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  • Job
    Entry Level
  • People, HR & Administration
  • Birmingham


  • Flexibility on location to get the best out of your programme
  • Passion for hospitality
  • A proactive and positive attitude
  • Resilient and strong time management skills
  • A degree or equivalent in HR or CIPD Level 5
  • Ideally you will have worked in a Hotel/Leisure/ or Hospitality setting
  • Right to work in the UK & Ireland
  • Ability and willingness to travel across the UK and Ireland, sometimes requiring overnight stays


  • This is rotational programme covering all areas of the HR department such as generalist HR, recruitment, Group HR, L&D and much more!
  • You will gain experience and insight into employment law across the UK and Ireland
  • Extensive personal and professional development is provided throughout the programme with training workshops, webinars and project work.
  • Fixed term 2-year contract with the aim to be in a permanent role by the end of the programme.
  • Opportunity to work hybridly with the opportunity to work one day from home per week.
  • We will consider base location in any of the 36 locations across the UK and Ireland that we have hotels

Application Process

  • To apply for this Human Resources Graduate Programme, please follow these steps:
  • 1. Click on the "Apply Now" button on the job posting website.
  • 2. Fill out the online application form with your personal details, education background, and work experience.
  • 3. Upload your CV and cover letter outlining your passion for hospitality and why you would be a great fit for the programme.
  • 4. Submit your application before the closing date on 19th July 2024.
  • 5. Successful candidates will be contacted for interviews scheduled to take place in July 2024.
  • 6. If selected, you will have the opportunity to start with us in September 2024.
  • We look forward to receiving your application and discussing the exciting career opportunities available within Leonardo Hotels!


What qualifications do I need to apply for the HR Graduate Programme?

You will need to have recently graduated from university with a degree in Human Resources or a related field to be eligible for the HR Graduate Programme.

How many hotels does the company have in the UK & Ireland?

The company has over 55 hotels in the UK & Ireland where you will have the opportunity to work and develop your career in HR.

What is the goal of the HR Graduate Programme?

The goal of the HR Graduate Programme is to provide recent graduates with the chance to develop a career in HR within the hospitality industry and to grow within the company to achieve their career goals.

Welcome to Leonardo Hotels UK & Ireland, formerly known as Jurys Inn! #ComeJoinUs

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Mission & Purpose

Leonardo Hotels is one of the fastest-growing hotel chains in Europe with over 150 hotels in 13 countries, 52 of which are within the UK & Ireland. Leonardo Hotels are ideally located for sightseeing, shopping and business, and all our hotels have spacious comfortable bedrooms to relax in. Whether it is our 24 hour available staff, free WiFi or plentiful buffet breakfast, at Leonardo Hotels the little things make big differences. So whether you are visiting us as a business or leisure guest, a warm welcome awaits. #ComeJoinUs