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Business Management Graduate Scheme: Rentokil

Manor Royal Business District
Crawley, West Sussex
A basic salary of £22464 increasing to £24600 once you are fully trained
Closing date
25 Mar 2024

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Construction, Building Services
Graduate, Operations
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details


Business Management Graduate Scheme 

Location: Crawley, United Kingdom  

Category: Operations / Technical Services  

Req ID: DDAA0054F0  


Job Description

Key Information

Rentokil - Graduate Scheme

This role comes with a basic salary of £22464 per annum plus benefits (including a company vehicle, fuel card, mobile phone, uniform and RI Rewards), increasing to £24600 once you are fully trained. 


Rentokil Graduate Scheme 

Do you want to start your career with us? A fast-track to management, our Graduate Scheme ensures you can grow and develop into a career that you choose! We recognise that every person is an individual, with different learning speeds and interests, so for this reason, the programme is flexible and driven by YOU to choose your career path. Successful individuals in this role have included graduates with degrees in fields such as Business Management, Retail Management, Events Management and Hospitality Management. 

Why Rentokil?

We are committed to being a world-class Employer of Choice and aim to recruit, attract and retain the best graduates from across the UK! 

We were voted No.1 for Britain’s Most Admired Companies in Management Today, won overall for Diversity and Inclusion, which is part of the Rentokil Initial ethos. We were also voted No.1 in the Britain’s Best Workplace Awards by in the same year. Additionally, we have been placed 9th in the FTSE100 companies for gender diversity in the Equity Index 2022/23 and our gender pay gap in 2022 was 3% in favour of women. 

The Role

Like Graduate that joins our business, you’ll learn your trade as a Pest Control Technician, where your initial 6-12 months will be dedicated to covering a specific geographical area. You'll provide invaluable support to customers by resolving their pest control issues while receiving comprehensive industry-recognised training. 

During the next 12-36 months, you will have an exciting opportunity to choose your own career path down one of the following roles:

  • Sales Surveyor
  • Service Team Leader
  • Key Account Manager
  • Field Biologist

Rentokil offers you the platform to follow your own career path while having the ability to constantly learn on the job and develop your career. 


Degree Requirements

Have a minimum of a 2:2 in one of the following subject matters

  • Science related degree 
  • Business Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Events Management
  • Hotel Management
  • International Hospitality Management
  • Business economics and finance
  • Retail Management
  • Retail, Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Food Industry Management
  • Retail Business Management
  • Hospitality Management

You will also need:

  • A full UK driving licence
  • A desire to work hard but to also have fun, as you meet and interact with customers daily 
  • Flexibility with working patterns to support the business need


Where Can the Graduate Scheme Lead? 

Our graduate scheme opens a career path that can lead into a Sales, an Operational or a more Technical pathway. In addition, we offer world-class training to our graduates at our purpose-built home for science, innovation and training - The Power Centre. 

We currently have graduates in post who have progressed into very senior positions within our companies, including one who is a Board Director. Other graduate career journeys have also taken them overseas to our operations in countries and regions such as Australia, the Middle East and North America. 


  • A basic salary of £22464 increasing to £24600 once you are fully trained.
  • Additional opportunities to earn more with regular bonus and commission schemes
  • Access to a company vehicle and fuel card.
  • Benefit from life insurance and enrolment into our company pension scheme 
  • Explore exciting discounts and cashback offers from over 3,000 retailers with RI Rewards
  • Uncapped overtime - opportunities are regularly available to meet the needs of our customers in a growing market
  • Uncapped leads commission - although this isn’t a sales job, we appreciate your contributions and reward you for passing on sales leads
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) - which is FREE to access and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to you as well as your family and friends. 

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Manor Royal Business District is the biggest business park of the Gatwick Diamond area and one of the south east's premier mixed activity employment hubs.

Enviable location and connections

Situated at the heart of the Gatwick Diamond on the Sussex and Surrey county borders, just two miles from London Gatwick Airport, a major motorway junction (M23 Junctoion 10) and two mainline railway stations (Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges), Manor Royal is a popular choice for a diverse range of occupiers including a host of blue chip global brands.

Manor Royal in numbers

  • One of the biggest business parks in the South East.
  • Covers an area of 539 acres – that’s over 300 football pitches.
  • 700 properties
  • 500 businesses
  • 30,000 people

Manor Royal more than a number

Since the formation of the Manor Royal Business Group (MRBG), an association of Manor Royal based business and firms, being on Manor Royal means being part of something. You’re never just a number.

Manor Royal makes sense

Scale, diversity, location and great connectivity with a property offer to match means Manor Royal based firms are never far away from their suppliers, customers and a talented workforce.

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Company info
Manor Royal Business District
7 Magellan Terrace (Ground Floor)
Gatwick Road
West Sussex
RH10 9PJ
United Kingdom

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