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Company Overview

Diageo is the world′s leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of international brands across spirits, wine and beer including Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, Guinness, Baileys, J&B, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and many more.

Our iconic companies across Africa; Guinness Nigeria Plc, Guinness Ghana Breweries Ltd, Guinness Cameroon SA, East African Breweries Ltd, Meta Abo Brewery SC and Brandhouse Pty Ltd (Diageo’s joint venture with Heineken and Namibia Breweries in South Africa) are all part of Diageo, which delights consumers with its outstanding brands in 180 markets around the world. 

Diageo employs over 6,500 people in Africa and benefits many more indirectly through the production, distribution and promotion of our brands. Our people are critical to our success; we foster an inclusive and enabling environment where all employees are valued and supported in reaching their full potential. We know the growth of our business is fuelled by attracting and growing amazing people and we are passionate about developing great African leaders to grow our businesses today and tomorrow.

Our great range of brands and geographic spread means that people can celebrate with our products at every occasion no matter where they are in the world. This is why ′celebrating life every day, everywhere′ is at the core of what we do.

What attributes do you look for when recruiting graduates?

As a potential future leader of the business, you’ll need to demonstrate a wide range of qualities and characteristics, including:

  • An excellent academic record
  • You will have a minimum of an upper second-class degree (2:1) from a recognised university
  • Energy and drive
  • Show a passion for life, and our brands
  • Ambition – Be motivated by a huge desire to succeed
  • A forward-thinking attitude
  • Be excited to trying new things and seeing them as opportunities
  • A proactive and organised approach
  • The ability to plan tasks, prioritise and find solutions
  • Thrive under pressure - When other people might panic, you’re strong, resilient and calm
  • Team player
  • A proven ability to build strong relationships and influence others

Diageo Africa

Lakeside Drive
Park Royal
London NW10 7HQ


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