Global Management Trainee

🌍 Travel the world training in global trade with the Erve Group

The Erve Group is a circle of companies : Erve Europe, Beconnectedand Beconnected Industrialwith six offices across three continents. We control the full supply chain.

Erve Europeis a European apparel leader in character licenses, brands and private label.

Beconnected, our sourcing and trading company has offices in China, Bangladesh, India, Africa and Russia.

Beconnected Industrial is our state-of-the-art printing and label factory based in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia.

We want you!

📋 What is this traineeship all about?

Your international business career starts here. Travel the worldlearning all there is to know about apparel production during an 12-month paid traineeship. The successful trainee will travel to at least two exciting locations to work for a period of minimum six months per location – Belgium (Brussels), China (Shanghai), India (Tirupur), Bangladesh (Dhaka) or Ethiopia (Addis Ababa). You’ll have a rare opportunity to experience all the different facets of the garment supply chain. You’ll learn about buying and selling within the textile industry and develop a sharp eye for operational excellence. Tasks will be interesting and varied as you assist with product research, liaising between departments, preparing quotes and market data, keeping information management systems up to date and maintaining our excellent reputation for customer service.

At Erve, growth is what we stand for. "Step by step, better each time". With our Level 8 approach, roles develop with people. Meaning that we have fluid job descriptions where you can expand your role to your interests and talents and are able to have multiple roles within the company. From day one, you will get ownership and responsibility and through mentorship, you will learn and grow within our company. Learn everything about our level 8 approach here.

👤 The ideal cadidate

  • Holds a Bachelor’s degree
  • Open-minded and eager to learn about all areas of our business
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Fluent in English. Multiple languages an advantage.
  • Flexible team player who takes initiative
  • Inspired to succeed
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Passionate about travel and experiencing new cultures

🌍 Erve offers

  • Paid compensation (amount to be agreed)
  • Experience in an international trading business
  • Travel to at least two international offices
  • Opportunities to develop your skills, working on real projects for real clients
  • Support from a tight-knit team with expert knowledge
  • A unique working environment that values transparency, innovation and ownership
  • An introduction to various roles and departments to help shape your career goals
  • Empowerment to lead your own projects as part of our ‘Level 8’ business model. Read all about it here.

Be part of an enthusiastic global team in Zaventem, near Brussels, at a certified Great Place to Work

💻 Apply now

Apply now for a fulfilling traineeship in the fashion industry!

Please send us your CV and motivation letter, we are looking forward to meeting you!

Erve Group is a circle of companies, including:

European leader in character licences and brands. We produce branded fashion and apparel featuring TV, film, cartoon and video game heroes.

Leading producer of quality fashion and accessories. Our sourcing and trading company specialises in private label apparel and is a preferred supplier to major global retail chains and department stores.

Beconnected Industrial
The first high-tech textile printing and labeling factory in Ethiopia.

Erve UK & Ireland
Erve UK & Ireland (Erve Ltd)
167-169 Great Portland Street
5th Floor
London, England
Erve Europe
Erve Europe (Van der Erve nv)
Weiveldlaan 41 bus 21
1930 Zaventem, Belgium
Fax +32 (0)2 7257363
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