Pendragon PLC is the leading online automotive retailer, operating over
220 franchised and used car dealerships and service centres nationwide,
working with exciting brands from Ferrari to Ford. Our motor car
businesses operate under the brands of Evans Halshaw and Stratstone,
whilst we also have a presence in the USA with dealerships based in
Southern California, under the Hornburg brand.
Our other businesses include Pendragon Vehicle Management, providing
corporate contract hire with over 30 years of experience, Quickco, the
UK’s largest genuine parts distributor and Pinewood, our innovative
international software provider.
A career at Pendragon offers the chance to work with inspirational
brands and pioneering products, in a dynamic and exhilarating
environment. Our Graduate Programmes give you the chance to grow and
develop every step of the way, with the opportunity for fast-track
leadership development whilst earning up to £30,000 with a company car.
The only limit to how far you go and how fast you get there will be your
own ambition and ability.
So, if you’re up for the challenge, get ready to take control of your
career and start your journey with us today.
Please apply to the latest
Pendragon jobs on graduatejobs.com.
Do you sponsor non-EEA applications?
Unfortunately, we’re not
able to offer sponsorship for our Graduate Scheme. If you are applying,
you must be able to demonstrate your right to live and work in the UK on
a full-time basis.
The UK Border Agency can offer you more advice about working in the UK
as a non-EEU national.
If you’re successful in reaching the assessment centre, you’ll need to
provide your original passport, or other original documentation proving
your eligibility to work in the UK.
What will the online application involve?
When you click to
apply, you’ll be asked to complete a couple of very short questionnaires
to capture your skill set and ensure you meet the minimum requirements
of the graduate scheme. You’ll then complete an online application form.
If you’re successful at this stage, we'll invite you to complete some
When will I start?
We hold various Graduate Inductions
throughout the year. The available dates would be discussed with you at
What degree level and discipline do I need to apply for the graduate
You’ll need a 2:2 or above and we’ll accept any
Are there any other minimum requirements to apply?
a full valid EU driving licence and previous work experience under your
belt is essential. It doesn’t have to be selling cars, just experience
of working with customers.
How long is the graduate scheme?
This is an incredibly clear,
focused and purposeful Graduate Programme which is split up into three
stages. You’ll be reviewed at each stage and have the opportunity to
progress to the next level.
Where will I be based?
We have graduate opportunities
available at dealerships across the South East, Yorkshire/Humberside,
North East, North West and the Midlands. When you apply online you will
be asked to indicate which region you would prefer to be based in.
Specific preferences will be discussed at interview stage. Please note
it is imperative that you demonstrate flexibility with regards to
location as we cannot guarantee which dealership will have the demand
for a graduate at any given time. We want to base you in a dealership
which will maximize your potential to sell!
Can I apply for more than one region?
We do not accept
multiple applications, so please only select your preferred region.
Do you offer relocation support?
Yes we do offer financial
support. We’ll talk this through with you on a case-by-case basis.
What are the rewards and benefits?
We offer a great rewards
package including a competitive salary, car and bonus scheme, pension,
generous holiday allowances and other added extras such as new/used car
purchase deals, childcare vouchers, healthcare cash plan and much, much
Is there an application deadline?
There are various start
dates throughout the year for each region. It’s best to keep an eye on
our careers website for those all-important closing dates as you
wouldn’t want to miss out and early applications are highly recommended.
If you do miss one of our start dates, we’ll hold your application and
let you know when new dates are available.
Do you offer yearlong/summer placements or internships?
offer “year in industry” placements across different business areas. All
our opportunities are available on our careers page.
With these, you could even find yourself fast-tracked onto one of our
What support is offered to a disabled candidate or those who need
adjustments during the recruitment process?
We’re committed to
removing any unnecessary barriers to the employment of any individual.
We recognise that in order to enable everybody to compete on equal
terms, some people may have additional requirements. If you are
subsequently invited for an interview, please give us details in advance
and we’ll do everything we can to help you.
When will I find out the status of my application at each stage?
you can imagine we receive hundreds of applications throughout the year,
therefore please be aware that it could take us up to three weeks for
each stage to be completed. We really appreciate your patience at this
time and you will be informed of your application status as soon as