Graduate scheme

England +2

Your Future, Accelerated

Explore global opportunities with an ever-expanding business. Reach the highest levels of the commercial world. Go from being a talented, ambitious graduate to being the future of our company. Join DCC to accelerate your future.

Who are we?

DCC is a FTSE 100 company with 14,000 employees working across 40+ businesses in 20 countries. If you haven’t heard of us before, it’s because each of our businesses operates under their own brand and has local senior management teams.

Our intensive programme

You’ll spend two action-packed years building up knowledge and skills in different companies, different divisions, and potentially different countries as well. It’s a great opportunity to gain international experience, develop strong customer relationships and gain in-depth product knowledge – all while working in a fast-paced sales environment.

My first manager commented on how much he had learned from working so closely with a graduate simply because new ideas and opinions in his small team made a huge difference. The DCC Graduate Programme allows the graduates and businesses to learn from each other” – Sales Graduate

Your opportunity to make a real impact from day one
Our businesses are sharply focussed on strong commercial performance. So, you’ll be working right at the heart of the action, taking on diverse challenges and responsibilities, and adding real value to the various Sales functions you are placed with.

A typical day could include:

  • Building a sales pipeline and meeting strategic growth targets by identifying new business opportunities
  • Developing and implementing strategies in all target accounts
  • Conducting strategic reviews within the customer base
  • Working in conjunction with Sales Managers to develop and implement commercial strategies to achieve business objectives
  • Developing territory management plans that identify and prioritise activities to achieve business goals
  • Working on new product launches by analysing competitors and market size to determine the best possible strategies for growing own business brands
  • Enjoying a team lunch or socialising with colleagues after work

Ongoing development and support

We offer classroom and on-the-job training as well as funding for you to gain a professional qualification or pursue language lessons. There will also be opportunities for you to explore a wide range of career paths, potentially across all four divisions of our diverse Group. Throughout your time on the programme, you will be supported by your Line Manager, a dedicated Coach, a Graduate Buddy, your Graduate Programme Business Contact and the Graduate Programme team.

What we look for

We operate internationally – and you need to be able to do the same, with the unrestricted right to work in the UK and/or the European Economic Area (EEA). We will provide visa sponsorship for UK graduates to work in the EEA and for EEA graduates to work in the UK. However, we are unfortunately unable to provide financial sponsorship to non-EEA/non-UK applicants trying to obtain the right to work in any of DCC’s operating countries in the EEA and/or the UK. Please note that an offer of employment is contingent on having a full clean driving license by the 1st September 2022. 

Ideally, your degree should have some relation to sales but it’s not essential. All that matters is that you have a 2:1 or equivalent. While there are no language requirements, French speaking capabilities would be ideal to help you excel in this role. You must also have strong team-working, communication and relationship-building skills. 

Benefits

  • Performance-related bonus
  • Relocation allowance per placement
  • Structured learning and development programme
  • Professional coaching
  • Optional professional qualification
  • Optional language lessons

More Details

Apply by

05.12.2021

Start date

05.09.2022

Regions

England, County Dublin, Mainland Europe

Ideal Candidate

Preferred Degree Subjects

Sales and Retail

Business Management and Administrative Studies

Qualifications

2.1

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