GM&T Graduate Scheme

Welcome to our Grad Hub, where you can learn about our graduate programme – a two-year scheme giving ambitious graduates the opportunity to fast-track their careers and learn from the talented team at GM&T.


The GM&T graduate programme can help you become a versatile business professional. By developing your skills, resilience and knowledge, you can access a reputable and competitive career, and in return, help us to grow as a business.

We recognise that fresh talent brings fresh ideas and new opportunities to grow and innovate. Through our graduate programme, we aim to provide driven candidates a stepping-stone into a rewarding career, one that offers a chance to learn and develop while contributing to a growing and innovation-focused business.

Catering to specific learning and career paths, the GM&T graduate scheme includes a variety of programmes offering insight and first-hand experience into how our different departments work. Opportunities are available in the following areas, across sites in London and Manchester:

Rotate through the three key analytical areas of the F&A team, giving you the chance to better understand the Gas, Power and Liquefied natural gas (LNG) markets. Your focus will be to provide timely and accurate views/forecasts of the markets that we operate to generate sound and profitable trading decisions. In this role, you will be exposed to all parts of this process, getting a solid background in fundamental analytics, industry knowledge and commercial exposure.

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This role gives you the opportunity to work within an exciting and respected IT delivery team developing business critical applications for the trading desks. Our traders rely on this software to provide them with essential analytics, to ensure that they have the latest information to make informed trading decisions. The team is also responsible for researching, improving, implementing and maintaining systematic trading software, to ensure that our tools and processes evolve along with the business.

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This rotational programme offers you the opportunity to embed yourself within a large corporate department, assisting and supporting the Finance Leadership Team in realising the Group Finance vision.  You will sit within the busy Finance & Treasury department, gaining experience and exposure across various functions; Treasury Operations, Liquidity Management, Accounting & Control, Financial Planning & Analysis and Group Reporting. You will need a strong analytical mindset, attention to detail and thrive in a high-pressure environment with challenging deadlines.

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A rotational programme covering commercial and operational activities across multiple commodity products that are traded globally. You will sit within the Risk department, gaining experience and exposure of middle office functions; Trading Operations, Product Control and the various Risk teams. You will assist with negotiating trading documentation, developing collaborative relationships with Front Office and the Support Functions. That means you will need to combine your analytical skills with a positive can-do attitude, and strong communication and influencing skills.

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Embedding yourself into one of our key commercial teams, Digital Trading, you will work closely with traders, developers and analysts to help develop, implement and maintain systematic trading strategies. To succeed in this role you will need a keen interest in coding and data as you will work on various tools that the trading team use.

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The sales programme offers an in-depth insight into all aspects of the sales team. You will spend time within four keys aspects of the Sales Department; Marketing, Mid-sales, Corporate accounts and Small Medium Enterprises (SME). You will learn various skills throughout the two-year scheme, from the Marketing side of sales, looking at generating leads, the customer journey right through to working in Corporate Accounts. You will support our drive for continuous improvement, and to provide innovative ways of working to ensure that we deliver a consistently customer-centric, cost-effective service to our customers and brokers.

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A rotational programme developed to give you a well-rounded and in-depth view of the IT department, and how every aspect of each role within the department impacts the wider operation. You will be involved in business analysis, project management, development, testing and DBA/Application support – all rotational placements ensure that you receive a well-rounded experience and increase your chances of becoming an innovative, forward thinking IT professional.

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A hugely rewarding programme offering insight into the world of analytics and data science. You will spend two years working on live projects, alongside highly reputable data scientists and data engineers gaining knowledge and understanding to help you build a solid foundation for a career in data.  You will work closely with other teams within the business, enabling you to engage with different teams and be exposed to a broad spectrum of skills along the way.

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A fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to challenge themselves! This function creates best in class customer experience leveraging data, insight, research and technology to drive continuous improvement and innovation in the energy space. You will acquire extensive SQL coding skills in a business environment, discover how to tell stories through data and insight, gather the necessary skills to create and measure the performance of sophisticated CRM campaigns plus learn data science skills using Python & “R” to create customer segmentations, profiles and predictive models – all centred around customer data.

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A rotational programme that gives you the opportunity to see all sides of the function. You will sit within the busy finance department of our retail function in Manchester and complete six months within; Credit Control, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Planning/analysis.

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Our values

Here at GM&T, our values are important to us, and we look for them in every candidate. Discover our values below and found out if we’re a good fit for you.

Application process: Step-by-step

Attracting the right talent means employing a rigorous assessment process. Get to know our application process in our step-by-step guide below.

Reward & benefits

As part of our graduate programme, you can access a wealth of rewards, benefits and privileges, including:

  • Two-year full-time learning contract before moving to a permanent employment contract
  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Personal pension plan
  • Benefits allowance
  • 25 days annual leave, plus eight public holidays applicable to England

Learning & development

All our graduates will join the GM&T Group on an initial two-year learning programme, where you will develop your market, sector and personal skills through our learning and development offering. We operate a 70:20:10 model whereby individuals gain knowledge, learn and develop by breaking things down in the following way:

  • GM&T’s learning and development solutions are tailored to ensure high-impact, high-quality progression through various opportunities, including classroom courses, e-learning, external and technical training, and more.
  • When joining a trading business, it is important for you to understand the trade lifecycle, from execution to payment. You will participate in workshops that demonstrate the process, helping you understand how it works and where you and your team fit into the process.
  • We will help you develop your understanding of the energy sector by providing access to our online resources, including ‘Introduction to the Gas & Power markets’, ‘Introduction to the Energy Industry Landscape’ and an ‘Introduction to Derivatives and Spreads’. All graduates have the opportunity to take part in a trading simulation to apply their learning.
  • Developing your soft skills is also important, so we encourage you to take advantage of GM&T Academy. This is a collection of 50 instructor-led workshops delivered across the globe, including industry awareness for new starters, professional skill development, and management & leadership training.

Our graduate success stories

Highlighting the rewarding career opportunities available for our graduates, the following success stories offer insights into our graduate programme – from what you can expect to the skills you stand to learn. Click the links below to read our graduate success stories in full.

katie-GMT

“You are given responsibility and autonomy within your role straight away, which is a great way to learn and develop from day one”.

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veronika-GMT

“I love working with my team as everyone is very passionate and supportive – that’s probably the reason why it’s already my eighth year here at GM&T!”

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andrey-GMT

“I’m grateful to GM&T and to everyone that I have worked with over the years that have made my career here so special.”

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james-GMT

“The opportunity and responsibility that you’re given at GM&T is brilliant, whether it’s on the graduate scheme or later in your career.”

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Tips and advice

We’re committed to finding talented individuals from all walks of life to join our graduate programme. That’s why we’ve put together the following guides and resources, with key tips and advice on how to strengthen your graduate application.

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Ways to enhance your employability

From relevant work experience to extracurricular activities and interests, discover helpful ways to enhance your graduate application in our practical guide.

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Most important soft skills for graduates

Soft skills are invaluable in the modern business landscape. Here, we look at key transferrable skills and ways to showcase them at your interview.

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How to write a graduate CV

Putting together a compelling CV is essential for any graduate. Our definitive guide shows you how to do it and what to include.

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How to prepare for a graduate scheme interview

Preparing for your first graduate interview? Get the tips and advice you need to make the right impression in our interview guide.

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