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GDC Commercial Intern

 

GDC Commercial Intern

  • JR-123074
  • London
  • Interns and Apprentices
  • Full time
GDC Commercial Intern

About Equinix

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company—and Forbes has named us one of the Fastest-Growing Technology Companies in America. We fast-track our customers’ digital advantage—and you can fast-track your career by joining us!
 

At Equinix, we celebrate our differences and are proud of the inclusive, innovative culture at the heart of our success. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment that’s at the heart of our core company values.
 

Opportunities at Equinix

The Equinix Summer Internship Program offers wide-ranging opportunities in within the Operations organization. Spend your time gaining practical work experience and learning from some of the sharpest minds in the industry. Work in a culture that thrives on innovation and delivering results, while building solid relationships with industry leaders, and fellow students from around the country. 

Overview of function, team and the role

The successful candidate will be offered the opportunity to shadow the Global GDC Leadership team and the GDC practitioners in their daily role in key initiatives, strategic engagements and project execution. The candidate will also be given guided responsibility for the completion of specific business required projects.

The commercial team is part of the wider Global Design & Construction [GDC] team. The team is responsible for optimizing capex efficiency globally, by utilizing historical data, market knowledge and expertise to predict and control the global capex to safe guard commercial interests within GDC.

What you will be doing (Responsibilities/Tasks)

Summer Project:

  • Project Benchmarking of Global Data Center projects at key project stages
  • Estimating and budget management – completion of estimates and corresponding budgets of multi-million-dollar data center projects.
  • Contractor Procurement – Oversight of the General Contractor selection process including the review of different procurement routes.
  • Contract Negotiation – Review and negotiation of contractor’s estimate submissions to ensure that it is aligned to the contract and latest design  
  • Cashflow Management – reviewing the cashflow of data center projects during project execution.
  • Project Closeout – Financial closeout of projects including the closure of purchase orders and reviewing final invoices.
  • Procurement – the tracking of procurement spend and commercially agreed rebates.
  • Working on real-life projects that will add true value and have a big impact on our business  
  • Opportunity to network and collaborate with other interns across the globe
  • Take part of our summer programme with executive speaker series, networking events, shark tank project presentations and much more!

Who you are (Requirements/Qualifications)

  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited university/college, in your penultimate year of your Bachelor’s or Master's degree studies, working towards BSc Construction Management, Commercial Management, Quantity Surveying or similar degree a big plus
  • Available to work full-time between for the duration of the Summer Internship Programme (July to September)
  • Ability to work independently, collaboratively, and effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, business proficiency in English
  • Ability to create accurate reports, deliver presentations, and share information and ideas with others
  • Analytically driven and detail-oriented, with working knowledge of Microsoft Office Package and aptitude to learn new software.

Next steps (Documents and Information Required) 

  • Resume 

  • Indicate your availability (start and end date) and expected graduation date in your resume 

  • Please apply to this internship only if you are available full time for an internship during the stated period 

The Equinix New to Career team will be reviewing applicants on a rolling basis and will reach out to applicants accordingly. We appreciate your patience while we consider your application. 

Learn more about us on our careers pages! https://careers.equinix.com/students-recent-grads

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