Frequently Asked Questions
Who is PICK ME for?
PICK ME is a management development programme designed to grow the talent of future leaders and managers. The programme is open to anyone wishing to enter or progress their careers in the fresh produce industry in a management role. We welcome applications from school leavers, recent graduates and early career professionals alike.
What is the benefit of PICK ME?
PICK ME gives you the chance to learn management skills quickly and to apply them in different jobs and departments.
How many places are there?
There are four places available for September 2019.
Where will I be based?
At our new state-of-the-art pack house in Linton, near Maidstone in Kent.
What is the salary?
You will be employed by Berry Gardens with a competitive benefits package on a two-year fixed term contract including 25 days holiday entitlement plus bank holidays.
Will I gain a qualification?
Yes, you will undertake an ILM Level 5 Award in Leadership and Management.
What hours can I expect to work?
Hours of work depend on your secondment responsibilities, the type or role and the business needs of the company.