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Lidl

Sales Graduate Management Programme
£37,000
Location Nationwide
Starts Sep 2021
Deadline 31 Dec 2020

Join our Sales Graduate Management Programme

This isn't getting by. This is getting what you deserve. Working at Lidl is rewarding, in every sense, because we give you the training to succeed in your role and plenty of opportunities to progress your career here.

Location: Nationwide

What you will be doing

Experience life at Lidl and discover what it takes to succeed as part of our store management team. Over two years, you’ll develop your leadership skills through hands-on experience in-store, then working alongside our Logistics and Supply Chain team, before returning to store to fine-tune your skills and complete your leadership training. You’ll then be ready to lead a team of your own. With a range of training opportunities to develop your skills and leadership style, this isn’t an ordinary job, this is an extraordinary experience.

Please note that your application will include three online exercises, designed to provide us with a more in-depth understanding of you as a potential future leader for Lidl. To find out more and even conduct a practice exercise, please feel free to visit the following website: http://getstarted.cut-e.com

The process will also include a video interview and face-to-face assessment centre. Our assessment centres take place in the regions with expected dates in January or February 2021. We look forward to receiving your application.

You will be able to apply for a specific region whether that is near your University, family home or you are looking for an opportunity to experience somewhere new - it is down to you.

Responsibilities:

  • Your first year is about understanding how our stores and processes work, spending time in a range of roles, from Customer Assistant to Deputy Store Manager, before joining our Logistics and Supply Chain team to gain exposure of the wider business.
  • Your second year you will take on the role of the Store Manager, running a store on your own as a business manager whilst leading your team to drive success.
  • You'll complete  our comprehensive training academy with our full support along the way. You will be part of a fast-paced programme with tangible results and goals which could see you progress beyond Store Management.
  • You will be part of different store teams and experience how running a store can vary across a region.

What you will need

  • You have a degree in any subject, level 2.2 or above, completed by September 2021 and within the past 4 years.
    You have the ability to communicate confidently and effectively across all levels of the business.
  • You are adaptable for working independently and as part of the team.
  • You have Initiative and determination to succeed in a fast paced, challenging environment.
  • You have a desire to learn, develop and challenge yourself in a demanding and dynamic workplace.
  • You have a full UK/EU driving licence by September 2021.
    You have to be legally entitled to work in the UK on a full time, permanent basis.
    To live or be able to relocate to within 1 hour commute of the regional distribution centre in your chosen region is desirable but not essential.

Company benefits: • Fully expensed company car • 30 days’ holiday per year • Pension scheme • 10% in store discount • Extra discounts on days out • Cinema tickets and much more

Learn more about Lidl

We are Lidl

In 1994, we launched our very first Lidl GB store – and we haven’t stopped growing since. Over 25 years later, our 25,000 talented people, working across over 800 stores and 13 regional distribution centres, deliver the highest quality products to millions of customers, all over the UK.

We believe that as we get bigger and better, our people should too. To us, that means giving them every opportunity to flourish and thrive. It means helping them keep busy doing the things they love to do. And it means providing them with whatever they need to keep moving forward. From store to warehouse to our offices, we’re working together to take our business to extraordinary places.

A career a Lidl less ordinary.

Working here is a unique experience. No matter where you join us, you’ll find life at Lidl moves fast. Our people love keeping busy. By giving our people everything they need to succeed, we’re creating a place that helps everyone have a career they’ll enjoy.

Across the business, we help each other out, roll up our sleeves, and get things done. We all pitch in because we’re one team, working together.

We get out what we put in.

Working at Lidl is rewarding, in every sense. Along with plenty of opportunities to progress your career, we also offer our people competitive salaries and a generous benefits package. We believe in giving you what you need and what you want too.

Everyone at Lidl plays their part in our overall success. Although we’re lots of different people doing lots of different things, it’s all important, and we’re working towards the same goal. No matter your role, you can make your mark as part of our success story.

Find out more about a career Lidl less ordinary.