Maersk Liner Graduate Programme (MLGP) 2012

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9 Aug, 2012

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Graduate Jobs in Nigeria

Maersk Nigeria Ltd, is an agent for Maersk Line which is a part of the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group. With a market share of approx 30%, Maersk Nigeria is represented in Lagos, Port Harcourt, and Kano with over 150 employees and oversees the operations of Togo, Benin Republic and Ghana as the mother country for our four nation Central West Africa cluster.

Maersk Line, the world’s leading shipping company, is looking for self-starting and driven individuals to join our Maersk Liner Graduate Programme. If you are a university graduate with strong leadership aspirations and an interest in Liner Shipping, then the Maersk Liner Graduate Programme could be for you.
Can you navigate in a large global organisation? Do you have a strong business understanding? Do you have leadership ambitions? Then YOU could be one of our Maersk Liner Graduates!

Maersk Liner Graduate Programme (MLGP) 2012

Commercial awareness and Global reach
The Maersk Liner Graduate Programme is a two-year programme that covers two fixed rotations within the Maersk Line core business areas; Commercial, Operations and Product & Yield. Through your rotations, you will gain thorough knowledge of the way we work, develop a full understanding of our end-to-end processes and achieve a high level of commercial awareness.

We like to see the Maersk Liner Graduate Programme as a career accelerator. You bring personal skills, your talent and your energy and we provide you with a unique opportunity to combine theoretical and practical experience in a world-class organisation with a strong performance culture.

You will join a team of highly competent colleagues and jointly participate in reaching the objectives of your department. Your manager will continually provide you with individual sparring to help you develop professionally and personally. Being part of a global shipping programme, you will meet your fellow Maersk Liner Graduate Programme participants from all over the world in three seminars where you will receive personal development and cross-functional training. In addition, you will participate in e-based case studies and business simulations.

Get ready for a career in a High Performance Environment!!!

General Requirements:

Education & Experience:
You hold a Degree in a Business related discipline from a reputable University, and have 1-3 years post NYSC work experience preferably in a multinational environment. Prior shipping knowledge or experience is an advantage.


Leadership Skills
You are a natural and ambitious leader who is comfortable with authority, decision making as well as motivating and working through others.

Team Player with Personal Drive
You are a team player with a strong personal drive to get things done and are a mature individual who is able to work independently and take the initiative.

Strong Communication and Interpersonal Skills

You employ communication and interpersonal skills to handle conflict and stakeholder management while motivating and influence others.

Strategic Agility and Change Management:
You are open to change and enjoy thinking strategically and dealing with ambiguity.

Global Mindset
As Maersk Line operates globally, you must thrive in a truly international environment and your English skills must be at an advanced level. Previous extensive personal travel or stays abroad are an advantage.

Application Closing Date
27 August, 2012.

How to Apply 
Interested candidates should:
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