2017 Alibaba Global Leadership Academy (AGLA) Associate
Jump-start your future with Alibaba’s Global Leadership Academy (AGLA). This 12-month transformational experience will help you uncover your potential to grow into a global leader, and take your passion to places you never thought possible.
AGLA is a premier leadership development program that crystalizes talented global young professionals into future leaders of one of the most innovative companies who comprise the future foundation of Alibaba’s global business expansion. Graduates will be equipped to be substantial contributors to the new economy and play a critical role in bridging one of the world’s largest economies, China, to the rest of the world.
As a selected participant of AGLA, you may expect:
A series of intense, challenging rotational assignments in the core businesses of Alibaba’s ecosystem (e-commerce, finance, logistics, cloud, etc.) in Hangzhou, China – Alibaba’s global headquarter
Tailored educational curriculum to learn about our businesses and culture
Engagement in a combination of short-term and long-term projects driven by business priorities that will make a valuable impact to the organization
High visibility to and direct mentorship from our senior leadership team
Dynamic networking and educational opportunities to share insights of regional markets
Placement into an impactful business role in one of our global locations based on participant interest, career alignment, and overall business need
Competitive compensation and benefits including structured global mobility services
Solid knowledge gained through working experiences in one of the following regions: United States, EMEA, India and Southeast Asia
A minimum of Bachelor’s degree from a top university with at least 3 years of work experience, preferably in one of the following areas: Business Development, Product Development, Marketing, Merchandising, E-commerce, Cross-border trade, Investment, Logistics, HR, Finance, PR, Legal, Government Relationship
Willingness to live and work in Hangzhou, China for at least 12 months
Relocation flexibility upon graduation from AGLA program
Ability to speak and write English fluently as a working language
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
The ability to dive deep into data and provide break-through business solutions
Demonstrated ability to influence across all levels of an organization
Bias for action and passion for rolling up sleeves and doing what it takes to “get it done”
Open-minded and a strong entrepreneurial spirit
In terms of recruiting process, we would have 3 rounds of interviews. The first 2 rounds will be Skype/ Phone interview, and the final round interview will be onsite interview at Hangzhou, China. Our expected onboarding time would be May, 2017 and Oct., 2017.
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