Graduate scheme

County Dublin

Duration: 2 years

Start Date: Sept 2023

Closing Date : Oct 31st, 2022

Location: Dublin

Work type: Hybrid (2 days on site in Dublin 4 or Dublin 22, 3 days from where you work best)

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About Irish Distillers

Irish Distillers is Ireland’s leading supplier of spirits and wines and makers of some of the world’s most well-known and successful Irish whiskeys. Led by Jameson, our brands have driven the global renaissance of Irish whiskey and are exported to over 130 markets across the globe. We are located across 5 locations in Ireland and are based nationwide across Cork, Dublin and Belfast. Recently, we proudly became a top 10 global spirit brand , distributing over 10 million cases across the globe. As part of Pernod Ricard, the no.2 worldwide producer of wines and spirits, Irish Distillers has an extensive global distribution network.

About Our HR Graduate Programme

Our HR Graduate Programme is a two-year programme based at our Head Office in Dublin 4.

Our HR team helps us deliver our corporate strategy and objectives by effectively recruiting, managing and developing our people. Our core areas include talent acquisition, HR business partnering, Culture & Capability, Reward and HR Operations. We support over 700 employees across 5 different locations in Dublin, Cork and Belfast.

Based across our Head Office and Operations site in Dublin, our HR Graduate Programme offers real responsibilities, rotations and project work. You will get exposure across the full employee lifecycle including recruitment, onboarding, employee relations, reward, learning & development, diversity & inclusion and wellbeing. During the programme, you will rotate across our different functions within HR, offering you practical experience in a supportive, learning environment.

Starting in 2023, we are looking for top HR talent from Level 8 or Level 9 Graduates HR or Business-related discipline (majoring in HR). Graduate of CIPD qualification is preferred but not essential. You should be a strong communicator, with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills. Closing date for applications is 31st of Oct 2022.

Your Training & Development

Our goal is to enable you to become our future generation of talent by offering you a Graduate Training Programme that fuels your ambition. The blended learning programme we have in place will help you develop both your technical and leadership skills through a combination of theoretical learning and on the job experience. Our committed mentors and experienced team come from a diverse range of backgrounds and will help you thrive in our fun and welcoming environment

Our supportive and structured learning programme offers you technical, professional and personal development. This includes:

  • On-boarding
  • Structured rotations
  • Mentor framework
  • Technical skills development
  • Professional skills development
  • Project work

What we look for

We are looking for a mindset, as well as a skillset.

  • Level 8 or 9 in Human Resources or a Business-related discipline with a major in HR
  • Self-starter, naturally curious, strong communicator, collaborative, innovative and a team player
  • Ability to cultivate innovation and embrace nimble learning
  • Eligibility to work in Ireland permanently

What we offer

We understand our people are our special ingredient. We treat our employees with respect and offer an environment that is engaging, supportive and collaborative. We want to make you feel recognised and valued for your contribution to our shared success. Some of our offerings include:

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Profit share: An annual profit share scheme to reward your contribution to the company’s success
  • Allowance: An annual allowance to spend on our portfolio of products and merchandise, for you to enjoy responsibly
  • Smart Working: Under our Smart Working model we offer a blended working arrangement of 2 days in our offices in Dublin 4 or Dublin 22 and 3 days a week working where you work best
  • Defined Contribution Pension: Matched up to 10% employer contribution
  • People Development: Outside of the Grad Programme, we enable continuous development for our people at every stage of their careers through our people development, online learning, and leadership training programmes
  • Health & Wellbeing; Our Wellbeing Programme “THRIVE” supports employees across the three main pillars: Life, Body and Mind
  • Charity Days: Up to 2 days paid leave every year to volunteer at a registered charity
  • Laptop & Mobile

Like a well-blended whiskey, we believe that diverse perspectives make us better and we welcome people from all backgrounds and experiences to create together the spirit that makes us great.

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