The Lidl Graduate Programme

Are you looking for a unique programme which is tailored to you? Then Lidl’s Graduate Management Development Programme is the right choice for you. Our exciting 18 month Graduate Management Development Programme consists of several modules which will give you a full understanding of our business. The programme consists of 18 months on the job training. All graduates start on a 4 month operational training programme. For the remaining 14 months you are placed within your chosen area. The Lidl Graduate Management Development programme will give you the opportunity to enjoy both personal and professional development through a blended learning approach.

Your Profile

- An expected or attained 2.1 level 8 honours degree
- A full clean driving license is desirable
- Flexibility
- Motivation and drive
- Strong personal skills
- Work experience or experience abroad
- German is an advantage but not a necessity

Your Tasks and Responsibilities

We know that as a graduate joining the business you won’t have all the answers and that’s OK with us. To help our graduates settle in, we have developed and perfected top class training programmes to teach you everything you need to know about working for Lidl.

Throughout your training you will be supported by trainers at every level of the business. They will assist you through solid hands on experience and formal training sessions on key topics relevant to your new role. As well as helping you learn the business from the ground up our training programme is designed to help you expand and develop your problem solving and business management skills.

Think you have what it takes to join the Lidl team?

In Return

- Salary of €36,400
- 20 days holiday per annum
- Private employee medical insurance
- Initial training and on-going development from an experienced team member
- Excellent opportunities for career progression
- Dynamic work environment
- New office facility
- On-site gym and canteen


Graduate Roadmap

Meet our Graduates! Click below to read our graduate stories: