2018 Management Trainee Programme

We are a global business looking to discover limitless possibilities and to achieve this, WE NEED YOU! In just two years, we give you the skills, experience and commercial insight to become the next future leader at Pacific Cigarette Company.

Are you:

  • 25 years and younger as of 31 August 2018.
  • A proud holder of a second class upper degree.
  • An ambitious and exceptional achiever with not more than two years working experience.
  • A problem solving leader with excellent communication skills, who has a passion to learn and grow?

Management Trainee (MT) Program Overview

At Pacific Cigarette Company, we believe in investing in our future leaders today. The Management Trainee program is an intensive 18 month rotational training program which attracts the brightest, most driven graduates and nurtures their talent by giving relevant experiences right from the start. Our goal is to find people who can take on challenging positions early on in their career and who have the potential to become our future leaders. We achieve this by putting the trainees through an intensive cross functional training program before their first role, where they will gain insight into every aspect of the business.

MT Program Details:

  • 2 – 3 weeks of induction training on the company‚Äôs culture, strategy and structure. In this phase, you will get exposure to our GCEO the Executive Committee. You will also be immersed into the trade to gain a first-hand understanding of our business
  • Hands on, in-field training (deep dives) in our marketing, supply chain, operations, country management, finance and human resources. You will develop an understanding of the business by shadowing people who perform the job, from all levels.
  • Training on the different departmental strategies at the Headquarters, as well as leadership training.
  • Individual Assignment leading a process improvement project in the operations (sales, supply, trade marketing, marketing or logistics). You will receive clear deliverables and will be given feedback on your performance.
  • Exposure to senior leaders throughout the training period.

Upon successful completion of the rotational program, you will take on an entry-level management position in any function depending on your profile, interest and result. You will also receive a mentor from the executive team when you start in your first position.

After 12-18 months, if you perform well, we expect you to be ready to take on your next challenge in a more senior management role in any functional area.


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