Project Management Graduate Trainee Scheme
graduate scheme

Project Management Graduate Trainee Scheme


Job description

As a Project Management graduate, you will complete a three year scheme based within our IT team at our head office in Basingstoke. From the outset you will assist in the delivery of projects, both at our head office and at our operational sites. You will also work with users and clients to help deliver our solutions. Over the next three years you will take on more responsibility, with training, support and experience, develop into becoming an IT Project Manager, leading your own projects and delivering solutions to the Gist operations.

Company information

At Gist, we pride ourselves in transforming supply chains, with a proven track record spanning 50 years. Our vision is to be our customers’ first choice for logistics, innovation, excellence and partnership.

Gist’s unique proposition lies in our expertise in transforming large-scale end-to-end supply chains for our food retailer customers – from farm to factory, production to distribution centre and delivery to supermarket, convenience store or restaurant.

Gist has a national network of strategically placed sites and the largest temperature controlled transport fleet in the UK. This winning combination enables Gist's customers to reduce their environmental impact and deliver the best possible experience to their customers, every day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Our reach extends globally. Through our control tower capability, Gist solves problems for customers in the increasingly complex and demanding world of global supply chains- moving chilled, perishable, ambient and hazardous products by air, sea and land.
Our customers include Starbucks, EAT, Marks and Spencer, Tesco, Morrisons and 2 Sisters Food Group.

Person requirements

We are looking for ambitious and enthusiastic graduates to join us, with the aspiration to become one of our future business managers within our operational business. Our aim is to recruit the best people with the best attitudes, and we will provide the necessary development for you to be successful on the scheme.

  • You will need to be extremely driven and motivated, and have a real desire to make a difference.
  • You will also need to share our passion for people, both as a team player and as a future senior manager in Gist’s IT function.
  • To be successful in this role, an IT background is not essential. We are looking for graduates to join us who possess strong organisational skills, a keen interest in technology and a willingness to work with and learn from a diverse team of individuals.
  • The job is not nine to five and won’t be repetitive – you will be out and about, getting involved and really making an impact on the way we do things to constantly improve our performance. Geographic mobility is important, as well as the possession of a full driving license and a car.

Qualifications and experience requirements

In order to be considered for our Graduate Project Management Scheme you must have gained, or be on track to receive, a minimum 2:2 bachelors degree in any degree discipline.

Accepted degree subjects






How to apply

Number of vacancies: one

Closing date: 06/11/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 06/11/2017

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