Trainee Manager
graduate scheme

Trainee Manager

McDonald's Restaurants
£22,000 - £25,000
East Midlands · East of Englandand 9 others

Job description

If you are interested in a career leading to managing all aspects of a successful restaurant, including a team of around 80 employees, then the Trainee Manager programme would be a great first step. Open to graduates, or those with experience of working in a customer facing environment and managing teams – this role is restaurant based and does involve changeable shift patterns including working weekends and bank holidays. Trainee Managers start by undertaking an intensive training period to learn all the basics, including working in this training can take up to six months. More detailed information about a year with us.

McDonald’s is the biggest family restaurant business in the world, currently operating 1,225 stores serving more than three million customers a day in the UK alone. If you’re up for a challenge and fancy the opportunity of working for a global, dynamic and progressive brand, then McDonald’s is the place to be.

Training and development has been at the heart of McDonald’s business throughout the 40 years in the UK. Each year the company invests £43 million in developing its’ people and providing opportunities to the 95,000 employees to progress, whilst achieving nationally recognised qualifications. We have a proven track record of career progression, in fact the entire UK Operations executive team started their careers on the graduate Trainee Manager programme. If you’ve got the drive and ambition, there’s no limit to how far you can go. Find out more about working and learning with us.

Person requirements

Qualifications and experience requirements

We are looking for people who have a passion for working in a customer facing environment and inspiring a team to achieve great results. You’ll be required to learn a lot and apply what you have learnt, and to always lead by example. It’s a challenging and diverse role, so being self-motivated and open to change really helps.

You need to be willing to work most weekends (and have two days off during the week) and a variety of different shift patterns including very early mornings and late nights. As this role is working for one of the most successful global brands, you’ll also be required to adhere to all our policies and procedures and to focus on providing a great customer experience for your employees and guests.

To apply for this position you'll need to be legally allowed to work in the UK and have either a relevant degree or the relevant experience. All our Trainee Manager positions require you to be mobile within the geographical region you apply to.

Accepted degree subjects



£22,000 - £25,000

Additional £3,000 in inner London and £1,500 in South East region, if eligible for London weighting allowance


East Midlands · East of England · London · North East England · North West England · Scotland · South East England · South West England · Wales · West Midlands · Yorkshire and the Humber

Contract and working hours


How to apply

Closing date: Continuous recruitment

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 26/10/2017

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