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
Example rotation : Marketing
24 month contract
Global Graduate Programme
Junior Manager Development
Onboarding
4th Rotation
6 month
3rd Rotation
6 month
2nd Rotation
6 month
1st Rotation
6 month
SP&I
Trade Marketing - Business Development
Brand Marketing - Pall Mall
Field Force
Hamburg
London
Hamburg
Nuremberg
BAT Aademy

 

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
Example rotation : HR
24 month contract
Global Graduate Programme
Junior Manager Development
Onboarding inc. Field Force 1 month
5th Rotation
6 month
4th Rotation
4 month
3rd Rotation
4 month
2nd Rotation
4 month
1st Rotation
3 month
HR Business Partnering
Regional HR Team
HR SSC
HR Operations / Industrial Relations
Talent Business Partnering
DACH
London
Bucharest
Bayreuth
Hamburg
BAT Aademy

 

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
Example rotation : Finance
24 month contract
Global Graduate Programme
Junior Manager Development
Onboarding inc. Field Force 2 weeks
5th Rotation
4 month
4th Rotation
6.5 month
3rd Rotation
3 month
2nd Rotation
4 month
1st Rotation
6.5 month
Above-market assignment
Commercial Finance
Finance SSC
Operations Finance
Corporate Finance
London
Hamburg
Bucharest
Southampton
Hamburg
BAT Aademy
 

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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