Graduate Programme (Middle East & Africa) at Arla Foods

Arla Foods is a global dairy company and a co-operative owned by dairy farmers. We have production facilities in 12 countries and sales offices in a further 30, with a total of more than 18,000 employees.

Graduate Programme – Middle East & Africa (MEA)

Are you ready to release your full potential?
We offer you an attractive graduate programme and the opportunity to develop unique competencies in order to pursue an international career in the region.
18 months on site in the MEA region

Job Title: Graduate Trainee

The programme consists of three rotations, each lasting 6 months. In each rotation period you will be challenged with new project assignments that will enable you to build unique competences within your profession. At least two of the rotations will be outside your home country but within the Middle Eastern and African countries. During your assignments you will be challenged to work both within teams and independently. We will involve you in our daily operations and complex business challenges to ensure that you build strong business capabilities. At the end of each assignment you will have acquired strong knowledge of Arla Foods’ local and global operations and created professional and personal results.

Business profile with proficiency in several languages
You hold a Master’s degree e.g. within International Business or Business Administration and are top of your field. If you are also curious, global-minded and have a passion for learning, you might just be one of our new graduates. Added to this, you are bilingual or trilingual and have outstanding communication abilities, which you unfold with the right blend of stamina, power and self-confidence. Lastly, you enjoy travelling in the MEA region, and you take personal responsibility for your own career.

Method of Application
Do you wish to join an ambitious team and become the future of Arla MEA? Send your CV to  along with a few words describing your background, character and your motivation for joining us. Questions about the position may be directed to HR Business Partner MEA, Birgitte Beisner at +971 506264837. We look forward to hearing from you!

Deadline for applications: 1 April 2014.

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