"In the 9 months I’ve been with the JKHMT Programme, I’ve worked in the Leisure, Consumer Foods, Plantations and Retail sectors and I can already see how invaluable this exposure is to my career with John Keells."

Treshan - Current JKHMT
Graduate of Nottingham University
BA (Hons) Finance, Accounting & Management

"The network you create and the mind-set you develop throughout the JKHMT Programme, allows you to stand out from the rest, as future leaders."

Bhanuka – Former JKHMT
Graduate of University of Kelaniya
Manager – Sales and Marketing, Keells Food Products PLC

"After completing the JKHMT programme in 2012, I was placed as a Junior Engineer at Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts working on projects in Sri Lanka. Later, as a Senior Engineer, I handled projects in The Maldives as well and now, I head the Engineering and Projects division of Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts."

Dinushka - Former JKHMT
Graduate of University of Moratuwa
Assistant Vice President - Head of Engineering, Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts

"Within just 6 months of being with the JKHMT Programme, I was offered the position of Assistant Manager – Operational Excellence, at Elephant House! Now I'm also the Sustainability Champion for Elephant House, working on Water and Energy Conservation, reducing Carbon Emissions and Sustainable Sourcing."

Ovin – Former JKHMT
Graduate of University of Moratuwa
Assistant Manager - Operational Excellence, Ceylon Cold Stores PLC

"15 different functions within 15 months; the JKHMT Programme is second to none!"

Kanchana – Former JKHMT
Graduate of University of Kelaniya
Assistant Vice President - Head of Commercial, Jaykay Marketing Services (Pvt) Ltd.

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Management Trainees

JKHMT - Applications open in May 2017!

The JKHMT Programme is for those who take initiative and have the drive and motivation to take on any challenge and are adaptable and innovative to take our Group into the future, with an attitude that says ‘nothing is impossible’ and the integrity to do the right thing, always!

This comprehensive and rigorous, 15 month-long JKHMT Programme aims to develop successful future leaders!
Individuals who are below 26 years of age, with a minimum second class degree or a full professional qualification along with exceptional achievements in extracurricular activities and proven leadership capabilities are eligible to apply.