Graduate Commercial Programme

DP World

Large company106K employeesWe reimagine, implement and operate the global infrastructure for trade.

Published on January 16, 2024

  • Contract

    Fixed-term Position (24 months)

  • Study level

    Bachelor level

  • Locations

    London, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Duisburg, Barcelona, Paris, Italy,
    Remote work occasionally allowed

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The Company 

Do you want to an opportunity to work on high profile projects that will have real life impact on supply chain solutions on an international scale, within a globally renowned company – as part of a two year European graduate development programme? 

DP World is one of the world’s leading providers of smart logistics solutions, specialising in contract logistics, port and terminal operations, freight forwarding, maritime services and the development of smart technology solutions. Our vision is to enable the flow of trade across the globe. 

This is a great time to join our growing European business as we continue to grow from a traditional ports and terminals business into an end-to-end supply chain solutions provider. With a presence in over 80 countries and 106,000 staff this is an opportunity to realise your ambitions. 

 

The Opportunity – GROW Europe Graduate Development Programme (GDP) 

At DP World we strive to unlock the highest potential in people whilst developing the future of end-to-end logistics. As a participant on our GROW Europe GDP you will have the opportunity to work on real world projects, developing functional skills whilst gaining experience working across multiple locations in Europe. Our GDP also provides more formal learning opportunities designed to develop skills and knowledge that will enhance your future placements and career. 

You will be gaining experience within our ports & terminals or logistics businesses on real life projects. This could include working on developing asset reliability and efficiency programmes, electrification and sustainability projects or major infrastructure solution engineering and automation asset expansion programmes.

The GROW programme rotation

Our aim with the GROW programme is to place high performing graduates in all parts of our European regional business who can be our leaders of the future.

Our commercial stream will immerse you in developing supply chain solutions that create efficiency and deliver value for our customers. This could include business case analysis, product development of new services, or working directly with shipping lines or customers and cargo owners or high profile partners such as the McClaren F1 Team on the implementation and commercialisation of new integrated digital logistics solutions.

You will be gaining experience within our ports & terminals or logistics businesses on real life projects. This could include working on developing asset reliability and efficiency programmes, electrification and sustainability projects or major infrastructure solution engineering and automation asset expansion programmes.

There is no need to make a decision at the application stage. All you’ll need to specify is which three streams you are interested in. If you successfully make it to the assessment stage we can then discuss your preferences at that point.

The person 

We are looking for innovators and trailblazers seeking to challenge themselves. You will relish the chance to work internationally and will be keen to learn and adapt to new situations and departments. 

If you have graduated in the last three years with either an undergraduate or Masters degree from a European university then we would like to hear from you. 

Due to the nature of the role you will need to have a driver’s license (by the time you start with us in September 2024) and the right to work in the EU or UK. 

Within the engineering stream we are looking for a degree in a STEM subject ideally within a non-chemical engineering, maths or related discipline. 

If you are interested in our finance stream you must have a maths related qualification at A Level or equivalent. 

You do not need to specify which stream you are interested in at this stage. As part of the application process you will be requested to select three streams you are interested in pursuing. During the assessment process we will discuss with you further your preferences, and where we consider you to be a good fit. 

 

 We are looking for individuals with the following qualities - 

Strong communicator 

Committed to making a difference 

Quality driven 

Team player 

Commercial thinker 

Desire to learn and grasp opportunities 

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Additional Information 

The benefits we offer include: 

Competitive salary 

Structured learning and development sessions throughout your programme 

Access to a range of online learning tools 

Pension 

Employee assistance programme 

Mentoring 

Cycle to work scheme 

If you are interested in the role please click here to apply!

DP World is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). We strongly believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We believe that employees are happiest when they’re empowered to be their true, authentic selves. So, please come as you are. We can’t wait to meet you.


By submitting your resume and application information, you authorize DP World to transmit and store your information in the world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies. 

Application deadline

Not given

Start date

September 2024

Job Category

Sales & Business Development

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DP World

We reimagine, implement and operate the global infrastructure for trade.