Associated British Ports

Graduate - Commercial

Associated British Ports - Posted 2 months ago
£28k/year  + Equity


Cardiff, WLS

Operations Manager
Career Level
Company size
2k employees

Operations Manager Job description

We’re looking for talented graduates with big ambitions to become future leaders at ABP, the UK’s biggest port operator. With a starting salary of £28,000 and a rotational scheme covering a number of different placements, our two-year Graduate Training Scheme gives you a 360-degree view of our organization, providing you with the skills and experience you need to launch a successful career.

Prepare to be challenged

You'll be given real responsibility early on, working closely with the commercial teams and other business leaders on big projects. Placements will give you vital experience in Finance, Marketing, Public Affairs, Communications, Strategy and Project Management.

Who we need

We’re looking for graduates with a 2:1 or above and a real interest in developing a career within commercial management. You’ll also need a positive attitude, great team working and communication skills, and the drive to make a real difference. Although you’ll primarily be based in one region, you should also be willing to travel or relocate around the UK to our other locations. After submitting your CV, successful applicants will be invited to complete online competency tests, followed by a telephone interview and then, finally, an assessment centre.

We look after our people

As well as a competitive salary, you’ll get an annual bonus, access to our pension scheme, life assurance, private healthcare, employee discounts and the opportunity to purchase additional holiday. You’ll also receive ongoing support from your mentor and senior sponsor, regular reviews, and opportunities to develop your skills.

Ready to contribute to ABP’s mission to Keep Britain Trading? Apply now!

  • APPLICATIONS CLOSE – 6th January 2023 
  • CV REVIEW - January 2023
  • ONLINE ASSESSMENTS - Early February 2023
  • VIDEO INTERVIEW – Mid – Late February 2023
  • ASSESSMENT CENTRE – March 2023
  • OFFER - April 2023
  • START DATE – October 2023

Additional Information:

When joining ABP you will find an environment that is both welcoming and challenging. We reward our employees well and offer a generous remuneration package, employer pension, private health insurance and a range of other benefits.

Please note that ABP undertake random screening for substance abuse and operate a zero-tolerance policy. A medical will be required before starting this position also.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their background, which helps us to provide a diverse and inclusive working environment.

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