The Position of a Graduate Trainee at Hapag-Lloyd AG – Submit Cv

Hapag-Lloyd AG – With a fleet of 253 modern container ships and a total transport capacity of 1.8 million TEU, Hapag-Lloyd is one of the world’s leading liner shipping companies. The company has around 14,300 employees and more than 400 offices in 137 countries. Hapag-Lloyd has a container capacity of approximately 3.0 million TEU – including one of the largest and most modern fleets of reefer containers. A total of 126 liner services worldwide ensure fast and reliable connections between more than 600 ports on all the continents. Hapag-Lloyd is one of the leading operators in the Transatlantic, Middle East, Latin America, and Intra-America trades.


Job Description

Job Position: Graduate Trainee

Job Location: Lagos
Employment TypeFull-time


About the job – Brief Information 

The Journey

  • Working at Hapag Lloyd will provide you with the opportunity to impact the world through our efforts to drive sustainability

in shipping, invest in your career growth, and be part of an inclusive, dynamic, and diverse workplace.

  • You have the opportunity to join our Graduate Trainee program where we shall provide you the chance to get to know how a modern shipping company operates, acquire professional knowledge and gain practical experience as you build a career with us.
  • The Graduate Trainee participates in this program designed to identify and develop future talent for the organization across functional areas.
  • During your traineeship, you will learn how to identify and apply important strategies and business processes.
  • You will get to know the nuts and bolts of our company’s functions and operations and you will support our management team with their daily tasks.
  • This position is best suited for candidates who want to gain valuable experience as they build their managerial competencies and advance into leadership roles.


Job Responsibilities

As a trainee, your role will be to support different functions in the planning and implementation of various process improvement procedures and systems digitization through interaction with employees across the organization. Some of your roles and responsibilities will involve:

  • Collaborating across the different functions within the organization in order to gain a deep understanding of how the company operates.
  • Supporting managers with various tasks in order to appreciate the daily processes and expected outcomes (e.g., policy-making, goal setting, report writing)
  • Providing necessary administrative support in areas of data entry, report writing, analysis of data, meeting setups, event planning, etc.
  • Participating in various company events such as meetings, workshops, and customer engagements, and traveling to other offices as required.
  • Assist in providing research and work on projects that help the company to increase efficiencies in its processes, innovate, continuously improvement, and mitigate risks.
  • Observing and learning from experienced staff on how to handle disputes, providing support and suggestions for improvement, updating records, and preparing documentation.
  • Gaining knowledge of company policies, protocols, and processes and following all company regulations, and health and safety regulations.
  • Fulfilling any requirements, completing any required evaluations, and meeting goals as set out at the start of your traineeship program.


Critical Qualifications / Skills / Experience

Technical Qualifications:


  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in any field of study or bias to Management\ Social Sciences\ Art\ Engineering \Sciences\IT.
  • Professional qualification in your field of study Business Systems / IT
  • Knowledge of user application systems (Excel, Word, Outlook etc.)


Core Competencies

  • Effective oral and written communication with the ability to communicate in English.
  • A go-getter with the ability to interact with a diverse group of people
  • Possess great leadership, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure with excellent time management, planning, and organizing skills
  • Willingness to learn with a can-do attitude
  • Creative thinker with the ability to think outside the box, and process information from various sources to make an informed decision
  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined, and responsible. Should be able to work independently and in a team.
  • Cultural sensitivity to adapt and work within a multicultural environment


Employment Deadline:

Not Stated


Method Of Application

How to Apply: Candidates should Click Here to apply online.