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Retail Branches Associate

Date: Oct 4, 2021

Location: IE

Company: Glanbia

Agribusiness Retail Branches 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.


Within Glanbia’s Agribusiness category, we have 52 retail branches across Leinster and south-east Munster of which 15 are under the brand Glanbia CountryLife. These are primarily our larger branches and in addition to our comprehensive range of agri products, we have a wider range of retail categories including garden centres. Working in Glanbia Ireland’s Countrylife stores, you will be supporting the branch manager in all aspects of running a busy branch and garden centre.


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

  • Providing exceptional customer service
  • Being the customers’ champion by providing top quality, fast, efficient and friendly service at all times
  • Build trusting relationships with our customers and providing excellent service and advice
  • Developing a keen interest in and understanding of our product range and services
  • Branch operations including stock management, merchandising, housekeeping, customer service
  • Branch administration, including cash management, adherence to all regulatory compliance procedures and all internal retail processes
  • Keeping the highest standards in both the yard and work environment by ensuring these are clean and well maintained at all times
  • Supporting the wider team in special retail growth projects to develop your project management skills and gain broader exposure to the business.


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: Business Commerce or Agricultural Science  or related discipline; and expected minimum of a 2.1 honours primary degree
  • Solid technical knowledge and customer-facing/retail experience
  • Ambition to progress successfully in a career in retail sales 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.