AB InBev 2019 Global Management Trainee Program (GMT) Africa Zone


AB InBev is now accepting applications from recent university graduates for its 2019 Global Management Trainee Program. The deadline for submission of applications for the AB InBev Global Management Trainee Program (GMT) Africa Zone is 31st May, 2019.

AB InBev Global Management Trainee Program

AB InBev offers a Global Management Trainee Programme that will help you develop and accelerate your career at one of the world’s most successful organisations.



The Global Management Trainee program is an intensive 10 month rotational training program which attracts the brightest, most driven graduates and nurtures their talent by giving relevant experiences right from the start.

AB InBev Global Management Trainee Program Details.

  • Zone Induction and Training: 2-3 weeks of Zone induction and training on the company culture, strategy and structure. In this phase, you will get exposure to our Zone Management Team
  • In-Field Training: 16 weeks of infield training (deep dives) in our sales, marketing, supply and support operations. You will develop an understanding of the “real life” of the business by shadowing people who perform the job at all levels
  • Individual Assignment in Another Country: 8 weeks individual assignment in another country (in Africa Zone) leading a Process Improvement Project in the operations (sales, Supply, Trade marketing or logistics). You will receive clear deliverables and will be given feedback on your performance.
  • Attendance at Global Induction: 1 week attendance at Global Induction (St. Louis, USA) this will be an opportunity to meet the CEO, Global Chiefs and other GMTs
  • Business improvement Project Presentation: 1 week close out at Zone HQ where you will present you BIP (Business Improvement Project) and innovation Project
  • Exposure to senior leaders: Exposure to senior leaders throughout the training period
  • Entry-level Management Position: 18 -24 months. Upon successful completion of the 10 months rotational program, you will take on an entry-level management position is sales for six months prior to being places depending on your profile, interest and results (e.g Sales Supervisor)
  • Senior Role: If you perform well, we expect you yo be ready to take on your next challenge in a more senior role.

AB InBev Global Management Trainee Program Requirements.

Minimum Application Criteria:

You own your future and the speed of your career growth will depend on your talent, efforts and results. Should you meet the following minimum requirements we encourage you to apply immediately:

  • Recent University student; or No more than 3 years TOTAL of full-time formal working experience by the programme start date. (Internship, vac work, short duration contracts and co-op experiences does not apply)
  • Minimum GPA (Gross Point Average) of 60% and above at university
  • By programme start completed bachelors’ degree (from a recognised tertiary institution) achieved within requisite  timeframe
  • Legal work authorization (full citizenship) in the country for which application is being submitted
  • Geographical mobility – you will move to different locations during the 10-month training program, and you should be willing to relocate throughout your career (a valid passport is required)
  • Fully proficient in English
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (especially Excel) and ability to quickly adapt to new systems
  • Appointments will be made in line with AB InBev employment equity plan (where applicable) and talent requirements
  • Legal work authorization (completed National Youth Service) where applicable (by start of program) this will be made in line with AB InBev employment equity plan (where applicable) and talent requirements
  • Legal work authorization (completed National Youth Service) where applicable (by start of program)

The Ideal Profile:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Interest in cross functional experiences
  • Ambitious and self-driven
  • Resilient and comfortable with ambiguity
  • Able to effectively manage several projects at once
  • Able to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Influential and collaborative
  • Insightful, curious and innovative
  • Geographical mobility – you will move to different locations during the 10-month training program, and you should be willing to relocate throughout your career

How to Apply for AB InBev Global Management Trainee Program.

Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

Apply Here Official Link

There are several stages to the selection process, which can run between two and three months. These include:

  • An online application form – this should take you 10 – 15 minutes to complete
  • A series of online gamified assessments – this is untimed but could take as long as 1 hour and 30 minutes to complete
  • A series of online psychometric assessment instruments. These are untimed but can take up to 3 hours to complete
  • A series of online business simulations. These can take up to 3 hours to complete
  • A face to face or virtual interview
  • A final panel interview

Deadline: 31st May, 2019.


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