Relauncher: the return-to-tech careers program by Coles Group


Are you an experienced and passionate technology professional, who is now looking to return to your career after a period of parental leave, care giving, entrepreneurship or further study?


We’re looking for people like you to be part of The Relauncher Program - a bespoke program, powered by Coles Group, designed to support you in returning to your technology career in the following roles:


  • Project Manager
  • Delivery Lead
  • Senior Business Analyst
  • Product Manager
  • Agile Coach



Welcome back – we’re here to support you

We understand it can be challenging to step back into a technology role after time away, so this program gives you the support, flexibility, and upskilling, where needed, to make this transition seamless, achievable, and enjoyable.



About the program

Relauncher is a 6-month program, starting in January 2022, where you will:


  • Enjoy flexible hours (min. 3 days per week at commencement of program) to transition into a permanent role at the end of the program
  • Feel inspired and supported with mentorship, on-the-job training and coaching tailored to your specific role and experience
  • Be a part of a close-knit cohort and get the support of a Buddy on a day-to-day basis
  • Join a team that values and encourages good work-life balance
  • Receive a competitive salary for the duration of the program
  • Have a guaranteed position with Coles after successfully completing the program
  • Work flexibly, with the opportunity to work from home and at our offices in Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane



What you’ll be doing

With the fast-paced culture of retail and the evolving technology landscape, team members at Coles get to work with cutting-edge technologies, massive data sets and in agile ways to inspire the millions of Australians who shop with us every week.


With our digital transformation already underway across our store and customer-facing platforms and our technology transformation gathering pace, there’s never been a more exciting time to join a technology team that really values your health, wellbeing and happiness.


From day one, you’ll get exposure to interesting work and inspiring leaders, and you’ll be able to see the tangible impact your work has on the lives of millions of Australians across the country.



Put your skills to good use

As a Project Manager or Delivery lead, you will enable and support technology teams in delivering business outcomes across both technology change and application programmes.


Or as a Senior Business Analyst, you will be defining and designing changes to our company technology systems and business processes.


Product Managers will focus specifically on managing technology products and applications directly while Agile Coaches will assist our agile teams to support a national team of over 120,000 people and iconic portfolio of Australia’s most trusted brands all manage the shift.



Good things you’ll need
We’re looking for passionate mid to senior-tier professionals who have over 5 years of relevant experience and/or qualifications in technology, digital transformation and Information Technology systems – all of which will enable you to provide increased diversity of thought and value to the Coles team.


There are multiple roles available - each with its own corresponding requirements.


Coles will upskill you across all relevant technology, software and practise developments, so you have the confidence and opportunities to take an exciting next step in your career.



Why choose Coles?

We’re committed to making this a great place to work, from day one. From flexible working arrangements to discounts across all our internal brands (including 5% off at Coles supermarkets!), there are plenty of reasons to love working here. Explore all this and more on the Coles Careers website.



We’d love to meet you

Don’t miss out. Our first Relauncher program starts in January 2022, with applications closing on November 17th, 2021.


Apply now via this Expression of Interest and relaunch your tech career with Coles.