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Job Title:  Global Graduate Programme (Operation)

Job Number:  29001

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 our market, we observe every law and regulation regarding tobacco (in many cases going further through our own voluntary code).

British American Tobacco 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 awareness development. 

What is Global Graduate Programme & What do we offer?

It's a 12-month, fast-track development program to a management job for high potential fresh graduates and young professionals! The aim of the program is to raise future leaders of British American Tobacco Operation Team! You'll build on your experience from the commercial challenge, learn about the range of our Operation, and experience life at the sharp end in one of these business areas;

  • Leaf (buying tobacco from farmers)
  • Plan (balancing supply with demand)
  • Logistics (managing supply chain flow and strategy)
  • Make (manufacturing)
  • Procurement (focusing on innovation, smart spending and quality partnerships)
  • Service (understanding consumer needs to put them at the heart of Operations, or supporting our transformationin Global Business Services)
  • Product Innovation (working with Marketing & Sales and R&D to introoduce new products)

During the program, you will have;

  • Comprehensive onboarding to British American Tobacco - Business and Operation Function  
  • A real job assigned in executive level
  • World-class leadership training opportunities
  • International exposure in developing your people and management skills
  • Networking & mentorship with senior leaders and other graduates from all over the world!

At the end of the 12 months, you will be assigned to your first entry-level management role as the Junior Manager. It’s tough. It’s fast-paced. And it’ll stretch you to the limit. For the ambitious, an inspiring journey awaits you here at British American Tobacco!  

Essential Requirements;

  • Graduated with Bachelor or Masters from a reputable university majoring in Engineering or Agriculture
  • Minimum CGPA of 3.5
  • Fresh graduates and final year students are welcome to apply
  • Leadership demonstrated through extra-curricular activities
  • Globally mobile
  • Fluent in English (both written & spoken)
  • Indonesia National or Permanent Resident ONLY 


Make no mistake, our Global Graduate Program isn’t an easy option. But if you’re the kind of person who always gives their all, it could lead to a uniquely rewarding career.


Disclaimer : We are actively hiring for this role however the requisition is also created to ensure continuous flow of relevant candidates for similiar role in the coming year. As the company culture and environment is very dynamic, we are encouraging you to apply for this position for potential consideration for our current or future hiring. We will reach out to you directly for the next step once your profile has been shortlisted.

If you’re passionate and ambitious, rapid career progression is a reality here. And because we’re such a large firm (we employ more than 55,000 people worldwide), there are plenty of exciting opportunities for you to develop a truly extraordinary career.

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