Business Graduate Programme - Tesco Ireland


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Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
€30000 - €30000
Working Hours:
Gresham House, Dun Laoghaire
Closing Date:
Job Category:
Business Unit:
ROI Business Excellence

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work.  These include but aren’t limited to:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 3 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco
  • Annual leave starting at 21 days
  • Save As You Earn Scheme*
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme helps you deal with life’s challenges
  • Get involved in a range of fundraising activities with our long-term charity partners

*Rules of the scheme apply

About the role

Our new Business Graduate programme will ensure you gain a breadth of valuable business experience early in your career. You’ll have the opportunity to work in different parts of our business during your programme, giving you the broadest experience possible in areas that need your unique skill set the most.

From marketing and food buying, to online, CSR and supporting operational excellence in our distribution, store and online channels – we’ll make sure you maximise your opportunity to learn and develop your skills. Based in our Head office in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, you’ll either be supporting a key project or business area, making a positive difference to our customers, colleagues and communities.

Your experience with us

Induction – We’ll kick off with an induction, where you’ll learn more about our business and your programme. It’s a great opportunity for you to meet your fellow graduates. You’ll then be introduced to your team, so you can get to know more about your role or project and the area you’ll be working in.

Programme structure – You’ll gain a breadth of business experience and skills as you complete two 9-month placements in different parts of our business, working in roles or as part of a project team.

Where next? – This breadth of experience will help you think about your future at Tesco, beyond your programme, as there is a wide variety of job opportunities. As you finish your programme, you should be well-equipped to excel in a role that plays to your unique strengths and interests.

You will be responsible for

You’ll be given responsibility from day one, so you can gain a deep knowledge of your role through hands-on experience. You’ll have access to a wide variety of workshops and resources, online or at our on-site training academy. This will help you develop skills like building your network, developing your authentic brand and leading change, as well as looking after your wellbeing. And don’t worry, you’ll be supported throughout your graduate programme by your manager and your buddy – they were in your shoes not so long ago!

You will need

We’re looking for self-motivated and entrepreneurially spirited graduates, who can work collaboratively in our business.

All that we ask is that you already have or are on track for a 2:2 degree in any subject.

We need people who share our ambition to deliver for our customers; passionate and confident people willing to take the initiative and drive us forwards. In return we offer excitement, a great team, an excellent benefit package and significant career development opportunities.

About us

Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home, out shopping, on the move, anywhere in the world. That’s why we’ve chosen ‘Serving our customers, communities and the planet a little better every day’ as our core purpose. As a business, serving customers is at the heart of everything we do – from colleagues in our stores to those of us in supporting roles.

With roughly 13,000 colleagues throughout Ireland, across our 151 stores, Head Office, and Distribution Centre, Tesco is one of Ireland’s largest retailers and a household name with Irish consumers. We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone is welcome and truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings to enable us to serve our shoppers a little better every day.

Tesco is committed to investing in Ireland and supporting the communities in which we serve. We work with 13,000 farming families across Ireland to offer our customers the freshest produce.  We are extremely proud of this fact as we are very passionate about food – this is something you’ll notice when you join Tesco!