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If you are looking to kick-start your career after university, we offer some exciting opportunities through our Distribution and IT Graduate schemes. You can expect to be given great challenges while getting exceptional development, support and a great range of benefits too.


Distribution Graduate Scheme 

What you can expect:

The Scheme is a 15-month scheme designed to develop Graduates with a passion for retail logistics into future leaders within our Distribution team. The scheme gives Graduates an insight into both our shop floor functions and our supply chain operations, with 6 months spent in the retail team in our Knightsbridge store, and 9 months spent working across the many different areas within both our Knightsbridge and Thatcham Distribution teams.

Alongside on-the-job training, there is a structured management training programme designed to provide the experience and skills required to become a successful Distribution Assistant Manager upon completion of the Graduate Scheme.

What we are looking for:

  • A passion for a career in Distribution Management
  • The ability to adapt to working in various fast-paced environments with different teams, as you will go through several placements within both retail and distribution as part of the scheme
  • Have achieved or be on track to achieve a 2:1 bachelor’s degree in any degree discipline and be flexible regarding your location during the scheme between Knightsbridge and Thatcham. 

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IT Graduate Scheme

What you can expect:

During the Scheme, you will complete four 6 month placements, working around the various IT teams, giving you a well-rounded insight into the growing technological landscape within Harrods. The placement will allow you to develop strong leadership and technical skills through formal and on the job learning. The programme will be tailored to your interests, skills, and strengths, allowing you to identify a rewarding and sustainable career path in IT.

As a graduate, you will gain exposure to both technical and non-technical areas of the department. From Project Management and Business Analysis to Application Development and Retails Systems EPOS; you will gain an in-depth understanding of how the various teams and systems function interact. 
You will have the opportunity to attend workshops, deliver projects and gain exposure in our business areas such as retail, e-commerce, buying and distribution. This will give you an understanding of how Harrods utilise technology to be the number one department store in the world and provide the customer with an exceptional in-store and online experience.
Through mentoring from senior managers and tailored training you will be supported to develop your technical and professional knowledge. Applying this to the current portfolio of high profile projects and initiatives within Harrods will ensure that your skills are transferable and your understanding is sound.

What we are looking for candidates with: 

  • A relevant degree (Information Systems, Computing, IT and Business Management)
  • A keen interest in Technology, IT and e-commerce, 
  • A willingness to learn and a level of flexibility and adaptability as you will be exposed to almost all business areas
  • Great communication skills are a must as you will work with our tech teams as well as the rest of the business and at all levels.

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Rewards & Benefits:

  • A competitive starting salary
  • 33% Staff Discount in store
  • A structured training programme to support your development
  • 25 days holiday, plus your birthday day off
  • An extensive benefits package with offers from gym discounts to healthcare plans
  • A pension
  • Giving Back Scheme which enables you to take a paid day off work to volunteer for a charity of your choice
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