• Young Professionals
  • Darmstadt

Merck Inhouse Consulting

Trainee GOglobal Inhouse Consulting (All Genders)

A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our more than 62,000 employees in 66 countries are shaping how the world lives, works, and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others – from biopharmaceutical therapies to treat cancer or multiple sclerosis, cutting-edge tools & services helping to deliver breakthroughs more quickly, to liquid crystals for smartphones and LCD televisions.

Starting date:

September 2023

Your tasks and responsibilities

The Global Graduate Program (GGP) is the company’s career accelerator for high potential graduates who are early in their careers. During the 24-months program, you will experience a mix of strategic management consulting projects as well as operational rotational stations in the healthcare, life science, and electronics divisions.
In the first year, you will be working in the Inhouse Consulting team, where you will have the opportunity to tackle challenging problems under the guidance of experienced consultants and to acquire extensive management and problem-solving skills. Inhouse Consulting projects focus primarily on strategy, growth, as well as operational optimization, and our internal clients are typically senior-level executives within the company. On average you get to work on 5 to 10 projects during your first year to gain a good knowledge of the company and maximize your exposure to different subjects. You will also participate in targeted professional trainings as well as our coaching & mentoring program to continuously improve your technical expertise and business acumen.
In the second year, you will be working independently on several individual assignments within our divisions: Healthcare, Life Science, Electronics and Group Functions (e.g. HR, Finance, Innovation, IT). Depending on our business needs and your preference, you’ll get the chance to expand your network and gain in-depth knowledge in the day-to-day operations of different functions, such as marketing, medical, R&D, production, strategic management, and venture capital. Each assignment will last three to four months, with one international assignment. After successfully completing this program, you will move into an exciting role within one of our businesses depending upon your interest and career aspirations, professional development opportunities, and business needs.

Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!

Work experience

Young Professionals

Who you are

  • Master’s degree (PhD is a plus) in natural science, engineering, or business
  • Secondary qualification (e.g. through degrees or classes, participation in extra-curricular activities, and/or internships experience) in business or natural science, complementing the above degree
  • Outstanding academic achievements
  • Ideally two demanding consulting or industry-related internships & international experience
  • Strong analytical skills, excitement for complex and ambiguous work, curiosity for our diverse business sectors and a broad range of topics
  • Ability to take initiative and responsibility and to demonstrate results-oriented project management
  • Profound knowledge of MS Office
  • English skills essential, German is a plus

We offer

We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

Trainee Goglobal Inhouse Consulting (all genders) – Darmstadt Office

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