilst adhering to best practice processes and procedures.

Job code: 19000LEZ
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: Immediate
Date of publication: 13/08/2019
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Working Student in Purchaising (m/f/d)

Trainee   |   Hamburg - Germany   |   Facilities / Purchasing / Property