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Rentokil Initial

Updated: July, 2022

About Rentokil Initial

Rentokil Initial is a global services company operating in over 85 countries , and is committed to being a world-class Employer of Choice - attracting, training and retaining great people from the widest possible pool of talent. Being a responsible and sustainable business means helping our colleagues to progress in safe, fulfilling and fun careers , supporting our customers by developing and delivering products and services responsibly, and benefiting wider society and the environment through acting in a sustainable and effective manner.

Graduate Scheme

Rentokil is the global leader in commercial Pest Control services, and is actively recruiting for Science Graduates to join our Science Graduate Management Scheme in the UK. We offer a fast-track to management scheme based around your skills, with the option to further your career in an Operational, Sales, or a more Technical role depending on your skills and passion. As a graduate you will gain exposure and training in a variety of fields, so that you can find the best career route for you.

What opportunities are there?

Many graduates that have progressed through our scheme, have gone on to take roles as a Commercial Sales Manager, a Area Sales Director or Key Account Manager. If you're looking for internal promotion, we are a company that likes to recognise and reward talent.

Development and career progression

Rentokil Initial; Power Centre is a world class training centre that is our purpose-built home of science, innovation and training, for Rentokil Initial Globally. This facility provides a base to expand our global excellence in Pest Control and other facets with the organisation, with our training academy providing:

  • Three times the amount of laboratory floor space than our previous centre
  • Five pest product test rooms, thereby enabling us to run twice as many trials simultaneously on new innovative pest control solutions
  • Three training rooms that can accommodate up to 65 people at the same time
  • Seven simulated onsite locations for training colleagues in commercial areas, e.g. supermarket, hotels, commercial kitchens.

Why Rentokil Pest Control

We are more than a business, we see ourselves as family, and through the career progression and training opportunities we offer your career path could lead you down various different sectors within the organisation. Pushing boundaries is what we strive to do, We have previously been awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade, recognising the business’s outstanding achievement in Global Trade, and in 2018 Rentokil Pest Control was awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation, recognising the businesses outstanding success with ourRADAR (Rodent Activated, Detection And Riddance) unit as well as our PestConnect system. In 2020, Rentokil Pest Control again received The Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation, recognising the commercial success of the company's innovative insect light trap, Lumnia.

The Queen’s Award celebrates enterprise and business excellence, and is the UK’s highest accolade for business success.

Why not join the Rentokil Initial family today and help us empower you to reach your full potential in your career.

Work sectors

science and pharmaceuticals, environment and conservation, animals, plants and agriculture


UK wide

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