Ibec Global Graduates is delighted to announce the launch of its 2017 Multinational Programme.

We are looking for talented, insightful and innovative graduates to join our 2017 graduate programme. We work with hundreds of Ireland’s top employers, big and small and from a variety of industries, all dedicated to helping you activate your leadership potential through a combination of on-the-job learning and a formal postgraduate qualification.

Graduates are placed with a sponsor company for 12 months while also completing a Postgraduate Certificate in Global Business (level 9) with Dublin Institute of Technology (part-time).

This is a 12 month programme starting August 14th.

Company Profile

Company Name: Novartis

We are an API Organisation based at Ringakiddy employing 408 employees in the manufacture of a range of small molecule active ingredients. We are operating here since 1994 and have a key focus on graduate development which is exportable to other Novartis network locations

Special aptitudes required for this placement:


Ambition, high degree of EQi, courageous, technically excellent in their chosen discipline, mobile internationally, excellent communication skills


Adaptable to new circumstances, willing to go the extra mile both for career sake and for the business in achieving business results

Process Engineering / Chemisty – Masters or PHD level

Purpose Of Placement

We have a continuing focus on the further development of our talent conveyor belt in an industry that wishes to develop technically excellent people who have the capability to Lead and influence others within the business. The Grad role would typically be based in our Production Organisation.

We deploy the graduate in the Process/Pipeline Management Team where they will gain hands on experience in the manufacture of small molecule products along with all the other necessary technical skills sets which enable success in a role such as project management skills.

Duties and placement responsibilities:

Actively participate in the management of a product pipeline or product launch process. Learn from experienced professionals how to become successful making the necessary impact on other team members in delivering the product on time and in full to the customer.

We frequently monitor the Graduates progress to ensure they are fully supported and remain on track. This is both an in house activity and is also conducted formally with our Global HR organization using a defined process.