TGI Management Trainee Programme

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Company Profile 

Tropical General Investments (TGI) Group invests in emerging economies, adding value to locally available resources targeting an end product both for local consumption and the global market. TGI has over three decades of experience building local and regional sustainable businesses in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), agriculture, agro-allied, healthcare, chemicals, etc. The Group's global presence in manufacturing, warehousing and supply chain facilities spans 15 countries, with a staff of over 9,000.


TGI Group is the owner of market leading companies in Nigeria such as Chi Ltd., Chi Farms, Chi Pharmaceuticals, Cormart (chemicals), WACOT (agriculture) and others.



Job title: Executive Management Trainee

Location: Nigeria

Duration: One year with opportunity to advance into permanent position

Industry: FMCG, agriculture& life stock farming, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food processing, oil & gas and real estate

Assessment and interviews: Lagos Nigeria

Start date: Q1 2017


Role Summary:

The primary objective of this role is for trainees to gain practical insight in specific business areas with exposure in related functions within same business unit or across the group. 


All trainees are expected to:

  • Contribute knowledge, skills and positive attitude throughout the program
  • Grow constantly through active trainings, team work and discipline
  • Achieve a level of professionalism that creates a basis for onward placement at the end of the program


Basic Requirement


  • Master or Ph.D. graduation (within last 18 months) in any field of study
  • Excellent grade expected
  • Age: applicant must not be more than 30 years by end of December 2016
  • Flexibility: willingness to work in different business areas and other location in Nigeria when required


Specialization: candidates should have background or experience related to the following areas specialization






General business (include roles in HR, Marketing, Supply chain, Sales etc.)


Key competencies and attributes:

  • Integrity
  • Effective communication skills 
  • Problem solving skills
  • Excellent analytical thinking and decision making skills
  • Diversity management skills
  • Sales and marketing skills
  • Strategy formulation, business awareness, creative skills 
  • Extensive working knowledge of microsoft word, excel and powerpoint and Intranet mailing facility
  • Ability to inspire and manage change


Remuneration: Attractive 

Method of Application and recruitment breakdown: 

Interested candidates should follow the following steps to apply based on recruitment plan and timelines summarized below:


Qualified candidates are required to senda copy of their CV and profile summary 

Application closes on Friday, November 21st 2016 and only eligible candidates will be contacted.


Suitable candidates will be invited and assessed as per below schedule:

Qualitative and logic testing: November 28th 2016

Assessment centre: December 3rd 2016

Executive chat: December 5th - 9th 2016


Please note that only suitable candidates will be contacted. 




Job Level

Fresh Graduate/Entry Level/Graduate Internship




Administration & Office Support

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

Entry Level