At Farmers we're committed to helping you achieve your ambitions; because that's what helps us achieve ours. We strongly believe in "growing our own," so our managers learn our business from the ground up.
We encourage our trainees to set their sights high, and empower them to reach their goals through dedicated training programs, so they can continue to grow and develop in both a supportive and structured environment.
There are many paths to reach your destination, and many roles to experience along the way. The well-travelled road is through each of the roles below.
Trainee Department Managers
Trainee Department Managers work through a comprehensive customised training programme, enabling them to master the skills and knowledge required for retail success. Trainees are immersed in every aspect of retail operations such as Loss Prevention, Store Receiving, Support Services, Merchandising and Management. Under the guidance of the Store Manager, they learn everything they need to master retail excellence.
Trainee Retail Manager
Retail Managers oversee the performance of a range of departments or “worlds” such as Fashion World, Home World or Childrens’ World through a team of Department Managers. This trainee programme prepares you for the next level of management.
Trainee Store Manager
Managing a Farmers store is a complex business, as you’re ultimately accountable for the performance of every department and retail discipline within your store. You need to have an in-depth understanding of every aspect in order to deliver retail excellence. This trainee programme ensures you learn what it takes to be a success, so the store and team you manage is too!