As one of the the world’s largest retailers, today Tesco employs in excess of half a million people worldwide and some reports say they take one out of every four pounds spent in the UK!
Being such a major retailer, both on the high street and online, and a Times 100 employer, Tesco have a large number of opportunities for graduates seeking to boost themselves up the career ladder. The variety is broad, with 19 programmes at each point along the supply chain: from buying, distribution, IT, finance and store management.
With a growing presence in 14 countries there may also be the opportunity to work abroad with Tesco. To benefit from a vast amount of experience within a fast-moving business on the forefront of retail innovation, graduate applying for roles at Tesco will need to be highly motivated, ambitious and work well within a team.
The name TESCO derived from a tea supplier called T.E Stockwell and the surname of founder Jack Cohen in 1919.
Benefits of working for Tesco
10% staff discount after six months
Opportunity for career break up to five years
Buying and merchandising Finance Human Resources IT Management Marketing Property R&D