|Corporate Affairs & Project Support Associate (Graduate)|
|Salary:||£21,000 per annum (£403.85 per week)|
|Date Posted:||11 July 2018|
|Vacancy Type:||Graduate Internship|
Job title: Corporate Affairs & Project Support Associate
Level: Graduate entry level
Department: Commercial Excellence Team
Salary: £21,000 per annum (Please note that a salary increase is not negotiable at this stage)
Term: 12 months - ASAP
Hours: Full-time 35 hours
Location: Middlesex, Feltham (Piccadilly line- West London)
Deadline: shortlisting ASAP
Interviews to take place week commencing the 23rd July 2018.
Merck is looking for an enthusiastic candidate with a demonstrable interest in British politics and industrial policy, with outstanding written and verbal communication skills, and who has a desire to develop project management skills, to support Merck’s growing Corporate Affairs and Strategic Programme Management functions on a 12 month paid internship.
Working across all three of Merck’s business sectors in the UK which span 14 sites, this individual will play a pivotal role in supporting external events, key stakeholder meetings, providing strategic project management support and assisting some group-wide media activity. They will lead on political monitoring and briefing work across a diverse range of topics from Brexit, industrial strategy to life sciences and energy. They will also be an internal champion for the function, communicating about activity and outcomes.
Please note that this role is office based but we are seeking candidates who are willing and able to travel occasionally within the UK for meetings and events.
This role also provides a fantastic opportunity to develop a strong project management skillset.
Support the Corporate Affairs Director, site heads and business leads to build the reputation of the organisation with key stakeholders based in the UK, including national and regional Government, Parliament, think tanks, industry associations and partners.
Strategic programme management support:
Competencies for the role
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