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Passionate about what’s next for technology? Have your say, make your mark, and get hands on with us. We have over 700 in-house professionals working on projects that can shape the future of Next! Come be a part of it.

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You could help us make Next the most innovative, digital and profitable retailer in the world.

Technology drives what we do. Plain and simple. We have a dedicated team of over 700 people in our Technology teams and they've helped us create one of the most viewed retail websites in Europe. We're committed to staying ahead, which means all our Technology solutions are developed in-house. And that’s where you come in! The environment is always changing, it’s a fast-paced industry and we want brilliant people to combine with the latest technology to help us define what's next.

In the Technology team there are 2 ways to join us. The first is through a 12 month placement that you can take while at university and lasts for 12 months. The other is our Graduate Trainee scheme which can last from 18 to 24 months and that’s all about learning while you grow. Plus there’s potential for your salary to increase every 6 months too!



The people we look for will have or be working towards a degree in an Technology related subject. But, more importantly, you’ll be able to demonstrate a drive, curiosity and a passion for what we do and want to achieve. You’ll be involved in some pretty exciting projects from day one. We want to enjoy your work and  feel part of the Head Office campus community by giving you all the training and support you need.


There’s so much variety across Technology, you could be part of our eCommerce, Retail Stock & Logistics or Online systems teams. Whatever team you find yourself in there’s a big opportunity to start an exciting Technology career here with us.

Technology role

What’s best for you Placement or Graduate? By joining either path you’ll be able to grow your knowledge and be part of team that’s growing at a rapid pace.

How to Apply.

Your path to becoming part of the Technology community starts here. You’ll start by applying with an online application and then proceed through 3 stages. Our dedicated recruitment team will keep you regularly updated throughout the process on how your application is progressing.


Online Assessment


Assessment Centre


Final Interview

Your Leicester

Located in Leicester, the Head Office campus is in the heart of the UK. The city has so much to offer; great sport, rich history, incredible shopping and plenty of bars and restaurant. Being bang smack in the middle of the country means travelling to and from the area is easy, whether it be by car, train or even a plane.


Leicestershire has grown a lot over the past years. It’s got it all; a vibrant city that is surround by vast and rich countryside, so you get the best of both worlds. In the city there’s always something to do, cinema, state of the art shopping centre, the famous curve theatre, the historical Richard III site and two top sporting teams who have international recognition. Add to it a constant stream of events, festivals and fun in and around the city you can’t go wrong.


If that wasn’t enough, the house and rental prices are well below the UK average too! So you’ll be able to live and enjoy everything Leicester has to offer.

Ready to take the Next step?