Retail Graduate Program – Kenya
Date: 2 Aug 2023
Company: Majid Al Futtaim
Graduate Program Structure
As a Graduate Program Associate, you will have the opportunity to explore various commercial divisions within our organization, including Fresh Food, E-commerce, Store Operations and Merchandising. Through rotations in different roles spanning 10-to-12-month periods, you will gain exposure to diverse areas of the grocery retail industry, enabling you to discover your potential and passion while contributing to our business objectives.
During each rotation, you will be responsible for learning and delivering on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and technical competencies relevant to the specific role. Our comprehensive performance appraisal process will assess your progress against these metrics, ensuring that you are constantly growing and developing in your career.
Throughout the program, you will be supported by our experienced business leaders, who will guide and mentor you to enhance your professional progression. Their expertise and insights will provide valuable support as you navigate your way through different divisions and roles, enabling you to gain a holistic understanding of our industry.
- Participate in rotational assignments across various commercial divisions, including Fresh Food, Ecommerce, Store Operations and Merchandising.
- Learn and deliver on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and technical competencies specific to each role rotation.
- Actively contribute to the achievement of business objectives and initiatives.
- Engage in continuous learning and development to enhance your core technical and management capabilities.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive innovation and process improvement.
- Build strong relationships with colleagues, stakeholders, and mentors to foster a supportive and collaborative work environment.
- Embrace feedback and take proactive steps to develop and refine your skills and knowledge.
- Stay updated with industry trends and developments to identify opportunities for growth and improvement.
Personal Characteristics and Required Background:
Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:
- Recent graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (Business, Management, Marketing, or related disciplines).
- Strong academic track record demonstrating excellence in coursework and extracurricular activities.
- Passion for the grocery retail industry and a desire to pursue a career in this field.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to apply critical thinking in practical situations.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels.
- Demonstrated leadership potential and the ability to adapt to new challenges and environments.
- Proactive attitude with a high level of self-motivation and a drive for continuous learning and improvement.
- Flexibility to undertake rotational assignments within different local locations and commercial divisions.
We offer a competitive compensation package and a dynamic work environment that fosters personal growth and career advancement. Join our Graduate Program and embark on an exciting journey to shape your future in the grocery retail industry with Majid Al Futtaim Retail.
Note: The program structure and timeline mentioned in this job description requires your full-time availability to ensure continuous progress throughout the program development stages.