Reckitt Benckiser Nigeria Management Trainee Programme 2014

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27 Jan, 2014

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Graduate Jobs in Nigeria

Reckitt Benckiser is one of the world’s fastest-growing companies with factories in over 60 countries specialising in Health, Hygiene and home care products. Our brands are used in millions of homes worldwide. The Reckitt Benckiser Nigeria Management Trainee Program is designed to intake fresh graduates and develop them as leaders for the future in the Marketing, Sales and Supply Chain functions. Our graduate program gives you real-life work experience from your first day. With us, the Sales and Marketing team are responsible for the commercialisation of our products, ensuring that our products are accessible to our consumers all over West Africa. You can work in the commercial business units by driving sales and innovative marketing plans.

Job Position: Management Trainees – LAG002
Province/State/City:  Lagos Nigeria
Primary Location:   Developing Mkts-Africa Mid East-Nigeria-Lagos
Job Type: Graduate Job
Schedule: Full-time
Job Function: General Management

About the Programme
The program stretches over a period of one year in which selected graduates will be rotated in various technical job functions. The assignments are about real responsibility and real results, while creating an environment where Graduates develop through practical learning and coaching from senior managers. Selected graduates will initially be based at our office / factory site in Lagos & Agbara.

The Program is designed to develop future leaders from entry level positions and moving them to senior leadership in a period of 10 – 12 years. It supports our aim to grow a large percentage of tomorrow’s top management from within the company. It also provides a continuous stream of talent, able to make an impact at all levels of the organisation as the careers of the individual’s develop.

It is a structured program that puts graduates in the spotlight from Day 1. We offer distinctive development assignments each of which has specific on-the-job “learnings”, which are combined with formal training courses. Each graduate will have exposure of working in Sales, Marketing, the Factory Site, Finance & and with the regulatory affairs Team.

Within-going evaluation of progress at various intervals, the graduate completes a standard assessment process with their line manager and is put on a mentoring program..

After a successful year of traineeship, Graduates would take on roles at RB Nigeria.


  • A minimum of B.Sc. degree (minimum of second class Upper) in one of the following fields: Business & Social Sciences, Pharmacy, Biological Sciences or Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, and Production)
  • Fresh graduate with less than 2 years experience
  • Possess a creative and analytical mind
  • Applicants for these positions will be expected to demonstrate competence in the following areas:
  • Problem Solving (analytical)
  • Resilience & Proactivity
  • Influencing
  • Planning & Organising
  • Achievement, Entrepreneurship, Team spirit & Ownership
  • Leadership

Other Requirements
Additionally candidates should exhibit:

  • Excellent verbal & communication skills
  • Confidence & maturity
  • Passion to understand consumer products and the FMCG marketplace
  • RB is a global business, candidates must be open to relocate internationally for career development and learning across different countries
  • The business language in RB is English, therefore fluency in English is essential and fluency in other languages is advantageous
  • Flexible to travel on short business assignments

Application Closing Date 
Not stated – ongoing

How To Apply

Interested candidates should:
Click here to apply

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