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Graduate Trainee - Human Resources

Date: 15-Feb-2021

Location: London, GB

Company: ABP

We’re the UK's largest ports operator with a network of 21 ports around Britain. We handle around one quarter of the UK's seaborne trade and contribute £7.5 billion to our economy every year.

It’s a story we’re proud of but it doesn’t end there. We’re transforming our business and embracing the future.

We offer a vast range of roles spanning the UK, all rooted in a culture that welcomes diversity, fosters talent, encourages internal movement and progression, and places safety as our number one priority.




Graduate Training Scheme – Human Resources

Associated British Ports, £28,000 p.a.

Location; Flexible – Hull or London, starting September 2021


Could you be a leader of the future?

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 organisation, providing you with the skills and experience you need to launch a successful career.


Join a business with big ambitions

We have a Chief Human Resources Officer with vision. She’s looking to build a team of talented individuals who will drive a level of change that will set the pace and direction not only for ABP, but for our industry.


Prepare to be challenged

You'll be given real responsibility early on, working closely with our business leaders on projects across the full range of functions; talent and recruitment, employee relations, reward, learning & development, HR Services & payroll and HR Business Partnering.

Who we need

We’re looking for graduates with a 2:1 or above and a real interest in developing a career within HR. 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!



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.