People and Culture

James Whelan Butchers is ready to push the boundaries in our industry whilst never forgetting our traditions of quality and service. There has never been a better time to join us. Becoming part of our team can lead to endless opportunities for growth and development as we continue on our journey of expansion.

About You

Great businesses are built by great people and our People and Culture department are at the forefront in bringing this to life. If you have a zest for people and a budding interest in all things Human Resources, we would love the opportunity to speak with those beginning their career and those with vast experience.

The Details

  • Act as a trusted advisor to employees and managers, providing guidance on HR policies, procedures, and best practices.
  • The successful candidate will collaborate closely with various stakeholders across the business to develop and implement strategies that promote employee engagement, well-being, and professional development.
  • We have opportunities for those beginning their People and Culture journey in administrative roles and those with experience to add to our team.
  • Be part of a dynamic team to deliver the best service to employees.
  • As James Whelan Butchers expands its reach, assisting in growing the People and Culture function to meet the needs of the business.
  • Apply previous knowledge to advance our People and Culture team to the next level.

Working Pattern

  • Monday to Sunday: working 5 days a week
  • Hours: 9am – 5.30pm
  • Shifts: Usually 8 hours
  • Working week: 37.5 hours

We can offer you a great package

Fresh Food Creators Benefits

  • Competitive Rates of Pay according to experience
  • Individual Discount Scheme
  • Pension with generous employer contribution after a qualifying period
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free Uniforms
  • Long Term Development


Our People and Culture team is based in our Head Office in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary.


Meet one of our Managers

Siobhan Keane tells us why she loves working at James Whelan Butchers.