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HR Graduate 2024

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DEADLINE 29th November 2023
United Kingdom

Gist Limited is one of the UK’s leading logistics companies. We are an M&S company and as our name suggests, we see ourselves as being at the ‘heart of logistics’.

Fast-track your way to becoming one of our future business leaders with the HR Graduate Programme.

The role

  • For the first 6 months of your scheme, you will be based at one of our UK depots where you will spend time in our Operational HR Teams.
  • You will then spend the remainder of your scheme rotating through our Centre of Excellence, where you will gain exposure to a wide variety of Central and Operational HR including; resourcing & retention, succession planning, employee relations and performance management.


  • People skills
  • Problem solving
  • Demonstrates resilience
  • Strong team player
  • Planning and organisation
  • Strong communication skills
  • You thrive in fast paced and challenging environments


  • You have achieved/are on track to achieve a minimum 2:1 in an HR-related discipline
  • Geographic mobility – you will be expected to work across different depots within the region
  • Hold a full UK EC/EEA driving license
  • You must have the right to work in the UK

Our offer

  • Career Development – we will provide you with a clear career path by tailoring a programme that’s unique to you
  • Support Network - you will be partnered with a dedicated mentor who will be a senior manager in our business and will offer support and guidance on your career within Gist, as well as a buddy and community of peers who share your level
  • Whether it’s personal or professional, the Employee Assistance Helpline offers counselling, financial and legal advice as well as an online health portal
  • 25 days holiday
  • Discretionary performance-related bonus scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • 20% discount at our parent company, Marks & Spencer
  • My Benefits – offering great discounts across other retail and leisure outlets

Application process

  • Application Form
  • 15-minute Telephone Interview
  • Insight Day at one of our depots
  • Assessment Centre at one of our depots
DEADLINE 29th November 2023