About PMI Lebanon

PMI is the leading international tobacco company, with six of the world's top 15 international brands, including the number one cigarette brand worldwide. We have more than 82,000 employees around the world, and sell our products in more than 180 markets. Philip Morris (Lebanon), is one of PMI affiliates, with 35 employees across different functional areas including Commercial, and Support Functions and main offices located in Beirut .

Facts & Figures

Industry Consumer Good and Services
Number of employees 35
Number of active countries 180

The Research

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The employee offerings of PMI Lebanon

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Onboarding Activities

  • Pre-Employment package (after contract is signed)
  • Step-by-step On-boarding programme (hard copy or online)
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hard copy or online)
  • Use of internal/external social media (networks) to chat with current employees
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Check-in meetings at specific intervals
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • A role-specific introductory training programme
  • A buddy is assigned to the new employee
  • A mentor is assigned to the new employee
  • Post-hire assessment
  • Announcement/introduction by management
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Meeting with CEO/Executive Management
  • (Social) Networking events for new employees
  • Internal social media (network) experience sharing
  • Team lunch/dinner
  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • Code of Conduct
  • Follow-up session one year after joining

Learning and development programs

  • Internship programmes
  • Job rotation programmes
  • International exchange programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • Soft skill training programmes (e.g. feedback, time management, communication)
  • On-the-job training
  • Conferences/congresses/seminars (internal/external)
  • Workshops (internal/external)
  • Online training programmes (always available)
  • 180- and/or 360-degree feedback
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Coaching
  • Simulations and learning games
  • Communities of Practice
  • Collaborative Learning Experiences (e.g. Action learning group/Team-based learning)

Career and succession management

  • Job rotation
  • Training programme
  • Coaching
  • Special assignment
  • Secondment
  • Job enrichment
  • International mobility (expatriation or short-term assignment)

Compensation and benefits

  • Subsidy Medical Insurance

Secondary benefits

  • Laptop
  • Mobile Telephone
  • Company car
  • Entertainment allowance
  • On-site parking

Communication Channels

  • Brainstorming sessions
  • Formal sessions (e.g. one-to-one meetings between employee and manager)
  • Special access to CEO/Leadership
  • Social media
  • Employee surveys

Networking Activities

  • Sports events (e.g. sports day)
  • Flexible workspace at the office
  • Online chat/instant messaging
  • Seasonal social events

Well-being programs

  • Fitness centre membership subsidy/reimbursement

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Flexi-time working
  • Time off in lieu (TOIL)/Time-for-time