Global Graduate Programme

Bring your difference

What are you made of?

Each year, we select some of the brightest and best graduates to join our international Global Graduate Programme.

We are BAT. One of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets. And we bring together the world’s brightest and best minds.

That’s why we value uniqueness. If you’re ambitious, our future leader development programmes in the fields of Marketing, Human Resources and Finance will let you achieve your potential and give you the opportunity to become an outstanding leader in a world-class business. The programme consists of the twelve-month Global Graduate Programme, plus twelve months of further individual development which will help you to hone your skills to perfection.

During the programme, you’ll have the opportunity to challenge yourself on different projects, working with cross-market and cross-functional teams, under the supervision of your personal coach and mentor. Furthermore, you’ll be attending our global BAT Academy where you will meet up with all our graduates worldwide and have sessions with our international senior leaders. It’s tough. It’s fast-paced. And it’ll stretch you to the limit. The only question is: Are you up to the challenge?

What we offer:

  • Fast-track career development
  • Possibility to work several months abroad
  • Perspective to take over a management role
  • Clear development plans to continue growing as a high potential
  • Salary starting at €55,000 annually

Global Graduate Programme – Marketing

Your programme will kick off with a six-month field force assignment to gain profound, hands-on experience. This is followed by three rotations through the different Marketing departments, with the possibility to perform at least one assignment abroad.

The programme helps you to fully understand the dynamics of the market, and how the BAT Marketing departments of Brand, Trade, and Strategic Planning & Insights work together to achieve outstanding business results.

Example rotation 

Global Graduate Programme
Marketing Draft Rotation Plan
24 months contract
Global Graduate Programme
Global Graduate Programme
Junior Manager Development
Junior Manager Development
Onboarding
Onboarding
 
 
Global Graduate Programme
Rotation
1st rotation
6 months
Field Force
Nuremberg
Global Graduate Programme
Rotation
2nd rotation
6 months
Brand Marketing Pall Mall
Hamburg
Global Graduate Programme
3rd rotation
6 months
Trade Marketing Business Development
Globe House London
Global Graduate Programme
4th rotation
6 months
SP&I
Hamburg
BAT Academy
BAT Academy

 

Global Graduate Programme – Human Resources

Your international programme will kick off with an intensive onboarding, including a short field force assignment to gain profound, hands-on experience. This is followed by four to five rotations through the different HR departments (e.g. Business Partnering, Talent Management, Reward, Industrial Relations, Shared Service Center, above-market HR Team) in Hamburg, Bayreuth, Bucharest and further BAT end markets. This programme offers you the possibility to perform assignments for up to twelve months abroad. A prospect upon successful completion of the programme is the taking-over of an HR management role within Europe.

Example rotation 

Global Graduate Programme
Human Resources Draft Rotation Plan
24 months contract
Global Graduate Programme
Global Graduate Programme
Junior Manager Development
Junior Manager Development
Onboarding
Onboarding
Field Force
Incl. 1 month
Global Graduate Programme
1st rotation
3 months
Talent Business Partnering
Hamburg
Global Graduate Programme
Rotation
2nd rotation
4 months
HR Operations / Industrial Relations
Bayreuth
Global Graduate Programme
3rd rotation
4 months
HR Shared Service Centre
Bucharest
Global Graduate Programme
4th rotation
4 months
Regional HR Team
Globe House London
Global Graduate Programme
Rotation
5th rotation
6 months
HR Business Partnering
DACH area
BAT Academy
BAT Academy

 

Global Graduate Programme – Finance

Your international programme will kick off with an intensive onboarding at our headquarters in Hamburg, including a field force assignment to gain profound, hands-on experience. This will be followed by rotations through the different Finance departments within the DACH area as well as abroad (including Commercial Finance, Corporate Finance, Operations Finance, Shared Service Center in Bucharest, and an above-market Finance Team, for example in our global headquarters in London).

Example rotation 

Global Graduate Programme
Finance Draft Rotation Plan
24 months contract
Global Graduate Programme
Global Graduate Programme
Junior Manager Development
Junior Manager Development
Onboarding
Onboarding
Incl. 2 weeks
Field Force
Global Graduate Programme
Rotation
1st rotation
6.5 months
Corporate Finance
Hamburg
Global Graduate Programme
2nd Rotation
4 months
Operations Finance
Southampton
Global Graduate Programme
3rd rotation
3 months
Finance
SSC
Bucharest
Global Graduate Programme
Rotation
4th rotation
6.5 months
Commercial Finance
Hamburg
Global Graduate Programme
5th rotation
4 months
Above-market assignment
Globe House London
BAT Academy
BAT Academy


We are looking forward to your application. Apply now !

For further information, please contact:

Astrid Apostol

Astrid Apostol
Human Resources
Email: Astrid_Apostol@bat.com
Phone: +49 40 675 592 29

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