Massive Graduate Trainee Recruitment at Guinness Nigeria 2013

Diageo Africa (Producers of Guiness Nigeria) 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.

We have the following vacancies:

1) Graduate Trainee – Sales

GRADUATE SALES – 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.
During the first year of your development programme you will be immersed in
Diageo’s sales process. You’ll spend good time in a field sales role, building
relationships with our partners and working with customers to maximise sales.
Your challenge will be to help make sure our brands are successfully promoted,
readily available and well presented to anyone who wants to buy them. The
work is challenging, diverse and exciting.

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. 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.

Essential qualifications and qualities
We are looking for graduates with:

·Minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) or equivalent, with an excellent
academic record.  Although your degree discipline is not significant, you will
need to have a real interest in sales and being genuinely excited about the
opportunity to work in this field.
·No more than two (2) years post NYSC experience
·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.
Reporting Location: Nigeria
Business Unit: Guinness Nigeria
2) Graduate Trainee Sales (Spirits Portfolio) 
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.

During the first year of your development programme you will be immersed in Diageo’s sales process. You’ll spend good time in a field sales role, building relationships with our partners and working with customers to maximize sales. Your challenge will be to help make sure our brands are successfully promoted, readily available and well presented to anyone who wants to buy them. The work is challenging, diverse and exciting.

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. 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.

Essential qualifications and qualities
We are looking for graduates with:

·Minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) or equivalent, with an excellent academic record.  Although your degree discipline is not significant, you will need to have a real interest in sales especially within the Spirits portfolio. Genuinely excited about the opportunity to promote our Spirits brands
·No more than two (2) years post NYSC experience
·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.

 

 

3) Graduate Trainees -Corporate Relations

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.

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.

Essential qualifications and qualities
We are looking for graduates with:

·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
·No more than two (2) years experience, post NYSC
·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.

4) Graduate Trainees -Finance

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.

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.

Essential qualifications and qualities

We are looking for graduates with:
·Minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) or equivalent in Finance or a related subject, such as accounting, economics with an excellent academic record.
·No more than two (2) years post NYSC experience
·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.

5) Graduate Trainees -Information Sysytems (IS)

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.

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.

Essential qualifications and qualities
We are looking for graduates with:

·Minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) or equivalent in a related subject, with an excellent academic record.
·No more than two (2) years post NYSC experience
·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.

6) Graduate Trainees -HR

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.
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.

Essential qualifications and qualities
We are looking for graduates with:

· Minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) or equivalent, with an excellent academic record. You must have genuine interest in working within the Human Resources field
· No more than two (2) years post NYSC experience
· 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.
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