Foodbuy launches ‘New Horizons’, a unique paid internship program, in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply
As an established leader in procurement and supply chain management to the Australian food and hospitality sector, Foodbuy is delighted to announce New Horizons, a unique solution providing paid internships in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS).
Supporting the attraction and development of students seeking a career within the procurement and supply chain profession, the New Horizons program offers opportunities for valuable experience within the national Foodbuy team, alongside 12-month student memberships to CIPS, their Ethics in Procurement training (including formal certification upon completion) and access to the professional development, academic pathways and professional networks available to their global membership.
“Our Australian Foodbuy team consists of great talent and experience across procurement, data, analytics, finance, technology and customer service professionals. As a market leader, we recognise both our opportunity and responsibility to support those seeking to enter the profession and in the development of future capability.”
~ Andrew Brightmore, Executive Director of Foodbuy Australia.
12- and 24-week paid internship opportunities will be available through Foodbuy’s relationship with CIPS and InternMatch, an Australian Workforce EdTech business that specialises in matching the most appropriate interns with the right roles through their innovative technology.
“CIPS is delighted in our partnership with the Foodbuy team and their New Horizons initiative, working in procurement and supply management is an excellent career choice. The work is dynamic and fulfilling, allowing individuals to develop and deliver purpose-led impact and potentially travel the world.”
~ Sharon Morris, General Manager of CIPS Australia & New Zealand.
CIPS has established a national pilot intern program with InternMatch for their members to gain access to qualified graduates seeking a pathway into the procurement and supply profession and with the potential for a successful internship to progress into permanent employment and the commencement of a rewarding career.
“InternMatch is an Australian Workforce EdTech business that specialises in matching the most appropriate interns with the right roles. Intern Candidates range from the vocational sector, undergraduates, postgraduates and to Government-funded career changer programs. With a pathway into the procurement and supply profession, a successful internship can progress into permanent employment and the commencement of a rewarding career.
The intern pipeline covers all areas of business and reaches across all of Australia, including regional areas, by partnering with Australia’s top Universities and Governments, InternMatch can provide a consistent flow of high-quality screened, verified and closely-matched talent.”
~Gerard Holland, CEO of InterMatch.
New Horizons will play an exciting and pivotal role in the continued growth of Foodbuy’s organisation and its investment in the future talent of the procurement profession.
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