Business Management Graduate Programme

Job Details:

Start date: September 2023

Duration of programme: 2 years – 4 x 6 month Rotations

Closing dates for applications: 

Applications will close on the 17th October. Successful candidates will be expected to attend an assessment centre on either 7th November or 28th November. We will reopen applications again shortly after for further assessment centres early next year, apply early to avoid disappointment!

Requirements: A bachelor’s degree in any subject from any university.


Predominantly based at our Hatfield Headquarters but you could be on rotation in London, Welwyn Garden City or in our CFC’s (Customer Fulfilment Centre)

We’re looking for bold, ambitious graduates who can help us push boundaries with our incredible technology and solve problems for retail partners all over the globe. If you are innovative, results-driven and embrace every opportunity to develop, the Ocado Group Graduate Programme could be a great fit for you!

About Us

Ocado Group is an innovative technology business with a strong retail heritage. We are innovators, we are creators, and we are problem solvers. We partner with some of the world’s largest grocers and provide them with the technology and infrastructure to enable them to deliver the best online shopping experience for their customers. You can find more about the Ocado Group story here.

The Business Management Graduate Programme:

We will empower you from day one of the programme, and give you the autonomy and responsibility you need to thrive in your career with Ocado group. You will be given genuine development opportunities and continued support, giving you the building blocks for a successful career at Ocado group.

Our Business Management Graduates rotate across a variety of business areas that may include; Group Operations, Client Services, Platform Implementation, Solutions, Technology and Logistics.

Your responsibilities will vary depending on placement but generally, in this programme, you will be working hands-on within the business, conducting practical project focused work to improve processes and generate new ideas. You will be involved in managing small to medium-sized projects in various business areas. Most importantly you will gain a holistic view of our multi-national FTSE 100 business to appreciate what makes us a leader in the fast-paced, dynamic technology world.

To find out more about the Business Management Programme click here to listen to our gradchat podcast.
Our Application Process

Our application process consists of four stages that allow you to showcase your abilities in different environments.

1. Online Application-Initial screening process
2. Online Tests
-Measures cognitive abilities, attitudes, personality and knowledge
3. Video Interview
-Assesses motivations and suitability to work for Ocado Group
4. Assessment Centres
-Involves 2 group activities, a presentation and a 1-2-1 interview


  • 15% discount and free delivery for all employees at
  • Hybrid working – where the roles allow it, our teams work together in the office, two to three coordinated days a week
  • 25 days annual leave (plus optional to buy more)
  • 30 days ‘working from anywhere in the world’ policy
  • Free shuttle bus to and from Hatfield Train Station
  • Generous pension and share schemes
  • Private medical insurance
  • Variety of discounts with other retailers

Right to Work

We are thrilled to welcome applicants from across the world. Whilst we are able to offer visa sponsorship, please note that we are only able to cover the company-specific costs. For all employment offers made for UK roles, it is expected that you will be based in the UK in commutable distance, ready for your first day of work, so please keep this in mind. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask.
Equal Opportunities

Ocado Group is an equal opportunities employer and as such makes every effort to ensure that all potential employees are treated fairly and equally, regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, age, or disability or union membership status. Find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at Ocado here.

Recommended Skills

  • Problem Solving
  • Retailing
  • Success Driven
  • Innovation

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Job ID: JR-2164-4138

Job Category: Marketing
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Hatfield

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