DESIGNING A SMOKE-FREE FUTURE

Get ready to shake the foundations of convention and disrupt a market with breakthrough products that could one day replace cigarettes. We are overhauling our multi-billion dollar business through a massive program of R&D, innovation and business transformation. For you this offers international opportunity and a fast-track to your career goals. Join Philip Morris UK & Ireland and dare to venture on a bold new course.

DESIGNING A SMOKE-FREE FUTURE

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Get ready to shake the foundations of convention and disrupt a market with breakthrough products that could one day replace cigarettes. We are overhauling our multi-billion dollar business through a massive program of R&D, innovation and business transformation. For you this offers international opportunity and a fast-track to your career goals. Join Philip Morris UK & Ireland and dare to venture on a bold new course.

ABOUT EVOLV AND YOU

UNLIMIT YOURSELF

EVOLV is a challenging commercial graduate program based in London that’s geared up to help you grow – personally and professionally.

Are you ready to unlimit yourself?

These are the skills you need to have to be successful in the program:

  • open to change and enjoy a challenge
  • results-driven and hands-on
  • entrepreneurial in spirit
  • commercially astute, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • good communication skills

As for the rest? To qualify you have to graduate (Bachelor’s or Master’s) in 2018 with at least a 2:1. We’re not hung up on what subject your degree is. It’s your passion and drive that’s going to win us over.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

PUTTING YOU ON THE FAST-TRACK

EVOLV is an 18-month graduate accelerator program that’s going to give you a real understanding of our business. It’s also the start of a bright management future with us. If successful, you could be on track to earn £50k on successful completion of the program.

You’ll carry out three assignments, different in length. And that’s because we’ll tailor your path to match your aspirations and experience. Here’s a quick guide to how it will work.

Induction

This is your chance to get to know us. From training on all our systems, tools and processes, to meeting project mentors and our leadership team. This induction will help you feel confident as you head out on your assignments.

1st Assignment

Your first taste of real responsibility. You’ll be assigned to a business area (chosen just for you), to see first-hand how we put consumers first. At the end, we’ll discuss how you’ve done and identify areas for development.

  • Find out about the commercial business
  • Focus on a business area
  • A range of opportunities
  • Real business responsibility
  • Work directly with our consumers or retail partners
  • Ongoing support from mentor
  • Reviewing your success/learnings/what you’ve delivered
  • Identify areas for development
  • Gain a strong understanding of either our consumers or our customer businesses
  • Develop commercial savvy

2nd Assignment

As an international company, we need you to have a global perspective. You’ll head off for an international visit to see how we work cross-boundaries. You’ll apply this holistic view and strategic knowledge across several UK projects. Before moving to your final assignment, we’ll review your experiences.

  • Train in an international location
  • Understand the business at a strategic level
  • Meet new stakeholders
  • Work on a range of assignments in corporate HQ
  • Learn how an international business operates
  • Return to to UK HQ in London
  • Take on assignments in a range of departments
  • Strategic and holistic view of business
  • Test analytical thinking
  • Work with experts on key business critical projects
  • Assess what you delivered
  • Discuss ongoing development needs
  • How our business operates
  • How to apply strategy in a real business context

3rd Assignment

Now you’ve got a broad understanding of our business and consumers, it’s time to hone your managerial skills. You’ll lead and motivate a team on a range of assignments. It’s the final hurdle to see if you’re ready to join us in a management role.

  • Dedicated classroom learning on managerial skills
  • How to manage responsibility and leadership
  • Lead a team
  • Use learnings from first two assignments
  • Take responsibility for workstream/project/business area
  • Review your learnings from all three assignments
  • Hone your management experience
  • Prepare for your next role in the business
  • Management skills
  • How to take responsibility

WHAT WE OFFER

We want you to feel good about working here. The financial rewards, the environment and training and development are all part of that.

REWARDING YOU FOR YOUR EFFORTS

 

 

 

You’ll work hard. That’s why we want to reward you for a job well done. Packages include:

Salary

  • Starting salary of £35,000 per year
  • Attractive benefits plan, including flexible working and private medical scheme

 

SETTING YOU UP FOR SUCCESS

 

 

 

Motivational leadership, international opportunities and remote working are just some of the ways in which we will support you. You’ll also receive first-class training and development to help you reach your potential. We focus on real challenges, on live projects. We then support this with mentoring and consolidate your experiences with training, so that every angle of your development is covered.

 

 

NEXT STEPS AND APPLY

Like what you’ve read so far? Then it’s time to find out what happens next.

OUR APPLICATION PROCESS

Step 1 – Submit your CV

We have a simple 4 stage selection process to securing your place on our Evolv program. If you meet our minimum criteria, the first stage is to submit your CV to us.

Step 2 - online assessment

Commercial acumen, analytical ability and being results driven are all important skills for graduates joining our program so if you’re successful in getting through to this stage, you will be sent some online assessments to complete.

Step 3 – Telephone Interview

This is our chance to learn more about your motivations for applying to our program and for you to learn more about the Evolv Graduate program and Philip Morris International.

Step 4 - Assessment centre

Our assessment centres will be taking place in spring 2018.

Offer

If you’ve really impressed us at the assessment centre you’ll be offered a place on our Evolv program and will start your exciting career at Philip Morris International in September 2018.

It’s great to see you’re interested in joining Evolv. We’ve closed our application window for our 2018 program. If you’re really keen to start your career at Philip Morris, please register your details below to be kept up to date with exclusive information. You’ll also be the first to know when we open up our application window for 2019.