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Company Profile - Sainsbury's

Overview

Sainsbury's is one of the UK's largest food retailers, and we also have interests in financial services and property. We employ 150,000 people; operate more than 580 stores in the UK. We are expanding rapidly, and have exciting plans for the future.

Who are we?

Sainsbury's is one of the UK's largest food retailers, and we also have interests in financial services and property. We employ 150,000 people; operate more than 580 stores in the UK. We are expanding rapidly, and have exciting plans for the future.

Career Opportunities

We operate 7 different graduate schemes:

  • Retail Management
  • Buying
  • Finance
  • HR
  • Marketing
  • Product Quality & Development
  • Supply Chain

Training and Development

In addition to your on the job training, we also offer a training package that aims to develop skills such as impact & influence, project management and team dynamics.

A number of our schemes also include professional qualifications:-

  • CIMA for Finance
  • CIPD for Human Resources
  • CIM for Marketing

What we look for

We welcome applications from any degree discipline and grade - our assessment process aims to measure your capability to perform within the role. Retail experience may also be useful in terms of your understanding of the wider industry.

For our Finance scheme, we look for a 2:1 degree, and for Product Quality & Development, a background in food science is preferable though not a pre-requisite for getting onto the scheme.

Case Studies

To review a full range of graduate case studies, please visit our graduate recruitment website on www.sainsburys.co.uk/graduates - here you can find out more about what is actually involved in our graduate schemes and what Sainsbury's graduates do on a day-to-day basis.

How to apply

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