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CJ Patel & Company Pte Ltd CJ Patel & Company Pte Ltd

Graduate Trainee, CJ Patel & Company Pte Ltd

Job Description

CJ Patel Group is a diverse group of companies operating across a variety of industries, all with the common goal of delivering world-class products and services. With the head office in Suva, CJ Patel Group has extended manufacturing, sales, distribution and service businesses in Fiji with renowned brands and products and significant exports to a number of countries.

The Graduate Trainee is responsible for shadowing various staff members, participating in learning experiences, attending meetings and workshops, and traveling to other working environments to gain practical experience. The Graduate trainee reports to the respective mentors/managers at the allocated department and indirectly report to the Group Human Resources Manager at CJ Patel & Company Pte Ltd.


Organisational Stakeholders
1. Personal Development and Capacity Building
  • Develop a wide range of practical work experience to broadly understand the business operations as per the training plan ensured
  • Responsibilities and tasks carried out as per the training plan in a timely manner 
    • Undertake fieldwork and work placements at different work sites as assigned
    • Information analysis and participation in on-the-job training
    • Participation in meetings, workshops and team-building events ensured.
    • Analysis of existing systems, operations and procedures and offering new ideas for improvement 
    • Gathering as much information on the company and participating in on-the-job training wherever possible
    • Conduct research and assist the Manager or Supervisor wherever possible.
  • Completion of work sheet to register experiences and lessons learnt 
  • Report compilation and presentations to other staff members as and when required
  • Writing a test or submitting to some other form of evaluation at the end of the graduate program.
2. Team work & Collaboration ensured
  • Bring positive energy into the company, and forming lasting professional relationships with staff.
  • Maintain customer confidence and protecting operations by keeping financial/departmental information confidential.
  • Coordinate activities with department staff and facilitate smooth running of the assigned department
3. Safe work environment promoted and ensured at all times
  • Work place safety is ensured 
    • Adherence to Safety, Health and Environment on an on-going basis
    • Occupational Health & Safety systems promoted for zero workplace injury at all times
    • Assist in the identification and elimination of work place hazards on an on-going basis
4. Company values upheld and demonstrated at all times
  • Collaborate with other teams for the benefit of the organisation
  • Monitor and encourage team members to uphold image and value standards
  • Uphold and demonstrate the organisation's image and values

Responsibilities - Critical Competencies

Competence Description
Communication Exchange information through verbal communication
Team Orientation Work in a team towards a common aim.
Learning Develop the competencies of self and others to enhance performance.
Self-Management Manage your priorities and objectives efficiently and effectively


Qualification Discipline Notes
Degree Accounting and Finance, Arts and Economics, Biology, Chemistry, Information Technology/Computing, Computer Studies/Information System, Software Engineering GPA - 3 or above

Work Knowledge and Experience

  1. Excellent communication skills in order to interact with the other employees in the company and learn new things.
  2. Excellent ability to analyze and observe the functioning of various departments
  3. Good management ability to manage time and coordinate it such that maximum can be learnt within the short stint in the company
  4. Exceptional research abilities and a willingness to grow
  5. Positive attitude and a growth mindset.
  6. Great Organizational skills and time managements and be able to meet strict deadlines


Interaction Comments


Attribute Definition
Behavioural Styles
Achiever Puts in effort to achieve a desired result or goal and is motivated by this end and the overall accomplishment.
Enthusiastic Shows high levels of excitement and interest, and expresses positive feelings.
Innovative Devises new and creative ways to do things comes up with original ideas.
Integrity Adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty.
Interpersonal Styles
Extrovert Outgoing and showing interest in events going on around them, particularly people, new experiences and changing situations.
Objective Impartial and honest in dealings with others, eliminating own feelings and view to reach a balanced judgement.
Team Oriented Enjoys being with others as part of a group or team.
Thinking Styles
Analytic Able to separate things into their constituent elements in order to study or examine them, draw conclusions, or solve problems.
Flexible/Adaptable Readily accommodates changing circumstances, modifying own behaviour and/or views. Able to adjust easily to new conditions.
Imaginative Generates ideas and images, showing creativity.
Initiative Takes action and makes decisions without the help or advice of other people.
Well organised Controls tasks in a well thought out and critical manner.

Suva, Fiji


04 Sep 2023

Date Posted

8 months ago

Closing Date