Chartered Manager Degree Level Transport Apprentice

Recruiter
DHL Supply Chain
Location
Huntingdon
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jun 2019
Closes
10 Jul 2019
Specialism
Engineering
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Permanent
We have an exciting opportunity for students to earn a degree whilst developing their professional skills within a global market leading organisation. The program is suitable for students who are interested in entering management positions and want to build their capability to successfully manage people, projects, operations and/or services.

Students will learn the technical knowledge, gain real experience and wider skills through a range of structured placements across a variety of DHL customer contracts and locations within the UK. This is a unique opportunity for students to gain a business degree within an apprenticeship whilst earning in the workplace.

For the role of Transport Apprentice the key Responsibilities will include:
  • Providing cover for the operation of the front desk role inclusive of briefing and de-briefing drivers, vehicle defect reporting, tachograph issue etc.
  • Planning function including the allocate work to appropriate vehicles and drivers, maximising earnings whilst operating within legal limits at all time and giving first class customer service
  • Man management of driver colleagues including day to day work allocation, sickness and dispute management and disciplinary investigations
  • Providing cover for the management of transport compliance inclusive of drivers hours, vehicle and trailer maintenance, health and safety etc


Key skills and experience in this role will include:

(Standard University entry criteria applies)
  • 260 UCAS points (104+ UCAS points from September 2017 under the new UCAS tariff system) grade C GCSE English and Mathematics or;
  • Completion of a Level 3 Apprenticeship/professional qualification in a relevant discipline or;
  • Recognised and equivalent qualification
  • Passion and motivation to start and develop a career within the Supply Chain & Logistics industry in the UK market post-academia
  • Flexible in approach to working styles, shifts and roles
  • Eligibility to work in the UK for the full duration of the apprenticeship
  • Confident communicator - able to tailor communication style according to the audience
  • Enthusiastic and open-minded in getting the most out of the apprenticeship
  • Sensitive to diverse working teams and environments


Apprenticeship qualification:

During the 4 year apprenticeship, you will work towards achieving a Level 6 Chartered Manager Degree Level qualification. In your first three years, you will experience a range of structured placements across our warehouse, transport and functional operations giving you the opportunity to gain real life experience! In your final year, you will specialise in your preferred area, whilst completing your end point assessment.

You will be allocated a Mentor and a Learner Manager from The Apprenticeship Training Provider who will be a subject matter expert in the field of the Apprenticeship you will be under taking.

What will you get in return?

As a part of a growing DHL population you will receive access to a variety of our excellent benefits which could include; 25 days holiday, pension scheme, medical cover, childcare vouchers, retail discounts, flexible working, training, development and secondments opportunities and MANY MORE.

What you'll need to do next?

If you have a proven track record of achievement with the desire to succeed, simply apply online ensuring that a full up to date CV is attached with your application. Please include a cover letter stating why you have applied for this role. Please also include copies of any prior learning, GCSE, O level, A/AS Level, HND, BTEC, NVQ, Diplomas, degrees. Applications received without a cover letter and certificates of prior learning will automatically be rejected.

The Company is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all employees. Furthermore we aim to ensure our workplaces are free from discrimination and that not only employees but also our potential future employees are treated fairly and with dignity and respect. We will ensure that equality of opportunity maintains a high profile in our organisation.

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