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Meet Avaya through our people

Get to know Avaya, where we encourage everyone to be their unique self. See how our individual ideas and actions come together to support not just our company, but the larger society we all live in.

Our corporate values drive the way we work.

Our Corporate Values are a core set of beliefs or ideals that define who we are individually and as a company. They determine the choices we make. They are an internal code that defines how we experience and interpret the world and thus how we serve our customers.


We consistently seek out alternative approaches to addressing opportunities and challenge the status quo to create value.


We have clarity, purpose, and the ability to focus on the right priorities. We continuously strive to remove unnecessary complexity to create user-friendly solutions and better experiences.


We are open, honest, transparent, and collaborative, balancing the need for results with being considerate of others and their feelings.


We take ownership of behavior, decisions, and performance. We make well-thought-out decisions that lead to the right changes for the right reasons.


We always treat people with courtesy, politeness, kindness, and fairness. We continuously strive to create a diverse environment where every individual or group is included, respected, supported, and valued to engage and lead.

Employee health, safety & wellness.

The health and safety of our workforce is a top priority and through our programs and practices, we seek to maintain a culture in which employees and contractors keep each other safe on the job. In accordance with best practice, Avaya maintains an Environmental, Health and Safety Management System to manage the risks associated with our activities. This year truly demonstrated the importance of not only protecting our employees’ physical safety but caring for their mental health and well-being.

Investing in our people.

“At Avaya, we take the phrase ‘people first’ very seriously. We share a mindset here to create an environment where we feel valued, productive, and have the opportunity to learn and grow. As a team, we’re all about thriving, both inside and outside the workplace.”
—Anna-Marie Crowley, Chief Human Resources Officer

Gateway Community Care was established in 2015 to provide residential and day services to both children and adults with medium to profound disability including those with life limiting conditions.

At Gateway we pride ourselves on the services we provide to support our children and adults with significant and complex additional needs. Working with families and the community, we support our service users to build their independence and resilience.

Our multidisciplinary team includes social care workers, nurses and healthcare assistants who are supported by a range of other professionals including psychologists, behavioural therapists, occupational therapists and speech and language therapists.

We have houses and services across the Republic if Ireland, including two houses in Galway. We are excited to hear from and meet health care and social care workers who are interested in joining our Galway team.

We provide extensive training, supports and a competitive salary as well as a range of other benefits.

Portwest is a global manufacturer and innovator of workwear, safety wear and PPE. Established in 1904, Portwest today has a global distribution network and customer service staff in over 130 countries. The company is a family-owned business and continues to be managed by the 3rd generation of the Hughes Family and since 2015 the 4th generation of the family have joined the business. Innovative production and design by an in-house team of experts lies at the heart of the Portwest advantage.

Employing over 5,100 people worldwide, Portwest has a team of world class designers who specialise in flame-resistant and high-visibility workwear, hand and foot protection, PPE and wearable technology. Market leaders in safety, Portwest’s award winning team is constantly researching the latest trends and innovations which meet and exceed customer’s needs.

Portwest’s 848-page catalogue is available in 28 languages and features 1350+ safety styles insuring Portwest has your industry covered for all safety wear requirements.

Portwest own four ultra-modern factories in Bangladesh, Myanmar, Italy and Albania, giving full control over their exceptional quality, lead times and ethical sourcing. Portwest’s reputation for technical know-how, rigorous implementation and attention to style and detail is well proven. Consistent colours, fabric qualities, good fit and competitive pricing are taken as a given by customers.

With sales offices in 8 global locations (UK, USA, Australia, UAE, Ireland, Italy, Spain and Poland) and customer support staff in 130 countries ensure unrivalled customer service is never far away. In addition, Portwest has 8 international warehouses (UK, USA, Australia, UAE, Ireland, Italy, Spain and Poland) with a line fill rate of 96% guaranteeing excellent stock levels at all times. Portwest give a no risk proposition in an industry where safety is paramount.



BestDrive by Continental are Ireland’s largest independent car maintenance company. We have over 30 locations around the country and are seeking staff at all grades to come and join us on our journey of expansion.

BestDrive are a full service solution provider so we broadly look after everything for our customers car other than actual bodywork repairs. Staff are essential to the growth we have experienced in the past 5 years, and that is why we want to continue to add to our talent pool by recruiting new staff with or without experience and we have a number of vacancies in various roles right across the network.

BestDrive by Continental – You drive, we care.

Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board (GRETB) plays a pivotal role in advancing education, training, and youth services across the region. GRETB, with a workforce exceeding 2,200 individuals, is dedicated to recruiting, and nurturing talented professionals who share our commitment to advancing education and training in Galway and Roscommon.

Covering a vast geographical area, GRETB is the second largest Education and Training Board (ETB) nationally and encompasses four offshore islands. Our commitment to promoting the Irish language, particularly in the Gaeltacht region of County Galway, underscores our dedication to cultural preservation and enhancement.

At GRETB, we actively engage in social and economic development initiatives throughout Galway and Roscommon, collaborating with esteemed partners such as the Department of Education, SOLAS, local councils, academic institutions, and various industry stakeholders.

Our emphasis on lifelong learning is evident in our extensive education and training programs, which served over 21,000 learners in 2021 alone. With a patronage of 19 Community Colleges, 2 Community National Schools (CNS), and co-trusteeship of 8 Community and Comprehensive schools, GRETB plays a pivotal role in shaping the educational landscape of the region.

Furthermore, our 40 Further Education and Training (FET) centres cater to diverse learning needs, including the provision of learner support and inclusion as well as guidance, information, and recruitment. Our management of youth work services and Music Generation initiatives further enrich the cultural and educational fabric of Galway and Roscommon.



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About (formally BCS Recruitment) are the organisers of all the Virtual Recruitment Ireland events. Since 2012, they have run highly successful careers events in Cork, Dublin, and Galway twice a year. Since the Covid-19 pandemic has caused physical events to take a time-out, have implemented a virtual platform that allows recruiters and candidates to meet online.

On the day, will have their own virtual booth and their team can offer guidance to jobseekers on a variety of topics such as interview techniques and professional growth. Their jobseeker services are there to avail of for anybody on the lookout for employment.

Many jobseekers are unsure how to sell themselves to employers. Even if they have all the necessary skills and experience, they can have trouble communicating that. Some candidates underestimate the importance of soft skills, and fail to highlight these says Bronagh Cotter of

Successful Recruitment Benefits Companies and Candidates

Successful recruitment should create a mutually beneficial relationship between candidates and companies, asserts Bronagh.

“We aim to find the best fit for both employees and employers. Companies want more than just an employee with skills and experience. They want staff who fit into their company’s culture. It is much the same for jobseekers, particularly if they have in-demand skills. Of course, salary is a consideration, but it is not the only one. Depending on their circumstances, their priority could be the potential for promotion, the chance to upskill, travel opportunities or work-life balance,” she explains.

“Therefore, we match a candidate’s goals and expectations with the right company. It is our firm belief that it is not a job well done unless both the candidate and company benefit. We spend so much of our lives are at work. That means that finding the right fit is crucial.”

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