Africa - Early Career Programme

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Recruits across West Africa (Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria), Southern Africa (South Africa, Seychelles), and Eastern Africa (Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan and DRC).

This is a broad and challenging development programme offering real roles and valuable experience from day one. As a high profile initiative, it is seen as a key priority for Diageo Africa by senior leaders. Across our African businesses we are looking for talented individuals to work in Supply, Finance, HR and Commercial (sales and marketing). The successful candidates will have the potential and drive to be future leaders for Diageo Africa.


Our ‘real job’ philosophy ensures, that you will benefit from authentic experiences designed to accelerate your career development.
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Support and development

The three-year programme includes both functional training and leadership development.
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Essential qualifications and qualities

We are looking for graduates with passion, energy and finely tuned commercial awareness.
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Applying is an easy 3-step process

Email your CV

After emailing us your CV and successfully completing an application form via our website, you’ll be invited to take some online verbal and numerical tests. If you sail through these, then...

Telephone interview

The next step is a telephone interview based on the Diageo capabilities lasting about 45 mins. If you shine in your interview, then...


The third step is half a day spent at an assessment centre, involving an interview, a role play, a presentation and a group exercise.

Programme opening & how to apply:

East Africa Breweries Limited - The online application process is now open for Tanzania and Uganda. Candidates from Rwanda, Burundi, Sudan and DRC please choose Tanzania as the reporting location.

TanzaniaNOW OPEN for applications
(Closing date: 15th January 2014)
Click here to apply
BrandhouseNOW CLOSED for applications
BurundiNOW CLOSED for applications
DRCNOW CLOSED for applications
EthiopiaNOW CLOSED for applications
Guinness Cameroon SANOW CLOSED for applications
Guinness Ghana Breweries LimitedNOW CLOSED for applications
KenyaNOW CLOSED for applications
NigeriaNOW CLOSED for applications
RwandaNOW CLOSED for applications
SudanNOW CLOSED for applications
UgandaNOW CLOSED for applications

Diageo African markets

Please rollover the countries to read more information.


Guinness Ghana Breweries Ltd

Official sponsor of the Africa Cup of Nations football tournament.


Guinness Nigeria Plc

One of the largest Guinness markets in the world.


Meta Abo Brewery is the second largest beer company in Ethiopia.


Guinness Cameroun SA

Was the first company in Cameroon to initiate a responsible drinking campaign.

Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Sudan & DRC

Kenya Breweries Ltd

Tusker, Kenya’s leading beer, so called in memory of George Hurst, a co-founder of Kenya Breweries Ltd, who was killed by an elephant during a hunting expedition in 1923.

South Africa


Voted number 1 'best place to work' in South Africa last year.