Category Graduate

£27,000 per annum year 1 raising to £28,000 per annum year 2

Fuel your career with The Compleat Food Group’s 2023 Graduate Scheme. 

Are you a recent graduate looking to start a successful career in a thriving category department? Then it’s time to join our fast paced and growing business.

At The Compleat Food Group, we are passionate about providing our next generation of leaders the opportunity to progress and develop on the job.


Run over two years, our Category pathway will challenge you from the start by giving you real responsibility to help develop the skills you need to excel in your career. Throughout the scheme, you will be provided with extensive professional development support and guidance, enabling you to maximise the opportunities our graduate scheme offers. You will be supported throughout your journey with us, including being mentored by our Executive team and have the backing of the Groups’ Early Careers Advisor.


We offer a Compleat career journey, creating the pathway for the UK’s top young talent to grow and develop as our business does, ensuring both personally and professionally our talent is nurtured and encouraged to become the very best at what they do.


As a Category Graduate you will start your journey with us working at our Tottle site, gaining a wide range of skills and knowledge within the department. Throughout your scheme can expect to:


  • Work within a fast paced and exciting Category department.
  • Gain real hands-on experience within data and customer insights.
  • Be involved with and lead on a number of projects within Category.
  • Get involved in group wide projects to expand your wider business knowledge.

What are we looking for?


We are looking for exceptional and energetic graduates to join our Category team. To apply, you will have graduated within the last two years and will be passionate and a career within Category. You will be flexible to travel and work around our various sites and be willing to go the extra mile for our customers, thrive on new experiences and will be passionate about getting involved in our ESG and volunteering programmes.


The Compleat Package


  • Competitive £27k Salary rising to £28k by year two.
  • Regular networking opportunities including monthly site visits to get to know our Compleat business.
  • Detailed tailored individual training plan.
  • Executive mentor and graduate buddy
  • Travel across our UK sites to broaden your experiences.
  • Opportunity to Compleat your skill set and obtain additional qualifications.


So, if that sounds like something you could get your teeth into, look no further, and to ensure we bite at the chance to take you on board, simply serve us a feel-good application we can’t miss. 


If you have any questions, or for more information, please contact