British American Tobacco has an exciting opportunity for a Global Graduate to join our Finance team in Nairobi.
If you are a graduate with ambition and want to go far and succeed, then the Global Graduate Programme in Finance is the best choice for you.
Job purpose and key deliverables
Our approach to your early training and career development, through the Global Graduate Programme, reflects our recognition that getting the right start is crucial to building a successful career. The Global Graduate Programme provides a foundation for your functional, managerial skills and business acumen.
This one-year trainee programme provides the successful candidates the opportunity to fast track their career within our global organisation. The programme ensures that YOU will make your mark as the next generation of BAT leaders.
You’ll be in a real job from day one and will be challenged to unlock your potential and deliver good results from real business projects.
We believe in freedom of choice – you choose the department that best suits your strengths and a program is structured to your individual development needs. For example, if you are interested in the Finance function, you will get exposure across all its sub-functions ranging from Corporate Finance, Commercial Finance (Marketing & Supply Chain), Treasury and Tax.
You will get support and encouragement from different areas of the business.
Have an honours university degree – minimum 2nd class honours, upper division or Grade Point Average of 3.0;
Have 1 to 2 years of work experience from any big organization;
Professional qualifications (ACCA, CPA, CFA, ACA);
Sound interpersonal skills;
Possess leadership skills demonstrated through extra-curricular activities;
Possess strong intercultural competencies from international experience or personal background;
Have strong analytical skills, driven and ambitious, inspiring and engaging individual;
Are internationally mobile;
Are fluent in English.
Being a polyglot is an advantage.
British American Tobacco 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.