Management Development Trainee Scheme

Full-Time|Permanent
Kent
Posted 3 months ago

Management Development Trainee – “PICK ME”

The Opportunity:
Our client is the UK’s leading berry and stone fruit production and marketing group. Passion, excellence and expertise in producing the most succulent soft fruit has underpinned their business since it was founded over 40 years ago. We are passionate about delivering the freshest and highest quality fruit to the consumer.

They are offering an exciting two-year management development programme known as PICK ME. This is an opportunity to join the market leader in one of the
fastest growing industries.

Who is PICK ME for?

PICK ME is a management development programme designed to grow the talent of future leaders and managers. The programme is open to anyone wishing to enter or progress their careers in the fresh produce industry in a management role. We welcome applications from both recent graduates and early career professionals without a degree.

The Role:
Management Development trainees will be placed in four different six-month secondments within this company to gain a broad experience of the company and the fresh produce industry.
Secondments are combined with formal training, coaching and mentoring.

What is the benefit of PICK ME?

PICK ME gives you the chance to learn management skills quickly and to apply them in different jobs and departments.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Understand what ‘taking responsibility’ really means
  • Have a management style which respects the views of others
  • Are realistic in setting and achieving goals and targets, for themselves and others
  • Like to get results
  • Are clear thinkers and problem solvers
  • Are innovative, using their own ideas or the ideas of others
  • Are enthusiastic, energetic and like to have fun!

The People:

  • Strong appreciation of our business needs and resourcefulness in coming up with solutions to their challenges
  • Ability to relate to key client personnel in a professional and credible fashion
  • Well-developed personal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with a wide range of employees and stakeholders
  • Good interpersonal skills
  •  Ability to work as part of a team with colleagues across professional, operational and cultural boundaries
  • Proactive approach and prompt responses to all service requests
  •  Ability to identify needs and issues and recommended suitable and pragmatic courses to action and solutions, adopting a risk aware approach.
  • Good time management and organisational skills with the ability to handle a number of tasks at once and meeting deadlines as required
  • Very good organisational skills
  • Good IT skills including experience of Word, Excel, Outlook

This is a FANTASTIC opportunity to kick start your career in the FRESH PRODUCE INDUSTRY!!!

What secondments are available?

Secondment options may include:

  • Production
  • Quality Assurance
  • Technical
  • Logistics
  • Sales
  • Procurement

Please contact Frank or Georgina to discuss the role and your experience on 01273 720599. Or if you feel you have the above experience, please send over a CV and we will get back to you with some feedback and more information about the role and the company.

Job Features

Job CategoryManagement Trainee Scheme
TypeFull Time
LocationMaidstone
SalaryCompetitive
Job NumberF1600

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