Technology Trainees – Student Placement Year

by Primark

Job Details

28th November 2021
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Business Analytics, Computer and Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology
Republic of Ireland

Technology Trainees – Student Placement Year

  • Trainee Architect
  • Trainee Business Analyst
  • Trainee Strategy & Performance Analyst

How do you kickstart your career in an ever-growing fashion hub? Easy. Take on a Primark Placement starting in Summer 2022. This is your chance to grab valuable experience in a global company with an amazing energy. We’re the ones bringing high tech to the high street. We’ve got big plans for transforming Primark and Technology is going to be at the heart of this. Every season, our teams in tech and data empower our customers and our colleagues with their innovative advances. Work with the best tech partners and a fabulously diverse mix of passionate people. You’ll have real projects with real autonomy and the opportunity to make a massive impact on our ever-growing international business. So, are you ready? Jump into tech in the fashion industry and find your amazing with us!

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 on day one. Inspiring, supportive colleagues will make you feel welcome and valued. We’ll also help you to develop your skillset and grow your potential through supported learning with on-the-job training, masterclasses, and an assigned buddy/mentor.

What you’ll need

Analytical, collaborative, and able to plan your own work, you’ll bring us equal levels of curiosity and can-do. You’ll also have a passion for discovering and implementing new technologies. If you’re studying a degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering, Business Strategy or similar, the Primark Placement in Technology is the perfect fit for you.

What you’ll do

Make no mistake. From our people systems to the till software in every single Primark store, we’re transforming tech at an incredible rate. So whatever area you’re supporting, you’ll be involved in huge change.
The Technology Placement offers you the chance to experience life right across our Technology function. You could be working on projects that help us understand and plan for the evolution of our technology ecosystem, producing the strategy roadmap and designs. Or working with Business Analysis, you’ll understand processes, look at needs and propose application solutions. Or working with the Strategy & Performance team, you’ll be supporting the delivery of key strategic initiatives and looking at wider portfolio management of programmes and projects.

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. And that’s not all! We’ll take care of you, with flexible working, a comprehensive relocation package, and some of the most genuine people you’ll ever work with. 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 learning how to do your thing.

About Primark

We’re Primark – founded in Dublin, Ireland in 1969. Our incredible headquarters can still be found above the first ever store we opened on Mary Street. Over the last 50 years we’ve grown to over 395 stores in 14 countries and with no plans to slow down, it’s never been a more exciting time to join.

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