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Technology Graduate Program

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21 Jul 2022

Technology Retail Head Office Graduate Programme - London or Swindon18 month Programme starting September 2022Calling all Tech enthusiasts ..Ready to kick start a Technology career in a diverse, innovative and international business? Look no further than WHSmith s Technology Retail Head Office Graduate ProgrammeWhat you ll do:You ll learn all about retail through an exciting 18-month programme in one of our Head Offices based in London or Swindon.We have exciting opportunities within our Technology team. The 18 months will be split into placements to give you well-rounded development in that area. From spending time with our stores, our logistics teams and rotations on departments around the business before getting stuck into your specialism.What s in it for you?You ll be joining an International business with ambitious growth plans. You might be learning the ropes - but you ll still have responsibility as you learn crucial project management skills. Expect to deliver 'real work and pull your weight as part of a wider team. Rest assured that you ll get solid support and plenty of on-the-job training. And when the program is up? You ll still have our support.We ll give you a 'Sponsor to guide your ongoing career progression. Want more? You ll also receive a range of flexible benefits, from staff discounts to 24 days holiday (and the option to buy more). Plus, a pension, your birthday off and an early finish on Fridays. Perhaps most importantly, we ll welcome your drive and smart ideas. In our business, fresh thinking can take you anywhere -start your career journey with us today!Who we re looking for:At WHSmith, results and performance are key. You need to be self-motivated and highly commercial with strong numerical and analytical skills.You will have a 2:1 degree (minimum) and graduated last year or be due to graduate this year, ideally in Technology, Retail or a Business-related subject. But what will really count is an entrepreneurial approach. Wherever you join and in whichever function, where you go from there is up to you. Choose your direction and develop your interests, and we ll give you the support to progress.We are holding Assessment Centre on the 11th August, so we advise you apply as soon as possible! If you are interested but can not make this date, please do continue to apply so we can discuss another potential Assessment Centre date.Closing Date for Applications is 27th JulyAbout usWHSmith is a leading, global travel retailer for the world s travelling customer. Since 1792, we re proud to have grown and evolved into a globally recognised brand, and we re proud to be that air of familiarity people love and trust on their journey.Today, we have more than 1,700 stores in over 30 countries across the globe, serving millions of customers every year. In the UK, you ll find us at airports, railway stations, hospitals and at motorway service areas. Making our customers' journeys easier is our passion. Whether they're travelling by air, by foot, by road or by train, we are there for them. As one of the world's leading travel retailers, we are the trusted home for travel essentials in the UK and it's how we support the millions of journeys made each year.As a diverse group of over fourteen thousand colleagues, our people and our customers are at the heart of everything we do. And we know to succeed on our own journey, we need the best people.

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  • Job Reference: 663294107-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: WHSmith
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent