Grow Your Career


At Applegreen our bespoke “Future Leaders” Graduate Development Programme is custom designed to provide you with expert, certified training across three core three pillars; Self, Business, and Leadership.

We focus on you

Featuring a combination of workshops, online self-directed learning, webinars and guest speakers, the programme is structured to develop and strengthen the commercial acumen and leadership skills required to succeed in your career.

Professional Skills

You’ll complete a range of Professional development courses including a Project Management and Microsoft Excel Diploma.

Commercial Acumen

Within your rotations and attending training workshops you’ll develop your negotiation skills, create and present business cases to senior management and learn critical design thinking.

Effective Leadership

You’ll discover how effective leaders influence others, inspire teams and embed culture through positivity and assertiveness.

What you get

We are leaders and innovators in roadside retail encompassing food, fuel and convenience offerings. You’ll join a home grown Irish success story that has expanded from 1 site in 1992 to over 600 internationally, employing over 16,000 employees.

International placement

Unlimited progression

Competitive package

Where you’ll fit in

At Applegreen we have two graduate programmes - Retail and Accounting & Finance

Our retail programme is a two year cross functional programme where graduates will have the opportunity to work in functions such as HR, Marketing, Trading, Analytics and more. Graduates will complete a site rotation to gain hands on experience and will have the opportunity for an international placement in their final year.

Our accounting & finance graduate programme is a three-year programme where graduates will have the opportunity to rotate between different finance functions such as Management Accounting, Commercial Finance, Treasury, Financial Planning and Analysis, Taxation and Consolidation & Reporting.

As an ACCA Approved Employer, Applegreen graduates are supported to achieve their ACCA qualification through full exam sponsorship, learning support through a chosen tuition provider and a generous study leave policy

Support office

Our Head office is based in Park West, Dublin and is divided into Teams; The Retail Operations Ireland Team and The Global Team.

Retail sites

You’ll get the opportunity to work alongside one of our Site Directors to understand how the retail operation works.

What our Graduates say

We’ve been running our Graduate Program for a number of years and many of our previous Graduates are now in senior positions across our organisation.

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Closing date 15th October 2023

Our people and core values make us

We are looking for talented graduates who are passionate about retail, ambitious, innovative and have an entrepreneurial spirit, to add to our global workforce of retail and corporate experts. In return, we commit to continuously developing you and to provide meaningful learning experiences alongside a high level of ownership and responsibility. Here are our core values.

What we look for in our Graduates



We look for people who are adaptable and can thrive in a dynamic and rapidly scaling business. People who are open and willing to relocate and travel as part of the programme.


We need Graduates who are committed and driven to deliver their best every day and have demonstrated this with a great track record academically.


We look for Graduates who are passionate about their career, passionate about learning, passionate about Applegreen.


If you have a positive attitude, exceptional interpersonal skills and enjoy working as part of a team, then you’ll fit right in.


We look for people who are full of energy, every day, and who can energise others around them.

Our bespoke “Future Leaders” development programme is custom designed to provide graduates with expert training across the three pillars of self, business, and leadership.

Featuring a combination of workshops, online self-directed learning, webinars and guest speakers, the programme is structured to develop and strengthen the commercial acumen and leadership skills required to succeed in your career.

There is a broad range of topics covered such as business case proposal, influencing and leadership, goal setting and time management, negotiations, effective communications, resilience and design thinking.

You are also fully supported to achieve certified diplomas in Microsoft Excel and Project Management and will have full access to a wide library of learning supports via our tailored graduate portal.

By investing in this development programme, you will accelerate your pathway to future leadership roles

Contact Us

For more information about our graduate programme please get in touch.