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Mars Leadership Experience
Your future as a leader starts today. Our general Graduate Traineeship Programme: The Mars Leadership Experience (MLE), is the perfect grounding for a career in business leadership. You’ll manage projects, lead teams, take on roles with local and international exposure and make decisions with real consequences. The work will come thick and fast, preparing you for the challenges tomorrow.
The MLE comprises three 12-month placements. As a guide, you’ll typically follow a path through the three years with exposure to very different areas of our business. We offer the MLE with a focus on Demand (Sales, Category Management, Marketing) and Supply (Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics).
What will you do
3 x 12-month placements
Opportunities to manage teams and projects
Join our global trainee community
Who are we looking for
University students from all study backgrounds
Passion to become a future General Manager
What are the benefits
Starting salary 18,000 SAR
Inspiring mentors and coaches
Flexible working hours
Our Hiring Process
Applications for the Mars Leadership Experience are now closed. We will update you on when applications for the next cycle open.
Register and apply
Cultural fit interview
Hiring manager interview
Final assessment centre
Where can you do itFrom Australia, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy and the Netherlands, to Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South-Africa, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America and Ukraine: there are locations all around the world where you can start your general leadership career at Mars. If we aren’t currently running the programme in your country of preference, sign up to our talent community for the latest Mars career opportunities. You can also explore our Functional Leadership Experiences.
“Joining the Mars Leadership Experience is the best way to start your career path as a fresh graduate. Everyday is a new learning opportunity and within each role you will be acquiring a tremendous amount of skill on both the personal and technical front. Here, at Mars, it feels like home."
-Manar Qutub, MLE Graduate
I contribute in making a better future
“It's an opportunity of a lifetime that provides career development and fast career growth boosting my business leadership career with one of the biggest Multi-National Companies. Being part of an entreupreunial organisation gives me a chance to add significant value to the business. The amount of exposure and development is tremendous where I'll have a chance to work across functions, on big scale projects, lead teams and have a global impact."
- Abdulrahman Saad, MLE Graduate
I feel a sense of belongingness
“Mars has been a great place to work. Its values and strong principles are ones I personally look upto and live by. I value the time and effort Mars invests in the MLE program. It has developed my leadership skills, enhanced my productivity and team building capabilities and also helped me grow. At Mars, it's not all about achieveing career goals but long-term self-development goals."
-Dara Soufi, MLE Graduate
slide 3 of 3 I feel a sense of belongingness “Mars has been a great place to work. Its values and strong principles are ones I personally look upto and live by. I value the time and effort Mars invests in the MLE program. It has developed my leadership skills, enhanced my productivity and team building capabilities and also helped me grow. It's not all about achieveing career goals but long-term self-development goals." -Dara Soufi, MLE Graduate
Our Associate Stories
All our Associates have the opportunity to make a difference and have their voice heard. Want to know about their experience? Read their stories here.
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