Commercial Graduate Grangemouth 2024

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We are Forth Ports; an established Port Authority which has grown to be the UK's 3rd largest Port Operator Group in the UK. We are a dynamic and multimodal ports owner and operator, offering a wide range of diverse port related services to help connect the UK with Europe and the rest of the world. Witnessing our ports develop to become important assets to support and deliver growth both for the UK and local economies is something we are incredibly proud of.

If recent world events have taught us anything, it is the critical importance of logistics to every aspect of our life and the port business is where it all happens.  From unitised cargoes to renewables and everything in between, we keep the UK moving.  Our business is fascinating and constantly developing, from our day to day operations through to our Net Zero & Carbon Neutral mission - we understand the importance of adding talented individuals commencing their career.

We are excited to have 3 opportunities for Commercial Graduates to join us as part of our 2024 early careers programme which will commence in August 2024. These roles can be based in one of our UK ports.

About the role

This would suit someone who is innovative and commercially minded, and who can align themselves to a role requiring both technical and people skills. Once you are fully introduced to our core operational business, you will be involved in working on multiple internal, high-impact projects, with support, in order to help us continue and evolve our future commercial strategy.

  • Researching and analysing key markets
  • Developing a strong understanding of market trends
  • Identifying how to develop current as well as potential new markets
  • Supporting an ongoing commercial strategy and solutions to grow our business and deliver the best possible customer service

What are we looking for?

We want to build on our success and to do this we know that we must continue to invest in our future business leaders. We are looking for someone with an innovative mind, someone who is happy to problem solve and take decisions based on sound judgement and smart thinking. We’d love someone who is as passionate as we are about a creating a working environment that supports our values; progressive, collaborative and genuine. We are also looking for the following:

  • A 2:1 or above degree in any discipline
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • A real interest in learning about the logistics world and researching commercial opportunities in this fast paced environment
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Full UK working rights
  • Excellent communication skills

What can Forth Ports offer me?

Here at Forth Ports our people are genuinely important to us, and creating a flexible, open and friendly working culture is something we are very proud of. In addition we offer:

  • A structured learning and education pathway linked to your personal development
  • Competitive starting salary with regular salary reviews
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Full-time, permanent job on offer
  • Competitive salary
  • Defined Pension Scheme and Life assurance (if in the pension scheme)
  • Supportive on-site Occupational Health service providing free physiotherapy and access to a private counselling service.
  • Regular Health Promotion activity designed around employee needs.
  • Employee Assistance Programme for employees and their family
  • Employee Benefits – Gymflex, Cycle2Work, Employee discount platform
  • Attractive Family Friendly Policies

We value our people and our reputation, and know that having a diverse and robust workforce enables us to look for answers. We are an equal opportunities employer and we will consider all applications for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.

DEADLINE 28th March 2024