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Talent & Development

Here at B&M, we believe we are one of the fastest-growing variety retailers within the UK and there’s a role for you!

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700+ Managers attended our bitesize training sessions last year!
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87 % Graduates promoted since completing our Step Up programmes!
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300+ Apprenticeship opportunities this year!
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1000 New colleagues inducted for new stores last year!
Talent Management, Training and Development

Investing in our people to help them fulfil their potential and progress in their careers is something we take seriously. We all have a part to play, challenging what we do, how we do it and nurturing your development to succeed.

Our dedicated Learning & Development team support all our people to be the best they can be and for those of you who have a desire to progress and work hard for promotion, B&M will ensure, that we help you to do so. With a range of Stores and Distribution Centres, throughout England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, we offer different development programmes to suit every job.

Apprenticeships

Here within B&M, we offer you the opportunity to get formal recognition for your training through the B&M Apprenticeship Programme. Our Level 3 – Leadership and Management Diploma provides you with all the knowledge, skills and behavioural training you need to become one of our Retail Managers in the future. We are also recruiting apprentices into the business at various levels, to various departments at our Support Centre including IT, Finance and HR.

And there’s more ….. We’re currently offering Managers a Level 5 – Leadership and Management programme accredited by the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM).

So if its progression that’s your driver, we have it all – Apprenticeships, In-house courses and Qualifications!

What will my first few weeks be like?

To make sure you get off to a great start, we have successful induction programmes for Retail, Distribution and at our Head Office (Support Centre) that will help you to feel part of the B&M family. In no time at all, and regular catch ups with your line manager, we’ll ensure you settle in and get to know your role and the people around you.

You’ll then receive regular training, that’s focused around you. From structured training courses, to supporting nationally-recognised qualifications, there are many opportunities to enhance your skills, on or off the job.

Management Development

We offer a range of resources to support your development and, as a new Manager at B&M, you’ll get the opportunity to spend time working with other experienced Managers to learn the business. The Learning & Development team offer courses to equip all Managers with what they need to be great retailers, distribution experts or support centre managers.

A structured Management Development Programme is offered to those who are keen to make their way up the career ladder and as we take talent seriously at B&M, we can offer lots of opportunities for progression!

If you’re an ambitious graduate, aspiring to develop a career in Retail or Distribution & Logistics Management, we have a programme that offers the opportunity to fully immerse you within every aspect of our business. All our Graduates spend time in the core areas of our business, including our Distribution Centres, Support Centre and stores. You’ll gain a thorough understanding of how we operate, with a view to you achieving a management position at the end of your programme.

B&M Family Stories

B&M is great to work for with fantastic career progression and opportunities!

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I’m a proud member of the B&M family, our success is based upon teamwork!

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If you’re looking for a business that can offer you longevity and job security, B&M is absolutely the place for you!

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Throughout my time with B&M, there has never been a dull moment!

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Design at B&M has never been so exciting! We are a fast paced, creative and energetic design team.

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We are a fast paced company with great ambition for our customers and people!

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The B&M way is fast paced and fun!

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B&M offers everyone the opportunity to develop and progress themselves!

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It is amazing to be part of the B&M family!

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B&M Family Stories

Having the opportunity to work with such a fantastic selection of Homeware products, makes my job as Visual Merchandiser here at B&M an absolute pleasure.

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We would love to hear from you

If you are looking for a career with one of the fastest growing retailers in the UK, then get in touch and start a bright future with B&M.

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