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Liberty GlobalGraduate Development Program

Application deadline 05-06-2015
Start date 01-09-2015 t/m 01-09-2018



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Management Development Programme

Liberty Global’s Management Development Programme (MDP) is an international finance-oriented traineeship consisting of (maximum) 6 half-year rotations within departments and offices located in Amsterdam (Schiphol-Rijk), London, Belgium and Germany. The Traineeship is designed to recruit talented finance and accounting/controlling graduates and prepare them for a rewarding and exciting international career within Liberty Global. We provide Trainees with a platform for accelerated development by exposing them to the many aspects of our company and industry and providing them with the hard and soft skills needed to become tomorrow’s successful managers and leaders.

Main Responsibilities

Your responsibilities as a Trainee will be many and varied, depending on which rotation Department you are with.

  • Financial Control (based in Schiphol-Rijk) 
  • Products & Online Media Group (based in Schiphol-Rijk) 
  • Strategy & Corporate Development (based in Schiphol-Rijk & London) 
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (based in London) 
  • Treasury & Finance (based in Schiphol-Rijk & London) 
  • Liberty Global Content Investments, London (Divisional Finance & Corporate Development / M&A) 
  • Telenet, Mechelen/Belgium (Go-to Market, Residential Marketing department) 
  • Unitymedia KabelBW, Cologne/Germany (Strategic Finance) 
  • Ziggo/UPC Netherlands, Utrecht (Strategy)

In addition to these exciting rotations, you will also be involved in interdepartmental projects which will further increase your business knowledge and personal network.

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Knowledge, skills and experience

  • You have recently or are about to graduate with a Master’s degree, ideally in an accounting/controlling or a finance-related subject.
  • You have no more than 1 year full-time relevant work experience
  • Next to your study, you have managed to gain financial or commercial work experience ideally at the corporate level, either through part-time work or internships.
  • You have proven international experience and a global mind set.
  • You have excellent computer skills, especially with MS Excel & PowerPoint.
  • You are fluent in English and able to communicate at any level.
  • You have a desire to pursue an international career in accounting, controlling or finance within the telecommunications industry, with an interest in leadership and management.
  • You are interested in receiving on-the-job practical training, as well as learning new technical skills and are open to personal self-development.
  • You are flexible to travel and to complete foreign placements for at least six months at a time.
  • You are intellectually curious with solid and proven analytical skills.
  • You are also highly practical and down to earth, and understand general business concepts and processes.
  • You are highly energetic, ambitious, proactive, focused, and goal-oriented.

• You are highly adaptable, flexible, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with constant change.

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Company description

Liberty Global is the leading international cable company with operations in 14 countries. We connect people to the digital world and enable them to discover and experience its endless possibilities. Our market-leading television, broadband internet, and telephony services are provided through next-generation networks and innovative technology platforms that connect 27 million customers who subscribe to 56 million services.

Liberty Global’s consumer brands include Virgin Media, UPC, Ziggo, Unitymedia, KabelBW, Telenet and VTR. Our operations also include Liberty Global Business Services, our commercial division, and Liberty Global Ventures, our investment fund.

For more information, please visit our website:

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How to apply

If you are interested in applying to join Liberty Global’s Management Development Programme, then please send your CV and motivation letter to Claudia Nunez (MDP Coordinator): before Friday June 5th2015. Please mention in the subject of your email 'Graduate Development Program’.

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Working at Liberty Global

Telecom / IT
Number of countries
Headquarters Holland
Employee abroad