Compass Group

Compass Group

Company Profile

We are the largest, leading catering and support services company in the world in around 45 countries worldwide and employ around 60,000 people in our UK and Ireland business.  Although you may not have heard of us before, it is highly likely that you would have tasted our food, experienced our services or known someone who has worked for us; perhaps you have before too!  You may have also been fortunate to have visited some of the amazing venues where we provide outstanding food and service. 

Our people are the foundation of our business.  Between us we supply catering and support services, working both behind the scenes and in customer-facing teams; provide excellent service to our client and customers.  Our teams could be delivering outstanding restaurant experiences, supporting high profile sporting events and feeding thousands of school children, patients, workers and military personnel, to delivering warm welcomes, clean buildings and safe environments.

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We are continually working to ensure that we are a diverse and inclusive employer, committed to giving our people the safest and fairest environment to work in. We have become a lead partner of Hospitality in Action’s workplace mental wellbeing programme and have made a Social Mobility Pledge underlining our commitment to equal opportunity within our company as well as helping to improve social mobility across the UK. We also have an industry-leading Women in Food Ambassador Network and leadership programme to improve and sustain gender balance at all levels of the organisation, and are proud to have an LGBT & Allies Network as part of our family. 

Our Graduate Programmes

Our 2-year Graduate Programme will offer you a wealth and breadth of experience across our business.  You will commence your programme with a 3-day induction with your graduate community, designed to give you to best start and assist you in understanding and navigating through our organisation.  

Once you are in your respective teams, learning will start from day 1, gaining real job experiences.  As well as your day to day experiences the programme focuses on your continuous professional development through a structured learning programme including online support and reflection tools, as well as regular workshops with your Graduate community to build on those key skills to be successful.  Your Graduate Programme Manager and assigned Mentor supports you throughout your journey.

We are open to applicants from all degree disciplines, grades and universities who are enthusiastic, passionate and driven to make the most of the opportunities the programme has to offer.  We are proud of what our programmes has to offer and so are our graduates whose feedback have helped us to continue to be recognised as the Top Companies for Graduates to Work for 3 years in a row.  

We are recruiting now! 

See more about our Graduate Programmes and what our Graduate community thinks about us at:

Jess Knight - Graduate Programme Manager



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