Procter & Gamble P&G CEO Challenge 2019 in Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Do you remember the last time you felt really challenged?

Have you ever truly experienced what it's like to be a decision maker on a billion-dollar brand? If you didn't answer with a resounding "yes", come test your business knowledge and skills against the top minds across the globe in our CEO Challenge!

About the CEO Challenge:

We are inviting you to participate in a case competition where you and two teammates will work together to come up with an ideal solution for one of our brands. Should your solution be the best in your country, we will invite you to represent your country in the India, Middle East, and Africa (IMEA) regional final in South Africa, participating with the winners from across the region. The winning team in South Africa will represent the region in the Global final in Dubai. The Global winners will be invited to the prestigious P&G Signal event in Cincinnati, USA, allowing them the opportunity to meet our CEO & the leaders of some of the world's most influential organizations.
The winning team of last year's edition of the CEO Challenge was Saudi Arabia, making the IMEA region the defending champions. To read more about their experience, please click here

Why participate?

  • You will participate in the most global student competition in the region.

  • We will test and build your business leadership, interpersonal, and collaboration skills.

  • We will cover all travel-related expenses (e.g. flights, visas, accommodation, etc..).

  • We will provide a fun & engaging platform to make meaningful connections with students across your country, IMEA region, and the globe.

    CEO Challenge 2019 Competition steps:

    Step 1: Registration – Deadline October 31st:

    You will need to submit an application before October 31st to ensure we know you're interested. You can indicate who your teammates are in the application form, or register individually. Please ensure you and your teammates fit the criteria below, and that they all submit applications.

    Step 2: Online Case Study– Submit your answers by midnight November 10th:

    Once we close registration, you will receive the link to the online case study, complete with instructions.

    Step 3: IMEA Regional final – Mar 2019

    The country winners will fly to South Africa to represent in the regional final. All travel arrangements & accommodations will be made by us.

    Step 4: Global Final - April 2019

    The IMEA regional winners will go to Dubai to represent IMEA in the global final, participating with the winners from Asia, Latin America, North America, and Europe .

    Who can apply:

  • Bachelors (3rd and 4th year) & Masters students currently enrolled full-time at an accredited university.

  • Students who are expecting to graduate between May 2019 and Aug 2020.

  • Students able to communicate in English & Arabic.

  • This competition is open to Saudi national only.

  • Participation in the CEO Challenge is a team activity, and each team must have exactly 3 people. If you have one or two teammates ready please make sure all teammates sign up before the deadline to be included. If you are applying individually and would like us to assign you to a team, please type 'Individual Registration" in your application.

    Just so you know:

  • We are the world's largest non-foods consumer goods company, with over 180 years of experience manufacturing, marketing, and selling household brands like Ariel, Crest, Pampers, Always, and Gillette.

  • We are a US-based company with our Global headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio and our IMEA headquarters is in Dubai, UAE.

  • We have four locations across the Arabian Peninsula: two manufacturing facilities in Jeddah & Dammam, and two offices in Jeddah & Dubai.

  • We are consistently recognized for our leadership development, inclusive culture, and principled employees.

  • We value diversity across traditions, personal experiences, working styles, and points of view. And we want to include yours. Are you ready to encourage us with your creative ideas?

Job: A Student Program/Seminar

Title: P&G CEO Challenge 2019

Location: SA-Makkah-Jeddah

Requisition ID: IME00000456

Other Locations: SA-Ash Sharaqiyah-Dammam