Future Leaders Program - Human Resources


The Role
Our Future Leaders Programme is a 12 month structures experiential development Programme that will test your initiative, stimulate your ambition and creativity, and demand your energy and intellect. You will gain global exposure and networks in up- and midstream countries and the edge you need, to have a high-impact HR career. The first 12 months will comprise of at least 3 times a 3 months duration project in various geographies globally. The following 12 – 18 months you will be based at one of our Olam hubs in Europe where you will gain solid HR experience. Thereafter you will get a placement at an Olam location in Europe or outside of Europe. 

Do you have the entrepreneurial spirit, passion for HR excellence and appetite to learn in a new environment?


  • Master’s Degree in HR 
  • 2-3 years HR related experience 
  • Commercial outlook not pure HR outlook 
  • High mobility
  • Able to deal with ambiguity and highly matrixed organization
  • Must be able to develop stakeholder relationships across all levels 
  • Aspirational
  • Analytical skills
  • Passion for HR digital
  • Fluent in English and one other West European language 

After you have followed the FLP you will obtain the following competencies in different countries:

  • Employment relations – Works Councils/Unions
  • HR technical skills in full employee life cycle
  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Facilitation (L&D)
  • Employee Relations 
  • Compensation & Benefits 

If you are interested in this role and meet the requirements, please apply online with CV and cover letter.

For recruitment agencies:

We have made a conscious decision to do the recruitment ourselves. Therefore, we kindly ask you to not forward any candidates, as we will not accept their applications.

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