Course(s) Offered: Several
Course Level: Graduate (training, internships)
Country to Study in: Any country
Every year HEINEKEN employs graduates directly into different roles across its business and through graduate recruitment schemes in some of its local markets.
The International Graduate Programme (IGP) is your chance to make an impact from day one. Through the programme HEINEKEN aim to develop a pool of internationally minded individuals with the potential and capability to become leaders within HEINEKEN.
Once on board you will enjoy responsibility, development opportunities, training, coaching, travel and an environment that both stimulates intellectually and rewards high performance. Every six months you will establish yourself in a new country, business area, job and team. It is quite a challenge so it is especially important that you are a fast learner who is friendly, adaptable and outgoing.
Ideally you will need:
- A degree – or about to graduate (preferably a Masters);
- Be advised that if you are considering applying for Supply Chain that you will need to have a science or engineering background;
- Up to two years of relevant work experience (voluntary, internships, professional) in your chosen function, with at least 6 months gained outside your home country;
- To speak at least three languages - one of which should be English;
- A desire to live and work abroad;
- To have proven leadership skills;
- To have an affinity with your chosen field of specialisation;
- To have genuine interest in other countries and cultures;
- To be able to demonstrate your drive and desire to succeed;
- A driving licence.
Nationalities of countries in which HEINEKEN operates
Fields of study
Commerce, Finance, Supply Chain, HR, Corporate Relations and IT
Number of awards
Three placements are available
Sponsorship will be for 18 months
You will be exposed to:
- An Induction Programme – A one week corporate induction will be organized prior to the commencement of your first placement in September 2013
- International Experiences – Three international placements, each lasting six months
- Career Development – A world-class training and support programme allowing you to manage your own career development
- Skills Development – You will gain functional skills, in addition to unique exposure to different cultures and ways of working
Method of Application
To apply, you must do so online at the designated website (you may visit it via the link below). However, the following steps are needful:
- STAGE 1: Fill out the application form. If your application is successful, you will be invited to complete an online assessment.
- STAGE 2: Upon a successful online assessment, a telephone interview will follow. Based on the outcome of the telephone interview, you may be invited to a face to face interview close to your home or study location.
- STAGE 3: If successful at stage 2, you will join a two-day assessment event. This event combines analysing data, presentations, role playing and socialising.
- STAGE 4: Finally, if you are successful, you will be offered a place in the 2013 HEINEKEN International Graduate Programme.
The on-line application process will close on the 22nd of February, 2013 at midnight GMT+1 time.
Find the most important dates during the application process below:
|Online application period||Ends on 22 February 2013|
|Online assessment||28th January 2013 - 1st March 2013|
|Telephone interviews||11th March 2013 - 29th March 2013|
|Face to Face interviews||18th March 2013 - 19th April 2013|
|Assessment centre Amsterdam||19-20th June & 26-27th June 2013|
|Start programme||September 2013|
Application Deadline: 22 February 2013
Open to International students: Yes
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