Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Ivan Magee from Lidl to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Ivan Magee

Property Manager

Lidl

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  Ivan Magee

Make sure you have a suitable outgoing personality, in that you are happy to be always in communication with people be it by phone, letter, email and site meetings.

As I stated before if you can win people over, they will often do work for you because they want to help you rather than because they have to. I think it is vital to have a level head (to be cool and collected) We can often be faced with challenges or hurdles which may at the outset seem unachieveable. However, if you stand back and break it down anything can be done.

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The Social person's interests focus on some aspect of those people in their environment. In all cases the social person enjoys the personal contact of other people in preference to the impersonal dealings with things, data and ideas found in other groups.

Many will seek out positions where there is direct contact with the public in some advisory role, whether a receptionist or a counsellor. Social people are motivated by an interest in different types of people, and like diversity in their work environments. Many are drawn towards careers in the caring professions and social welfare area, whilst others prefer teaching and other 'informing' roles.
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Contact details:
Contact Name:
HR Department
Address:
Great Connell Road
Newbridge
Co. Kildare
Email:
hr@lidl.ie
Web:
www.lidl.ie
Phone:
045 853 450

 
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News Item:
Lidl- Bag a Degree in Retail Managment
 
Lidl has teamed up with the country’s leading independent college Dublin Business School to offer an extraordinary opportunity to students with an interest in the exciting world of retail.

The Retail Management Degree is accredited at Level 7 on the National Qualifications Framework by the Higher Education and Training Awards Council (HETAC).

This innovative course will offer students the opportunity to successfully develop the skills and attributes needed to become a deputy store manager – the future of our business. Over the 3 year course of this programme students will alternate between college and work giving you the unique opportunity to put into practice what they learn in college, finishing up with a Bachelor of Business in Retail Management.

Benefits:

  • College fees sponsored while in a well paid job
  • A tailored training and development plan
  • Genuine long term management career prospects in an international organisation

Students must be 18 or over on September 1st this year.

For more information and to apply online see www.lidl-degree.ie
Closing Date for applications is 31st May 2013.









 

Project Manager
Aoife Clarke
"We are also getting great exposure to social media which is becoming bigger and bigger so it's fantastic to be part of a department at the centre of that"
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Aoife Clarke
   
HR Coordinator
Julie Taggart
"The Premier Management programme proved most important as it give me practical experience which has been invaluable to me in this role."
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Julie Taggart
   
Store Manager
Anne Minogue
"Career progression is important to Lidl …I train my staff to the highest level and hope they will progress the same way I did."
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Anne Minogue
   
Compliance Manager
Sarah Jane Higgins
"After 4 years in the business I can honestly say that I love my current role and the challenges and opportunities it brings"
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Sarah Jane Higgins
   
Operations Manager
Chris Bell
"The security of working for a large, successful retailer combined with an excellent benefits package provides me with the lifestyle I want to lead."
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Chris Bell
   
Advertising Manager
Julie Hegarty
"I would advise any kind of internships within the industry to get an insight into what goes on."
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Julie Hegarty
   
Sales Operations Manager
Lorraine Brophy
"I am currently participating in the exchange programme with Lidl Germany to further develop my knowledge of the language"
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Lorraine Brophy
   
Trainee Retail Manager
Sarah Behan
"You need to be flexible and remember two very important things: there is no I in team and the customer is king!"
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Sarah Behan
   
Sales Operations Executive
Darren Devine
"Taking up the deputy manager role at 19 years old and staying with Lidl since has shaped my career."
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Darren Devine
   
Warehouse Manager
Hugh McAfee
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I started at the bottom and worked my way up, which I feel is a major achievement. It lets others see it's possible and encourages them to do likewise.

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Hugh McAfee