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About Coles

Coles Group

About Coles

At Coles, our purpose is to ‘sustainably feed all Australians to help them lead healthier, happier lives’.

From our origins in 1914 as a variety store in Collingwood, Coles has grown to become a leading Australian retailer and a household name. Customers trust Coles to provide great value food and drinks and we are known for our value, range and customer service.

For more than 105 years, the success of Coles has been built on innovation that inspires our customers, and we are proud of the contribution Coles has made to the Australian community and economy.

We are one of Australia’s leading ASX-listed companies and are one of the country’s largest private-sector employers with a passionate and dedicated team of more than 113,000 team members around Australia who are committed to serving and contributing to the communities in which we live and work.

The Coles Graduate Program

We are looking for graduates to join Coles as we look to deliver our new strategy and fulfil our purpose to ‘sustainably feed all Australians to help them lead healthier, happier lives’. To do this, Coles is embracing innovation, efficiency and pace of change while maintaining the customer focus that is central to Coles. Our graduates will help Coles win in our second century as a company and transform Coles into a retailer of the future; leveraging global partnerships, technology and the energy and ideas of our team. The Store Support Centre (Corporate) program is a two-year program delivering accelerated career-progression via functional rotations, unique projects and a structured development program. You’ll be provided with significant opportunities to grow and learn and you’ll be encouraged to share your original ideas and contribute from day one. With over 3,000 team members in our Store Support Centre, you will have a strong peer support network at commencement, build valued friendships and collaborate with experienced team members and leaders across the business. Want to hear from our graduates about what it’s really like or find out more about which business function is for you? Visit to find out more and register your interest.


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