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What is the Rapid Career Development Programme?

This four-year programme offers school leavers the chance of a career in logistics and the opportunity to start earning whilst learning. We offer two RAPID programmes where you can build a career within road-freight or air and sea. At the end of the programme, experienced Account Managers or Business Development Managers can earn upwards of £40,000 per year, with a company car and other benefits.
Why a career in logistics?

Think about the clothes you wear, the car you drive, the stuff you use every day – it all needs transporting from somewhere! This is what Europa does – it’s very likely that you’re wearing something right now that has travelled across Europe on one of our modes of transport. Our services are vital – we’re the glue that joins every bit of the supply chain together.

Our Europa Road team manages freight shipped daily to and from the UK and Europe. With a branch team of 140 we have offices across the country dedicated to a top-notch experience for our 5,000 customers, meaning goods arrive on time at the best possible price.

Our Europa Air & Sea teams manage worldwide freight, travelling by air or sea across the globe. As one of Europa’s fastest growing divisions, Europa Air & Sea is super keen to attract the brightest and the best Business Development Managers for our network of regional branches across the country.

How long does it take?

Four years in total. For the first 12 months, you will embark on a journey within customer service/ operations and learn everything you need to know about the world of logistics. You will then gradually progress in to sales, where you will start to build and retain your own customer base.

What is the entry criteria?

To be eligible for the programme, Europa is looking for exceptional young people who:

  • Demonstrate intelligence, common sense, drive and ambition
  • Are strong all-rounders, but not necessarily academic
  • Are personable and team oriented
  • Are mature, balanced and sensible
  • Show some level of business orientation
  • Are focused upon building a successful career
  • Eager to learn from others
  • Minimum age of 18
We’re looking for the best candidates who will be the perfect addition to our ambitious business and we’re committed to demonstrating that a route straight into work is rewarding, sensible and exciting! We’re offering a serious alternative to University for the brightest school leavers.

Frequently Asked Questions answered by Max Holbrook, our first recruit on the RAPID Road-freight programme.

Where would I be based?

At one of our network of regional Europa Road branches across the country.

How do I apply?

Download and complete this application form and email it to rapid@europa-worldwide.com The deadline to submit completed application forms is Friday 22nd May 2020

Further information

Successful applicants will be offered an interview and opportunity to join us on one of our unique Europa Development Days and if you are successful, you will be offered a place on our Rapid Career Development Programme to start in September 2020. If you have any questions or would like to discuss the programme in more detail, please contact Early Career Talent Manager – Lana Jay – on 07583 072040.

RCDP brochure

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