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Procurement Intern



são paulo, state of são paulo, brazil
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023
About The Company

If you see technology as there to smooth your path in life, our team does too: Your Path, Our Journey.

We believe in people who transform their paths through technology. Technology that connects people who are good at what they do and which practices diversity to create and share those paths that we (as yet!) do not even know about. Our journey is in the smile of every talented person who brings revolution to the world from Brazil - whether with in-app transportation (99) or digital payments (99Pay).

To make life easier for millions of people every day, we are in the driving seat as part of DiDi Chuxing, the world's largest transport, and convenient platform. And so, we can say, with great pride, that we are pioneers in creating solutions, starting in Brazil, that grow in scale and have positive impacts in a range of other countries.

Whether creating projects from scratch or continually improving our solutions, we like challenges that give us butterflies, and that's why we work with intensity, at a fast pace, with respect, collaboration, and partnership. On this journey, we also create learning and strengthen ourselves in diversity as a fundamental aspect that makes us stand out for our growth day after day.

About The Team/role

As a Procurement Intern you will be able to direclty impact the successful development of the solutions and services which support our daily operations and growth strategy. You will research, evaluate, negotiate and buy products and services ensuring the best conditions are obtained. You will support several projects and lines of spend within several spend categories from MKT, CX, etc.

In this role, you'll be...
  • Support the purchase of commodities and services to meet specialized or complex needs;
  • Support making purchase decisions in accordance with company procedures and regulations; Investigate and cultivate new sources for supplies and products;
  • Research and prepare bid specifications; Support issuing bid requests to several potential vendors and suppliers;
  • Review quotes and secure the most competitive bids;
  • Make analysis to identify and select vendors and suppliers using criteria such as quantity and quality of commodities, price and delivery date;
  • Explain and clarify purchasing procedures to internal departments as well as vendors;
  • Solve problems with orders in an efficient and timely manner

We're eager to be in touch because you have...
  • Are an active bachelor's degree student enrolled in Industrial Engineering, Business Management, Finance or related field;
  • Have graduation date scheduled to December 2024 or later;
  • Command of good communication in both English and Portugese;
  • Have analytical skills, which will help you work with multiple projects and stakeholders; Smultaneously to determine the best deals and be able to evaluate the pros and cons of each, based on price, quality, speed of delivery and other factors;
  • Willing to develop decision-making skills, which will help you summarize the information you have gathered to help DiDi make the best choices;
  • Interested in negotiating skills development, which will help you work with suppliers to create the best deals.

You'll love working at DiDi because...

We create user value

We strive to always create valuable experiences for our users in everything we do. Our focus is to always innovate new experiences that are safe, pleasant and efficient.

We are data-driven

We are strong believers in making informed decisions, that’s why we are data-driven. We can better navigate the business landscape strategically by analyzing valuable metrics.

Win-win Collaboration

Success is a team sport. When we work to help our partners and colleagues win, we win, too. While keeping everyone's best interest at heart, we communicate with candor and execute with excellence in all we do.

We believe in integrity

Integrity is at the very core of our business. We are people who always want to do the right thing. Our intentions are sincere, we speak our minds and listen to each other.


We always strive to do better. That means venturing beyond our comfort zones, learning from our mistakes, and helping each other grow.

Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity is one of our biggest strengths. Our differences are what make us distinct. We respect each other and believe in equal opportunities for all.

We are committed to building inclusive and diverse teams

Diversity is not a vision of the future or something we wish to have one day, it is a non-negotiable value of who we are.

We practice inclusion, plurality and respect. And we count on the governance of the Diversity Committee, which works together with HR, leadership and identity groups - 99Adapta, 99Afro, 99Cores, 99Mulheres and 99familias. This part of our journey has been written, there remains a long road before us.

We reinforce that this position is open to everyone, including pregnant people and people with disabilities (PwD).