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IT Business Analyst Associate (HRIS)

Date: Feb 19, 2021

Location: KK, IE

Company: Glanbia

IT Business Analyst Associate – HR Information Systems (HRIS)

Pure Ambition Graduate Programme (2021 Start)



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 Graduate Employer of the Year (<40 intake) at the Gradireland Awards in 2020!


Glanbia have embarked on an exciting Global HR transformation journey encompassing Strategy, Processes, and Technology to create a future ready and People centred organisation. The HR Systems centre of excellence, in partnership with HR, will play a large role in supporting and enabling this HR transformation programme. This will be achieved by:

  • Driving efficiencies through best in class technology and processes
  • Promoting best practice and innovation
  • Providing subject matter expertise in SuccessFactors & SAP HR software
  • Increasing our workforce planning capabilities
  • Advising on emerging trends
  • Being a best practice reference point – Liaising with external partners on behalf of HR in support of strategic initiatives


What will you 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’s roles, but the skills required for today’s roles and tomorrow’s roles.


Working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement and the challenge to make it better, you'll be responsible for:

  • Supporting our Global HR Transformation Programme in the following areas:
    • Preparation of project scope and design proposals
    • System configuration and deployment activities
    • Unit, Integration and User Acceptance Testing
    • User training
    • Cut-over planning and post-live support
  • Using HR systems to help deliver solutions to enable increased employee engagement and productivity
  • Developing marketable skills in Success Factors cloud solution and SAP HR
  • Developing knowledge of key Talent Management and Employee Lifecycle processes
  • Developing an in-depth understanding of Employee Analytics
  • Researching emerging technologies and trends in HR
  • Availing of an excellent training programme to develop your business analysis skillsets
  • Working closely with the business to improve the uptake and utilization of HR solutions


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, experiences and attributes: 

  • High academic record to date in the following fields of study: Business Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Human Resources or related field and expected minimum of a 2.1 honours primary degree
  • Ambition to progress successfully in a career in IT 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