ANSA McAL’s Champions Development Programme

The Champions Development Programme is a 24-month rotational programme aimed at converting our Country’s most ambitious and high-performing graduates into our future Executives. Candidates will be immersed in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment where they will be expected to deliver results and progress swiftly. Champions is carefully structured to optimise professional exposure, deepen technical expertise, and cultivate leadership competence. Successful applicants will be immediately assigned to strategic projects under the guidance of a mentor selected from the Group’s Senior Executives. Effective completion of the programme will lead to placement in a critical role with significant earning potential and further opportunities for exceptional career growth.

Programme Requirements:

• Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Finance, Engineering, Human Resources or Business Management.
• First or Upper Second Class honours.
• No more than one year’s working experience.
• Internships while studying will be an asset.
• Essays on the topics below.

In order to apply for this programme, you must complete three essays based on the topics provided below. Questions one and two are compulsory, and for the third question – you must choose from a pool of questions.
Please submit these essays along with your resume when applying.

Essay questions:

1. What sets you apart from other graduates and why do you think you are a good fit for this program? (Max 350 words)
2. Describe an incident in which you made a mistake, what you did to fix that mistake and what you learned from it. (Max 400 words)
3. Choose 1 of the following (max 750 words)

a. Why is Corporate Governance so important to a large conglomerate such as ANSA McAL? Does Corporate Governance create too much bureaucracy which impedes profitability?

b. What do you think are the key challenges and opportunities in the beer industry? What marketing strategies should a beer company use to gain more market share?

c. What are the major commercial issues surrounding the manufacturing sector in Trinidad and what are your suggestions for meeting these challenges?

d. What is your view on the current state of the economy given the drastic reduction in oil prices? How can a Group such as ANSA McAL position themselves to take advantage of this?

e. What are the current issues in the foreign exchange market and how are businesses affected? What can be done by policy makers to address these concerns?

f. Do you think that corporate Trinidad can play a significant role in the fight for women’s equal rights and the fight against domestic violence? If so, how?

g. How does the question of gas subsidies affect the market share of the brands represented by ANSA Automotive?


To Learn more about the Champions Development Programme, go to the Careers tab, click on browse jobs and apply, choose the general management option in the ANSA McAL Group of Companies and select Champions Development Programme .



ANSA McAL Group Human Resources Department
ANSA McAL Group of Companies
Friday 03rd August, 2018