Moy Park launches graduate programme

Moy Park launches graduate programme

Northern Ireland-based poultry producer, Moy Park, is currently seeking graduates to apply for its 2016 graduate management development programme, Sprint.

The Sprint programme is available for those interested in roles across supply chain, production, commercial, marketing, finance, technical, HR and quality.

Launching the programme, Moy Park’s head of talent and organisational development, Katharine Strain, said: “The Sprint programme offers graduates accelerated career progression in an exciting, fast-paced industry. The programme has been designed to ensure graduates gain the skills and expertise needed to succeed in the sector and to develop their own career paths in agri-food – whether their interests lie in product development, marketing, finace or any number of other areas – there is a range of stimulating opportunities.”

Through the programme, successful applicants are also expected to gain skills in team leadership, personal effectiveness, financial awareness and commercial acumen.

Moy Park HR director Europe, Mike Mullan.

Moy Park HR director Europe, Mike Mullan.

Participants will also take part in a variety of work placements across business areas, receive mentor support from senior management and benefit from a CMI Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management.

Strain added: “As well as providing graduates with great experience and fast track career progression, Sprint provides Moy Park with a platform to develop industry leading talent across the business, helping shape future leaders of the agri-food sector.”

The launch of Moy Park’s 2016 graduate programme follows a £8 million investment in skills growth by the company. The skills programme, supported by Invest Northern Ireland, will see training and learning initiatives rolled out across the entire workforce over the next four years.

Moy Park’s HR director Europe, Mike Mullan, commented: “As one of Europe’s leading food companies, we are committed to supporting our team members with outstanding training and development opportunities.”

The application process for Moy Park’s Sprint programme is now open and will close on Friday 18th March. To apply, click here.

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