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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

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Diageo DBS Graduate Programme, Budapest

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Job Description & Qualifications

Diageo Business Services has been operating globally with 5 centers around the world including one of the biggest, which is operating in the heart of Budapest for 16 years and provides added value for the company on a global level in various areas.

What can you expect?

Our two-year rotational Business Services Graduate programme creates future leaders. Over this journey which will start in September 2019, you'll have the opportunity to excel in exciting areas across the Finance, Commercial Support and Data & Analytics department.

We’re looking for graduates who not only have the capability to succeed in our organisation today but also have the potential to be our leaders of tomorrow. Full of energy, enthusiasm and optimism in everything you do. Following your instincts and standing up for what you feel is right.

At the end of the journey you’ll find big opportunities available, whether you’re looking to make the leap into a challenging leadership role or become a recognised subject matter expert.

It’s challenging, it’s diverse and it’s exciting.

We offer you challenging and meaningful tasks to develop your personal and professional skills. You'll be exposed to the real business world, experiencing and discovering all you want to know about the wider business operation and vital connections. You’ll also work collaboratively while showing your confidence and conviction to challenge people, in pursuit of finding the best and most innovative solutions for Diageo.

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What will you need to have a successful application?

  • Obtained or expecting to obtain a minimum Bachelor academic degree or equivalent latest by 2019 August
  • Maximum 2 years of work experience
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent numerical & analytical ability
  • Mobile and prepared to relocate geographically during the programme
  • Be available from September 2019

Please note: Selection and hiring of candidates is on a rolling process therefore applications will close once roles have been filled.