Technology Graduate Programme

Royal Mail
London (Greater)
£26,000 per annum + benefits inc. location pay* and annual bonus**
07 Nov 2017
09 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Technology Graduate Programme

London, Milton Keynes & Chesterfield | £26,000 + benefits inc. location pay* and annual bonus**

Our core markets are rapidly changing. This has been fuelled by e-commerce, cross-border shopping and new delivery methods such as drones and autonomous vehicles seemingly just around the corner. Delivering innovative technology solutions has never been more important and our Technology graduate programme will put you in the driving seat to become part of our journey to retain our market-leading position. It’s the perfect start for a career in technology.

About the programme >

From problem analysis and application design to managing client interfaces, this programme pairs a wealth of technical learning with structured leadership development. Over two years and four separate placements you’ll gain experience in core Royal Mail Technology disciplines, spanning Enterprise Architecture to Service Delivery and Project Management.

Royal Mail will be by your side, every step of the way, with our experienced managers working with you to set and help you reach your performance goals. You will have a buddy, mentor and HR lead to make sure you have a strong support network to rely on. Having completed the scheme, we’ll work together to find the right role within the business to take your career forward.

All of our trainees receive generous benefits, which include a performance-based annual bonus, a pension plan with company contribution, a business laptop and phone, and much more.

What we’re looking for >

Communication skills, a keen analytical mind and passion for all things digital will help you on this programme. You will have achieved a minimum 2:1 degree ideally in an Information Technology related subject.

You’ll be expected to relocate to London, Milton Keynes, Chesterfield and potentially other locations throughout the programme. We offer financial support and time off to help you move as part of our relocation policy. You will also need the right to work full-time in the UK.

Technology programme overview >

  • Two-year programme, starting September 2018
  • Four placements to gain experience in the Royal Mail Technology disciplines including Enterprise Architecture, Strategy and Security, Service Delivery and Project Management
  • Based in multiple locations including London, Chesterfield and Milton Keynes, with relocation and frequent travel expected
  • £26,000 basic salary plus location pay*, annual bonus** and benefits
  • Relevant technical training and development
  • Formal management training to develop leadership skills
  • Supported by buddies and mentors throughout your programme.

*Location pay dependent on placement location (Regions £900 to £1.7k if applicable, outer London £2.9k, central London £4.6k).

**Performance-related bonus for on-target performance is 10% of salary and up to 20% if both company and personal stretch targets are met.

About us >

At Royal Mail we connect companies, customers and communities across the country, delivering a ‘one-price-goes-anywhere’, universal postal service to more than 29 million addresses across the UK. As one of the UK’s leading companies, we are focused on being recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe.

We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values.We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all of our job applicants.

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