Global Graduate Legal & External Affairs

Job Title: Global Graduate Legal & External Affairs
Job Number: 17974

Country: South Africa
Location: Pretoria
Function: Legal & External Affairs
Level: Graduate
Appointment Type: Permanent

Key Accountabilities:

We are BAT! A global leader with more than 250 brands in over 200 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, our Global Graduate Programme will let you achieve your potential. It’s a 12 month fast-track to management programme with international exposure that’s geared specifically for high potential individuals.

Our Global Graduate Programme – Legal & External Affairs (LEX) helps you develop exceptional corporate and commercial skills – full understanding of the fast paced and ever-changing environment our corporate functions work in. We operate in a controversial industry, in challenging markets and on complex projects. Our talented Legal and External Affairs team have a broad view of the business and work together to ensure BAT delivers with integrity.

If you’ve got what it takes, we’ll give you:

a real job with real impact from day one
world-class leadership training including at the BAT Academy in London
the chance to progress to a management role in 12 months

We’re serious about putting you on the right career path and consider our Global Graduate Programme as a stepping stone to bigger and better things.

It’s tough. It’s fast-paced. And it’ll stretch you to the limit. If you have what it takes, no other organisation can offer a graduate experience quite like ours.

The only question is: are you up to the challenge? If your answer is YES, then this may be the role for you.

Essential requirements

A 3-year University degree in Economics/Political Science/Media /Business/International Relations or related subjects with a strong academic transcript
Young graduates and professionals of up to 2 years’ experience are welcome to apply
Must be willing to travel/relocate to location of programme
A passion for entrepreneurship is advantageous
Proficiency in English and good communication skills
Skills with MS Software (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Strong interpersonal, team building and negotiation skills
Energetic, self-motivated, results driven, highly adaptable and able to work independently

What are you made of? To show us, click apply now for our South African Global Graduate Programme!

Closing date for applications – 30 May 2019

Assessment Centres – will be run between June to July

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.

Contractual Legal Entity: BAT SA (Pty) Ltd (ZA11)

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