Business Technology - Graduate Development Programme

Various locations across the UK.
Competitive Salary Dependent on Experience
10 Aug 2017
10 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Please note – you will be required to attend a mandatory Assessment Centre in Milton Keynes on Tuesday 22nd August and, if successful, must be available to begin your first placement on Monday 4th September.

Places are offered on a first-come first-served basis, so we recommend you submit your application as soon as possible!

The DHL Business Technology Graduate Programme provides exciting placement opportunities for graduates to experience a broad range of different environments within both Central and Regional Technology teams which include Project Delivery, Infrastructure and Service Management. As a DHL Graduate, you will benefit from working within a variety of business sectors which will include working with some of DHL’s high profile customers in our Consumer, Life Sciences, Retail, Automotive, Specialist Services & Transport, Engineering, Energy & Chemical sectors. 

Our graduates are empowered to take the initiative, actively get involved in different activity and achieve high impact results that really make a difference to our business, customers and the environment.

During your programme, you may undertake a variety of positions and be involved in IT Projects which you would support & manage. 


  • 24 month structured programme
  • 2 x 12 month placements
  • Based in either a site or Central IT Team
  • Early responsibility and fast progression
  • Experience of working within fast paced environments
  • Regular performance feedback and personal development planning
  • Support towards your APM or ITIL professional qualification in second year
  • All placements are within our UK business

About You

  • 2:1 or above degree classification (predicted or obtained at the time of application) in a Business-related subject (strong focus on commerciality and customer centricity is essential)
  • Our placements do not require a highly technical background in computer programming or computer science but an interest in the project management and implementation of our technology solutions.
  • Strong interest and motivation to start and develop a career within the logistics / supply chain industry in the UK market
  • Passion for providing an excellent service to our customers, with innovative ideas and practical solutions
  • Fully mobile to travel within the UK (graduates will be required to relocate for their placements whilst on the programme)
  • Must hold a valid UK driving licence at the start of the programme
  • Eligibility to work in the UK for the full duration of the programme
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Enthusiastic and open-minded in getting the most out of the programme
  • Confident communicator – able to tailor communication style according to the audience


  • In return for your hard work we offer excellent career progression opportunities upon successful completion of the programme; salary and benefits package (please visit our website for more details); and a professional environment where you can acquire, use and continue developing your skills. 
  • We want our graduates to build their careers with us upon successful completion of the programme; contribute their ideas to influence the success of our business; and give them the opportunity to be a part of an organisation that makes a contribution to society as well as to the world of logistics.

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