With roots dating back to 1913, Aldi (short for Albrecht Discount) entered the Irish market in 1999. Aldi is one of the world’s most successful retailers. We have a vast network of over 160 stores across the country and have ambitious plans to open many more
Are you the Future Business Leader of the Year?
Future Business Leader Undergraduate of the Year Award 2024
We're looking for commercially minded, entrepreneurial students who aspire to make a real impact in their career.
Ambitious, and determined students are what we are looking for. We’d like to attract students who are working towards a career in leadership, where they can be responsible for successfully developing and leading those around them.
What could you win?
Win a day out with an Aldi Area Manager providing the lucky winner with a fantastic on the job insight into a typical day within a fast paced retailer. Your day will afford you the opportunity to spend time with a senior company leader and learn how Aldi operates.
With roots dating back to 1913, Aldi (short for Albrecht Discount) entered the Irish market in 1999. Aldi is one of the world’s most successful retailers. We have a vast network of over 160 stores across the country and have ambitious plans to open many more. There are currently more than 6,500 stores across our international portfolio including stores in Ireland, the UK, Europe, Australia, China and the USA.
To be the best, you need to learn from the best.
On the 12-month Graduate Programme, you’ll gain a well-rounded view of how we do things at Aldi to become part of our growing talented Area Manager team.
First up is your induction. Over two weeks, you’ll build up a clear picture of the business and what makes us so different. That's followed by a period of intensive training, taking in everything from stacking shelves to making decisions on how the store is run.
Then the challenges really kick in as you're given the keys to your own store, and get to grips with managing your team and a €multi-million business.
By the end of your first year, you should be ready to take on a full Area Manager role, with all the responsibilities that entails, from motivating employees to encouraging excellent performance. We give you the tool kit to deliver great results.
The combination of on-the-job training and soft skills training will equip you with the necessary skills to achieve your potential as an Area Manager. Your ultimate aim? To develop your store teams to achieve the highest possible sales while ensuring an efficient and cooperative working environment, great customer service, minimal costs and maximum productivity.
Secure a place on our Graduate Area Manager Programme and you'll enjoy a remuneration package that is unsurpassed, including:
€69,975 starting salary rising to €114,650
Training and support with a dedicated mentor from day one
A fully expensed company car from the day you join
Work laptop and iPhone
A pension scheme (after 2 years), private healthcare and five weeks holidays (plus bank holidays)
Prospects of international secondment
Aldi Graduate Area Manager Programme
Applications for our 2024 Aldi Graduate Area Manager Programme are now closed.