Why Tirlán?

19 Sept 2023, 16:26

Our approach is different. We give you the opportunity to do real work. We want you to take control.


You'll be a valued member of the team

On this programme, you will not be a spectator. You’ll be exposed to significant learning opportunities and will get to know the many aspects of our business.

Tirlán is bigger than the sum of its parts, yet small enough to allow for agility and cross functional collaboration.


You’ll enjoy structured development

We hire graduates for their potential, and do not expect you to know everything. Structured learning is a huge aspect of our programme.

We love to see you develop and strive to provide endless opportunities, through bespoke programmes, on demand learning, summits, mentors, and projects.

We’ll give you a personalised career plan

We provide all the structure you need to grow fast, with a minimum of two job rotations, brand and business exposure, personalised development planning and access to career coaching.

We will support you to achieve the success you want, satisfying your appetite for a meaningful career experience.

You will make a real difference

As Tirlán, we’re setting out to tackle some ambitious new goals. Your impact will truly be felt from the very beginning and will help us shape the future of our business.

This is a new phase for our ambitious cooperative, building on our roots in the past and reaching ambitiously into the future. You will be working with an organisation that invests in farming families all across Ireland and brings world-class nutrition to the global market.

You’ll find a truly human environment

There’s something very different about working at Tirlán. We are community focused and caring. Many say it’s like joining a very large family.

We humbly believe that we are like no other organisation. We care about creating a space where you can be your true self at work, and strive to include everyone.


You will enjoy a real sense of balance

Our new hybrid workplace is designed to encourage work in a way that suits your professional, personal, and social life.

These state-of-the-art facilities support better wellbeing and better outcomes for everyone. We want you to have fun and build connections that last a lifetime; creating social moments as well as working opportunities.

Training & development

We take great pride in our training programmes. By providing personalised training, we empower our graduates to develop the confidence, skills and expertise to excel in their careers.

All grads receive the following training:

  • Two different rotations during your tenure to deliver different learning and exposure opportunities
  • Brand exposure experience to develop important business and customer understanding
  • Ongoing, structured coaching by manager
  • Career coaching and development planning
  • Comprehensive development programmes
  • Individual wellness planning
  • Reverse mentoring – we want to learn from you too!

We follow the 70:20:10 development model. This includes 70% on-the-job training, 20% networking, coaching and mentoring opportunities and 10% formal training. We have built this model to ensure you develop your potential and thrive at Tirlán. Learn more about our development model in our brochure.

Rewards & benefits

In addition to a competitive starting salary, you will get the following benefits package:

  • Hybrid working
  • Structured social events, team building and away days
  • Spotlighting events with senior leadership
  • Annual Tirlán Graduate Summit

Find out more about the Tirlán graduate programme from the brochure

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