Retail Placement Programme at Lidl

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Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
31st December 2019
East Midlands East of England Greater London North East North West Scotland South East South West Wales West Midlands Yorkshire and Humberside
Motherwell, Runcorn, Wednesbury, Bridgend, Exeter, Southampton, Belvedere, Enfield, Northfleet, Peterborough, Newton Aycliffe, Doncaster, Avonmouth
Role May Involve
Logistics and Operations Purchasing and Supply Retail Sales

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Retail Placement Programme

Based in one of our 13 regions

Driven? Keen to learn? Full of potential? Great news! Our Retail Placement Programme is one of the best out there and gives a 360-degree view of our business operations across the UK. Over the course of 48 weeks, you will rotate around three core business area; sales, logistics and supply chain. In each area, you will gain a valuable insight into our business, taking on real responsibilities and gaining management experience in several key roles. You’ll notice huge personal development through structured training and development planning.

Hunger for challenges is crucial to your success in this role. Because that’s what this placement programme is all about – pushing yourself to learn and develop your skills in a professional environment.

What will you need:

You’ll be studying for an undergraduate degree in any subject. If you’ve got some work, volunteering or extra-curricular experience, we’re keen to hear from you. You’ll need:

  • Ability to communicate confidently and effectively across all levels of the business
  • Passion for working as part of a team and also ability to work independently
  • Self-motivation and determination to succeed in a fast paced, challenging environment
  • Desire to learn, develop and challenge yourself in a demanding and dynamic environment
  • Possession of a Full driving license valid in the UK by September 2020
  • Live or able to relocate within a one-hour commute of the regional location you choose

The offer

  • Salary £20,500 per annum (plus additional 10% non-contractual London Weighting for employees working within the M25)
  • 30 days annual leave pro rata (including bank holidays)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 10% discount on all Lidl products, in all stores throughout the UK
  • Access to corporate discounts on a range of products and services (including holidays, home and garden products, leisure activities and more)

About Lidl


We’re Lidl, proud pioneers in the world of retail. With 760 stores, 13 warehouses and over 22,500 employees in the UK alone we’re undoubtedly an established retailer. But it doesn’t stop there. With our ambitious plans for UK growth and recent global expansion, we don’t like to stand still. Continually challenging and changing the world of retail as we know it, we want to make our stores, goods and shopping experience better than ever for our customers and our employees. We’re looking for ambitious, motivated, talented individuals who are ready to join a dynamic, engaging environment to make the very most of their potential.
Bring your best and we’ll provide you with opportunities and experiences that will help you carve an exciting and successful career.

How to apply

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