Graduate Trainee Corporate Relations: Guinness Nigeria PLC - Jobs in Nigeria

Graduate Trainee Corporate Relations: Guinness Nigeria PLC

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9 May, 2013

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Guinness Nigeria produces the following brands – Foreign Extra Stout (1962), Guinness Extra Smooth (2005) Malta Guinness (1990), Harp Lager Beer (1974), Gordon’s Spark (2001), Smirnoff Ice (2006), Satzenbrau (2006).

Guinness Nigeria Plc’s Water of Life initiative currently provides potable water to over 500,000 Nigerians spread across several rural communities, from Northern to Southern Nigeria. It funds scholarship and provides Guinness Eye Hospitals in three cities in Nigeria.

Diageo Africa operates in over 40 markets across Africa through various business models including publicly quoted companies, joint ventures & licensed brewing entities. We produce & distribute premium drinks from right across the Diageo portfolio such as Guinness, Johnnie Walker, Baileys and Smirnoff. We are also home to growing local brands such as Malta Guinness, Harp and exciting new innovations like SNAPP.

With over 5000 employees working across Supply & Demand we put a significant investment behind our people agenda to ensure that Africa is truly Best Place to Be. We are also proud of the contributions we make in the communities in which we operate both economically and socially, for example our commitment to provide safe access to drinking water to 1million people each year.

Structure
On the Pan Africa Graduate programme our ‘real job’ philosophy ensures you will benefit from authentic experiences designed to accelerate your career development. You will build your expertise and knowledge by completing three 12-month rotations within your chosen discipline and there may be opportunities to spend one of these rotations in a different African market.

Job Title : Graduate Corporate Relations – Nigeria

Support and Development
The three-year programme includes both functional training and leadership development. Functional training helps you gain the skills, knowledge and experience that will form the foundation of your career with Diageo. Meanwhile, we help you build your leadership expertise so you can encourage thinking, stimulate people and drive change.

You’ll also spend time with our sales force, out in the field, to increase your commercial awareness – it’s vital that every graduate understands our brands, our customers and the way we sell. There will be opportunities for you to explore other avenues for development at regular reviews with your line manager.
In addition, there are ‘connect and development’ events each year, which will help you raise your profile in the company and learn from some of our most experienced leaders.

Requirements

  • Minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) or equivalent, with an excellent academic record. You will need to demonstrate genuine interest to work in a Corporate Relations function
  • Not more than two (2) years experience, post NYSC (0-2 yrs exp.)
  • Talented , ambitious, enthusiastic people who are striving to be the best
  • Great energy, drive and can-do attitude
  • Great interpersonal skills and team player
  • Strong communication skills – verbal and written
  • Diageo focus – understands our values and is passionate for what we stand for
  • Forward thinking, solution focused and great appetite for learning
  • Commercial acumen
  • Leadership qualities – ability to influence
  • You must be excited about joining a dynamic, fast paced world leading business and delivering great results right from the start. You should also be mobile and open to opportunities to work across Africa or other Diageo markets.

Application Closing Date
31st May, 2013

Method Of Application 

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online 
OR
Click here to Search using Nigeria as Location and clicking Search button.

Note: We would encourage you to apply for the role that most appeals to you and that you feel you are best suited to. Please ensure that you apply for no more than one role in total throughout the duration of the programme as we will be unable to accept further applications.

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