Global Management Trainee – the people who will be better than us

Applications for our Global Management Trainee 2018 intake are open.

Thank you for showing interest in our Global Management Trainee programme. We are now accepting applications for our 2018 intake.

About Our Global Management Trainee Programme

We believe that for our business to be the best - and to grow sustainably - we need to develop the people who will lead that growth. We need the managers of tomorrow. 

Working on real projects from the outset, our global management trainee programme is the first step on a global career. From your induction in St Louis (USA) to your end-of-programme presentation, you'll be treated as one of our future leaders. You'll learn about running one of the world's most successful businesses, and you'll learn about where you will fit in best.

Primarily though, you will be learning about management - about how to be a leader in company that is intent on being and remaining a world-class organization. And that includes learning from feedback - and understanding that we are a team, where individuals are never afraid to learn, to make mistakes, and to develop - as part of becoming great leaders.


  • Recently graduated (< 2 years formal work experience)
  • English proficiency
  • Work permit for the country you are applying
  • Cross functional interest
  • Geographic Mobility within zone and globe
Over 80% of our leadership have taken part in our training programmes

The Programme

You'll follow a structured, full-time 10-month programme where you'll learn about how our entire business works. This covers everything from supply, logistics, sales, marketing and trade marketing through to information and business services.  You'll also learn about our other functions - people, legal and corporate affairs, procurement and finance.  

Global & Zone Induction - 2 Weeks

Deep Dive (Supply) - 5 Weeks

Deep Dive (Sales & Marketing) - 8 Weeks

IT & Business Services - 3 Weeks

Headquarters Strategy - 2 Weeks

Supply Assignment - 10 Weeks

Sales Assignment - 9 Weeks

Capstone (Graduation) - 1 Week

First Position & Mentoring From Senior Leader

Who we're looking for

You should graduate with a Bachelor, Masters (or equivalent) degree from any of the following disciplines:

  • Business, Economics, Marketing Sales, Finance, Science, Engineering, Law or IT.

You'll fit in best if you have an entrepreneurial spirit, be results-driven and have undertaken some form of leadership position either inside or outside of university. You also need to be fluent in the native language of the country you wish to work in, and English, to be eligible for this programme.


Operating in >25 countries with sales in over 100

In 2013, we paid $4.1 billion in salaries and wages and $13 billion in excise and income taxes

Last year we invested $3.8 billion in CAPEX

BrandZ® Top 10 Most Valuable Beer Brands includes 6 of ours

Our global brands grew by 4.7% in 2013

Our 4 top markets account for 50% of global beer volume

2013 revenue of $43.4bn

2013 – the most profitable company among a group including Reckitt Benckiser, Nestlé, Unilever, SABMiller, P&G, Carlsberg, Molson Coors, Heineken, Pepsico and Coca Cola