R&D Demand and Business Analyst - Intern

Date:  Jun 23, 2024
Department:  Portfolio Management
Job Type:  Intern
Team:  Accounting/Finance & Control
Contract Type:  Temporary

Parma, IT

About us

Based in Parma, Italy, Chiesi is an international research-focused pharmaceutical and healthcare group with over 85 years’ experience, operating in 31 countries with more than 7,000 employees (Chiesi Group). To achieve its mission of improving people’s quality of life by acting responsibly towards society and the environment, the Group researches, develops and markets innovative drugs in its main therapeutic areas: Discover more here

We are proud to to have been awarded with B Corp Certification, a recognition of high social and environmental standards. We are a reliable company that adopts and promotes a transparent and ethical behavior at all levels.

We believe that the success of Chiesi is built and shaped by our people and our strong set of shared Values and Behaviors. Our people make a critical difference to our success, which is why it is vital that we attract and retain the right talent who will continue to enrich our culture by living and breathing our values and behaviors.

We are committed to embrace diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities. In fact, we are a global family made up of different cultures, different genders, generations, ethnicities, abilities, sexual identities and many other enriching diversities. 


Chiesi Corporate Functions

These are the functions supporting the business at a Corporate Level:

  • Global HR
  • Global Finance, Procurement & IT
  • Group Legal & Corporate Affairs
  • Global Communication & External Relations
  • Transformation
  • Global Strategy, SV&S and Business Development


Who we are looking for


In this role you will be part of a global team that plays an important role to provide the Chiesi Governance Bodies and senior management with reliable data, analyses and reports to support a correct decision making process and progress ahead for the company. We work every day with many different stakeholders within R&D and across the company, mixing our different backgrounds to elaborate long term projections of R&D timelines, costs and resources demand.

Main Activities

- Support monthly reports elaboration for portfolio milestones tracking and clinical trials timelines 
- Support R&D KPIs data collection, elaboration and final presentation preparation
- Support internal and external benchmark activities
- Support the elaboration of R&D timelines, costs and FTEs long term projections
- Support maintenance activities of the R&D Enterprise Project and Portfolio Management system (Planisware) 


Degree in Economics or Business Economics or Management Engineering 


Fluent written and spoken English. Experience abroad is a plus. 

Technical Skills

- Basic knowledge of objectives and definitions of the use of Key performance indicators 
- Basic knowledge of P&L and economic/financial indicators
- Basic knowledge of Project Management
- Basic knowledge of business cases and scenarios elaboration and economic evaluation
- Use of Microsoft Office applications (advanced use of Excel and Power Point in particular)

Soft Skills

  • Analytical skills
  • Attention to details
  • Creative/innovative mindset
  • Digital mindset
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Goal orientation
  • Team working

Contract and Benefit

6 months internship 
Monthly Reimbursement of 1000 Euros
Meal vouchers for each day of remote activities
Free access to internal canteen for lunch
Free shuttle reserved to Chiesi employees from railway station to Chiesi HQ and/or free pass to the urban public service

What we offer

You would join a dynamic, fast-growing, challenging and friendly environment.
In Chiesi we firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we invest in continuous training, learning and development. Therefore, we strive to continuously promote and satisfy development needs, paying particular attention to the quality of our working environment and to collective well-being. 
We want our people to come to work happy every day, and we know how important it is to find the right work-life balance in order to be able to give our best. That is why we offer flexible working approach, remote working, support in the relocation process, tax assistance service for foreign colleagues and many other people-care services.

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