Commercial Graduate
graduate scheme

Commercial Graduate

Job description

As our new Commercial Graduate you’ll be fully immersed in our Commercial Department, having the opportunity to rotate across our three main teams over the two-year programme:

  • Commercial projects – responsible for the evaluation of R&D and business development opportunities
  • Major contracts - who are responsible for our long term and commercial contracts and includes ensuring our fleet of energy recovery facilities have sufficient fuel and our Landfill portfolio receives appropriate tonnage; and Local Authority Development (Bids) – who produce our tenders to win local authority contracts.

Each rotation will allow you to gain valuable understanding, knowledge and experience in the full end to end commercial processes within Viridor.

For your commitment, we offer a competitive salary, optional contributory healthcare scheme and pension scheme alongside flexible benefits.

This is an exciting time to join our fast-growing company.

What we are looking for

You’ll have strong relationship building skills as you will be liaising with key stakeholders internally and externally at all levels and a strong communicator. You’ll be a self-starter, motivated and enthusiastic, and able to manage multiple priorities, delivering effectively with an ability to think commercially.

Data management and reporting are also key elements of the role, therefore, attention to detail and a good level of analytical skills are vital.

Experience or knowledge of working within the waste management industry or a large organisation in a similar function would be beneficial but not expected.


As our Commercial Graduate, you’ll have graduated, or will be graduating in 2019, in a relevant degree discipline.

Accepted degree subjects


How to apply

Applications close at 5.30pm on the closing date. The selection process will take place between June and August. The intake date will be early October 2019.

If you want to work within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, click Apply.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 01/06/2019

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Closing date: Continuous recruitment


Additional job details

LocationManchester · Rochester
Additional location informationRotations may require relocation for short periods. There is travel required to our sites across the UK therefore a full UK driving license is essential.


Working hoursFull-time

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