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Information Management Internship

Job ID 11242 Houston, Texas, United States;
Internship

Solvay is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics.

Solvay is a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. With more than 24,100 employees in 64 countries, Solvay bonds people, ideas and elements to reinvent progress. The Group seeks to create sustainable shared value for all, notably through its Solvay One Planet plan crafted around three pillars: protecting the climate, preserving resources and fostering better life. The Group’s innovative solutions contribute to safer, cleaner, and more sustainable products found in homes, food and consumer goods, planes, cars, batteries, smart devices, health care applications, water and air purification systems. Founded in 1863, Solvay today ranks among the world’s top three companies for the vast majority of its activities and delivered net sales of €10.2 billion in 2019. Solvay is listed on Euronext Brussels (SOLB) and Paris and in the United States, where its shares (SOLVY) are traded through a Level I ADR program. Solvay Busines Services (SBS) is the global organization supporting internal and external growth by integrating the major end-to-end administrative processes as well as the information services of the Solvay Group, through three strategic objectives: strategic agility and customer centricity, service excellence and talents and innovation.

Hosted by Solvay America’s Archiving and Data Retention Expert in the Documentation and Archiving Team.

Job Overview and Responsibilities:

This role will focus on short-term improvement projects contributing to the digital transformation of SBS information management services managed by the Data Solutions Service Line teams, including 

  • implementation of North America retention rules on individual physical and electronic collections of documents, unstructured information and legacy databases

  • simplification of procedures and documentation 

  • collaboration with colleagues across North America and in other regions to progressively streamline information management processes and documentation

  • design and automation of reporting workflows to show progress

    • Track cost savings achieved

    • Explain status of information assets increased compliance with retention rules 



Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors degree or on track to complete if program includes information management courses. 

  • Work experience in education, communications, administration an advantage.

  • On track to complete a Masters degree in Information Management (preferred)



Skills:
  • You understand the basic principles of records management and information governance.

  • You enjoy learning new systems and processes using digital tools, which you master

  • You have good analysis skills and a problem solving mindset

  • You have good interpersonal skills and demonstrate very good listening skills.

  • You enjoy working in teams and are comfortable in new environments.



Additional Information

The initial internship period is for 12 weeks starting by September 21st 2020.

However, we are open to hire an intern that could stay longer and work part-time.


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