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Graduate Talent Project Manager

London, GB

Full Time

Graduate Programme Project Manager - Central - Permanent - Full Time


Something Extraordinary Every Day™


As our Graduate Programme Project Manager, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future leaders of our organization!


You will be responsible for managing projects related to two of our programs for young talents: the Rising Executive Programme and the Summer Work Experience Programme.


What you will be doing


  • Assist the Graduate Talent Director to plan and implement rotations
  • Identify high-level business needs, new priorities, and emerging initiatives across the organization.
  • Assist with the recruitment process of our Rising Executives
  • Coordinate all necessary onboarding processes for candidates
  • Execute all planned Learning & Development activities throughout the year.
  • Lead the project management of all conference elements, including planning and design, locations, logistics, and venues, and managing the conference planning team to ensure the success of the conference.
  • Being the first point of contacts for all candidates within the Program, including onboarding, check-ins with each candidate and their local line managers, and organizing events, dinners, workshops, etc.


What makes you special

Every colleague is an entrepreneur at heart and this drives our organisational culture, which values invention, innovation and risk taking. To be successful with us, you’ll have:


  • Experience in program management with senior stakeholders (such as Executive Education, leadership programs for executives, post-graduate development programs, rotational programs for MBAs, etc)
  • Experience working in the US would be a plus
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Exceptional organizational abilities with precise attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and diplomatic communication skills
  • Willingness to travel
  • Excellent in Microsoft Office skills
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English


There’s no one quite like us

The Bicester Collection are the worlds’ leading luxury shopping destinations, and we are committed to creating magical and memorable experiences for our guests. Taking the name of the founding Village, The Bicester Collection distinguishes the 11 Villages in Europe and China as one collection of destinations for our guests, our brand partners, our travel and tourism partners, our corporate and financial media, and our internal teams.

Our Vision is to be the best shopping destination in the world. Our Mission is to make the lives of others better - our brands, our guests, our people and our communities. Our Brand Promise is to offer something extraordinary every day. Our Five Values are the glue that bind us together and allows us to lead ahead:

  • Authenticity - Always do the right thing
  • Innovation - Think outside of the box
  • Passion - Do what you love and love what you do!
  • Critical Thinking - Challenge the obvious
  • Vision - Be mission driven always


Why we’re exceptional


The key to our success is the quality and commitment of our people. To work in one of the teams at any of the Villages is to play an active role in redefining both the art and the science of retail. This creates a dynamic approach that underpins our ability to anticipate future trends in a fast changing world. In return for your Authenticity, Critical Thinking, Innovation, Passion and Vision, you’ll receive a generous salary and we’ll also reward you by:


Looking after you: You’re entitled to 25 days of annual leave (plus UK Bank Holidays) and your birthday off, plus extra leave if you are getting married or moving. We provide above industry average life assurance cover, income protection, pension, personal travel insurance, dental and eyecare, private healthcare, access to a virtual GP app, Employee Assistance Programme, cycle to work scheme and flu vaccinations


Treating you: Discounts throughout our villages, discounts with other retailers (known as My Choices) and a very generous employee referral bonus


Championing you: You’ll be working within a creative and collaborative environment like no other, with the opportunity to develop your professional and personal skills while advancing your career


Come and live your story with us

The key to our success is the quality and commitment of our people. The Bicester Collection is made up of 1,200 colleagues of 50 nationalities. We are diverse in background, age, experience and leadership style. We believe that an inclusive workforce makes magic happen, and with this in mind we welcome everyone - regardless of age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability or ethnicity - to be a part of our family. We are offering a fantastic opportunity for a professional and commercially focused individual to join us. We have huge ambition for what we can achieve together and we want to have fun!


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