Graduate Management Programmes Bus, Rail and Engineering - Hull

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Minimum of £25,000 per year + Benefits
Yorkshire, Hull
12th January 2020
Start date:
September 2020
Job type:
Graduate job

Graduate Management Programmes - Bus, Rail and Engineering

Key information
• Salary: minimum of £25,000 per year
• Locations: Brighton, Dublin, Hull, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Oxford and Poole
• Closing date: 1st December 2019
• Start date: September 2020

On Go Ahead’s two-year management graduate programmes you won’t be spending much time behind a desk! On Go-Ahead’s two-year management graduate programmes you’ll be exposed to the diversity of the business working with a variety of departments to understand the role each plays in making our vision a reality. You’ll get stuck into all aspects of operations management from scheduling and customer service to engineering and supervisory roles. To find out more about each specific scheme check out our website - - but on all of our programmes, you can expect shift work alongside real responsibility, coordinating projects that will immediately impact the two-million people travelling on our network each day.

About The Go-Ahead Group:

We are a leading provider of public transport in the UK bus and rail service sectors, delivering over one billion passenger journeys each year. Almost two million journeys take place per day on our bus network – as well as being London’s largest bus operator, we own eight regional UK bus companies. Currently a FTSE250 company employing 29,000 people across the country, we’re also expanding our international bus and rail portfolio. We are strong believers in local brands run by local management for local markets, and so are looking for motivated graduates who will grow and develop into our future operations managers and directors.

What Go-Ahead can offer you

We care about your career so you can expect:

  • Membership to the Young Bus/Rail Managers’ Network and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
  • Full support from mentors, specialists and your own graduate community - we spend £22million per year on training and development, so make the most of what is on offer
  • To become manager within two years
  • Career progression – a senior manager role within five years – on track to be earning £35-40,000 per year
  • Free travel on many of Go-Ahead’s services

Key requirements
• A degree in any discipline, all grades considered
• A passion for enhancing people’s lives through public transport
• Full UK driving licence
• Flexibility to complete short placements in other Go-Ahead locations including internationally
• The unrestricted right to work in the UK on a permanent basis

Additionally, we have identified 5 core skills that Go-Ahead graduates need to thrive in the recruitment process, on our graduate scheme and beyond. So make sure you give us plenty of examples of you as a:
• Action enabler
• Confidence inspirer
• Effective communicator
• Ideas generator
• Information seeker

How to apply
• Do your research
• CV & application form
• Video interview
• Assessment centre
• Final interview

We want to support you to do your best during the application process, so please do get in touch with with any questions. We want our workforce to be inclusive and reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, so we particularly welcome applications from people who are underrepresented in our industry, such as women. Additionally, if you have a disability, mental health condition or any other additional needs, please do let us know so we can make any adjustments you require.

Go-Ahead Group

The Go-Ahead Group are leading provider of public transport in the UK bus and rail service sectors, delivering over one billion passenger journeys each year.

Go-Ahead Group profile