As the leading company not only in the region, but in the world, Philip Morris International (PMI) always has a great response from candidates regarding vacancies. How do you recognize ideal candidate for the job among all that candidates; what attributes and qualities do you appreciate?
Generally, we look for ambitious people, with a diverse range of skills, fresh ideas and perspectives, and the desire to succeed.
We look for people who are willing to work in a challenging environment, across time zones and with multi-disciplinary teams makes our business demanding and it will test their skills and talents to the full.
Which skills and knowledge are required for making successful career in PMI?
We seek for people who have a sense of mental agility and leadership. Leadership is not simply about intelligence, but also common sense and good natural instincts. At PMI the ideal candidate has to think fast, absorb data and generate new ideas; while always keeping sight of the whole business process. He/she needs to be a dynamic people manager, able to delegate, set goals, give and listen to feedback.
Everyone who works for PMI consistently demonstrates openness, honesty and trustworthiness. We look for people who show the courage of their convictions and who are always comfortable working with the team to find solutions.
Success means setting the stretching goals and getting support from your team to achieve them. That demands flexibility, openness and the strength of character to give credit to others when it is due. Our leaders act consistently upon a combination of good judgment, insight, and instinct.
PMI is represented in over 160 countries, with 100 different nationalities and more than 80 languages. We are truly a diverse organization. Our goal is to build an environment of equal opportunities, where each employee can use their unique talents and work style to contribute creative ideas to meet and exceed business and personal objectives.
Do you monitor employees’ career development after hiring them? If you do, can you describe us that process?
At PMI we believe that talented people given challenging experiences will generate growth and success for both themselves and the company. For that, PMI has established the following principles for individuals' development:
• Assess and develop against shared
• Promote an open dialogue based on constructive feedback.
• Build awareness on employees' aspirations.
• Optimal use of job assignments to accelerate individual development and drive business growth.
• Hold manager and individuals accountable for development.
Development is a shared responsibility and is based on a partnership between the employee, his/her supervisor and the organization as a whole. We encourage and celebrate success.
We believe in continually broadening our employees' knowledge and skills through hands-on experience, challenging assignments and focused training and development programs.
Our approach is to promote from within, based on ability and achievement; we’ll encourage employees to take control of their own career development from the day they start.
They’ll have regular feedback from their supervisor on their performance and longer-term ambitions. Together, they will create a development plan to get them where they want to go.
Employees’ performance and appraisal is done through a global management tool to align individual performance with business results and to develop individual and organizational capability to face future business challenges. This management tool supports supervisors and employees in defining annual business based objectives, assessing individual performance and discussing and defining an individual’s career and development needs.
employees in Philip Morris BH d.o.o.
Yes, depending on their performance, career advancement plans and the openings available, there may be opportunities to work in more than 160 countries where we operate. We work with our employees to give them the opportunities that match their performance and career aspirations.
We provide ongoing training and structured career development. Our approach is to promote from within based on ability and achievement; we’ll encourage our employees to take control of their own career development from the day they start.
education programs Philip Morris BH d.o.o.
As I have already stated, we organize all
sorts of trainings for our employees. Trainings in Philip Morris BH d.o.o.
Developing Yourself Programs include trainings to improve employees’ various competencies including but not limited to communication, presentation and negotiation skills;
Developing the Business Programs are focused on advancing management and business knowledge;
Managing Your Team Programs include teambuilding exercises and trainings to improve employees’ managerial skills so that supervisors and managers can better manage and cooperate with their team.
Sales & Marketing In-House Training Programs (BBOD) which is specially organized for our Sales & Marketing department.
Does Philip Morris have some kind of motivational and remuneration system?
With the belief that excellence should be recognized, celebrated and rewarded yes, we have recognition awards, programs designed to recognize those people who have really made a difference to the success of their team, function, and organization and to PMI. These awards may be non cash award, gross cash awards and framed certificates depending on the merits and achievements of employees.
Is there something that you particularly want to emphasize about PMI as the employer?
With PMI affiliates around the globe and products sold in over 160 markets, you can find yourself working on international assignments, overseas training or collaborating with global project teams.
Working at other PMI offices worldwide or with colleagues from across the globe, gives you the opportunity to learn about other parts of our business, regional markets and local cultures.
Even working in your home country can provide a multicultural environment. Globally our employees represent more than 100 different nationalities, speaking over 80 languages.
If you want to learn more about PMI and career opportunities with the company please go to our websites www.pmiintl.com and www.pmicareers.com or mail to email@example.com
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