Coles offers an extensive support network for each Graduate to assist them in creating a challenging and successful career.
Store Support Centre (SSC) Graduate Program – Melbourne based
The SSC Graduate Program is a Melbourne based, 2 year generalist program. Across the duration of your program you will be exposed to real challenges and responsibilities, and be invited to express your innovative ideas to help Coles be a little better every day.
The program offers you four team rotations across 17 business streams. At the end of the first year, you will have the opportunity to rotate into a different stream, or remain in the same stream for the full 2 years.
There are options to suit every degree! Graduates are set up for success with the support of an extensive support network, and you will complete the two year program with a breadth and depth of experience.
You can check out the full list of teams you could join and example rotations on our website.
The People and Culture Function – Opportunities available in VIC & NSW
We are excited to extend our Store Support Centre program interstate in our People and Culture function. The People and Culture Graduate program is now available in two different streams; Operations and Store Support Centre (SSC).
Our Operations stream will include partnering with the leadership team to manage, deliver and drive strategic People and Culture initiatives for our sites and stores. The role will involve an ability to work with Regional, Store and Department Managers to deliver people related targets and manage a broad range of people risks. The successful candidates will have the ability to effectively and efficiently make decisions at pace in a field based environment. Our operations stream is available in VIC, NSW, QLD &WA, but we currently only have vacancies in VIC & NSW.
The SSC stream is only available in VIC and offers graduates the opportunity to work in both generalist and specialist rotations. Our generalist business partnering rotations offer the ability to work with teams within the SSC to manage, deliver and drive strategic People and Culture initiatives. Our specialist P&C rotations offer the chance to work in our Centres of Excellence such as the Advisory Services team or the Learning & Development team. The SSC stream also offers Graduates the opportunity to complete a rotation out in the field across our three brands, Supermarkets, Liquor and Express to support our Regional, Store and Department Managers delivering strategic people objectives that help drive the right change in our business.
Operations Graduate Program –QLD, NSW, VIC, and WA
Our Operations Graduate program is a unique fast paced two year development program accelerating graduates into our next generation of senior operational leaders. You will develop your people and commercial leadership skills as well as enjoying plenty of support to turn big ideas into memorable customer experiences.
We currently have vacancies in our Distribution Centre and Coles Express steams.
Check out our website for more information on each of the programs
What makes our programs unique?
Professional learning and development- Provided through Induction, delivery of intensive professional learning and development sessions continuously throughout the program, workshops, and presentations to leaders in the business.
Creative and dynamic work environment- ownership of real projects, encouragement to challenge the traditional way of doing things, rotations throughout Graduate Program, cross functional huddle groups.
Learn from great leaders- Coles offers an extensive support network for each Graduate to assist them in creating a challenging and successful career.