Graduate scheme

Kingspan welcomes graduates from many disciplines, but whatever your area of study, we are looking for graduates that are ready to take responsibility, be challenged and work on their own initiative. In return we will support you in developing a career that really matters, give you the opportunity to work and live around the world and of course offer a competitive salary and benefits.

We have opportunities in our Business and Finance Stream (which includes IT, HR, Procurement, Supply Chain etc) in locations throughout UK, Ireland, North America and Mainland Europe and are keen to hear from graduates wishing to join the global leader in high-performance insulation and building envelope solutions.

Here is some information about what you can expect if you join Kingspan.

Some examples of the types of roles available in this stream which would depend on the functional area you are recruited into:

  • Financial Accountant
  • Management Accountant
  • Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable
  • Procurement Graduate
  • Digital Content Executive
  • HR Administrator/Assistant
  • Project Coordinator

What you could be doing, depending on the role:

You could find yourself working on one or more of the following again depending on the functional area you are recruited into:

  • The preparation of monthly management accounts
  • The collation of financial information for the monthly management pack
  • Financial analysis and planning
  • Preparation of statutory accounts
  • Liaising with the Group’s auditors as part of the annual audit process
  • The development of company websites and other digital media
  • Active participation on digital project teams to implement whole new ways of working
  • Liaising with product development teams on new product ideas
  • Assisting with attraction and recruitment campaigns
  • Working on employee well-being and recognition initiatives

The skills and competencies you will need:

  • Ability to cope with ambiguity and challenging situations
  • Adapting to change, new technologies and a dynamic work environment
  • Ability to interact effectively and communicate with all levels of the organisation
  • Commitment to deliver the job and go beyond what is expected
  • High levels of accuracy and attention to detail

Candidate Requirements

  • You should be no more than 12 months post- graduation and available to take up a position no later than 30 September 2024
  • You must be eligible to live and work permanently in UK, North America and/or Europe dependent on the location of the vacancy
  • The exact location within these regions will be discussed with you during the recruitment process
  • You will need to have Degree and/or Masters in a relevant discipline depending on the functional area you are interested in e.g.
    • Finance and Accountancy
    • Business Studies/Administration
    • IT
    • Supply Chain Management
    • HR
    • Law
    • Sustainability Management

What we can offer you:

  • You will be a Kingspan employee from Day 1
  • The opportunity to live and work across the globe and in any of our 5 divisions:-
    • Insulation
    • Insulated Panels
    • Light, Air and Water
    • Data and Flooring
    • Waterproofing and Roofing
  • Competitive salary
  • A graduate development programme aimed at supporting you as you transition from university to the world of work and accelerating your career development
  • Access to business leaders
  • A dynamic, fast-paced work environment

Our recruitment process:

  • The first stage is to complete our online application form which is found on our application portal via the Apply button below
  • You can only submit one application so think about which stream you are most interested in. You will be given the option of indicating your second preference stream on the application form
  • If shortlisted, you will be invited to complete an online Psychometric test, i.e., Arctic Shores’ task-based assessments
  • If successful at that stage, you will be invited to submit a short video interview
  • Finally, if successful at that stage, you will be invited to attend a Virtual Assessment Centre comprising of a group exercise, individual presentation and final competency-based interview

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