Join DKSH’s Junior Executive Trainee Program to Get Ahead!

By Mel Sim

Gain experience in different roles to become an all-rounder at DKSH.

Having been in Asia for over 150 years, DKSH is the leading Market Expansion Services provider for companies looking to expand their growth. In Malaysia, it has over 31 business locations across the country and offers more than 220 clients and 19,000 customers a comprehensive portfolio of services along the value chain. DKSH has established itself as a diversified, strong and innovative partner of choice in the fields of consumer goods, healthcare, performance materials and technology.

This is what makes it the place to start your career for opportunities that will take you far, and the best programme to make this happen? The all-encompassing Junior Executive Trainee Program where you’ll get to know the ins and outs of DKSH’s businesses. Here’s why you should consider it.

A programme that lets you experience it all
Because of DKSH’s business model, the Junior Executive Trainee Program is designed to expose its trainees to different roles covering Sales, Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain & Inventory Management. It is a one-year programme whereby there are four rotations, each one lasting three months in a specific role.

A great way to know what you really want to do
As the rotations and job roles change, the management trainees would be able to identify their job interests based on their personality traits and career goals. It is also how the company spots future leaders to be groomed further.

Here’s what you need to be a trainee
A Bachelor's Degree with minimum of 3.2 grading CGPA, formidable presentation skills, and ability to adapt into different teams to carry out different tasks.

Tips for success as a trainee
Have openness to learn, desiring as much exposure as possible. Understand how commercial businesses work in different industries and target excellence as individuals.

Hear it from a trainee! Nur Safia Najwa, Finance Analyst, shares her experience:

“I joined DKSH as a Junior Executive Trainee in The Finance Department in early 2019 solely to learn corporate finance. However, I was pleasantly surprised that a lot of opportunities and exposure was given even though I was just a trainee. I have met great colleagues across departments and developed vast knowledge, be it in business and operation. Now, after a fruitful year as a trainee I am proud to be the Finance Analyst in The Healthcare Business Unit.”

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