PNG Ports Corporation Graduate Development Program

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PNG Ports Corporation Limited (PNGPCL) is a premier maritime service company in Papua New Guinea and is the largest port operator in the South Pacific; outside Australia and New Zealand.

PNGPCL continues to develop the capacity of its workforce to deliver high quality service to all stakeholders and is committed to attracting the highest caliber of professionals who can make a difference to the organization. PNGPCL provides a positive work environment and rewards employees who contribute to the business success.

PNGPCL is now inviting recent graduate or students in their final year of study to participate in its Graduate Development Program (GDP) for 2023. The program is part of the workforce planning intervention to recruit, develop and retain young professionals through successful training and development for a period of (18) months, commencing January 2023.

PNGPCL’s GDP is an excellent opportunity whereby graduates get to apply their knowledge to gain valuable skills in a key sector of the PNG economy. Graduates will be rotated within key functional units of respective departments within a structured timeframe and will have the opportunity to attend various workshops organized by PNGPCL as part of the program.

In addition, mentoring support will be provided to graduates by experienced citizen and non-citizen employees for in-house transfer of job skills and knowledge purposes.

Interested graduates must have the following minimum skills, qualifications and experiences:

  • Must be a citizen of PNG
  • Must be below the age of 27 years
  • Must be of sober habits
  • Have completed a degree program in Business Management, Accounting, Economics, Business Economics, Law, Human Resources Management, Psychology, Environmental Science, Information Technology, Media & Communication, Engineering (Civil) in the last two years or in the final year of study and are eligible to graduate at a recognised university in PNG or overseas.
  • Have excellent academic results with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Have a clean police record

Our client offers genuine career development opportunities with excellent competitive salary and employment conditions. If you have what they are looking for, and are willing to work in a dynamic organization, then PNGPCL is the organization for you.


Please visit our website

Complete the Application Form and follow the website instructions to forward to Vanguard International, including a detailed CV and transcript.

Alternatively call us on 7500 7500 or email

Applications close on Friday 19th August 2022

Only Shortlisted Applicants will be contacted.

For more information about PNG Ports Corporation

PNG Ports Facebook Page


Source: Public media notice by Vanguard International in the local newspapers on Monday 8th August 2022