Challenges 

Check out all the Challenges available for this edition!
If you have any questions about how useful and enriching this summer will be, our 2018 Summer Interns have all the answers for you in the video!
Check out all the Challenges that will be tackled on this edition!
If you have any questions about how useful and enriching this summer will be for our interns, our 2018 Summer Interns have all the answers for you in the video!

Maia, Design

Girl Capsule Collection

Develop a capsule collection for Girl, Newborn and Toddler; from the cads, graphics / illustrations, technical files, to the arrival of samples

Sourcing Process Optimization

Maia,
Management / Economics

Get to know Zippy's Sourcing process end-to-end in order to map it and suggest potential improvements to reduce the lead time.  

Sustainable Packaging

Maia, 

Management / Economics;

Design; Engineering

Create Sonae S&F packaging manual through the revision of the current packaging instructions with the aim of reducing the usage of plastics and other waste, as well as facilitating the unpacking in the stores, while ensuring the product conformity.

National, 

Management / Economics;

IT; Engineering 

Agile Replenishement

Everyday new merchandise arrives in our stores - and we need to unpack it, register it, put it in our warehouse and replenish the store as we sell. Your job will be to re-think our merchandise logistical flow, finding new ways and suggesting improvements.

National, 

Management / Economics;

IT; Engineering 

In-Store Sales

Zippy is about to launch a new version of the app that allows our stores to order items online per customer request if they don't have it in stock. We want you to come in, analyze our process end-to-end and find improvements.

National, 

Management / Economics;

IT; Engineering 

Agile Inventories

Every couple of months our stores do a comprehensive inventory of all their stock, a process that takes quite a bit of time. In this challenge we would like you to get to know our inventory process by making one yourself, and think of new and faster ways we can do it.

Digital Retail

Lisboa / Porto, 
Engineering; IT

As technology moves forward and the world becomes more digital everyday, physical stores must adapt and innovate to survive. In this Challenge we want you to experience our stores, understand the apps we have for our customers, and personally benchmark what other retail brands use in their stores. In the end, we would like to hear your recommendations on what we can acquire or create to improve the customer experience in our stores.

Maia, 
Engineering; IT

Store Facility Management Platform

Help our team develop the Store Facility Management platform content, while making contact with the store universe requirements.

Maia, IT

Development of the Management Functionalities of PLM tool

Analysis of PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) tool functionalities specifically in the area of Product Negotiation in order to replace the current Excel Purchasing file. 

Maia, 

IT; Data Analytics; Management / Economics

CRM Trees Definition

In this challenge, the main goal is the definition and configuration of CRM (Customer Relationship Management) trees in ZIPPY's email Marketing platform, supporting Customer 360 analysis.

Maia, HR / Psychology

Fashion, Digital and Agile Content Curator

Sonae S&F is following a new strategy focused on a Fashion, Digital and Agile culture. So, it is essential that we give our employees the opportunity to develop new skills that can better support this cultural change. To achieve this goal, this challenge will be focused on collecting online courses so we can build together our new e-learning platform.

Maia, HR / Psychology

IN-SALES Recruitment

Sonae S&F success comes from sales. So, we need to find the best-talented people to empower our sales through specialized customer service. This challenge will be focused on finding the right people to fill our open positions, conducting CV screenings, pre-selecting calls to our candidates and even doing some headhunting. 

Human Resources Best Practices

Maia, 
HR / Psychology;

Economics / Management

The employment world is constantly changing and we need to keep up with the best practices. This challenge will be focused on the benchmark of theory and best practices on subjects like the Wage Gap, Matternity and Patternity Leave, etc.