Life at Coles Group

Play your part in helping all Australians lead healthier, happier lives

You can feel the passion and pace of life at Coles Group. Whether you’re based in store, on site or in the office, there’s always something good happening, and our team members are energetic, accountable and fun to be around.

They continually tell us it’s the way that we win together with our team members, suppliers and communities that makes them so proud to work here.

When you join the team, you’ll feel part of a dynamic and inclusive culture where our people are inspired to deliver on our purpose to sustainably feed all Australians and to help them lead healthier, happier lives.

We’d like you to understand more about the values and behaviours that enable our team members to thrive, then introduce you to a few of our team members, to help you decide whether a career at Coles Group is right for you.

Our values

Our values guide our team members on what is important at work, helping them to understand the difference between the right and wrong ways to get things done. These values represent the fundamental principles and beliefs that underpin our unique culture and make Coles Group such a special place to work.

 

 

 

 

 

Our behaviours

Our values are enabled by our LEaD behaviours, which describe how Coles Group team members behave when we are at our best. Our LEaD program has been embedded in the way we recruit, develop and reward our people, meaning these are core to our ways of working.

 

 

 

 

 

Our values

Our values guide our team members on what is important at work, helping them to understand the difference between the right and wrong ways to get things done. These values represent the fundamental principles and beliefs that underpin our unique culture and make Coles Group such a special place to work.

Our behaviours

Our values are enabled by our LEaD behaviours, which describe how Coles Group team members behave when we are at our best. Our LEaD program has been embedded in the way we recruit, develop and reward our people, meaning these are core to our ways of working.

Meet our team members

Meet Shirin, Regional Manager Coles Supermarkets (VIC)

“Good things started with the support of my Deli Manager when I joined Coles at 15. I’ve since worked my way up to Deli Manager, Store Manager and my current role of Regional Manager.”

Meet Graham, Head of Supply Chain Platforms

“Good things start with our DC (Distribution Centre) automation program – we’re transforming the way in which we get products from our suppliers to our customers.”

Meet Bonny, Product Technologist

"Good things started for me on the Coles Product Technology graduate stream. I’m now part of a CSIRO advisory committee for young Indigenous women interested in careers in STEM."

Meet Nikala, General Manager, Store and People platforms

“Good things start by tech-enabling our stores to make life easier for our customers and team members.”

Meet Monique, Retail Area Manager, Coles Express

“Good things start with being able to manage my own time to achieve a work-life balance.”

Meet Ben, Head of Disruptive Technology

“Good things start through solving real world problems at scale to change the shape of Australian retailing.”

Where you could work

Because of the size and scale of our business, a career with Coles Group can take you many places. We have stores, distribution centres and offices located in some 2,200 sites across Australia. See where life at Coles could take you.

Store support centres and regional offices

Coles has offices based at Tooronga (VIC), Macquarie Park (NSW), Upper Mt Gravatt (QLD), West Leaderville (WA) and St Clair (SA). Our Melbourne Store Support Centre (corporate office), pictured here, is home to approximately 4,000 team members, who enjoy modern workspaces, an on-site gym and Coles Local store, plus free parking for everyone.

 

 

 

 

Coles Supermarkets and Coles Online

Coles Supermarkets are central to community life in Australia, with 800 stores employing team members in a variety of roles nationally. Thanks to our Coles Online team, customers can also shop anytime, anywhere with groceries delivered to their door or they can easily pick up in store with Click&Collect.

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                            

Coles Express

More than 5,000 Coles Express team members provide fuel and convenience retail from some 685 sites across Australia.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                       

 

Coles Distribution Centres

Strategically located across our nationwide retail and logistics network, team members based in our distribution centres ensure our products arrive in our stores to meet forecast customer demand.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liquorland

With more than 700 stores nationwide, Liquorland team members manage an extensive selection of wine, beer, and spirits, and operate an ultra-convenient click and collect service.

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Choice Liquor

First Choice team members celebrate the growers, brewers and distillers, the stories they tell and their passion for the products they sell.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vintage Cellars

Specialising in premium wines, spirits and craft beers, Vintage Cellars stores are filled with knowledgeable team members who are happy to help when it comes to making a selection.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Store support centres and regional offices

Coles has offices based at Tooronga (VIC), Macquarie Park (NSW), Upper Mt Gravatt (QLD), West Leaderville (WA) and St Clair (SA). Our Melbourne Store Support Centre (corporate office), pictured here, is home to approximately 4,000 team members, who enjoy modern workspaces, an on-site gym and Coles Local store, plus free parking for everyone.

Coles Supermarkets and Coles Online

Coles Supermarkets are central to community life in Australia, with 800 stores employing team members in a variety of roles nationally. Thanks to our Coles Online team, customers can also shop anytime, anywhere with groceries delivered to their door or they can easily pick up in store with Click&Collect.

Coles Express

More than 5,000 Coles Express team members provide fuel and convenience retail from some 685 sites across Australia.

Coles Distribution Centres

Strategically located across our nationwide retail and logistics network, team members based in our distribution centres ensure our products arrive in our stores to meet forecast customer demand.

Liquorland

With more than 700 stores nationwide, Liquorland team members manage an extensive selection of wine, beer, and spirits, and operate an ultra-convenient click and collect service.

First Choice Liquor

First Choice team members celebrate the growers, brewers and distillers, the stories they tell and their passion for the products they sell.

Vintage Cellars

Specialising in premium wines, spirits and craft beers, Vintage Cellars stores are filled with knowledgeable team members who are happy to help when it comes to making a selection.

Our team members are a diverse bunch and we authentically celebrate this at Coles Group because a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture drives innovation, diversity of thought, new ideas and a better work environment for everyone.

Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion

No matter where you start within our diverse business, we’ll support you to reach your full potential and set you up for future career success.

Learn more about Learning and Development

Not only is Coles Group a great place to work, there’s excellent rewards and benefits too.

Learn more about Rewards and Benefits

Find your next role at Coles Group