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Company Profile - Royal Mail


Royal Mail is undergoing a transformation. For the last 360 years, we have held a monopoly on postal services in the UK. But that's all about to change.

With the market being opened up to competition for the first time, we need to give ourselves the edge - becoming more competitive, more dynamic and more commercial in our approach.

Career Opportunities

We offer graduate opportunities in four areas of our business:

Operations - is at the heart of our business. If you thrive on a challenge, want to develop hands-on leadership skills from day one, you will never find another opportunity like this.

HR - putting people at the centre of everything we do. Opportunities will exist across the HR function to develop generalist and specialist skills to become an HR professional

Finance - fundamental to returning Royal Mail to long-term profitability. We need people with a passion for Finance, ready to seize the chance to gain professional qualifications and carve out fast moving careers in Finance.

Sales and Marketing - needs people to meet the threat of market liberalisation and competitor activity head on. We need people ready for the challenge of helping us reach our radical and ambitious plans for the future

Training and Development

Operations offers a programme up to 2 years, with a series of in-depth development workshops aimed at Operational Leaders, and work placements to build practical experience of operational leadership.

HR offers a programme up to 2 years, and will include a series of development workshops aimed at building your HR capability.

Finance encourages you to study for professional qualifications and to build your skills through both formal study and on-the-job learning. Tailored development is available to build your Finance expertise

Sales and Marketing offer a 12 month structured programme, with both on-the-job experience in Operations and Sales and Marketing, and tailored development opportunities for your individual needs.

What we look for

Operations: 2:2 degree any discipline (although if Business Management or Logistics, even better!) / 260 UCAS. Previous work experience is essential for Operations - whether you are a job changer, have undertaken an industrial placement or have had considerable part-time work whilst at University

HR: 2:1 degree (ideally HR related degree) / 260 UCASFinance: 2:1 degree (ideally Finance related) / 260 UCAS points

Sales and Marketing: 2:1 degree any discipline (although if Marketing degree even better!) / 260 UCAS points

How to apply

All application must be made online. Click apply now for application form.

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