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Statkraft named as one of the best workplaces in Ireland!

Statkraft Ireland has been named Ireland’s Best Small Workplace for 2023 at the Great Place to Work awards. This is just the second year that the Cork-based company has participated in the programme.

The ranking is based on direct feedback from employees, provided as part of an extensive and anonymous survey about the workplace. The survey measures several factors including employee development and the pride that employees feel working for their organisations.

The Great Place to Work Programme measures organisations through a combination of an Employee Survey and a Cultural Audit.

The pillars of credibility, respect and fairness measure employees’ trust in management and the pillars of pride and camaraderie measure employees’ feelings about their jobs and colleagues.

Some of Statkraft Ireland’s results were broken down into the following:

  • Credibility (97%)
  • Respect (94%)
  • Pride (91%)
  • Camaraderie (96%)
  • Fairness (96%)

Great Place To Work survey results

  • 99 %
    Taking everything into account, I would say this is a great place to work.
  • 99%
    People here are given a lot of responsibility.
  • 100%
    Management is approachable, easy to talk with.
  • 99%
    Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
  • 97%
    Management keeps me informed about important issues and changes.
  • 84%
    Our facilities contribute to a good working environment.

What defines us

One of the key qualities that makes Statkraft a great place to work is the environment that we have created. This is one of trust and autonomy and something the team is very proud and protective of. 

The recruitment is tough - it is not easy to get a job in Statkraft, but this is not something that will change. We ensure that the people hired are competent, innovative and responsible, just like our core values. Hiring with these values in mind brings us a range of people from different backgrounds, geographies etc. but unites us all by having these in common. 

So how does Statkraft create a culture of trust and autonomy? It  hires smart people and lets them get on with their work. It recognises that its people are the key to achieving its business goals so trusts that because they were hired in accordance with its values, they can get the job done.

It is important that people go above and beyond each day for the organisation, and celebrating that is something is taken seriously too. 

What inspires us

We believe that renewable energy can power every industry, While our business continuously evolves, our three values are constant. They define our culture and are at the heart of everything we do. They unite us across countries, business areas and technologies. 

Our vision

Renew the way the world is powered

Our values

We act responsibly: We are considerate, always aware of how our work will impact our colleagues, customers, society and the environment.

We grow together: We're one Statkraft, always. We bring our expertise, recognise the value of diversity and learn from every situation..

We make an impact: We take on the challenge, focus on what matters and deliver smart solutions that drive positive change.

Word from the top

We were delighted to be included in this prestigious list again this year and we’re absolutely thrilled with the result. The wellbeing of our workforce is a priority for us, and we make a conscious effort to ensure everyone has the support they need.

The team knows that we are working in an incredibly important sector, where we are committed to helping deliver affordable, green energy to homes, communities, and businesses. This instils a great sense of responsibility and passion which drives the fundamental work we do here at Statkraft.

Kevin O Donovan
Managing Director

"I have been a member of Statkraft’s Asset Management Team for the last four years, working in a number of different operational areas such as technical reporting, quality management and community benefit. Since joining Statkraft I have had endless opportunities to continue to learn and improve both professionally and personally. It is great to be surrounded by such likeminded, talented people in which we all are working towards a common goal of a greener future. "
Sarah Hayes
Corporate Social Responsibility Lead
Man standing in machine hall
Photo: Oliver Tjaden/Statkraft

Electrician Günter Wolters at hydropower plant Schlüsselburg.

Join us!

Statkraft is constantly looking for talented people to strengthen our organisation. Do you want to be part of the green shift? Take a look at our vacancies here and see if you can find something that fits your interests and qualifications.

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About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® is an internationally active research and consulting institute that supports companies in around 60 countries in developing their corporate and workplace culture.

Every year, Great Place to Work® certifies the workplace and the culture of companies based on anonymous employee surveys and analyzes of HR work. The anonymous employee survey accounts for 2/3 of the overall rating. The Great Place to Work employee survey focuses on measuring five categories: Credibility, Respect, Fairness, Pride, Camaraderie. 

Go to the GPTW website

For further information

Joanne O'Connor
Communications Manager