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Serco Graduate Programme in the Middle East

Build your management career with Serco

Serco offers an amazing springboard for a management career and the unique opportunity for you to get directly involved in solving some of the real and pressing challenges of delivering essential public services. You will have a commercial mindset, a strong sense of purpose and the will to make a difference.

With a supportive team around you, you will bring innovation and fresh thinking to make an important personal contribution to delivering services that impact millions of citizens of the Middle East Region. You will be encouraged to use your initiative, take on important responsibilities and gain practical experience across a number of our businesses and corporate functional teams. Across the two years on the Serco Graduate programme, you’ll take on real challenges, work with inspiring leaders, and gain the skills, experience and commercial insight to set you on the path of a fulfilling career in management and leadership.

Our two-year graduate programme will expose you to a range of roles and environments, giving you the foundations to become an exceptional leader and manager. To hear directly from some of our leaders and current grads, see our Graduate media content. You might find yourself working in one of our many businesses learning about public services and our frontline operations or you could find yourself applying your analytical capabilities to support the delivery of a bid or identify opportunities for innovation and growth.  

Join us and make a difference every day. 

What we are looking for

We are looking for people from diverse backgrounds who can bring their own experience in helping us redesign and improve public services for the benefit of everyone. To be a future leader at Serco you must also have the following qualities: 

  • A genuine interest in delivering essential public services
  • A customer centric service ethos and a commercial mind-set
  • An ability to show resilience and empathy in the face of adversity
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and the will to make a difference
  • The desire to learn, the tenacity to make things happen and the ambition to dictate your own progress, through hard work and self-development

What’s in it for you?

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Meaningful work

At Serco and across our graduate programme, explore what works best for you in doing interesting work that matters: 

  • Build a fulfilling career doing work that touches peoples’ lives 
  • Play a part in anticipating, sensing and responding to the changing shape of essential public services 
  • Work across a spectrum of roles, sectors and services.  
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World of opportunity

Our global operations offer you incredible opportunities to learn and further expand your career beyond the graduate programme: 

  • Develop your operational, commercial, relationship building and people leadership skills to become an exceptional leader 
  • Take advantage of your autonomy and of every opportunity to progress your own career 
  • Apply your skills across our diverse businesses, and later, perhaps in another part of the world. 
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Great people

Distinguished by our commitment to diversity and inclusion, join a motivated team of people who will value you, encourage you and help you to ‘discover, develop and dive in’: 

  • Get the support and the resources to thrive and grow as you develop your capabilities 
  • Get early exposure to senior managers and work with supportive team members who are committed to helping you achieve your potential 
  • Learn from highly experienced, genuine and caring colleagues – people who are committed to helping you achieve your personal and professional goals.  
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Rewards and benefits

Underpinned by our belief in the value of wellbeing, our rewards are designed to benefit all aspects of your life – physical, mental, social, financial and community. 

A competitive salary and package, and performance based incentives (subject to meeting agreed performance goals) is just the beginning. 

You’ll have access to a broad range of benefits every day, including: 

  • Investment in your growth through our development accelerators delivered throughout the programme 
  • Health insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program, providing advice, information, services and training to help and support you deal with events and issues in your work and personal life
  • Annual Leave - 22 working days, exclusive of public holidays.