Dunbia, one of the UK’s largest beef processors, has launched a new graduate programme for 2016.

It’s a two-year structured training and development programme which will give graduates experience across all aspects of the company’s operations.

Steve Beck, Dunbia HR Director said that Dunbia has invested heavily in developing its new ONE360 Graduate Programme.

Beck said that the programme aims to give successful candidates practical commercial experience across Dunbia’s company with ongoing mentoring and support, management development training and industry-recognised qualifications.

“We want to attract the best talent to our ONE360 Graduate Programme and develop them to become our managers of the future.

“We have also developed a dedicated graduate website, to allow candidates on the ONE360 programme to share their experiences and provide more information on the programme.”

Dunbia has 11 sites across the UK and Ireland employing 4,000 people and an annual turnover of £830m.

The company, which trades in 36 countries worldwide, has over 22,000 primary producers and supplies many of Europe’s largest retailers.

Dunbia Executive Director, Jack Dobson added that Dunbia’s ONE360 programme gives graduates an excellent opportunity to begin and grow a career in the agri-food industry which is worth £100 billion to the UK economy.

“The opportunities within Dunbia are immense in areas which include Production, New Product Development, Procurement and Agri Research, IT, Finance, Sales.

“Following the two-year programme, graduates will continue to develop and progress a long-term careers in the discipline most suited to their skills which will be identified through the ONE360 programme.”