Careers at Royal Mail
Read below about the great range of opportunities available at Royal Mail…
We offer apprenticeship schemes in the following three areas…
At our mail centres and offices up and down the country, we sort, on average, 58 million items each day. Getting each one of those items where it needs to be uses some amazing technology.
Some 45,000 vehicles make our fleet one of the largest in the UK. They travel huge distances each year, coping with all kinds of traffic and weather conditions along the way.Keeping them moving requires a crew of specialist maintenance engineers. Click here for more information on this area.
As part of a multi-billion pound transformation programme, every process we’re involved in – collecting, sorting, transporting and delivering mail – is changing.
|Graduates – Logistics|
We are logistics. It’s at the heart of what we do. Our network spans three rail hubs, nine major warehouses, 38 vehicle operating centres, operations at nine airports plus our huge fleet of vehicles. We operate three individual networks on behalf of Royal Mail Group: Standard Traffic Letter (STL) Network, Bulk Letter Network (Mail Sort) and Parcel Force Network.
For more information on logistics click here.
|Graduates – Operations|
Put simply, Operations keeps the mail moving – 58 million items 6 days a week. Behind our army of drivers, sorters and postal delivery workers there’s a team of decision-makers and motivators who set the strategy, maintain our 39,000 strong fleet of vehicles and see that our teams and our technology keep pace with the world’s best.
Each of our graduate programmes are structured to equip you to be a future leader in our radically changing business. There are two distinct routes.
For graduates who really want to roll their sleeves up and get stuck in, there’s our Operations, Logistics, Central Operations, Engineering and International programmes. Here you’ll learn on the job in one of our mail centres or distribution hubs nationwide – anywhere from Glasgow in the north to Exeter in the south.
For more information on operations click here.
|Graduates – Central operations|
For more information click here.
|Graduates – Engineering|
|As a graduate Engineer, your mission will be clear. Improve our competitive advantage through cutting-edge technology. Our engineering teams cover all sorts of systems and assets.
It’s high-speed, large-scale and varies between automated and manual equipment. Mechanical hardware, software, controls, logic and technical architectural frameworks – you’ll help bring them all together as one integrated, system wide solution.For more information on engineering with Royal Mail click here.
|Graduates – Commercial|
|Thinking and working more commercially is at the heart of Royal Mail’s strategy to grow our business and our aim to be the UK’s best delivery and marketing mail business.
Our Commercial function includes Digital, Media, Data Services, Sales, Marketing, International, Fulfilment & Parcels Strategy, Customer Experience and ParcelForce Worldwide.
We handle seven million customer interactions every year. We deliver marketing mail campaigns for some of the UK’s biggest brands. There’s so much scope – it’s an ideal place for enterprising ambitious graduates to begin a career.For more information on commercial click here.
|Graduates – Finance|
Our multi-disciplinary Finance team has a key role to play in our commercial future. Our 400-strong team is one of the UK’s largest in-house functions. Our work spans Performance Reporting and Business Partnering, Investment Appraisal and Programme Management, Treasury and Taxation as well as Financial Accounting, Forecasting and Planning. There are challenges and change across the board.
For more information on our finance opportunities click here.
|Graduates – Human Resources|
Building a commercial future is a demanding journey with big HR challenges, such as developing our partnership with the unions and making sure that we have the right leadership capability. You can look forward to being involved in key projects, helping us to drive forward positive change, staff engagement and world-class service.
For more information on our HR opportunities click here.
|Graduates – International|
International comprises both International Operations and International Commercial, developing pricing and marketing domestic products that are then processed through our Heathrow International Distribution Centre. The division also includes sorting import mail to UK mail centres through our Airmail Units and International Logistics Centre.
For more information on our international operations click here.
|Graduates – Technology|
We empower our Technology graduates to be part of commercial change. From an early stage, you’ll be helping to achieve real business objectives, building an enviable CV and gaining senior-level contacts; a very firm foundation for your future career.
For more information on technology click here.