AkzoNobel | Master Data Management internship • Study Association Aureus

AkzoNobel | Master Data Management internship


Master Data Management internship

Business unit: Decorative Paints

About the company

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. We supply industries and consumers worldwide with innovative products and we are passionate about developing sustainable answers for our customers.

Our Decorative Paints business area (BA) adds color to people’s lives with a full range of interior and exterior decoration and protection products for the trade and consumer markets. As authorities on color we aim to provide all our customers – from professional decorators to DIY enthusiasts – with a great color experience and a fantastic finish. Our range includes paints, lacquers and varnishes, as well as products for surface preparation (pre-deco products).

Within Decorative Paints we are currently running a couple of projects in the area of Marketing & Sales to implement a Global Governance for data management. The intern would play a supporting role in these projects.


You will be in charge of the following activities:

  • Collect and analyse data for materials and customers across the globe.
  • Organize data in a comprehensive database
  • Analyse data quality
  • Prepare documents for all internal stakeholders with respect to data cleansing
  • Communication with internal stakeholders: outlining data cleansing project and expectations
  • Overall project support

The internship has a duration of 6 – 9 months. Start: a.s.a.p.

Job requirements / Candidate profile

Job requirements / Candidate profile

  • University Student
  • Excellent analytical capabilities
  • Very structured and rigorous
  • Pragmatic
  • Able to look beyond the obvious
  • Excellent English (read and write)
  • Autonomy

Application details

For further information, please contact Denise de Bock, Talent Resourcing Partner, +31 (0)88 010 6789 #2. We welcome your online application via our website www.akzonobel.nl/careers, reference 1600085A.