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Agribusiness Associate

Date: Sep 24, 2021

Location: IE

Company: Glanbia

Agribusiness Associate (2022 Start)

Pure Ambition Graduate Programme


Are you looking for a graduate programme to match your ambition?

At Glanbia we are dedicated to delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey. We differentiate ourselves by doing not only what is right for our business, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work. So if you’re looking to develop your career, stretch your ambitions and work for a company that has the ability to succeed on the world stage, ours is a journey you’ll want to share.


Being selected for our Pure Ambition Graduate Programme is a significant first step in an exciting and invigorating career.  At Glanbia, we nurture your talent and individuality.  We support you in fulfilling your potential and help who you are today become who you want to be tomorrow.  We want to grow and we want you to grow with us.  In recognition of our world-class learning and development environment and excellent career opportunities, we were incredibly proud to win the award for Best Graduate Training & Development at the Gradireland Awards in 2021!


What you will be doing

Through the Pure Ambition Graduate Programme, you’ll have the opportunity to make a big impact every day. We offer an engaging and immersive experience-driven development journey where you’ll learn and develop not just the skills required for today, but the skills required for tomorrow.


Glanbia is offering excellent career opportunities to high-performing Agricultural Science Graduates.  Here, you’ll gain experience of agribusiness sales, branch and business management network while pursuing a career in a challenging and fast moving environment. All our Agribusiness Associates will advance their technical experience by working closely with their managers and teams, gaining the skills and confidence to develop our business through new sales and innovation.


In order to offer our Agribusiness Associates a holistic insight to our business, areas of exposure are vast and varied. Development areas range from on-farm nutritional consultancy, technical advisory and project management to experiencing aspects of our retail operations and managements, customer service, people management, category management and logistics. At the end of the two year graduate programme you will have gained an understanding of key business and financial drivers through exposure of best practice processes and IT systems setting you up to progress your career with Glanbia.


Who we’re looking for

We know it’s our people and their passion for delivering superior quality and value to our customers that sets us apart. We’re looking for graduates with the following qualifications and attributes: 

  • High academic record to date in the following fields of study: Agricultural Science, Agribusiness or related discipline; and expected minimum of a 2.1 honours primary degree
  • Strong technical knowledge and customer-facing/retail experience
  • Ambition to progress successfully in a career in agribusiness in an exciting, ever-changing and challenging environment
  • Thinks commercially and delivers customer centric solutions
  • Drives collaboration and builds partnerships to meet shared objectives
  • Communicates clearly and can influence at all levels
  • Demonstrates a thirst for knowledge with a desire to continually learn and grow
  • Analytically minded with the ability to develop creative insights and execute change


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.