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About Applegreen

We are leaders and innovators in roadside retail encompassing food, fuel and convenience offerings. We currently have over 14,000 employees across Ireland, UK and the US and revenues of over €3.1 billion.

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About Applegreen:

We are leaders and innovators in roadside retail encompassing food, fuel and convenience offerings. Founded in Dublin in 1992, we had expanded internationally and currently have over 14,000 employees and 600 sites across Ireland, UK and the US.

We are deeply committed to our customers and communities and to creating a positive legacy for future generations, reflected by our charity initiatives and sustainability programmes.

Why choose us?

The Applegreen graduate programmes, launched in 2020, have an ambitious purpose to develop high potential graduates into the future leaders of our expanding business.

We are looking for talented graduates who are passionate about retail, ambitious, innovative and have an entrepreneurial spirit to add to our global workforce of retail and corporate experts.

In return, we commit to continuously developing you and to provide meaningful learning experiences alongside a high level of ownership and responsibility.

What are our programmes ?

At Applegreen, we have two programmes on offer, Accounting & Finance and Retail :

Our accounting & finance graduate programme is a three-year programme where graduates will have the opportunity to rotate between different finance functions such as Management Accounting, Commercial Finance, Treasury, Financial Planning and Analysis, Taxation and Consolidation & Reporting.

As an ACCA Approved Employer, Applegreen graduates are supported to achieve their ACCA qualification through full exam sponsorship, learning support through a chosen tuition provider and a generous study leave policy.

Our retail programme is a two year cross functional programme where graduates will have the opportunity to work in functions such as HR, Marketing, Trading, Analytics and more. Graduates will complete a site rotation to gain hands on experience and will have the opportunity for an international placement in their final year.

What is the graduate training and development offering?

At Applegreen, one of our core values is that we value and develop our people.

Our bespoke “Future Leaders” development programme is custom designed to provide graduates with expert training across the three pillars of self, business, and leadership.

Featuring a combination of workshops, online self-directed learning, webinars and guest speakers, the programme is structured to develop and strengthen the commercial acumen and leadership skills required to succeed in your career.

There is a broad range of topics covered such as business case proposal, influencing and leadership, goal setting and time management, negotiations, effective communications, resilience and design thinking.

You are also fully supported to achieve certified diplomas in Microsoft Excel and Project Management and will have full access to a wide library of learning supports via our tailored graduate portal.

By investing in this development programme, you will accelerate your pathway to future leadership roles.

Why choose an Applegreen Graduate Programme?

  • Attractive reward package
  • International Opportunities
  • Unlimited progression opportunities to realise your career ambitions
  • A fun and collaborative work environment
  • Rotational structure to accelerate your commercial acumen
  • Visibility and engagement with senior management

For more information on the company, and the graduate roles available, download our graduate brochure here.

Come and meet us in person!

We will be attending several careers fair over the coming weeks, see below details and make sure to stop by and say hello!

  • NUIG - Graduate Jobs Fair , Tuesday 27th Sep, 11:00 – 17:00, Bailey Allen Hall, NUIG Campus.
  • gradireland - Graduate Careers Fair , Wednesday 28th Sep, 11:00 – 17:00 RDS, Hall 8D, Simmonscourt, Ballsbridge, Dublin.
  • UCD - Business Finance and Management Fair , Tuesday 4th Oct, 12:00 – 17:00, O’ Reilly Hall, UCD Campus.
  • TUDublin - Business/IT/Law/Languages/Hospitality/Tourism Careers Fair 2022 , Wednesday 5th Oct 12:30 – 14:30 - The Courtyard, TUDublin Aungier St, Dublin.
  • UCC - Graduate Recruitment Fair , Wednesday 5th Oct, 09:00 – 13:30, Hub Building, UCC Campus.

Applegreen Graduate Brochure 2022

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Facts and figures
  • Number of employees: > 250
Industry sectors
  • Retail, Business & Commercial Services
  • Accounting & Finance
  • FMCG
  • Retail
  • Management & Business