Operations Management Graduate Programme

Royal Mail
North West England
£26,000 per annum £26,000 + shift allowance & benefits
07 Nov 2017
05 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Operations Management Graduate Programme

North region | £26,000 + shift allowance & benefits inc. location pay* and annual bonus**

Operations is at the core of our business, keeping the mail moving to every corner of the UK and 29 million addresses. But behind our team of postwomen and men, sorters and drivers, there are decision-makers and motivators who lead and coach our teams to be the very best that they can be. On our Operations management graduate programme, you’ll learn the skills needed to lead our operations.

Locations: Leeds, Newcastle, Manchester, Northern Ireland, Northern Scotland, Carlisle.

About the programme >

On this two-year programme, you’ll join one of our mail centres or delivery offices as a line manager, delivery office manager, collections manager or work area manager. Leading between 15 and 100 people in one of our 1,400 operational units around the country, you’ll inspire progress, improve performance and motivate your team to ensure that your unit is running as efficiently and smoothly as possible.

Withhands-on responsibility and world-class on-the-job training from the very start, you’ll lay the foundations for a great career at Royal Mail. Every step of the way, Royal Mail will be by your side, with our experienced managers working with you to set and help you reach performance goals – assigning you a buddy, mentor and HR lead to make sure you have a strong support network to rely on. And, when you complete the scheme, we’ll work together to decide whether you’re ready to move into a more challenging role within the business.

All our Graduates receive a generous benefits package including a performance-dependent annual bonus, company-contribution pension, work laptop, work phone and more.

What we’re looking for >

Passionate about people development, with a natural ability to lead: these are the two qualities essential for our Operations management graduate programme, alongside a minimum 2:2 degree in any subject and a full UK driving licence.

Because we operate nationally, you will be expected to relocate as part of the programme. We offer financial support and time off as part of our relocation policy. You’ll also need the right to work full time in the UK.

Operations programme overview >

·Two-year programme, starting September 2018

·Opportunities nationwide

·£26,000 basic salary plus location pay*, annual bonus** shift allowances and benefits

·Formal management training to develop leadership skills

·Relevant technical and role specific training

·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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