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Danone SA Finance Graduate Programme 2020

Danone, a Paris-based multinational food products manufacturer, is calling on suitable candidates in South Africa who are interested in submitting an application to qualify for its upcoming Finance Graduate Programme for the 2020 financial year. Check the requirements and job responsibilities below before applying.

Established in Spain in 1919, Danone’s multinational brand line up includes Activia, Alpro, Actimel, Danio, Danette, Danino, Nutricia, and Volvic. Its regional or local brands in 2018 include Horizon Organic and Vega (USA), AQUA (Brazil), Mizone (China), Prostokvashino (USSR) and Olkos (North America) to name a few.

In South Africa, Danone is known for its health food products and are manufactured by its four businesses namely, Early Life Nutrition, Fresh Dairy Products, Medical Nutrition, and Waters.

Danone SA Finance Graduate Programme 2020

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to demonstrate potential by working on ongoing projects and assignments essential to the company and acquiring key business skills in the process. The incumbent will be able to self-assess performance through set KPIs.

The programme also seeks to improve exposure and develop cross-functional skills through rotation of various roles, allowing the successful candidate access to a thorough knowledge and extensive exposure to Danone SA’s operations. Moreover, continuous development and guidance will be provided for the duration of the programme.

Who should apply?

In order to be eligible for consideration, applicants need to satisfy these minimum requirements. Make sure to go over these requirements before applying:

  • A recent graduate of a relevant degree
  • Driven and eager to acquire knowledge of the multiple aspects of Danone SA’s departments
  • Punctual and well organized
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Able to keep deadlines and quick turnaround time
  • Solid communication, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools e.g. Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint skills

How do I apply?

Eligible candidates who wish to apply will need to register an account on Danone SA’s careers page. Click here to get started.

Application Deadline?

No deadline for submission of applications has been set as of this posting.

Contact Information

Know more about how it’s like to work at Danone SA by clicking the link.

Click here to view a PDF copy of the Danone SA Finance Graduate Programme advert.


  • How long will it take to complete the graduate programme?
    This graduate programme will run for a duration of 12 months.
  • Where will the graduate programme take place?
    Successful candidates will be assigned in Danone SA’s Bryanston/Boskburg facility in Gauteng.
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