Internship

Xcelerate Internship Programme – Operations

British American Tobacco

Nairobi

Overview


Vacancy Description

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We are BAT! A global leader with more than 200 brands in over 180 markets. And we bring together the world’s brightest and best minds. That’s why we value uniqueness. If you’re driven, passionate and ambitious, apply to our exciting new opportunity of a Xcelerate Internship Program Operations, which will let you achieve your potential!

British American Tobacco is all about freedom of choice — whether it’s our people or our products. Combined with our entrepreneurial spirit, it’s what’s driven our phenomenal success.  We started trading tobacco over a hundred years ago. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar company with more than 200 brands in our portfolio. With robust positions in each of our regional markets, our future looks equally bright too.

There’s no doubt our industry is controversial — we’re the first to admit that. But rest assured, we take a responsible approach to our trade. In each of our markets, we observe every local law regarding tobacco (in many cases going further through our own voluntary code). Not only that, we treat our farmers fairly, invest in the environment and help to sustain local communities.

We also excel at developing our own people into leaders of the future. As an organisation with a high-performance culture, we’ll expect a lot from you. But we’ll support you every step of the way to help you deliver. If you’re passionate and ambitious, rapid career progression is a reality here. And because we’re such a large company (we employ more than 55,000 people worldwide), there are plenty of exciting opportunities for you to develop a truly extraordinary career.

Job purpose and key deliverables:

Ready to boost your skills and build a career through unique and practical experiences?

We are glad to introduce XCELERATE, our internship programme that is designed for individuals who are looking to work in a dynamic global organization.

The programme comprises of functional projects which, you, as an intern will be assigned over a period of 1year. Along with accomplishing challenging tasks every day, you would receive mentoring you’re your assignment manager on your performance through a structured plan and defined set of deliverables, for you to grow both your business and leadership capabilities.

  • Operations
    • Manufacturing
    • Logistics
    • Procurement

Essential Requirements

We expect you to have graduated from university student with a zeal for learning, someone driven and ambitious. We are looking for someone with an analytical approach, complimented by excellent organisational and planning skills.  Also, if you are opting for Trade Marketing & Distribution, you’ll need to  have a driving licence, be agile- with an appetite to live and work outside of Nairobi!

About BAT

BAT is one of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.We are proud that we are consistently among the top 5 companies on the London Stock Exchange.

Our portfolio includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands – Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans – along with many other leading international brands, such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555.

Alongside our traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes. Our Next Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, GLO and Voke.


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