International Business Development - Internship

Organisation: ambiente s.c.
Location: Carrara (MS)
Hours: Full Time
Position type: Intern
Contract: Internship
Closing date: 08 April 2016
Contact name: International Business Unit
ambiente s.c. is an environmental engineering company with laboratories for chemical, physical and biological analysis located in Italy. The company has been working to national and international level for 30 years gathering relevant experience and developing diversified skills and offers support for specific and multidisciplinary  activities to industry, public administrations and major public work. Ambiente boasts a workforce of over 200 units – engineers, chemists, geologists, biologists, agronomists, ICT experts and lawyers – with interdisciplinary professionals skills.
Our  main area of interest are: environmental studies, assessments and monitoring, permit processes for important production installations, polluted sites characterization and rehabilitation, safety and risks prevention in the workplace, analytical activities for environmental analysis and training.
ambiente is looking for an intern, based at ambiente offices in Carrara (Tuscany), to provide support to the International Development Section of the company. The Section deals with the internationalizations process of the company and it is engaged in research and development of new business opportunities abroad.
In particular the internship will be trained on scouting activities of international procurement financed by the main IFIs and on the other activities: participation and relationship with partner for the development and implementation of research project funded, principally by EU funds, or other similar granting schemes; relationships with public and private stakeholders to assess and create the best partnership with Italian and international firms interested in the project financed by IFIs; relations with officials of Governments for clarification, bureaucratic and administrative information for participating in competitions and in the management of contractual relationship.
The inter will deal with Administrative Documentation for participation in Public Tender and/or expression of interest according to international standards, preparation of Methodological and Technical Proposal , and with the Evaluation of International and National Environmental Policies.
The ideal candidate should have:
  • A university background in engineering, environment or economy
  • Non Italian nationality is a prerequisite, preference will be given to French speaking native
  • Excellent French and English (both written and spoken) is a prerequisite
  • Fluency in Italian is an asset
  • Excellent IT skills (Advanced use of MS Office -Excel is a prerequisite)
  • Previous experience in preparing methodological & technical proposal
  • Previous experience writing scientific reports/papers is an asset
ambiente sc is offering:
  • A professional working environment
  • Work alongside a very qualified team
  • Experience working within a young and flexible environment on subjects as current
  • Experience with IFI’s organizations
  • Experience with our technical department
  • Knowledge on environmental technical issue such as EIA, IPPC, environmental monitoring etc.
  • Facilities including computer, internet and library
Period of Internship:
  • 6 months
  • Full Time
Please send your CV by email to international@ambientesc.it
Closing date for applications: 08 April 2016