Operations Graduate
graduate scheme

Operations Graduate

Forth Ports
Essex · Scotland
Time left to apply
28 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

The Quay to your future?

At Forth Ports we recognise that a skilled workforce is key to our success as a major port business and we employ over 1,100 staff across our UK Ports in a diverse range of occupations. Stop for a moment and consider just how significant ports are to the UK economy and environment and you will start to understand the interesting and exciting business opportunities that exist.

Working at our ports in Scotland and Tilbury, you will learn about business logistics, operations, worldwide shipping, finance and budgets, business development, health and safety and human resources.

From the outset, your good problem solving skills and creative thinking will help solve logistical challenges and demands. You must be comfortable thinking on your feet, taking decisions and working in a pressurised, customer focused environment.

What can Forth Ports offer me?

In return for your commitment, we will invest in your development and on successful completion of the programme, you will be offered a permanent position within one of our dynamic Ports.

  • A structured learning and education pathway linked to your professional development;
  • Generous annual leave entitlement;
  • Defined contribution pension scheme;
  • Accommodation costs on placement will be covered by the company

Company information

The Forth Ports Group; the third largest Port Group in the UK owns and operates eight commercial ports throughout the country. It may surprise you to know that our Ports handle goods to the value of 75% of the UK’s GDP. You can find our strategically positioned Ports on the River Thames in Essex, the Firth of Forth and Firth of Tay in Scotland; this is where we offer a wide range of port-related services that help connect the UK with Europe and the rest of the world.

Check us out and on the Forth Ports community page on Facebook.

Person requirements

  • Full UK driving license
  • Full and unrestricted right to work in the UK
  • Willingness to relocate and work across the Group

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • Minimum of 2:2 degree classification (anticipated) in any degree discipline

Accepted degree subjects




with regular performance and salary reviews


Essex · Scotland

How to apply

Number of vacancies: Two

Closing date: 12/01/2018

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 12/01/2018

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