Glanbia nutrition group gears up for continued growth
The global nutrition group Glanbia has created 50 new jobs through its innovative 2017 ‘Pure Ambition’ Graduate Programme.
The roles include opportunities for graduates in areas including accounting, finance, computer science and it, digital media, engineering, procurement, supply chain, marketing, human resources and food, nutritional and agricultural science. Successful candidates work as part of global teams in a fast-paced, international environment, with opportunities for travel and work placements in overseas markets throughout the programme.
In the last four years, Glanbia has significantly expanded its graduate programme with an impressive 220 graduates passing through in total.
During this time, Glanbia has grown as a successful global nutrition group with market leading market positions in whey proteins, micronutrient premixes and the multi- billion dollar sports nutrition market.
Since 2010, Glanbia has delivered six consecutive years of double digit growth and is now present in more than 32 countries around the world, with its products sold in more than 130 countries globally.
Michael Patten, group human resources and corporate affairs director, said: “Through the launch of our 2017 Graduate Programme, we are seeking high calibre, ambitious graduates who aspire to help us deliver on our vision to be one of the world’s top performing global nutrition companies. Our graduate programme offers a world- class talent experience where our people are challenged to innovate and deliver real impact every day. If you are a graduate in the disciplines we are looking for, with am- bitions to be a global player and if you can identify with our values, then we would like to hear from you.”
Rose Mary Hogan, head of Glanbia graduate recruitment and development, said optimising the company’s talent pool requires sharing ideas and insights.
She said: “We want to unlock our graduates’ poten- tial and empower them to grow in their roles. Through continuous learning in different environments we are confident that we are helping graduates take a first step in a rewarding career and creating future leaders for our organisation.”
Glanbia graduates are mentored and supported through continuous on-the- job development, as well as formal training, working with the best people and the latest technologies.
This supports them on their journey to attaining professional status within their chosen specialities, as well as developing broader technical, business and project management skills and certifications>
Glanbia has enjoyed double-digit growth every year since 2010; the Glanbia Graduate Programme has given invaluable practical training to more than 220 graduates.