Tiger Brands Graduate Programme 2012 (www.tigerbrands.co.za)

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8 Aug, 2011

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Tiger Brands has a track record of developing, acquiring and growing iconic brands through brand building and innovation, and so satisfying a range of consumer, shopper and customer needs. We have traditionally focused on the South African market and provided consistently superior returns for our investors.

We are making progress in expanding the footprint of the business and becoming a recognised ‘multi-country, local player’ in selected emerging markets, through our strategy of selective acquisition and growing our FMCG brands that are desired by the majority of consumers.


Graduate recruitment plays an integral role in building the Tiger Brands talent pipeline. The company seeks graduates who are self-motivated team players, efficient, flexible and able to think on their feet in an ever-changing world.

There are a wide range of careers available at Tiger Brands, across the disciplines of Engineering, Technical, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Logistics, Procurement, Customer Management, Shopper Marketing, Marketing, Research & Development, Finance, Information Technology and so on.

Through its significant operations both locally and internationally, Tiger Brands can offer its employees excellent career development opportunities to either advance their career within a specific business or laterally across different functions.

In addition to the graduate programme, Tiger Brands is committed to attracting and developing young talent in the organisation through the learnerships we offer to employees and the workplace experience opportunities available to national diploma students.

Tiger Brands young talent projects focus on addressing the ‘scarce skills’ shortage experienced by the organisation in the supply chain, engineering, technical, customer management and shopper marketing fields.


Successful candidates in the graduate programme should have the desire to build a career with a leading branded FMCG company, would have a sound academic record at an accredited institution and recently have completed their 3 or 4 year tertiary qualification in a field of study aligned to our business requirements (see below). Graduates must have displayed the potential for high achievement and innovation throughout their qualification, have not worked full time (more than 1 year, not including workplace experience) in their field of study, must be computer literate in MS Word and Excel and have a valid driver’s license.

The type of qualifications that are viewed favourably to enter the graduate programme include:

  • BCom with majors in Logistics, Marketing Management, Supply Chain
  • BEng/BSc Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc Biochemistry, Chemistry, Food Science, Nutrition and Food Science, Pharmacy
  • BTech Engineering (Electrical/Industrial/Mechanical) Biotechnology, Food Science, Food Technology

In line with the Tiger Brands Employment Equity strategies, preference will be given to Employment Equity candidates that meet our requirements. Applications from international students are welcomed to fill the talent pipeline for our international operations.

Applications for the 2012 Tiger Brands Graduate programme open in June 2011 and close on the 31st August 2011. Click on “Apply” to apply for the Tiger Brands Graduate programme.

If you are interested in Workplace Experience opportunities such as In-service training, Internships or Work Integrated Learning or to apply for a bursary:

  • Click on”‘apply”
  • Register on the site
  • Load your profile
  • Indicate the programme that interests you

And we’ll be in contact with the next steps.

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