Administration Apprentice (Business Support)

Employer
Confidential
Location
Purfleet
Salary
Up to 168.00 GBP Weekly
Closing date
13 Dec 2021

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Specialism
Administration
Sector
Accounting
Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Permanent
Please note you will be require to complete an application via the National Apprenticeship Website

Brief overview of the role
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company committed to providing quality, innovative value and logistics services. If you would enjoy daily customer interaction, are organised and can multi-task, then we would like to hear from you.

Apprenticeship summary
Working week; Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00, with 30-minutes for lunch.
Total hours per week: 37.50
Weekly wage; GBP168.75
Expected duration; 14 months

Vacancy description

Main purpose of the job:
To meet customer requirements for the safe and efficient transport of their cargo effectively and in accordance with company operational procedures and statutory requirements including Health & Safety to the satisfaction of clients and the profit of the company.
Key tasks:
• Timely and effective communication with Customers, partners and internal departments via email and telephone
• Updating / Verifying the DSV Order Management system with customer booking details
• Liaise with operations and overseas offices to ensure customer commitments are delivered upon
• Effective monitoring to ensure deliveries are completed within the agreed timelines
• Ensure that all delivery and collection assignments are conforming to correct information
• Pro-active problem solving with customers and colleagues when issues arise
• Ensure consignments are rated correctly in order to invoice in an accurate and timely manner
• Provision of PODs to meet customer requirements where necessary
• Provide KPI and reports both externally and internally where necessary
• Resolve credit management queries where necessary
• General day to day administrative duties

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills
• Good communication skills
• Ability to remain calm under pressure
• Strong problem solving and analytical skills
• Good interpersonal skills
• Excellent telephone manner
• Good IT skills
• Tenacious and ability to see things through
• Good at multi-tasking
• Good level of literacy and numeracy

Personal qualities
• Enthusiastic
• Confident and outgoing personality
• Polite and friendly
• Ability to work under pressure
• Good attention to detail
• Willing to learn
• Flexible and adaptable
• Able to use initiative
• Reliable
• Team player
• Confidence to challenge the status quo to help maintain quality and operating standard

Desired qualifications
• Must have good levels of maths and English to a GCSE level or equivalents
• Must meet initial assessments conducted by the training provider

Future prospects
• On completion of the apprenticeship, successful candidates can expect a role in a successful, dynamic company
• You will be a part of a strong team of performance driven colleagues. A competitive salary, great future career prospects for advancement and a professional working environment

Things to consider
Apprentice Employment Agency is acting as an Apprentice Training Agency (ATA) and will engage you for the duration of the Apprenticeship and pay your salary. You should be aware that the company/business named in this vacancy is a host employer and you will not be employed by them. Your placement may change during the course of your Apprenticeship.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week), For more information please visit: https://(url removed)/national-minimum-wage-rates
Once you have applied for this vacancy, you will be contacted to arrange a 5-minute pre-screen telephone call. Please ensure you check your phone/emails regularly in order for this to take place. Failure to contact us back if correspondence is missed will result in your application being deemed unsuccessful.
Please ensure you check your application for spelling / grammar errors and correct them prior to submitting as attention to detail is very important and may affect the outcome of your application.
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Please note you will be require to complete an application via the National Apprenticeship Website

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