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Job Title:  Global Management Trainee - Human Resources (f/m/d)

Job Number:  33043


BAT is evolving at pace - truly like no other organisation.

To achieve the ambition we have set for ourselves, we are looking for International Management Trainees starting in September 2021 who are ready to live our ethos every day. Come be a part of this journey!



As an International Management Trainee, you will have the unique opportunity to lay the foundation for a successful and internationally oriented career in Human Resources. In this 24-month programme, you will have the opportunity to work on cross-functional and cross-market projects within our Central Europe North end markets Germany, Poland, Austria, Switzerland and the Baltics. We also commit to help you grow on a professional and personal level.

Starting Salary: 55.000€

Location: Hamburg



  • Different rotations in our 24-months international management trainee programme
  • Insights from our numerous HR departments (e.g. Business Partnering, Talent Management, Reward and Industrial Relations) in our German headquarters in Hamburg
  • International experience and networking beyond national borders, e.g. in our Shared Service Center in Bucharest or in an above-market HR team in our headquarters in London
  • A field force visit to gain first-hand experience within the business



  • A courageous and passionate personality with strong communicative, conceptual and analytical skills
  • University degree and first functional experience (at least 4 months of internship or working student)
  • At least 4 months of experience abroad
  • Fluent in English and either German or French
  • Strong international career aspirations and mobility as well as a sound leadership mindset



  • The chance to bring your creativity, innovation and personality into your own projects from day 1
  • Rapid career development with the prospect of a management position
  • Individual career development plan with your personal coach and mentor
  • International assignment to boost your career
  • The opportunity to shape your own work-life balance



  • You submit your application documents to our online career system
  • After successful screening, you will receive an invitation to our online testing tool
  • If we see a cultural fit, we want to get to know you better in a telephone interview
  • In the final recruiting stage, we will invite you to participate in a virtual assessment center taking place in June 2021



At BAT we are committed to our purpose of creating A Better Tomorrow by reducing the health impact of our business through offering a greater choice of enjoyable and less risky products for our consumers. This is what drives our people and our passion for innovation. See what is possible for you at BAT:

  • Leading, multi-category consumer goods business with brands such as Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, Vuse, VELO and glo™
  • Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries
  • Diversity leader in the Financial Times and International Women’s Day Best Practice winner
  • Seal Award winner – one of 50 most sustainable companies



Collaboration, diversity and teamwork underpin everything we do here at BAT. We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!


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