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We have big plans for both the UK and Ireland. So it’s down to our National IT (NIT) teams to help us deliver. We call on a mix of Technicians, Specialists, Analysts, Project Managers and support staff to turn our business needs into IT solutions. As part of an increasingly global business, we’re always looking for more innovative and efficient ways of doing things. So, when you join, you’ll create even better experiences using relevant technological advances to make that happen. Standards are high; things move fast, challenges are tough. Ready?

Browse our IT roles

From Director to Apprentice, there are many key levels in National IT, all working together to support this essential function. Every level offers the opportunity to introduce fresh ideas and expertise so that we can carry on improving our business.

National IT Senior Manager

As an expert in your area, you will be responsible for presenting solutions and approaches as well as managing any changes to the existing business processes. You will be able to think strategically, always considering the overall goals of the department and the wider business.

Our National IT teams support Aldi by delivering our system and infrastructure needs. As a Senior Manager, you will command a large team, motivating them to drive forward a number of complex projects and offer technical support. You will build strong relationships with our International IT team, and liaise with them to ensure we're in line with the bigger picture, while making a case to incorporate business needs.

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Salary

£82,415 salary rising in increments to £102,875 in year 4.

Holiday allowance

5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

Hours and benefits

You’ll work a 5-day, 50-hour week, from Monday – Friday. When you start, you’ll receive full training, a company pension, and company maternity, paternity and adoption leave after 2 years. You’ll also get  private employee medical insurance after 6 months.

National IT Manager

Our National IT Managers are a pretty rare breed. They have the kind of technical ability that earns the respect of the team. But, as importantly, they’ve got the experience to see the bigger picture. So as well as leading and developing a team of Apprentices, Technicians, Specialists and Analysts on some major projects – whether that’s for eCommerce, Stores, Purchasing or Logistics – they’ve also got a handle on the impact the work has on the business. It calls for strategic vision, unquestionable project management, outstanding people management, tight budgetary control and the ability to handle just about anything else the business has up its sleeve. 

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Salary

£54,285 rising in increments to £79,040 in year 4.

Holiday allowance

5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

Hours and benefits

You’ll work a 5-day, 50-hour week, from Monday – Friday. When you start, you’ll receive full training, a company pension, and company maternity, paternity and adoption leave after 2 years. You’ll also get private employee medical insurance after 6 months.

National IT Senior Analyst

As an IT Senior Analyst, you don’t need to be a technical wizard as such – but you do have to be passionate about how IT solutions can help support the business. It’s the thrill you get at seeing how we can improve on what we’re doing that will help you ensure the projects you oversee have been considered from every single angle. Not forgetting that everything’s delivered on time, on budget and to the highest quality. Whether you’re a technical or business Analyst (or a highly experienced technical Specialist looking for the next step up), the work you carry out will undoubtedly have a big impact on the way we do things.

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Salary

£54,285 rising in increments to £70,415 in year 5.

Holiday allowance

5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

Hours and benefits

You’ll work a 5-day, 40-hour week, from Monday – Friday. When you start, you’ll receive full training, a company pension, and company maternity, paternity and adoption leave after 2 years. You’ll also get private employee medical insurance after 4 years.

National IT Analyst

As an IT Analyst, you don’t need to be a technical wizard as such – but you do have to be passionate about how IT solutions can help support the business. It’s the thrill you get at seeing how we can improve on what we’re doing that will help you ensure the projects you oversee have been considered from every single angle. Not forgetting that everything’s delivered on time, on budget and to the highest quality. Whether you’re a technical or business Analyst (or a highly experienced technical Specialist looking for the next step up), the work you carry out will undoubtedly have a big impact on the way we do things.

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Salary

£47,100 rising in increments to £54,255 in year 5.

Holiday allowance

5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

Hours and benefits

You’ll work a 5-day, 40-hour week, from Monday – Friday. When you start, you’ll receive full training, a company pension, and company maternity, paternity and adoption leave after 2 years. You’ll also get private employee medical insurance after 4 years.

