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Project Management Intern

Hours per week
40 hours


GrandVision is a global leader in optical retailing and delivers high quality and affordable eye care to more and more customers around the world. The high quality eye care offered by GrandVision includes a wide range of services provided by its vision expert, prescription glasses including frames and lenses, contact lenses and contact lens care products, and sunglasses both plain and with prescription lenses. These products are offered through leading optical retail banners which operate more than 40 countries across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. GrandVision serves its customers in over 7,000 stores and with more than 37,000 employees which are proving every day that in EYE CARE, WE CARE MORE.


Some key figures:

  • 7,000+ stores in more than 40 countries
  • 30 retail banners
  • over 800,000 store visitors per day
  • ~17 million prescription glasses sold
  • Revenue 2018: EUR 3,7 billion
  • EBITDA 2018: EUR 576 million
  • Over 37,000 employees

Our vision is to provide high quality and affordable eye care to more and more people around the world. By doing so, GrandVision aspires to help them realize their full potential in life.


Developing Careers & Potential

Within all GrandVision companies we recruit for a career, not just a job. We are passionate about customer satisfaction and develop our people to look for growth potential within the job and within the company. Our preference is to always promote internally where possible. So, wherever people start, there’s always somewhere else to go. We strive for continuous improvement and our new recruits help us to further raise the future potential of our company. Our whole business is full of people who have gone on to achieve a successful career through experiencing a variety of different roles in different locations and area of our business. We continually support and develop our people who have the desire, ambition and potential to grow.

With customers, stores and employees located in over 40 countries, GrandVision shows diversity to be at the core of its success. Grandvision is a global company proud and committed to be an equal opportunity employer.

Project Management Intern – SUN Indy Brands, Amsterdam Area

This position will be responsible for tracking the progress of cross-functional workstreams within the scope of two exclusive brand launch projects. Daily tasks will include following up with workstream leads, managing project trackers, preparing for and joining meetings with function leads and suppliers.

Reports to

Category Transversal Project Manager - Sunglasses

Main purpose of the role

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Keeping project trackers up-to-date
  • Acting as the gatekeeper for deadline compliance
  • Updating and preparing project documentation
  • Managing supplier communications
  • Coordinating cross-functional teams to ensure project deliverables are on time and complete
  • Participating first-hand in the design of to-be processes and the implementation of project steps

Required qualifications/level of education

Solid academic background (minimum of Bachelor degree), background in Supply Chain, Product Management, Marketing and/or Finance will be preferred.

Core competencies/ Personal attributes

  • Highly adaptable to new environments; with a natural ability to embrace learning and develop through experience.
  • High level of energy, ambition and agility to realise a positive impact.
  • Understanding of conceptual frameworks
  • Interest in-cross functional project management

Key skills, knowledge and experience

  • High proficiency in English (written/verbal as we operate in an international team)
  • Digital-friendly and excellent command of Office tools (Excel, PowerPoint); Photoshop is a plus
  • Skilled in structured and analytic thinking
  • Organizational skills and ability to work in autonomy
  • Working experience in a demanding environment with high ambiguity
  • Good interpersonal skills and team spirit

Future potential/ learning agility/ growth opportunities

This internship is a great start to a career in ever growing retail industry. Candidate will get to work with all aspects of Retail Management and a get chance to develop their understanding about many functions within the Retail environment such as Supply Chain, Marketing, Product Management, Finance and Project Management.


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Application process

1. Apply
2. Questionnaire & 1st Interview
3. Online Assessment & 2nd Interview
4. Offer
5. Hired

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