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Associate | Project Manager

Date: 02-Mar-2023

Location: IE

Company: Glanbia




Graduate Programme 2023 – Project Management Associate
Citywest, Dublin or Abbey Quarter, Kilkenny (Hybrid)



About Us 
Tirlán, formerly known as Glanbia Ireland, is a world-class food and nutrition co-operative, with a diverse portfolio of quality ingredients, leading consumer and agri brands. 
The farmer-owned co-operative has a first-class track record of success in the global market. Rooted in a rich heritage of family farming and embedded in its communities, Tirlán has evolved to bring the passion of its farmers and their high-quality milk and grains to the international marketplace. 

Tirlán is offering a unique opportunity for a graduate to join our Strategy Development Team as a Project Management Associate. This role will report to Head of Strategy Development.

•    Work closely with the Strategy Execution Office team to oversee efficient delivery of approved projects and programmes.  
•    Work closely with sponsors, business Leads, and other stakeholders to define project requirements and scope. 
•    Provide guidance and assistance with drafting project charters, business cases and creating detailed project plans. 
•    Support the delivery of projects within scope, plan, quality, and budget. 
•    Provide project management leadership for assigned projects and business initiatives. 
•    Provide regular communication updates on the status of projects. 
•    Work with cross functional teams to successfully deliver projects. 
•    Provide support with the preparation of regular reports for the Project Steering Groups, Programme Management and HSE. 
•    Support quality assurance reviews and checks to monitor the quality of project deliverables, outputs and reporting. 
•    Assist with regular reporting on project performance including schedule, budget, and resource utilisation against agreed targets. 
•    Support SEO inputs and updates to Tirlán’s Performance Management processes, the 3M framework. 
•    Deliver training on specific aspects of Tirlán’s project lifecycle methods and standards. 

•    Degree in or significant knowledge of Project Management standards and methods   
•    Industry qualifications such as CAPM, PMP or Prince2 a distinct advantage
•    Knowledge and experience of stakeholder management and change management
•    Strong collaboration and team-working skills
•    Good problem-solving skills
•    Strong communication skills including written, verbal and presentation
•    Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and build relationships with stakeholders across the business
•    Strong MS Project and other related Office software skills a benefit
•    Some travel may be required, depending on business needs
•    Accessibility to move between offices is a distinct advantage

If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up-to-date resume.

More about us at Tirlán 
A talented team of over 2,100 people manage Tirlán’s network of 11 production facilities and 52 agri retail outlets serving its communities with annual revenues of over €3 billion expected in 2022. Tirlán’s state-of-the-art headquarters in Kilkenny city and innovation centre in Ballyragget promote innovation, creativity and collaboration. Tirlán is committed to sustainability throughout the organisation through its comprehensive Living Proof programme, and the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) contained within it. For more information visit

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
Tirlán embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams where different perspectives drive innovation and growth. We strive to create an inclusive workplace where people can bring their true self to work and achieve their full potential.
At Tirlán, 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, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status. 

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

Tirlán is a Values Based Organisation -