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Procurement Excellence Apprentice

DP World is looking for a dynamic, creative individual to join our Procurement team in Rotterdam. We're on the lookout for a young talent with an innovative perspective, a passion for Procurement and Logistics, and a desire to kickstart their career. If you're analytical, organized, and process-driven, we want to hear from you. Join us in shaping the future of global trade.


The purpose of the Procurement Excellence Apprentice is to learn and develop your professional skills and experience within Procurement Excellence and support the European Category procurement team.



  • Support with analysis for systems and processes within the Procurement excellence scope.
  • Support in implementation processes.
  • Support in Projects.
  • Standardize, improve and implementation of work instructions, training and process descriptions.
  • Support on structuring data and analysis.
  • Improve compliancy and quality control compliance.



  • Procurement Excellence (process efficiency): Shared Service Centre & Governance, to further grow and scale up our business and generate an efficient and effective end-to-end P2P process
  • The Procurement Excellence Apprentice reports into the Director of Procurement Excellence
  • As a Procurement Excellence Apprentice within the Central European Procurement Team you are in the lead to grow your knowledge and experience, learn, develop and deliver the result that is assigned to you.



  • You must be enrolled in or just finished a bachelor’s or masters education.
  • You have a maximum of 2-years of relevant work experience.
  • You are proactive.
  • You are inquisitive and not afraid to ask questions.
  • You have good communication skills.
  • You are eager to learn, and you have an appetite for delivering results.
  • English proficiency is required.
  • Excel skills are a plus.



  • Ability to navigate through a large organization 
  • be a trusted partner for the team;
  • maintain effective relationships within the team;



  • Acting as a sponsor for your organization externally;


DP World offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.

About DP World
We are the leading provider of worldwide smart end-to-end supply chain logistics, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. Our comprehensive range of products and services covers every link of the integrated supply chain – from maritime and inland terminals to marine services and industrial parks as well as technology-driven customer solutions. Both syncreon and Imperial are part of our family. 
We deliver these services through an interconnected global network of 295 business units in 78 countries across six continents, with a significant presence both in high-growth and mature markets. Wherever we operate, we integrate sustainability and responsible corporate citizenship into our activities, striving for a positive contribution to the economies and communities where we live and work. 

Our dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 97,657 employees from 158 nationalities are committed to delivering unrivalled value to our customers and partners. We do this by focusing on mutually beneficial relationships – with governments, shippers, traders, and other stakeholders along the global supply chain – relationships built on a foundation of mutual trust and enduring partnership. 

We think ahead, anticipate change and deploy industry-leading digital technology to further broaden our vision to disrupt world trade and create the smartest, most efficient and innovative solutions, while ensuring a positive and sustainable impact on economies, societies and our planet.

DP World is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). We strongly believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or belief.
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