Arriva Graduate Programme (Engineering Management Programme) - advanced English is required

Arriva Service s.r.o.

Place of work
Michalovce, Sobrance, Trebišov
Contract type
Start date
Salary offered (gross)
by agreement

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

We are looking for candidates for the Engineering Management Programme (focused on leadership in service depots).

The Graduate Programme is an 18 months programme for people who just graduated from university or have maximum 2 years of work experience after graduating.

In blocks of six months you will work on various positions in the organisation, it includes:
• An engineering management position on a service depot
• A project
• Working on a Head office department (supporting the engineering department)

This way you get a good picture of the organization and you will experience in practice what role suit you best. In every role you get many responsibilities in a relatively short period. You will be linked to the HR Manager who will coach you during the whole programme and also get every six months another supervisor (Placement Manager) when you change roles.

Arriva operates, besides Slovakia, in 13 other European countries. Part of your Graduate Programme can also be an international project in an other country. Besides that there are a lot of opportunities to share experiences and to network with graduates from other countries.

Information about the selection process

The selection is tough, but suits the responsibilities that you have to deal with. Arriva is looking for ambitious start-ups on the labourmarket and you are interesting for us if you belong to the best performers of the University! If you make it through the selection you get a contract of 18 months. At the start of the Graduate Programme you will prepare a personal development plan. The tests and impressions from the selection period will form the input. A large part of what you want to develop you’ll learn ‘on the job’. Additionally you can also follow off-the-job training centrally organized with the other international graduates (f.e. strategic & financial awareness, people management, communication & presentation skills and project management.

Interested? Mail to:
before the 1st of May! The 1st of September we will start the new programme.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization


Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2) and
Slovak - Upper intermediate (B2)

Computer skills - user

Microsoft Excel - advanced
Microsoft Word - advanced
Microsoft PowerPoint - advanced

Driving licence


The position is suitable for a fresh graduate


Personality requirements and skills

• University degree (Engineering specialisation).
• Just graduated or max 2 years of work experience after
• Preferable any international experience.
• The desire to make a difference.
• Passion and self motivation.
• Self-starter and proactive in solving problems.
• Flexible (attitude and willingness to travel).
• Good English.

• Leadership
• Results-oriented
• Organisational awareness
• Communicate
• Creativity


Brief description of the company

Arriva Service is part of the Arriva Group (Deutsche Bahn is owner of the Arriva Group).
Arriva is a leading public transport company.
With around 60.000 employees the company operates in 14 European countries with 19.500 buses and 715 trains.
Provides more than 2.2 billion passenger journeys a year.
Delivers transport solutions for local and national authorities and tendering bodies.
Offers transport choice and the opportunity to travel for communities and the users of public transport.

Our parent company Deutsche Bahn is a leading worldwide provider of transport and logistics services.
Deutsche Bahn operates in more than 130 countries worldwide and employs more than 300.000 people.

Deutsche Bahn’s mission statement:
To be a customer-orientated, likeable, resource-saving and economically successful company.

Deutsche Bahn’s vision:
To expand our leading market positions to become the world’s leading mobility and logistics company, by offering innovative solutions, focusing on intelligent integration and setting the standards for quality and customer service in our markets.

Number of employees

200-249 employees

Company address

Arriva Service s.r.o.
Bratislavská cesta 1804
94501 Komárno
ID: 1465096   Dátum zverejnenia: 21.3.2016