What it takes to be a Business Director

Only a select few have what it takes to lead an internationally successful retailer like ALDI. Our Directors must possess highly effective leadership qualities, outstanding communication skills, a competitive drive and strong business acumen. Being a decision-making role, it’s imperative that they’re not only up to date with market and competitor trends and behaviour, but able to apply this to complex business problems across a broad variety of disciplines. Business Director roles are available in all ALDI departments and we encourage experienced leaders with extensive industry experience to apply.

“The positive impact that you can have on the business is incredibly rewarding.”

James, Store Operations Director

The rewards – What’s in it for you: 

Market leading remuneration
Be part of a growing organisation
Solve tough business challenges
High degree of responsibility
No day is the same

The role offers a high level of autonomy and responsibility, the opportunity to implement change from the top and the chance to solve tough business challenges. Knowing that you directly contribute to the success of the entire organisation brings great satisfaction. As a result, we offer industry-leading remuneration in a dynamic and competitive environment.

The role challenges: 

Long hours
Fast paced
High pressure
Managing people
Dealing with unexpected issues

Fast-paced and hands-on, the role of an ALDI Business Director is about as demanding as it gets. Being able to cope with a heavy workload and deal with multiple challenges at any one time means that time management skills and the ability to delegate effectively are essential. The position holds a high level of financial accountability and goal setting, so it’s crucial that our Directors are proactive, results-driven, and able to adapt when necessary. Dealing with uncertainty is all in a day’s work.

Search the job listings below to see whether there is a Business Director position available in your area of expertise.