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IMC Industrial Group is the shipping, logistics and industrial supply chain business of the IMC Pan Asia Alliance Group.

The IMC Industrial Group Graduate Development Programme (GDP) is a 24-month entry level training and development programme designed for talented university graduates interested in a long term career with IMC. Through the programme, Management Trainees will undergo rotational attachments across various functions to gain a comprehensive overview of IMC's businesses.

In Year 1, graduates will spend 3 months each in the following core modules:

  • Financial Controllership
  • Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE)
  • Group Managing Director's Office
  • Research

In Year 2, graduates will spend 6 months each in the following elective modules:

  • Dry Bulk
  • Wet Bulk

Throughout the programme, graduates will receive on-going coaching and support by coaches and mentors, regular check-in sessions with the People & Organisation (P&O) department, and peer support from their designated buddy.

On completing the programme, candidates have the option of applying to a business unit of their choice to progress their careers.


  • At least a 2nd Class Honours in Maritime Studies/Maritime Economics
  • A good CCA/work track record and leadership experience
  • Self-motivated and driven
  • Passionate about making a difference and making things happen
  • Skilled in written and verbal communication – in English and at least one other Asian business language
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrate a positive attitude, strong resilience and ambition to work in a dynamic corporate environment that is culturally, technically and functionally diverse
  • Adept at thinking broadly and deeply, being able to balance the big-picture and details to make optimal decisions


Applications typically commences in the beginning of the year to the end of February.


Send your resume, educational transcripts, a 300-word essay explaining why you wish to join the programme and a portfolio of social or community work (if any) to


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