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Toyota New Zealand

  • #4 in Retail, sales and consumer goods
  • > 100,000 employees

2022 Retail Graduate Programme

Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch & other Toyota Stores (varies year to year)
Toyota Retail Graduate Programme – the opportunity to drive your career in your direction

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
1-5
Start Date
26 Feb 2022

Application dates

Applications Open
16 Aug 2021
Applications Close
5 Sep 2021

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
B
Accounting
Commerce
Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business
Business Administration
International Business
Management
Office Studies
Project Management
Event Management
Economics
Human Resources
Hospitality Management
Retail & Merchandising
Tourism
Marketing & Advertising
Public Relations
Transport, Logistics & Procurement

Hiring criteria

Entry pathway

See details

About the programme:

Toyota in New Zealand is one of the most successful brands in the country, with the highest market share of vehicle sales across all vehicle brands. At Toyota, we believe respect for people and continuous improvement are at the core of smart business and future success.

We're in the market for resilient, enthusiastic, business savvy graduates to join our team and be in the heart of the action to turbo charge our authorised Toyota stores into 2022 and beyond. This programme is about unleashing your potential and grooming you to be a future leader with the Toyota family.

Overview:

No matter where you are, throughout the 12 months you will be part of the team handling enquiries about sales, service, parts, and accessories – all the products and services Toyota customers love and trust.

We are committed to providing you with outstanding professional and personal development and career advancement opportunities, with ongoing training, coaching, and mentoring from the leaders of Toyota in New Zealand.

Within the 12 month period, there will be a range of opportunities to contribute ideas and further develop on-the-job skills in marketing, finance and strategic development. Be prepared to roll up your sleeves and get amongst the action to ensure Toyota stays number ONE.

Purpose of the programme:

This programme is designed to provide an end to end experience of the retail automotive industry. From the logistics and distribution of vehicles and parts, to vehicle marketing and sales, and finally vehicle service, finance and keeping Toyota customers for life.

With this foundation of knowledge and skills, future leaders will be given every opportunity to inject ideas, new business strategies and make their mark on the future of Toyota in New Zealand.

The general duties and responsibilities for Graduates completing the programme are:

  • Partake in regular training and improvement opportunities related to the role.
  • Partake in coaching sessions and maintain communication performance standards.
  • Promote / sell Toyota New Zealand products and services when required.
  • Achieve company and performance objectives.
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities.
  • Undertake projects and duties that the company may reasonably request

Are you one of us?

Toyota people thrive on having the freedom to make decisions and do extraordinary things. Here's what we look for:

  • Enthusiasm and passion for working in a dynamic and exciting environment
  • Successful achievement of (in last 24 months or will successfully achieve before the start of the programme) a Bachelor's Degree from a NZQA approved New Zealand tertiary institute
  • Your programme of study is relevant to the content of the Toyota Retail Graduate Programme e.g. including but not limited to: Commerce, Business, Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
  • You are energetic, self-confident, competitive, proactive, resilient, and have tons of initiative.
  • Proven experience working with people, preferably in a customer-facing role or in the hospitality industry.

Application Guidelines:

To apply for the Toyota Retail Graduate Programme, you will need to submit a cover letter, a CV, your Academic Transcript and the completed Application Form.

  • In your cover letter you need to demonstrate why you are the best graduate candidate for this programme. This will include helping us to understand your motivation for applying, the qualities you possess that will ensure your success throughout the two years on the programme, and how you express the eight Toyota Believe statements in your approach to life.
  • Your CV will need to reflect any previous work experience, relevant skills, personal qualities and interests. We are interested in hearing about the experiences where you have developed and demonstrated the competencies we're after, including key achievements in your life to date.
  • Your Academic Transcript will enable us to gain an understanding of the range of papers you have studied while completing your degree.
  • It is highly advantageous that you have a full New Zealand drivers license as you will have the opportunity to drive a range of Toyota vehicles.

Please note, you must be a NZ citizen or permanent resident to apply for this programme.

Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry pathway
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Bachelor or higher
Study Field
B
Accounting
Commerce
Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business
Business Administration
International Business
Management
Office Studies
Project Management
Economics
Human Resources
Hospitality Management
Retail & Merchandising
Tourism

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
Toyota are the epitome of reliability within the automotive industry and are always looking for new initiatives from an environmental perspective. These are values I resonate with and I enjoy seeing them unfold successfully.

Madison Rennie

  • Graduate stories
Toyota are the epitome of reliability within the automotive industry and are always looking for new initiatives from an environmental perspective. These are values I resonate with and I enjoy seeing them unfold successfully.

Madison Rennie

  • Graduate stories
Toyota are the epitome of reliability within the automotive industry and are always looking for new initiatives from an environmental perspective. These are values I resonate with and I enjoy seeing them unfold successfully.

Madison Rennie

  • Graduate stories
Toyota are the epitome of reliability within the automotive industry and are always looking for new initiatives from an environmental perspective. These are values I resonate with and I enjoy seeing them unfold successfully.

Madison Rennie