Starting in September 2019, Associated British Ports new two-year Graduate Training Programme is designed to give you a 360-degree view of the UK’s leading port operator, providing you with the skills and experience you need to become a future leader in Port Management
The scheme is designed to challenge you. You’ll be given responsibility early on, rotating through four 6-month placements covering Port Management, Operations, Commercial, Compliance and Project Management. You’ll be supported throughout the programme by a dedicated mentor, plus sponsorship from a member of senior management. Your final placement will be designed to prepare you for your next position and you will be actively encouraged to apply for suitable roles within ABP.
Full details and how to apply are available on the Associated British Ports website here
The port industry in the UK is the second largest in Europe and Associated British Ports (ABP) is the largest port operator in the country, with 21 ports around Britain. ABP’s ports include Immingham, the UK’s largest port by tonnage, and Southampton, the nation’s second largest container port, as well as the UK’s number one for cars and cruise ships. Every year, ABP handles around 25% of all UK seaborne trade – more than 85 million tonnes of cargo. Collectively the ports handle around 1.4 million containers, 1.7 million vehicles and around 3 million cruise and ferry passengers each year. We also own and run Britain’s busiest inland rail terminal, Hams Hall.