Your career with Hempel

Global opportunities in a growing business

Unlimited opportunities to grow

Whether you’re a scientist, account manager, digital specialist or financial controller, we want you to be the best that you can be. We believe that learning takes place beyond the training room. It’s something that happens every day - in the way we work, talk and interact with each other at Hempel.   

As a global company, we give you the chance to create an impact on a global scale. We promote a culture where employees can embrace new challenges, while offering continuous support, coaching and guidance along the way.   

Whether you want to refine your technical or business expertise, develop your leadership potential or gain global work experience, your opportunities for growth at Hempel are truly unlimited.  

Hempel Academy

We launched the Hempel Academy in 2023 - an online platform that provides on-demand learning opportunities for all employees, around the clock.

No matter if you’ are looking to grow your technical expertise, leadership abilities, digital skills, or financial acumen - you have an immense library of learning programmes, books, audiobooks and podcasts available to you anytime, anywhere.    
For example, are you new to leading a global project? Just log into the Hempel Academy and dive into our Project Management Learning Path.   
The Hempel Academy forms part of our commitment to giving employees opportunities to grow and unleash their full potential at Hempel. 

Becoming a Hempel leader

We believe that the key to an engaged workforce starts with our leaders. At Hempel we have defined essential leadership competencies that our leaders are expected to know and put into practice.

Everyone can develop their leadership skills at Hempel. Learning journeys are available anytime, anywhere - with the possibility to tailor your own development path. We also run targeted talent development programmes for smaller groups of high-potential talents, covering all three levels of leadership: leading self, leading others and leading the business. These include: 

Pioneer (graduate level)

A global graduate programme to give high-potential talents a boost at the beginning of their careers. 

Navigator (mid-level)

A talent programme for mid-level leaders, focusing on building leadership capabilities and accelerating personal development. 

Lighthouse (executive level)

A talent programme for our most senior leaders, with a focus on strategy, execution and leadership.