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Countdown - Woolworths NZ

Offers jobs to students studying

Business and Commerce Information Technology Supply Chain & Logistics Design & UX Business and Commerce



The countdown continues to drive innovation from the front within NZ’s online retail landscape and remains genuinely committed to making Kiwi’s lives a little better every day.

the countdown is our recently established digital team responsible for innovation and delivery of eCommerce services for our connected shoppers - from our website to our mobile services and systems for the team in store, through to end-to-end physical service design.

Working out of our funky new Ponsonby offices your 18-month programme will see you fully immersed in squad work, sprint planning, and delivery. As you get to know our business more,  you will also be involved in pitching new ideas and shaping them into initiatives. From logistics to merchandise, operations, marketing, designing, developing and deployment of our website, mobile app, digital fulfilment, and customer support systems you will be signing up to transform the customer and team experience through technology. The final 6-months will be your specialisation period when your graduate programme is complete, you will move into a permanent role that will support your continued development both personally and professionally.

In CountdownX we are dedicated to Customer 1st thinking to drive great experiences across all our digital touchpoints. We are innovators, instigators, and love solving complex problems. We test and we learn and stay humble whilst also sharing our success. We work end-to-end within a new Agile tribal model that allows us to deliver quickly and be ahead of the game.

To be successful in our team we expect you will be:

  • Inquisitive and willing to learn, with a genuine curiosity about emerging technology tools and trends 
  • Passionate about technology and applying this within a business context 
  • Focussed on delivering the right outcomes for our customers and team members 
  • A proactive team player with strong collaboration skills. 
  • Able to challenge the status quo and articulate your vision/point of view. 
  • Energized, positive and resilient 
Technology is changing the face of retail every day and underpins our company's ability to deliver change. Join us and help shape the future of digital and technology for Countdown’s customers and team!