The Digital Development Placement

We’ve opened 120 stores in last 2 years… it works out at over 1 store a week… It’s fair to say we’re growing fast! In fact, we’ve doubled in size in the last five years. And we’ve no plans to stop there – we’re opening another 50 UK stores this year alone, with loads more in the pipeline for 2017. So, as you can imagine, with all this growth, there are huge opportunities for growing your career. And our placements offer the perfect way to make your mark – real live roles at the heart of a DIY revolution!

The Digital Development Placement

Let’s set the scene. Our Digital Development team has risk-taking in their blood. They have to when they are so often first to market with new digital solutions. So when you join them, you’ll find yourself part of a fearless team that’s not afraid to fail in order to achieve great things – and that is definitely not nervous about leading the way in the retail sector.

Once you’re onboard, you’ll have the opportunity to experience every aspect of projects, from their inception to completion – whether you’re helping develop a business case, or working to deliver an innovative new sales app. You’ll have the chance to work with a suite of software solutions, explore new technologies, and develop future-proofed digital solutions that keep on driving our stupendous growth too.

The skills you need

Without wishing to state the obvious, you’ll need to love retail. In fact, you’ll need to be bubbling with enthusiasm in general. We’re looking for creative, ambitious people, who are honest and reliable. Oh and you’ll need to be used to hard-work too. You’ll be confident, curious, self-driven, commercially minded, pragmatic and quality focused.

About Screwfix

Plumbers, electricians and builders throughout the UK choose Screwfix. Which is hardly surprising when you think about what’s on offer. Over 18,000 of the very best trade products, from power tools to bathrooms, screws to landscaping equipment, seven days a week right across the country. The most user-friendly online offering around. Our famous catalogue. And, above all, the honest, straightforward, friendly service we provide.

We are also part of Kingfisher plc, an international home improvement company which operates nearly 1,200 stores in 10 countries in Europe. Its main brands are B&Q, Castorama, and Brico Dépôt. Kingfisher also operates the Koçtaş joint venture in Turkey.

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