Management Trainee Programme

On the Swire Management Trainee Programme, you’ll shape the future of our business as you develop into a senior role. A career with us is about pursuing excellence. Ours and yours. So whether you’re experiencing the breadth of our international operations or focusing your energies in Asia Pacific, you’ll never stop challenging and being challenged. With us, your entire career will be spent on rotations carefully tailored to sharpen and grow your natural leadership skills. It’s a hands-on experience. One that will see you make a lasting difference as you discover your full potential.

The Management Trainee Programme has two sub-programmes - Group Staff and House Staff. Both programmes offer the same, highly competitive compensation and benefits package and they’ll give you experience in the commercial, operational and customer aspects of the business. However, the industry and geographical scope of each varies. Find out more information below:

Group Staff

What you’ll gain:

  • An in-depth knowledge of one specific industry.*
  • Depending on the industry, experience of working in international postings, predominantly across Hong Kong and Mainland China.

What we need:

  • Fluency in written and spoken Chinese and English. Hong Kong right of abode or PRC citizenship. Eagerness to move across roles and countries within one industry.*


*Depending on the needs of the business, there may be instances where you are requested to work in different industries

House Staff

What you’ll gain:

  • An in-depth knowledge of multiple industries across the Swire Group.
  • Depending on the company you are seconded to, experience of working in international postings across multiple countries.

What we need:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English and the eagerness to move across roles, companies and countries across the Swire Group.