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Future Leaders Graduate Program

Sri Lanka
01 Nov 2024
2 Year Traineeship

Join our inaugural 2-year Management Traineeship Program designed for ambitious young professionals aiming for future leadership.

Gain global experience and elevate your career in Marketing, Customer Support, Business Development, and Operations.

About The Program

We’re introducing our first-ever Graduate Program for motivated young professionals who are keen to showcase their skills at a global level. This is a 2-year Management Trainee Program where you will be working with Capital Placement in various fields across Marketing, Customer Support, Business Development, and Operations.

During the first 12 months of this comprehensive program, you will gain hands-on experience rotating across some of our different teams; Marketing, Customer Support, Business Development, and Operations.

The next 12 months will be spent focusing on a specific area of specialisation, where you can master your skills. Upon successful completion of the Management Trainee Program, you will be offered an Assistant Manager Role within a designated team at Capital Placement.

**Suitable for current students and recent graduates within the last 2 years.

Rotation Training

Quarterly rotations across key departments including Business Development/Partnerships, Customer Experience & Recruitment, Marketing, and IT

Full-Time Role Extension

Successful completion and achievements can lead to a full-time offer extension in your preferred team as an Assistant Manager

Diverse Team

Work with the diverse CP team who hail from 7 different countries and multiple continents, and cultivate a global approach

Competitive Salary & Benefits

Industry-leading pay and employee benefits including health insurance, Macbook, performance-related bonuses and more

Skill Empowerment

Gain the pivotal hard and soft skills across multiple departments that will boost your profile and enhance your employability

Personal Guide and Mentor

We will work together to guide, improve, and elevate your career path with the support of a dedicated program lead and mentor

Program Highlights

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Offer Extension

Successful completion may lead to a full-time Assistant Manager offer in your preferred team

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Comprehensive Training

Hands-on experience, structured training, and mentorship from industry experts

Offer extension

Departmental Rotations

Rotations across key departments including Business Development, Customer Experience, Marketing, and Operations.

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Immersive Program

2 years of immersive learning and development

Offer extension

Nurturing Environment

A supportive environment that encourages creativity, collaboration, and personal growth

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Career Development

Opportunities to showcase your skills, reflect on your experiences and plan your career path

At CP, we believe in providing exceptional opportunities to attract and develop the best talent. We understand that to attract the best, we must offer the best. That’s why our Future Leaders Graduate Program is dedicated to providing each Trainee with a variety of experiences within our organisation and structured on-the-job training to step into an Assistant manager position.

We hope that the real-life work experiences you gain will serve as a direction for your career trajectory.

Nan Dondashé

Nan Dondashé

Grad Program Manager & Senior Recruitment Specialist

What We Are Looking For

Capital Placement seeks to build a highly driven and dynamic team and is looking for graduates who can break the monotony and strive for great success with tenacity. As a team that is always expanding cautiously by handpicking the most innovative and high-potential individuals, we look for much the same with our Graduate Program.

CP Team

Final-year Students and Graduates within the last 2 years

Have the ability to think outside the box and a natural problem solver

Team players who thrive in a collaborative environment

Enthusiastic, forward-thinking individuals who are eager to make a difference

Your Journey

Experience a 4-step timeline of your journey on the Grad Program at first glance.

Induction period as you find your feet and settle in (0-3 months)
  • A six-week onboarding training with a key focus on networking, understanding the company culture, developing core skills for your department, and building support networks.
  • Attend different workshops covering topics such as the Importance of Remote Working, Personal Branding, Effective Communication, Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace, Leadership and Entrepreneurship.
Rotational Training (3-9 months)
  • From week seven, you will begin a structured 4-month rotation across four different departments.
  • You will get the opportunity to get to know your immediate team and understand the scope of your role while hitting the ground running.
  • You will receive a professional development plan tracking your work performance.
Specific Department Training (3-9 months)
  • You will receive a professional development plan that tracks your progress as you move from one department to the next.
  • We will assist you in assessing your work performance every quarter, provide you with continuous feedback, and give you the necessary tools to sharpen your skills.
Ongoing Learning and Development as you step into your potential full-time position (9+ months)
  • Obtain certification upon completion of the Future Leaders Graduate Program.
  • Continue to deepen your industry knowledge and functional skills as you transition into your specialised role as an Assistant Manager in your chosen department.

