Feed your ambition with an iconic brand that makes a positive difference on the lives of Australian families every day. Our two year award-winning Graduate programs are the first ingredient to a flexible and dynamic career at Coles.

Our Operations Graduate Program, based in our stores and sites across the nation, will accelerate your career to become one of our next senior operational leaders. Throughout the program will develop your people and commercial leadership skills and provide you with plenty of support so that you can turn big ideas into memorable customer experiences.

Take your pick from one of our three streams:

In Supermarkets you will be supported to run a multi-million dollar business, in Coles Express you’ll be a multi-site leader that brings convenience to Australians and in our Distribution Centres you’ll be the heart of our supply chain ensuring that thousands of customers get the products they want.

If you want to work in a fast paced environment where no two days are the same and do meaningful and impactful work with real accountability, then APPLY NOW.

We are currently taking applications for August 2018 and February 2019 intakes across the following locations:

  • Supermarket Operations – ACT, NSW, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA, NT
  • Coles Express Operations – NSW, QLD, VIC, WA
  • Distribution Centre Operations – NSW, QLD, SA, WA, VIC

What makes our program unique?

Professional learning and development - Induction, retail specific leadership development both on the job and in workshops, and mentoring relationships with senior leaders, mean you will be constantly learning.

Creative and dynamic work environment - You will have the opportunity to lead teams in an environment where no two days are the same and can challenge the way we do things to make a real difference to the business and our customers.

Learn from great leaders - You will have an extensive support network (Line Manager, Senior Operations Manager, Regional HR Manager, Buddy, Huddle Group and Graduate alumni) to assist you in creating a challenging and successful career and be given constant feedback to hone your skills.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for the Operations Graduate Program, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be an Australian / New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident at the time of submitting your application.
  • Have completed a minimum of a diploma qualification prior to starting on the program – we don’t mind when this was completed!

So how do you apply?

It's simple to apply for the Coles Graduate Program! There are 5 stages to the recruitment process; if you are successful you will progress to the next stage. We will keep you informed at each stage.

  1. Online Application: 13th February 2018-  1st of April 2018 at 11:59pm
  2. Psychometric Testing: 5th of March 2018 – 11th of April 2018
  3. Video Interview: 12th of March 2018 – 27th of April 2018
  4. Assessment Centre : Held nationally in May 2018
  5. Offer of Employment: May 2018

What are you waiting for? APPLY NOW - We look forward to reviewing your application!