B&Q has a wide range of program for training and development so qualified applicant will be able to learn through B&Q workshops, learning materials and e-learning. There are other programs that you can attend to enhance your qualifications and career, this includes personal development, NVQ Retail Skills, apprenticeships, HIKQ and fast track.
There is a wide range of job opportunities in B&Q, you can choose depending on your interest and qualifications. There are job opportunities in store, store support office and trade point. If you are interested to work in store, you should be people oriented, friendly, team player and hardworking because you will face different customers every day. It is very important that you will be able to assist, help and answer their inquiries. You can work as a customer advisor, store management and showroom sales team.
Job opportunities in store support office are supply chain and logistics, store support operations, store support development and installation services, secretarial and administration, quality assurance, property and facilities, profit protection, fraud and risk, marketing, branding and communications, legal and corporate responsibility, IT, HR, finance and payroll, e-commerce, contact center and customer service, commercial planning, commercial value and range development, buying, business to business and sales, vendor management and merchandising. Trade Point positions are customer advisor, manager and supervisor. SSO roles are in commercial, marketing, operations and merchandising.
B&Q offers competitive salary and comprehensive reward package. Employees of B&Q enjoy 20% discount on all store or online products which is a good savings for everyone. There is an employee benefit book that offers discount too. There are various bonus schemes that employees could receive in a year. Recognition is given to outstanding performance and contribution of employees. Long service awards is given to employees who serve B&Q for a long period of time, there are anniversary dates when they can receive their bonus. Employees will have their family leave such as paternity leave, maternity leave and adoption policies. Employees have a chance to choose their working schedules if they think that they are most productive on that schedule and it will give them work-life balance. Employees will have savings because B&Q gives childcare vouchers to all working parents. B&Q other benefits for their employees are Kingfisher Save as You Earn, talent scout, BUPA membership, HAS membership, payroll giving, pension scheme, enhanced annual leave, and employee personal benefits.
If you are interested to join B&Q, just visit their career page and search for job. There are several vacant positions that you can apply. You can create your own account so it will be easy for you to check your application status and save your job search. Just register your information.