National IT Specialist

The clue’s in the title. You’re an expert in your field – whether that’s in the technical or commercial arena. It means people will come to you for advice on an IT solution at every stage of the lifecycle – from concept, to roll-out and maintenance. We have IT specialists across every area of the business: Stores, Purchasing, Hardware and Systems, Logistics, Regions, Finance… you name it. Whilst they’re team players, they also take ownership and have great communication skills.

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Salary

£32,200 rising in increments to £46,590 in year 5.

Holiday allowance

5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

Hours and benefits

You’ll work a 5-day, 40-hour week. After 4 years, you’ll receive a company pension and private employee medical insurance. And after 2 years, you’ll get company maternity, paternity and adoption leave.

National IT Assistant

In this small but growing team, you’ll look after our National IT Directors. It’s a role that’s full of variety. Diary management features heavily, and you’ll help with everything from personnel to payroll and new starter admin. You might even be asked to co-ordinate an event or get involved with a Committee. So you can imagine why we ask for plenty of flexibility, so you can juggle your changing priorities.  

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Salary

£32,075 rising in increments to £37,455 in year 5.

Holiday allowance

5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

Hours and benefits

You’ll work a 5-day, 40-hour week. After 4 years, you’ll receive a company pension and private employee medical insurance. And after 2 years, you’ll get company maternity, paternity and adoption leave.

National IT Technician

As an IT Technician you’re our ‘go to’ person when it comes to support – whether that’s first level or project support you’ll be there to answer the team’s queries. You’re someone who knows your stuff, which will be essential to give the kind of help the teams need in this hands-on technical support role. And with technicians across all our NIT teams, it’s a great place to get a feel for the business. Flexible and able to juggle priorities, it’s a role – once mastered – that can only lead to bigger things.

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Salary

£27,445 rising in increments to £30,670 in year 5.

Holiday allowance

5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

Hours and benefits

You’ll work a 5-day, 40-hour week (including weekends). When you start, you’ll take advantage of full training. After 4 years, you’ll receive a company pension, and after 2 years, you’ll get company maternity, paternity and adoption leave.

National IT Apprentice

Being a National IT Apprentice at Aldi is no easy ride as you’re expected to balance your studies with carrying out a real job with real responsibilities. Yet if IT is what you want to do, there’s no better way to get a head start. By joining as a National IT Apprentice, you’ll get a three-year introduction to the fast-paced world of retail, whilst gaining valuable qualifications and getting paid too. It’s tough, but everyone at Aldi is willing you to succeed and there to support you through it. And for those that impress, there’s a permanent job waiting at the end of it.

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Salary

£189 per week (rising to £326 per week in year4).

Holiday allowance

28 days’ annual leave including Bank Holidays.

Hours and benefits

This is a fixed-term contract where you’ll work 5-day, 30-hours per week (including weekends). 

What we'll offer you

Our Application Process

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Online Application/CV Upload

You’ll need to complete an online application or upload a CV that highlights your key skills, attitude and character. It’s your first chance to grab our attention so don’t hold back.

Video Interview

If we like the look of your application, you might be asked to join us for a video interview. This helps us to get a better idea of who you are, and what we’re looking for.

Online Test

If you’re applying for a management role and we think you’ve got the Aldi personality, we’ll ask you to complete a quick online test. If you’re not applying for a management role, you might skip this stage. 

Group Assessment

If all goes well, we’ll then ask you to spend some time at one of our assessment centres. Our processes have been created to ensure you have the chance to shine. We’re looking for your drive, professionalism and work ethic.

Final Interview

If we’re convinced that you’re a good ‘Aldi fit’, we’ll ask you to come for a final one-to-one interview. Here we’ll go into more detail about your contract and what we’ll expect of you.

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You like what we’ve got to say so much you’d love to work here. That’s brilliant. It means it’s now time to start your Aldi journey and start your application. You’re already one step closer.

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