Graduate Trainee Development Program


Lafage Zambia Plc, is the leading supplier of building materials and construction solutions in Zambia. It is a member of the LafageHolcim Group, the world leader in the building materials industry with a well-balanced pressure in 75 countries and a focus on cement, aggregates and ready mix concrete and solutions and products. The Group has 72,00 employees around the world and combined net sales of CHF 26.7 billion.

Lafage Zambia has a total production capacity of 1.4 million tones per anuum. This enables the company to cater for the ever-growing demands of the Zambian and regional markets. Joining Lafarge Zambia means being part of a successful international Group that builds its business strategy around product innovation. For LafageHolcim, people development is an investment in the future.

Dear Future Leaders,

Lafage Zambia is proud to announce the launch of its graduation trainee program (Step Up) for the 20211 cohort, Step Up is an 18 – 24 months program tailored to give your career the boost it needs to build a bright solid future. With this program, you will have the opportunity to explore various parts of our business and most importantly, your potential. The Step Up program offers an opportunity to grow your career at LafageHolcim locally, regionally and globally. The graduate Trainee programme has been very successful with a success rate of more than 90%.

We are simply looking for Mavericks!

Eligible graduates should meet the following criteria:

  • 25 years of age and below
  • Up to 2 years of work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance, Purchasing & Supply, Business, Economics, Health & Safety, Chemistry, Social Science, Logistics, LLB, Engineering (majoring in Mechanical, Electrical/Electronics, Environmental, Automation & Chemical)

Internship Program

In addition to this, Lafarge Zambia offers an internship Program which provides opportunities for recent graduates to gain practical work experience and develop critical skills in the areas of their career interests, under the support and guidance of experienced employees in respective areas or fields.

The internship program runs for a maximum of 12 months.

Preference shall be given to the following institutions of Learning: University of Zambia, The Copperbelt University, Zambia Centre for Accounting Studies (ZCAS), University of Lusaka, Evelyn Hone College and Foreign Universities.

Please send your CV, Grade 12 results, certified copies of qualifications and academic transcripts to: with the subject line “Step Up”

The closing date for submission is November 18th , 2020.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

As part of the Company’s role of being a responsible corporate citizen, Lafarge Zambia also takes students on attachment. However, this is dependent on the availability of learning opportunities and mentors.

The student Attachment Programs runs for a maximum of 6 months.

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