Coca‑Cola HBC is searching for the next generation of young managers

Coca‑Cola HBC Romania launches the second edition of the Management Trainee Program "Destination: Management". With twice as many positions as the previous edition and a School of Business as part of the selection process, the program aims to recruit 11 young graduates with the potential to become the next generation of managers for Coca‑Cola HBC.

"Destination:Management" is an accelerated program for professional development that targets talented young people, final year students or recent graduates. Thus,at the end of the 2 years period of training, the 11 trainees will have the necessary skills to assume management functions within the company.

These 11 positions will be available in 5 departments of the company - Sales, Finance, Marketing,Logistics and Production – in 3 cities in which Coca‑Cola HBC has operations - Bucharest, Timisoara and Dorna:

  • Sales Management Trainee - position (Bucharest);
  • Key Accounts Management Trainee - two positions (Bucharest);
  • Financial Management Trainee - two positions (Bucharest);
  • Marketing Management Trainee - two positions (Bucharest);
  • Logistics Management Trainee - position (Bucharest);
  • Production Management Trainee - position (Timisoara);
  • Planning Management Trainee - position (Bucharest);
  • Quality Assurance Management Trainee - position (Dorna).

We receive applications from 21 March to 1 June on the career website of the company Following this date the program will begin in the fall.


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At Coca‑Cola HBC, team is the most valuable "ingredient"of our performance. Building on the success of the first edition of Management Trainee, we decided to continue the search for young talent and give them the opportunity to become the top managers of tomorrow. The Coca‑Cola HBC School of Business will be the perfect setting in which to discover their potential,and also the element that will transform the Management Trainee program into a unique experience for candidates. 

Corina Licea Human Resources Manager, Coca-Cola HBC Romania

This year, for the first time, the program will include "The Coca‑Cola HBC School of Business," which will be an important step in the process of selection of candidates. For a week, 30 finalists will take part in an intensive program of gaining knowledge about the company and will interact with Coca‑Cola HBC Romania managers during business presentations and practical exercises.

Once recruited, the 11 trainees will go through 3 stages within the "Destination:Management" program:

  1. First Level - knowing the company and specific activities of the department chosen
  2. Second Level – management of their own project and interaction with other departments of the company to develop an overall picture;
  3. Third Level - managing a team.

Each stage of the program is designed to offer every Trainee a varied business experience, to prepare them for successful management of the future role in the organization.During the training, each of the 11 Trainees will work under the supervision of a mentor who will guide them in their professional and personal evolution.

More details about the program and application conditions can be found online on the website in the section Management Trainee and on Facebook page Talente Nedescoperite. The stories of first trainee generation can be read on the dedicated blog:

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