Human Resources Graduate
HUMAN RESOURCES PROGRAMME –
BAKKAVOR ACCELERATED MANAGEMENT SCHEME
Placements available throughout the UK, from the south of England to Scotland
Imagine a comprehensive 3-year HR programme that gives you valuable, practical work experience across every part of a blue-chip food-manufacturing business. Bakkavor offers all this while supporting you to achieve the career-defining CIPD qualification – and preparing you for a highly influential role.
Who is Bakkavor?
Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared foods in the United Kingdom, with a fast-developing international presence in the United States and China. In total, we have 19,000 employees worldwide.
In the UK, we are number one across all four categories within fresh prepared foods, Meals, Salads, Desserts and Pizza & Bread.
Our customers include some of the UK’s best known grocery retailers such as Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Asda, Morrisons, Co-op and Aldi who sell our products to consumers under their respective retailer brands.
Our operations in the US and China supply fresh prepared food to both retail and foodservice customers.
Our Human Resources Programme
You’ll work in three placements across different business units, while receiving fully funded training for the CIPD Professional Development Scheme. We’ll give you core skills in recruitment, employee relations, performance management, employment law, pay management, development and succession. The experience you gain will prepare you for a key HR management role within 5 years of joining.
What you’ll need
You’ll need a 2.2 Honours degree – ideally in business or human resource management – additionally you will need at 3 months’ work experience in a human resource or professional services environment. To thrive here you’ll need to combine your excellent interpersonal and influencing skills with a business-focused approach. The pace is fast, so you’ll need excellent organisational skills too.
What we offer
As well as a salary of £24,500, you’ll receive an additional £1000 payment when you start, and your salary is reviewed after completing your first year with us. We’ll also cover the costs for 2 weeks B&B or rent, plus reasonable removal costs. Our sites are located throughout the UK and your placements could take you from the south of England to Scotland. There may even be the chance to work in one of our international sites. So you’ll need to show great flexibility.
Our Accelerated Management Scheme is for graduates who can think bigger and grow faster. We created it to develop the future-leaders and shapers of our business.