Are you passionate about a career in product and assortment management with ambitions of leading a growing global business? Join us and kickstart your global career.
Hempel has an ambitious goal of doubling Hempel’s revenue in the next five years, and as a Pioneer Graduate, we expect you to be a vital part of that. During the 18-month programme you will get a deep understanding of our business, our values and our way of leading people. Through intensive on-the-job experiences, executive mentoring, training weeks, you will get a career where no one sets the limit for you but become the best you can be.
Here’s some of the other things you can look forward to
You will get hands-on experience with global and regional Product and assortment management and be involved in a wide variety of Product management projects and tasks to define the Product strategy and road map.
Work with external third parties to assess partnerships and licensing opportunities, competitor bench marking and developing market intelligence.
Perform product demos and trainings to internal and external customers, business analytics, value engineering and product life cycle management.
Determines customers' needs and desires by specifying the research needed to obtain market information.
Recommends the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements; appraising new product ideas and/or product or packaging changes.
Assess market competition by Bench marking and gap analysis.
Obtain product market share by working with commercial leads to initiate value engineering, price alignment and product life cycle management.
Brings new products to market by analyzing proposed product requirements and product development programs; preparing ROI analyses; establishing time schedules with R&D and Supply Chain.
Development, implementation and execution of product launch campaigns including concept development, sales tools, promotional material, advertising and events such as conferences, exhibitions and seminars.
Ensuring Company policies, procedures and controls are adhered to within the marketing function.
Keeping costs within budget.
Proactive to implement the Product launch and re-launch plans for the commercial organization.
Communicate clearly and effectively with the team and other key stakeholders.
Developing effective working relationships at all levels, internally and externally.
Your home base will be at our Middle East headquarters in Bahrain. Your pioneer graduate program is global, so you get a six-month placement abroad. You’ll experience life and work in other cultures. You’ll build a global network of like-minded lighthouse leaders – ready to take Hempel to another level.
What are we looking for?
We’re looking for talented young graduates with global aspirations and leadership potential. If you are keen to ‘fast track’ your development, then our Pioneer Graduate Programme is for you
We’re looking for graduates who want to take a leading role in a truly global and multicultural company with an ambitious growth strategy.
You have graduated with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree within the last two years or will graduate from university or business school no later than 1 September 2021.
You have a collaborative and inclusive mindset, and are eager to build strong relationships across a global organisation.
Most importantly, you’re ambitious and possess the drive and ability to become a future leader. You’re motivated by making a difference - and by making other people shine.
Global career possibilities
In Hempel we offer a variety of global career possibilities and many cross functional and cross cultural working relationships. We strive to create the right conditions for personal and professional development.
With the Pioneer programme, we want to develop our leaders of tomorrow. Our aim is that you continue your career with us after completing the Pioneer programme and accelerate your readiness towards taking on future leadership positions within Hempel.