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EirGrid Group Plans To Transform Ireland's Power Systems for the Future

Full Job Description

We are the people behind Ireland’s national electricity grid. We make sure that every home, business, school, hospital, factory and farm has power - when and where they need it. And that’s just the beginning of our story. We are now transforming the power system for future generations. Be part of the change. Our focus is on safety, security and reliability. Our work environment is challenging, fast-moving, collaborative and team-orientated. Our culture is driven by performance, knowledge and continual development. Our people are committed to reducing Ireland’s reliance on fossil fuels and making decarbonisation a reality – while providing a safe and reliable electricity supply in a way that secures the future for those who follow us. Our future has never looked more exciting. And this is an incredible opportunity to be part of it. The world is ready for change. If you are too, join us. We’re an IT intensive business, and we operate a state-of-the-art, specialised business-critical systems, 24/7. The critical nature of the work we do, and the experience it offers, provides an exciting opportunity for IT Graduates to join our Graduate Development Programme which is aimed at new and recently qualified graduates an IT related discipline. As a successful graduate, you will join the two year EirGrid Group Graduate Development Programme which begins in September 2023. The Programme offers structured rotations (typically 3 rotations), challenging assignments and exposure to different aspects of our business. Throughout the Programme, you will be provided with real responsibilities and a range of activities to ensure their knowledge of our business and their technical skills and experience are developed. You will be involved in all aspects of our business to grow your knowledge and skills in all aspects of this dynamic sector including technical planning and operational, commercial, project management, regulatory, analytical, financial, research and electricity market activities. You will demonstrate a 2:1 capability in Computer Science, Information Technology or an IT related discipline. You will also have strong analysis, judgement and problem solving skills. Most importantly, you need strong interpersonal and team working skills. You also need strong communication skills and have an awareness of customer and stakeholder needs and expectations. Applications (CV with cover letter) should be sent via the company website and

include the following information:

  • A full breakdown of results per subject/per year of study

  • Details of projects undertaken during studies to date

  • An outline of how you anticipate using your skills in a commercially run regulated business

  • An outline of why you would like to join EirGrid Group


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