Signify

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M&A Internship


Your responsibilities & requirements

We’re looking for a dynamic intern to join our M&A team in Amsterdam.

Working for Signify means being creative and adaptive. Our culture of continuous learning and commitment to diversity and inclusion creates an environment that allows you to build your skills and career. Together, we’re transforming our industry.

As the world leader in lighting, we’re constantly ahead of the curve. Through our leadership in connected lighting and the Internet of Things, we’re breaking new grounds in data analytics, AI, and smart homes, offices, cities and more!

Signify is one of the few companies in the world to achieve carbon neutrality and our next sustainability goals are even bolder: doubling our positive impact on the environment and society by 2025.

Being an M&A intern, you’ll be responsible to support our inorganic growth propositions that the M&A team is working on. This comprises support from deal origination, initial phase of the engagement, to due diligence and support to negotiations and post-closing activities. You will support experienced M&A managers in a variety of manners and will also play a role in improving our processes and documents together with Signify’s experienced staff.

We’re on the lookout for forward-thinking innovators with a passion for sustainability. If you match this description, get in touch!

What you’ll do
  • Be at the heart of deal execution contributing to the inorganic development of Signify

  • Analyze the strategic fit of potential targets

  • Perform valuation analysis (DCF, multiples, etc.)

  • Engage, learn from and collaborate with most business functions

  • Ponder deal tactics (buying and selling)

  • Perform and evaluate due diligence

  • Carry out project management

  • Craft presentations for the Board of Management

Your qualifications
  • You’re a proactive learner and a good communicator, and have of course excellent verbal and written communication skills (English). We expect you to be able to deliver a difficult message in a clear way, and having affinity with numbers is a second nature to you

  • Of course, you are not afraid of working under pressure and delivering results in a short period of time

  • Self-aware, good listener, reflective and solution oriented, as well as collaborative and a team player

  • Master student in a relevant field or MBA

  • Available preferably full-time for 6 months (combination with writing a thesis can be discussed)

What you’ll get in return…

Working in the Amsterdam office of Signify, you’ll be surrounded by highly experienced colleagues in an international environment. You can expect to be challenged and have numerous opportunities for personal development.
If you’re capable to think outside the box and find creative solutions to complex problems, do not let this opportunity go by.

We’re offering multiple opportunities for career development, like mentoring, coaching and stretch assignments, with strong international exposure for dynamic profiles. Learning is fundamental to our culture. Through continuous learning, we are transforming the industry. You have the chance to learn every day, acquire new skills and perspectives through customized online programs, and on-the-job experiences.

What you’ll get in return…

We’re offering multiple opportunities for career development, like mentoring, coaching and stretch assignments, with strong international exposure for dynamic profiles. Learning is fundamental to our culture. Through continuous learning, we are transforming the industry. You have the chance to learn every day, acquire new skills and perspectives through customized online programs, and on-the-job experiences.

See #SignifyLife through the eyes of our employees!

As an intern you will be part of the intern program in the Netherlands consisting of several events, trainings and networking opportunities with your peer students. Join us and shine brighter together!

Who we are

Signify is the world leader in lighting. We provide professional customers and consumers with quality, energy-efficient LED lighting. And our lights, when connected, bring data to devices, apps and people – redefining what light can do and how you use it. Today, our innovations, such as LiFi – internet connectivity through light – and UV-C, solar and horticultural lighting, contribute to a safer, smarter, more sustainable world.

We’re operating in 74 countries with 32,000 people worldwide.

Notes

  • EU/EER students: In order to be considered for this internship, you need to be registered as a student during the entire internship period. Formal documentation of this may be requested at any time.
  • Non-EU students in Dutch Universities: You need to be registered as a student and your university needs to sign the Nuffic Agreement. The internship needs to be a compulsory part of your studies (receive ECTS in turn). In case of non-compulsory internship, you need to have a letter from the university in which it states that your internship contributes to your personal development, what your learning goals are and what tasks you will undertake during your internship. The letter has to be signed and stamped by your university.
  • Non-EU students in non-Dutch Universities: You need to be registered as a student and the internship should be a compulsory part of your studies. Also, you need to be able to get the official approval of your university for this internship (Nuffic agreement).

Please apply only if you can meet the aforementioned requirements.

Dienstverband:
fulltime, parttime

Vaardigheden

  • Er is geen minimale opleiding vereist

Wat wij bieden

Contract:
Parttime-Fulltime