Trainee management graduate scheme

Kickstart your career by experiencing four different roles in four different businesses worldwide. Gain a broad, cross-industry experience of the food & fresh produce supply chain. Make a real difference while gaining the skills and experience to fast-track your career, in a grad scheme which employers describe as 'packing over five years of experience into just two'.

You'll get all the management training and support you need from a leading provider with over 30 years of experience. Become part of a network of over 500 graduate leaders with a 100% employment record. We'll identify the best role and company culture for you to develop your skills and reach peak performance in the industry.

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What we Offer:

  • 4 varied roles in 4 different business' worldwide
  • Valuable experience within a fast-paced and innovative industry
  • Roles with real responsibility
  • Opportunity to gain extra qualifications including level 5 Leadership and Management qualification, accredited by the Chartered Management Institute
  • Access to an extensive network of companies and top industry contacts
  • Coaching, continued mentoring and career advice throughout the programme from industry experts
  • Competitive salary, after 2 years MDS alumni have comparable salaries with other grads of over 5 years
  • Excellent and diverse career prospects

Company benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days holiday
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Outstanding training and experience
  • Interest free relocation loan

Who can apply?

Person requirements

  • Strong interpersonal skills, graduates who are capable of inspiring and leading others
  • Resilient and flexible candidates who are prepared to relocate every six months
  • A passion for pursuing a career in the food and fresh produce industry
  • Highly motivated individuals with a thirst for the challenge of a rapidly evolving industry

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • A 2.1 degree or above, 2.2 may be considered
  • We accept applicants from all degree disciplines
  • Land-based, food-related, life sciences, business management, marketing or language degrees preferred
  • No specific experience is required as we are more interested in your potential to develop into the leaders of tomorrow
  • Full UK driving license is preferred

Hours of work


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Applications open all year round. Two intakes per year - April and October

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