Commercial Manager at Marks & Spencer

Start Date:
South East
Programme Type:
School Leaver Programme
£18,000 annually
Review Date:
May 2015

Review Score


1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:


On a day to day basis, you are running a multi million pound turnover per year business unit, and while you train you cover all roles within the store to see how everywhere operates

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?


Organisation has developed, my communication skills also as well as confidence

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


Thoroughly enjoyed the training programme!

4. How valued do you feel by Marks & Spencer?


You are sent on courses to help you develop as well as different opportunities constantly arising

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


Throughout your programme there is a clear plan of how long you should do in each attachment, very organised

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?


Had real support from all managers throughout your development

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?


Plenty of support throughout

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?


Very good salary at my age, and after being signed off, is a very competitive wage

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


Not many

9. Would you recommend Marks & Spencer to a friend?


9b. Why?

Great business to work for, and huge support in all stores for your development and it really is seen as important

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Marks & Spencer?

Drive your own development, concentrate on what you need to achieve, as well as why and how you will achieve this

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