Leaders are able to grow in Schindler. We recruit professionals into the Schindler Career Development Programme (SCDP) and embark them on an international and multidisciplinary journey that lasts up to six years, tailored to their career aspirations.
The Schindler Career Development Programme provides challenging and purposeful opportunities for high potential and high performers, who display the right mindset and behaviours, and want to reach their full potential in a company that supports their career aspirations. After joining the programme, you will take on an international assignment, a leadership role, and a field operational role. These experiences will fully prepare you to assume a senior leadership position and shape our organisation's future.
To offer you the best learning experience and growth, the Schindler Career Development Programme provides an environment where innovation and diversity thinking is leveraged. As part of the SCDP, you will benefit from:
We follow the principle of learning by experience, and you will take charge of your own career and find a career plan tailored to your interests and strengths.
Recruitment is an internal process whereby you will be nominated after agreeing with the local Manager and HR. The Nomination criteria are the following:
During the programme, and as part of the Alumni community after graduation, you benefit from ongoing networking and engagement activities. Meet two of our SCDP Alumni below.
It has been an absolutely fantastic growth curve for me in Schindler, and I must say we are one of the very few top engineering companies allowing young talents to become general managers. As long as you perform and show your potential, you can accelerate your growth at Schindler.
The programme has taught me to be humble. I am thankful to my colleagues, managers, and the teams that I have led. It made me realise that regardless of your nationality or gender, if you dream big and deliver the results, then nothing can stop your growth in this great company called Schindler! It is vital to always put the organisation first, team next, and yourself last when making any decisions. The SCDP programme is a stage where you can choose how to perform.
Ashok, President India & South Asia
My career with Schindler started after graduation from Moscow State University as a General Counsel in KG Russia. At that time, I thought I would only stay in law but here I am, living and working in the U.S., graduated from the SCDP programme. I have been leading the internal consultancy and field operational excellence team called the Results Delivery Office (RDO), and I am now working as an Area General Manager. What an amazing journey.
The SCDP programme has been a life-changing experience. I have met many fantastic people through it and gained many learnings from all of them. Don’t miss this opportunity to be an SCDP. In this journey, you should be open, work hard, take up challenges, learn every day, and think big.
Olga, VP New Installations Fulfilment, U.S.