Aldi Graduate Programme

Aldi – A Story of Success

No industry sector has as much exposure to and insight into the rhythms of Irish life as retail. As one of Ireland’s fastest-growing retailers, Aldi is certainly one of the standout success stories of the Irish economy. We have a network of over 120 stores across the country and ambitious plans to open many more. We’re continuing to grow at an exceptional rate, shaking up the retail landscape and changing how Irish families shop every day. As an international brand, our phenomenal success is being replicated in multiple countries across the world. There are more than 8,000 stores across Ireland, the UK, Europe, Australia and the USA bringing great quality and value to customers every day.

A Career with Aldi

At Aldi only the best will do. It’s a philosophy that has made us the driving force of change in Irish retail. We place a high value on our people, and only recruit the most committed, talented and driven graduates. We want inspiring leaders possessing the dedication and ambition to succeed in a demanding and fast-paced environment.

Our Graduate Area Manager Training Programme offers fantastic career prospects for graduates seeking to challenge themselves. Rewarding talent and ability, it provides graduates the unique opportunity to run their own multimillion euro business within a year, with the potential to work abroad or to progress to a Director position within five years.

Training and Development

You don’t need retail experience to train as an Aldi Area Manager, but you’ll have graduated with a minimum 2.1 degree in any discipline. The most important qualifications you need are ambition and passion.

Our 12 month intensive Graduate Area Manager Training Programme covers the complete spectrum of our business. We’ll take you through product knowledge, store operations, logistics, finance and property management.

Whilst the training programme is challenging, you’ll be given full support throughout (and not just during your training programme). The best thing about it all? This is just the start.

The Benefits

At Aldi, achievement is rewarded. Secure a place on our Graduate Area Manager Training Programme and you'll enjoy a remuneration package that is unsurpassed, including:

  • Full 12 month ‘Structured Training Programme' which covers all aspects of the role
  • A starting salary of €61,000 rising to €95,750 after four years
  • A fully expensed Audi A4 from the day you join
  • Prospects for secondment to Europe or further afield
  • A pension scheme, private healthcare and five weeks holidays

How to Apply

We’re Aldi. And we’re ‘like no other’. Are you?

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