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Finance Graduate Development Program (UAE National)

What's the Role?

We’re looking for the next generation of high-performing, multi-lingual, graduate Emirati talents to take our company forward.

Hilti’s Finance Graduate Development Program for Emiratis is a regional development program like no other, with real responsibility from day one. The program looks to support our commitment to nurture future leaders and to contribute to the UAE 2021 Vision, where focus is on building human capabilities on knowledge and innovation for Emiratis.

Who is Hilti?

Hilti is where innovation is improving productivity, safety and sustainability in the global construction industry, and beyond. Where strong customer relationships are creating solutions that build a better future. Where there is pride and a sense of belonging across our 120 locations, carrying right into our lives and homes. Where people are exploring possibilities, leveraging their potential, owning their personal development and growing lasting careers.

Hilti is where your best belongs.

What does the role involve?

This program will run for the duration of 18-month, where you’ll quickly be exposed to multiple roles within Finance function, with opportunities to network with various key stakeholders and the management. It’s fast paced, enriching and can be intense, but we’ll closely coach and mentor you through this journey.

The program is split into 4 to 5 main stages of work (flexible):

  • 3-6 months as Credit and Collection Analyst , you will get an overview of one the key functions of Finance and develop entrepreneurial skills by sound credit management
  • 3-6 months as a General Ledger accountant , you will get exposure to the accounting function strengthening the fundamentals of bookkeeping
  • 3-6 months as a Controller , you will get exposure to performance steering of a market organization
  • 3 months as Audit and Compliance Coordinator, you will gain exposure to process compliance, associated risks and mitigation
  • 2 months as Project manager (flexible) , you will be assigned on a strategic financial project which will enhance your project management skills
We want your thirst to learn, courage to challenge and desire to improve things.

Once again Hilti has been awarded as a Great Place to Work®. We are proud to rank 8th in Best Workplaces in the World!

What do we offer?

Show us what you can do, and in return, we promise you a fast-track career in Hilti. You’ll also take part in some fascinating courses and events:

Business Workshops:  Participation in Welcome to Hilti Training, Effective Presentation Skills Workshop, and Mastering Impactful Communications Workshop

Finance Acumen Training:  Access to FUSE our internal Learning & Development Platform & through rotation-based on-the-job training

Business Mentoring:  Mentoring & Business Coaching by a Leadership Team Member

Regular reviews and check-ins: 
Multiple check-in touch points during onboarding, completion review following each rotation, year-end performance evaluation review.

Social project: 
Involvement in a hands-on and hugely impactful community project, like our annual Ramadan Charity, Ajman Charity School Fundraiser, etc.

We really value our people and we’ve worked hard to develop a competitive reward package that reflects this. Some of the benefits we offer include:

  • A genuine career advancement opportunity at the end of the program
  • Yearly development discussion where you and your Team Leader discuss where do you want to go? where you are today? and how to move forward – i.e., leveraging strengths and working on gaps (more than 80% of all management roles are filled internally)
  • Private Health Insurance, Life Insurance, and Employee Assistance Program
  • 25 annual leave days (excluding numerous other leave opportunities for public Holidays, birthday, volunteering, religious occasions, wedding, maternity/paternity/parental, etc.)
  • Subsidized daily lunch buffet
  • Flexible working solutions; in alignment with business needs
  • Higher Educational Support; as per policy
  • A regional / global exposure (project/ training) 

What you need is:

  • You are an Emirati National with a UAE Family Book
  • You’ve recently graduated, or you’re preparing to graduate in 2024, with a specialization in Finance or a related subject.
  • You’ve spent at least three months, in a professional environment, like an internship, apprenticeship or work experience, or have just started your career and want an opportunity where you can perform well and progress.
  • You’re fluent in English
  • You’re curious and committed, a flexible team player with good communication and social skills.

Why should you apply?

With Hilti’s Finance Graduate Development Program for Emiratis , you will have an accelerated career towards a Finance related leadership role. We have an excellent mix of people and success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background.

We look forward to receiving your application!


Join the team that keeps a market leader moving forward, growing our capability, guiding our growth and managing risk.  

Join the team that keeps a market leader moving forward, growing our capability, guiding our growth and managing risk.  

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