Program Responsibilities

Business Development & Partnerships

B2B Sales

Acquire new employers to our internship program in London, Singapore, New York and other upcoming program locations

Relationship Building

Manage relationships with existing employers in our portfolio and build relationships with new employers. Assist employers and interns with their enquiries

Career Coaching

Support interns and companies throughout each stage of the internship placement process

Strong communication

Develop the necessary communication materials or processes to ensure both the interns’ and employers’ expectations are well-managed throughout the placement process

Marketing

Social Media Content Creation

Collaborate with the content team to conceptualise and create engaging content across various social media platforms. Work with team members in the office to create engaging social media content

Copywriting

Assist in crafting compelling copy for marketing materials, including social media posts, blog articles, email campaigns, website content, press releases, and advertising collateral

Market Research

Conduct research to identify market trends, consumer preferences, and competitor analysis to support marketing strategies and decision-making processes

Collaboration

Shadow team members and work collaboratively with cross-functional teams such as content creators, Placement, CS and Teach teams, to ensure seamless execution of marketing campaigns and projects

Customer Experience

Monitor Communication Channels

Acquire new employers to our internship program in London, Singapore, New York and other upcoming program locations

Admin Ad-hoc

Manage relationships with existing employers in our portfolio and build relationships with new employers. Assist employers and interns with their enquiries

Industry research

Develop the necessary communication materials or processes to ensure both the interns’ and employers’ expectations are well-managed throughout the placement process

Talent Sourcing

Interview internship program applicants and determine if they are the right fit. Assist with fine-tuning the CVs of successful candidates and ensure a smooth transition from recruitment to the placement stage

A Team Like No Other

As much as we love influencing young students and graduates to pick up international internships, we’re also hyper-curious about what the young talent holds for the future of work. This is why we’re looking for refreshing ideas, and ‘hot takes’ that you’ll bring to the table when collaborating on building valuable internships abroad.

We genuinely believe that some of the best learning comes from the culture and social experiences beyond the workplace. Unlike most other internships out there, our internships place high value on cultural and social exposure along with professional experience from a global program.

Program Benefits

CP Team

Competitive Salary & Allowance

Get paid judiciously for your efforts in various departments for the entire 12-month duration

Generous Annual Leave

We have an elaborate leave policy that allows paid vacation days and sick days

Health Insurance

We provide a comprehensive health insurance package that covers most medical needs

Macbook and Office Set-up Budget

You will receive a MacBook and a budget to set up your ideal home workplace

Certificate Of Completion

Receive a program conclusion report and certificate of completion to support your profile

Team Social Budget

Participate in bi-weekly team-wide social events and get a standalone UberEats budget on event days

Learning & Development budget

You’ll receive a budget that contributes to your professional learning and development.

Application Process

We firmly believe that the time and effort you put into the program will be worth it, whether or not you are accepted. During the process, you will receive personalised feedback, coaching, and guidance to help you accelerate your career.

Step 1 : Application 2 Hours

Apply online with your CV, submit an introduction video and answer a few questions. If your profile meets our requirements, you will receive a notification on the next step. Ready to start this journey?

Step 2 : Intro Call30 mins

You will be invited for an intro call with an HR Manager. After the intro call, you will receive feedback, to support your self-reflection and prepare you for the next process step. Ready to manage the first impression?

Step 3 : Technical Interview1 Hour

You will be invited for an interview with the Team Leads, where you will gain an in-depth insight into the role and the various teams across the organization. You will also get the opportunity to share your interests and future aspirations with them.  Ready to continue the journey?

Step 4 : Psychometric Assessment 90 mins

Be ready for a challenging assessment, an intricate business simulation for which you will need to provide different solutions and solve various cognitive puzzles. Always wanted to experience this, right?

Step 5 : Meeting The Founders90 mins

Be ready for a challenging assessment, an intricate business simulation for which you will need to provide different solutions and solve various cognitive puzzles. Always wanted to experience this, right?

Hear From Our Team

Don’t just take our word for it – listen to what our team has to say about us! Our team is the heart of Capital Placement, and their experiences speak volumes about our commitment to a positive and collaborative work environment. From personal growth to professional development, hear firsthand how our supportive culture and dynamic team make Capital Placement a truly exceptional place to work

CP’s dynamic environment fosters authenticity, and our diverse team provides rich, rewarding learning opportunities from various perspectives.

Additionally, the friendly and flexible culture not only boosts productivity but also makes every day exciting and enjoyable.

Mandri Hettiarachchi | Global Partnerships Manager

Capital Placement is an outstanding place to grow.

Our diverse, collaborative, and supportive team values everyone’s development and contributions, creating an enriching environment for all.

Isaac Chukwuka | Front-End Developer

Over the past two years, CP has provided me with more than just growth.

I value CP’s collaborative culture, fostering a diverse and supportive environment. This culture brings our ideas to life, enabling us to make a difference for our global clients every day.

Thashuki Mendis | Recruitment and Candidate Experience Manager

What truly sets our team apart is the diverse range of perspectives and backgrounds we bring to the table.

This diversity fuels our creativity and helps us approach problems from multiple angles, leading to more effective and innovative outcomes

Ajinkya Potdar | Operational Manager

Working at Capital Placement has been an incredible experience, largely due to the outstanding team culture and dynamics.

Being part of this team means growing together, learning from each other, and achieving great things together as a cohesive unit.

Ravindi Harshana | UI/ UX Designer