IAG Cargo to open applications for 2024 graduate scheme at London Heathrow
IAG Cargo is taking applications for its 2024 Graduate Scheme.
The programme has been running for 11 years and specially selects the top 1.1% of applicants to launch their careers in global logistics.
Successful candidates will gain experience across a range of head office functions and have great opportunities for fast progression within the business.
IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG), is looking for eleven budding logistics professionals to join its two-year graduate programme commencing in September 2024 based at London Heathrow. Having first launched in 2012, the programme has produced numerous senior business leaders and provides valuable experience across different areas of the business from operations, revenue management, human resources to sales.
IAG Cargo supports many industries to transport goods across the globe, helping to keep the world’s economy turning. By utilising the belly-holds of passenger flights across the Group’s five airlines - British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus, Vueling and LEVEL – IAG Cargo moves everything you can think of whether it’s to keep the automobile production line on schedule, stock supermarket shelves, or to deliver life-saving medicines.
New intakes will benefit from IAG Cargo’s brand-new learning hub to ensure a comprehensive induction into the business. Graduates from the 2023 cohort also had the opportunity to travel to IAG Cargo’s hubs in Madrid and Dublin to provide an insight into the business’ global operations.Caroline Andrew, Chief People Officer at IAG Cargo said: “Our graduate programme is a key initiative for the business in supporting and developing early-career talent. Working within high-performing teams across the organisation, our graduates are provided with nurturing support in a collaborative setting, fostering their true potential and paving the way for their journey as future leaders.
"Alongside our enticing accelerated development opportunities such as our Leadership Programme Leading the Way, recently revamped fitness facilities, and travel opportunities, we are establishing an environment conducive for everyone to excel in their careers. We’re looking forward to welcoming the upcoming wave of talented individuals and bringing their unique perspectives, and I send my best wishes to all applicants.”
Jack Mulholland Kinsella, Logistics Graduate at IAG Cargo commented: “Participating in this graduate programme has been an enriching experience. From the onset, I've assumed significant responsibilities, collaborating with professionals from diverse sectors and drawing inspiration from leaders in the business. Each day presents unique problem-solving opportunities which provides an engaging work environment that continuously challenges and motivates me.”
The programme is based at IAG Cargo’s head office at London Heathrow and offers a competitive salary, in addition to several employee benefits, flexible work arrangements, including discounted flights.
Applications close at the end of January and applicants will hear whether they have been successful in April.
Find out more about the IAG Cargo Graduate Programme and how to apply.
About IAG Cargo
IAG Cargo is the single business created following the merger of British Airways World Cargo and Iberia Cargo in April 2011. Following the integration of additional airlines into the business, including Aer Lingus, Vueling and LEVEL, IAG Cargo now covers a global network covering six continents. It has a combined workforce of more than 2,250 people. Its parent company, International Airlines group, is one of the world’s largest airline groups with 558 aircraft at 31st December 2022.
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