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  • 07.09.2020
  • Human Resources
  • Head Office Dublin

Graduate Programme - Human Resources

At Lidl, we recognise that our people are our greatest asset and that our success is hugely attributable to the commitment and dedication of our workforce. Career development and training are of major importance to us. All employees are provided with the training and support they need to reach their full potential and to progress within the company. Structured, on-the-job training is the foundation of our training concept, giving our employees the opportunity for further development both professionally and personally. At Lidl we believe that training is the most important investment we can make in our people.

The Role

The Role

The Human Resources department is responsible for the recruitment and retention of staff, employee engagement, learning and development, payroll and employment law. These functions are carried out across the island of Ireland. The range of these functions extend to; arranging and ensuring measures for the development of new staff, and also the development and implementation of suitable employee recruitment procedures and channels. Staff training concepts and guidelines are regularly updated and distributed across the business. The department organises induction training for new employees but also controls the continuous evaluation of the current employees. This facilitates the improvement of concepts and measures around employee retention, employee’s personal development and also increasing motivation and morale. In terms of employee law, all personnel related activities and the handling of conflicts with employees are all dealt with by the HR department. The goal of the Payroll department is to accurately collect, administer and process employee’s attendances, absences, contractual and personal information to compute and pay employees on a monthly basis and additionally to ensure a professional service to all employees, business partners and other stakeholders in the handling of queries, correspondence, report creation and delivery of effective and up to date procedures.


Your Profile

Your Profile
  • An expected or attained 2.1 Honours Level 8 degree
  • Full driver’s license is required
  • Flexibility to travel or relocate within Ireland is required
  • Motivation and drive
  • Strong personal skills
  • Work experience or experience abroad
  • German is an advantage but not a necessity

What you can expect

What you can expect
  • €36,400 salary per annum
  • 20 days holiday per annum
  • Private employee medical insurance
  • City & Guilds/ILM Accredited Programme
  • Initial training and on-going development from an experienced team member
  • Responsibility for and involvement in projects with real business impact
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression
  • Bespoke training plan depending on current skills and career path
  • One-to-one coaching available from a qualified coach in the business
  • Competency assessment days to learn about your management and leadership style and how to work best with others
  • A vast array of training and development opportunities from our in-house training catalogue including Leadership Development Programmes
  • Masterclasses with renowned business experts
  • Director and graduate mentorship programme
  • While in Dublin Head Office access to the on-site gym and canteen*


We look forward to your application.

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