Why work for us

As a part of the CBL Family, you will have endless opportunities to grow with us. We take every step to ensure that you have access to the right experience and skills to help you achieve your career goals. We empower our people every day to perform and contribute to our growth and, collective decision making is a way of life here. Our Employee Value Proposition directs how we look at our working environment, learning and development, performance and the opportunities our people have to connect with our communities and planet for work that is fulfilling and rewarding.

01. Our Working Environment

We take every effort to ensure that our working environment is safe, value based, friendly, caring and stimulating so that our employees can be their best. Our zero tolerance for any type of workplace harassment and open door culture keep our creative fires burning and help us have open and honest communication. We want our people to love what they do and to do what they love and, every employee has the opportunity to build meaningful relationships, hone skills, work with communities and help protect our planet

02. Learning and Development

We believe in developing our talent to be their best to create enriching moments of happiness for self as well as others. Our employees are empowered to take charge of their own development with consistent management engagement. Our robust 70:20:10 differentiated development plan is geared towards helping employees achieve their full potential through formal training programmes, learning from others and on-the-job learning experience that complements their development. Centrally managed development interventions provide opportunities to learn new skills and competencies for the future.

03. A Performance Driven Culture

We have a high performing caring culture where everyone thrives to perform at their best while supporting others to be their best Our performance management process is both vertically and horizontally integrated. It is integrated to the group priorities of the 4Ps (People, Profit, Processes and Planet) and is linked to other HR processes like training and development, talent management and total rewards. Our employees are engaged in creating value through the work we do and we thrive doing work that is highly satisfying and intrinsically motivating.

04. Connections that count

We create opportunities for our employees to positively impact our community and partner our country’s development because we love Sri Lanka! As a business that was built on caring for our communities, our employees are passionate about supporting local communities and we provide opportunities for community engagement to connect meaningfully with our purpose. We strive to entrench sustainability in all our practices and our employees are motivated by understanding the connection between what they do towards enriching the lives of our stakeholders and the community.


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The Chairman's Awards

Our annual CBL Group Chairman’s Awards recognizes exceptional performance and contribution to our triple bottom line. Our Chairman’s Awards recipients are high performing teams and individuals that exceed expectations and redefine boundaries to contribute towards Business Excellence and Sustainability, embodying our core values of caring, quality, innovation and integrity.

Careers at CBL

01. Management Trainee Program

Our management trainee programme is a 24 month journey with hands on experience across key functions that enables you to be an active part of our day to day operations. The programme has been designed to provide a comprehensive learning experience with one-on-one mentoring from senior management and industry experts, diverse training opportunities, rotations across key disciplines and a fulfilling work environment. Our management trainees are given every opportunity to grow and high performers have the opportunity to achieve greater heights in their career with CBL group.

02. Internships

The CBL Group Internship program gives you exposure in a selected functional vertical and the opportunity to get hands on experience as an active member of the team and be mentored by veterans in the industry. 6 month and 1 year internship programmes are available to undergraduates and graduates in Science, HR, Marketing, Engineering, Finance, Supply Chain, Logistics, and Operational Management etc. These internships are geared at giving you well rounded experience and a great platform to develop your professional and team building skills.

Be a part of creating meaningful value for our communities with Sri Lanka’s leading food conglomerate. Browse our vacancies for opportunities to join the CBL Family.