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Human Resources (Bo'ness, Scotland) Graduate Programme

Bo'ness, Scotland
Closing date
22 Dec 2023

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FMCG & Manufacturing
Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
Start Date

Job Details

  Applications Close: 22nd Dec                                                                                                                                               Assessment Centre: Jan/Feb 24                                                                                               
Start Date: September 24                                                                                                         
Starting Salary: £27,000 + £1,000 one-off signing on bonus
                                                                                                                                                                                 Our bespoke Scottish HR Programme is 2 years in length and will give you experience within our Bo’ness factory location and within the central HR functions to provide you with the breadth of knowledge, behaviours, and skills necessary to enter future senior HR roles. Carefully planned training and experience will give you a greater understanding of how HR works at Bakkavor. You will be exposed to all HR aspects of the business, including People Services, Systems, Resourcing, Employee Relations, L&D, Performance and Talent Management, HR Analytics, Employment Law and Reward Management. Your target role when you reach the end of your Programme will be an HR Business Partner position at our Bo’ness site.
You’ll need:
o Achieved at least a 2:2 honours degree in any discipline
o Three months' work experience in an HR related position
o An existing ‘right to work’ in the UK, (minimum 3 years from September 2023) - we are unable to sponsor visas as part of the programme
o A clearly articulated motivation to progress your career in HR in the food industry
o Flexibility to complete two rotational placements – Year 1 in Bo’ness.
o To align to the Bakkavor Values and represent a good value fit to our organisation
Discover Bakkavor
We're probably the biggest name you've never heard of. You've almost certainly eaten our food - you just didn't realise it! As global leaders in the fresh prepared food industry with over 16,000 employees, we create innovative products, including meals, soups, dips, salads, desserts, pizzas and bread for customers including Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury's….

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We're the biggest name you've never heard of! You've probably eaten our food- you just didn't realise it. Because as global leaders in the fresh prepared food industry, we create innovative products, including meals, soups, dips, salads, desserts, pizzas and bread for customers including Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury's and Waitrose in the UK. We're ambitious. We're full of ideas and we're ready for more people who share our passion for quality food to join us. Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with a growing international presence in the US and China. We are number one in the UK in the four product categories of meals, salads, desserts, and pizza & bread, providing high-quality, fresh, healthy, and convenient food. We have over 19,000 employees, our headquarters are in London and we have 23 factories in the UK, 5 in the US and 9 in China.

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5th Floor, 8 Mortimer Street
Greater London
United Kingdom

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