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					            WOOLWORTHS GROUP LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME (WGLP)
                          Application Form


Section 1 – Personal Details

Surname:                                     First name:
University:
Term Address:




Postcode:
Dates at term address:
Term telephone number:
Home Address:




Postcode:
Dates at home address:
Home telephone number:
Mobile number:
E-mail address:


Do you currently work within Woolworths Group plc?

Yes                  No   
If yes please give details below:

Operating Company:             _____________________________

Function/Store:                _____________________________

Line Manager’s name:           _____________________________


Are you eligible to work in the UK?
(i.e. if required, do you have a valid work permit?)

Yes                  No   



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            WOOLWORTHS GROUP LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME (WGLP)
                          Application Form


What three things have influenced you to apply to Woolworths Group plc?

(Please rank 1 to 3 if appropriate, 1 being the most influencing source)

Woolworths Group plc website                              
You-graduate website                                      
Previous employment within Woolworths Group plc           
Woolworths Group plc contact                              
Friend                                                    
Prospects website                                         
Prospects directory                                       
Pocket prospects                                          
Scratch off concertina leaflet                            
Milkround on-line                                         
University Careers office                                 
Other eg personal e-mail (please specify): graduate-jobs.com


If you are selected onto the WGLP please specify which area of the business
you would be interested in working in.

(If you are interested in more than one function please prioritise your top three
choices)

Commercial including Buying         
Distribution                        
Finance                             
Human Resources                     
Marketing                           
MIS                                 
Retail Management                   
Supply Chain                        




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            WOOLWORTHS GROUP LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME (WGLP)
                          Application Form


  Section 2 – Employment History

  Please list all your previous work experience (in chronological order) including
  voluntary work if appropriate, indicating your specific level of responsibility and
  contributions

Company             From    To      Role                    Responsibilities and
                                                            contributions




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            WOOLWORTHS GROUP LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME (WGLP)
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Section 3 – Academic Record

Name of School and dates      GCSE (or equivalent) by    Year       Grade
attended                      subject                    taken




Name of School/ College       A levels (or equivalent)   Year       Grade
and dates attended            by subject                 taken




Name of University and     Degree studied           Degree         Expected
dates attended                                      result         degree
                                                    (if            result
                                                    applicable)




Further Qualifications

Institute                  Qualification            Dates at      Grade
                                                    institute     expected/
                                                                  obtained




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             WOOLWORTHS GROUP LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME (WGLP)
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Section 4 – Judgement

Woolworths Group plc needs people who are able to adopt a sharp and rigorous
approach to problem solving.
Please give an example of when you have demonstrated these skills, emphasising
the way you thought through the situation.
Situation:




Approach:




Outcome:




Section 5 – Influence

We are looking for people who have a good understanding of themselves, who know
how to influence the behaviour of others in order to achieve goals.
When and how have you effectively influenced someone to enable a goal /outcome
to be achieved?
Situation:




Approach:




Outcome:




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Section 6 – Drive

Woolworths Group plc need people who are driven to make a difference and who
have the self-assurance that enables goals to be achieved.
Please give an example of when you have made something happen, outlining any
obstacles you may have faced and overcome.
Situation:




Approach:




Outcome:




What motivates you and why?




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                           Application Form


Section 7 – Leadership

Within Woolworths Group plc we recognise the fact that effective leaders have many
different styles.
We are interested in who your role model leader is and why. (This person does not
have to be known to us)
Role Model Leader:




Reason:




Section 8 – Collaboration

Woolworths Group plc need people with Drive but not so consumed by personal
ambition that they cannot work well in a team.
Please give an example of when you were able to add value to results by working
effectively with others.
Situation:




Approach:




Outcome:




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          WOOLWORTHS GROUP LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME (WGLP)
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Section 9 – Diversity statement

At Woolworths Group plc we are committed to offering Equal Opportunities in
employment and welcome applicants from all sections of the community. We select
and develop staff solely on merit, irrespective of gender, marital status, race colour,
nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, HIV status, disability, sexual
orientation, unrelated criminal convictions and without arbitrary restrictions in
respect of age.

To help us ensure that we continue to select on the basis of relevant ability, we
would appreciate it if you could complete the following for monitoring purposes. This
is confidential and will not affect your application.

Male                                       Female               

Date of birth: _______________________________


Bangladeshi                                Chinese              
Black African                              Indian               
Black Caribbean                            Pakistani            
Black other                                White                

Other, please specify: _________________________

We are committed to ensuring that we remove any unnecessary barriers to the
employment of disabled people, therefore if you are subsequently invited to an
interview, are there any adjustments you may require to the recruitment process to
assist you.

Please give details:




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          WOOLWORTHS GROUP LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME (WGLP)
                        Application Form


Section 10 – Next steps

Please e-mail your completed application form to
graduate.recruitment@woolworthsgroupplc.co.uk

Or send your application form to
WGLP Graduate recruitment
Woolworths Group plc
Woolworth House
242-246 Marylebone Road
London NW1 6JL

Please note, the closing date for receipt of application is 29/02/04.

Thank you for taking the time to complete this form. You will receive an
acknowledgement letter detailing the next stages within the next 8 weeks.

Section 11 – Declaration

I confirm that to the best of my knowledge, the information contained in the
application form is true and accurate.

In submitting this application to Woolworths Group plc by clicking the button below,
you declare that the information that you have included on this application form is
true and understand that any false information may jeopardise your application or
lead to an offer being withdrawn.


Signature: __________________________________________________
(If you are submitting this application form in a hardcopy format, please sign here.)




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