Project Coordinator - Student Placement Year

  • Dublin
  • Primark
Project Coordinator - Placement Student About you If you’re an undergraduate looking for a 12 month placement before you head back to university for your final year, we’d love to hear from you. If you’re in your last year at university or have already graduated, head back to the careers website to find other roles across the business. Because you’ll make the difference Ready to own your career in an ever-growing fashion hub? Then take on a Primark placement starting in Summer 2024. This is your chance to grab valuable experience in a global company that truly feels like a family. You’ll have real projects with real autonomy. You’ll get to know incredible experts who make our fashion a reality. And you’ll gain off-the-scale exposure, making a huge impact for our customers and your future. Want it? Then own it on our undergraduate placement programme. Because you matter People are at the heart of what we do, so it’s essential that we provide you with the right environment to perform at your very best. We offer benefits that put you first: Pay rate : Generous EUR 30,000 salary Development : A 12 month development programme which kicks off with our Freshers Week Balanc e: Our ‘Your Day, Your Way’ approach means you can finish up at 2pm every Friday if you’ve done your 37.5 hours that week Discounts : Use your in-store colleague discount across our fabulous range Support : Explore our well-being initiatives and Employee Assistance Programme, Let’s Talk. As well as mentorship to get the most out of your year Holiday : Enjoy 27 days holiday on top of the Bank Holidays And if you need to relocate to Dublin for the role: We’ll support you with : flights at the start and end of your placement, an additional gross relocation allowance of EUR 1000 in your first month pay to help get you settled in, a bundle of homeware so you don’t have to pack your duvet and pillows and a travel allowance to support with your travel over the holiday season. We’ll also support you opening a bank account and registering for tax and social security in Ireland. Not sure where to live? Primark currently partner with Highfield House, student accommodation. You will have the option to stay at Highfield House and if you do, Primark will generously contribute towards 25% of your total annual rent and cover your deposit! About the placement You don’t watch from the sidelines around here — you get stuck in. Through hands-on experience and responsibility from the get-go, you’ll gain a vast insight into how our business works and contribute to it from day one. Inspiring, supportive colleagues will make you feel welcome and valued. And we’ll also help you to develop your skill set and grow your potential through supported learning with on-the-job training, masterclasses, and an assigned buddy. What you’ll need Deadline-driven, highly organized, efficient multi-tasker. That’s you. You love keeping sight of the big picture and the small details, managing multiple large-scale projects and timelines – and your workflow – if and when goalposts shift. But you’re about more than spreadsheets. You’re a great communicator who’s excited by the idea of working with people across different parts of a business – whether geographical or structural. And when it comes to working calmly under pressure, being a positive team player and taking the initiative – you’ve got that covered too. What you’ll do This placement will position you at the centre of a whole lot of different customer-centric projects across Primark’s Head Office. You’ll juggle meetings and schedules within different business areas, support multiple project managers to deliver their targets and keep an eye across important timelines. You’ll also learn about our cost structures and maybe even find ways of reducing them, without impacting the projects themselves. All this you’ll develop and hone over the duration of the programme, giving you the option of becoming an expert in a wide range of project-related subjects. Why should you apply? In Primark, we’ve always said everyone’s invited and we’re committed to making everyone feel safe and comfortable to be themselves. We believe that a diverse, inclusive, and accessible environment elevates us all, and enables creative ideas and collaboration to flourish. Because when we work together, we can accomplish so much more. And yes, this place moves fast, and it’s growing even faster but we’re committed to providing the best, and most socially and environmentally ethical fashion that’s affordable for everyone. Primark Cares is our commitment to reducing fashion waste, halving our carbon footprint, and improving the lives of the people who make our products. This placement has real impact, you could even see the results of your work, out on the shop floor! Make your CV look amazing and if you wow us, there could be a permanent job up for grabs when you graduate. Isn’t it time you put theory into practice? We think so. Apply now for a Primark placement and start owning your journey. Closing date: Friday 27th October 2023. We reserve the right to close the application window early should we receive sufficient applications Employee – Fixed Term