Apply for Management Trainee Jobs at British American Tobacco

Job Title: Several Management Trainee Opportunities

The British American Tobacco is the only International tobacco group with a significant interest in tobacco leaf growing which works with thousands of farmers internationally. BAT runs leaf programmes providing direct agronomy support to famer from aspects of crop production and environmental best practice. British American Tobacco ( is a market leading, global organisation with a long, established history and a bright and dynamic future. Thanks to our people we have continued to deliver growth and exceed expectations in an increasingly complex and challenging marketplace.

About Trainee Programme:

The Management Trainee Programme is a two-year accelerated development programme that is the start of a rewarding career path at BAT.  Management Trainees (MTs) will be given the opportunity to work on real tasks from the onset, directly contributing to the business and taking on increased levels of responsibility as they progress.

The MT Programme provides a solid foundation in a particular functional area, and widens participants’ perspectives through leadership and business competency development. The programme is structured around a highly effective integrated learning approach, with focus on, on-the-job development interventions, interaction with others and formal training programmes.

 Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Delivery of project work & assignments relating to competency and leadership development within functional as well as cross-functional teams;
  • Work proactively in close collaboration with coach and mentor with a view to maximize and accelerate learning process;
  • Ensure completion of all performance and development reviews as per agreed schedule as per the programme requirements

 Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should possess a business-related bachelor’s degree
  • The Candidate must have a Second Class Honours, Upper Division and above. This is an equivalent of a minimum of an aggregate GPA of 3.6
  • Demonstrate entrepreneurial and leadership potential,
  • Possess strong communication skills,
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a team and handle pressure,
  • Strong drive for learning and self-development

 How to Apply for the job:

All candidates interested in BAT trainee program should express their interest by applying through our website


 Deadline: 14th February, 2014

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