Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Reckitt Benckiser Management Trainee Recruitment 2012

Reckitt Benckiser is set for the recruitment of Graduates into its line for 2012 The Commercial Graduate Development Program is designed to take graduates and develop them as leaders for the future. The program is about real responsibility and real results, while creating an environment where Graduates develop through practical learning and activity.

Position Title: Management Trainee Sales / Management Trainee Marketing – DUB00Z

Primary Location: Developing Mkts-Africa, Mid East-Dubai/United AE-Dubai
Job Type: Graduate Job
Schedule: Full-time
Job Function: Marketing


RB Commercial Graduate Development Program is a 12 to 18 months program for high potential leaders of the future. It will support our aim to grow a large percentage of tomorrow’s top management from within. It provides a continuous stream of talent, able to make an impact at all levels of the organisation as their careers develop.

It is a structured flexible program that puts Graduates in the spotlight from Day 1. We offer distinctive development assignments allowing the graduate to experience a broad spectrum of valuable Commercial experience. Each assignment has specific on-the-job “learnings”, which are combined with formal training courses. In addition, Graduates are expected to take on high profile projects/real assignments to ensure visibility within the organisation.

On-going evaluation of progress with decision points. Following each assignment the Graduate completes a standard assessment process with their line manager, HR and Head of Business. There are also formal reviews with the line manager biannually. This is a key decision point when any future assignment and development is discussed and agreed.

Commercial Graduates are expected to perform real roles in Sales or Marketing function (2 vacancies in each function). Each role has a role profile with objectives which Commercial Graduates will be expected to meet specific to that particular role. At the completion of the Commercial Graduate Program management trainees would be offered permanent assignments as Assistant Brand Manager, Key Account Executive.

After three to four years, Graduates are expected to be ready to take on an Sales Account Manager or Brand Manager role within Reckitt Benckiser.

The assignments and the clear need to perform within expectations despite changing responsibilities, projects and managers demands flexibility in thinking, tenacity and self management.

These roles demand core sales, marketing, business and management skills to really work successfully in supporting our category strategy or managing customer relationships.


Completion or near completion of degree program in business discipline with a minimum of CGPA (3.0) from a reputed institute

Work experience is advantageous. (preferred if in any MNC FMCG company).

Arabic Language skills is advantageous
Applicants for the RB Arabia Commercial Graduate positions will be expected to demonstrate

 competence in the following areas:

Problem Solving (analytical) & Initiative
Planning & Organising

Excellent verbal communication skills
Confidence, maturity, tenacity
Passion to understand consumer products and the FMCG marketplace
RB is a global business, candidates must be open to relocate internationally for career development and challenge
The business language in RB is English, therefore fluency in English is essential and fluency in other languages advantageous
Flexible to travel, if required
. In line with RB core values, the candidate will be achievement focussed and able to work in a direct and often pressurised environment. Entrepreneurial skills in terms of innovation and problem solving are key along with tenacity, tough-mindedness and ability to influence and demonstrate strong team working abilities and commitment

Application Closing Date
October 25, 2012

How To Apply
Interested candidates should: