About the program
Are you ambitious and keen to develop your career in a fast-moving, truly
international organisation where you can make an impact? Would you benefit from
experiencing how different functions work within the business before deciding
where you would like to focus your career? Do you want to work and live in different
countries, working with people from all over the world and delivering products to
people all over the world? Then our international program could be a great place to
The program consists of rotations up to 12 months in duration and designed to help you develop a broad understanding of Adevinta, its people, products and marketplaces. Working on challenging projects that have impact across the organisation, you will gain a deep understanding of how the business works while developing your professional skills and gaining a greater understanding of where you would like to focus your career after the program.
Experiencing many of our global functions from finance, strategy, mergers and acquisitions, product, user experience to marketing and advertising, you will be based in one of our ‘hubs’ in Barcelona or Paris.
Examples of rotations
We are offering 6 international generalist places for 2019. Candidates will start in
one of the following areas;
Based in Barcelona and working in partnership with marketing teams across Adevinta and
collaborating with various stakeholders, you will be involved in shaping and delivering communication
projects across the organisation. You will develop an understanding of how to work across markets
and have the opportunity to run your own projects that form part of the wider goal.
Product managers are key in making sure that the right people are working on solving the right
problems at the right time. Working alongside UX and technical engineers, they identify common problems that can be solved with scalable technical solutions. They connect people in different countries and roles, leveraging their skills and encouraging collaboration. You will be responsible for running part of a project and have access to supportive experienced colleagues to help you solve problems as well as develop your skills and knowledge. The role doesn’t involve programming or design but developing a keen interest in how this process works will help you succeed.
Based in Barcelona you will be acting as a junior project manager working with the user experience team to help improve the overall experience of a person using one of our products. You will be
coordinating UX specialists and product officers, moving initiatives forward and ensuring projects are rolled out successfully.
Mergers & Acquisitions (Ventures):
As part of the ‘Ventures’ team you will be assisting the team to develop the pipeline of companies that have potential to add value to Adevinta through technology, market coverage and people capability. The team reviews circa 40 companies per month and your role would be to help research and build a business case for each of the viable companies. You will need to be able to extract relevant information, analyse both qualitative and quantitative data in order to create a meaningful summary of each company you review.
You may not be able to define your long-term career goal today, but you are
ambitious, and you want to build up a broad range of skills so you can carve your
own path. You would benefit from spending time in different roles and functions to
gain a deeper understanding of what makes them work.
You want a career in a fast-moving, truly international organisation where you can make an impact. You are keen to work and live in different countries, working with people from all over the world, delivering products to people all over the world.
You are collaborative and work well in a team–you believe that we can achieve more when we work together and learn from each other, from our successes as well as from the things that didn’t go so well.
You are willing to share your ideas and say what you are thinking, doing this with respect for others, their cultures and their work.
You are curious, someone who asks a lot of questions and searches for other sources of information to deepen your understanding of a situation, subject or tool.
You get stuff done–through understanding what needs to be done, working with others, learning and taking action.
You are adaptable and excited by the challenges and opportunities that working in a changing
environment offers. You are willing to accept new ideas, ways of working and alter direction in
response to circumstances as they evolve.
You may not be able to define your long-term career goal today, but you know you are ambitious, and you want to build up a broad range of skills so you can carve your own path.
You want to spend substantial time in different roles and functions to gain a deeper understanding of what makes them work, while developing a broader understanding of how the various parts fit together to make Adevinta whole.
- You will have an undergraduate degree as a minimum
- You could come from any academic background/institution but will have the intellectual
- capacity to work with new and complex information, in a constantly changing environment
- You will be passionate about the impact technology can have on the business and the end user experience
- You will be able to demonstrate your curiosity and drive through academic achievement, self-study and/or extra-curricular achievements
- You will have some ‘real-life’ work experience, gained during an internship, placement, voluntary work or via part-time paid work
- You will be able to demonstrate your cultural fluency through experiences such as living/working abroad, volunteering for an international organisation, international work experiences or extra-curricular activities
- You must speak and write fluently in English and speak and write fluently in either French or Spanish (Ideally both)