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Majid Al Futtaim Retail Launches Retail Graduate Programme to Empower Next Generation of Carrefour Leaders

Majid Al Futtaim Retail, owner and operator of Carrefour in Egypt, announced the launch of its transformative Retail Graduate Programme in collaboration with 12 top universities across six countries, namely Egypt, Georgia, Jordan, Kenya, Pakistan, and the United Arab Emirates. With a steadfast commitment to promoting gender diversity, Majid Al Futtaim Retail aims to empower and recruit 75 graduates for its regional Carrefour operations, targeting 50% of the positions for talented female candidates. This initiative not only strengthens Majid Al Futtaim Retail’s position as an investor in local talent development but also actively contributes to and supports local communities and economies and establishes lasting relationships with educational institutions.

Majid Al Futtaim Retail’s partnerships with universities in Egypt include the German University in Cairo and the Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport in Alexandria. Through these strategic collaborations, Majid Al Futtaim Retail establishes a collaborative and dynamic platform that attracts top talent, facilitating the development of a qualified workforce.

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Selected candidates will undergo an intensive 24-month on-the-job training, which includes rotations across in-store operations, e-commerce, and merchandise functions, among others. This holistic approach ensures a comprehensive learning experience and equips participants with a deep understanding of the diverse aspects of the modern retail industry. Upon successful completion of the programme, graduates will be provided with the opportunity to secure full-time supervisory-level positions within Carrefour.

Commenting on the launch of the programme, Philippe Peguilhan, Country Manager of Majid Al Futtaim Retail in Egypt, stated: “The Retail Graduate Programme represents our dedication to supporting the young generation in kickstarting their careers in the retail industry. By offering comprehensive on-the-job training and exposure to different facets of the business, we aim to fast-track the career progression of these graduates and build a strong leadership pipeline for the future of retail.”

The involvement of the universities helps to organise job fairs and on-campus career events and sessions to raise awareness about the grocery retail business and its various functions, while also providing students with invaluable insights into the industry.

“At Majid Al Futtaim Retail, we believe in investing in young Egyptian talent and providing them with the tools and resources they need to thrive. Our Retail Graduate Programme is designed to foster the professional growth and development of these individuals, while also fulfilling our vision to generate positive social impact on our communities. This programme serves as a testament to our dedication to Egypt’s vision to support local talent and empower youth to achieve the highest levels of competence and excellence as part of its comprehensive strategy for sustainable development, building on our efforts towards nurturing tomorrow’s retail leaders,” added Philippe Peguilhan, Country Manager of Majid Al Futtaim Retail in Egypt.

Interested candidates from the aforementioned universities are invited to submit their applications before 31 August 2023 by visiting: https://careers.majidalfuttaim.com/go/Graduate-and-Internship-Programmes/3197801/.The courses are available for nationals, and are scheduled to begin on 1 October 2023.

This collaborative effort between Majid Al Futtaim Retail, the German University in Cairo, and the Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport in Alexandria aims to connect academia and industry, fostering growth and innovation in the retail sector.

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