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Level 2 Customer Service Apprentice WORLD OPTIONS LIMITED

We have an exciting opportunity within our Accounts department. We are looking for an individual who is passionate about delivering an exceptional service.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.38

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.30 – 5.00

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001779244

  • Positions

    1 available

World Options are a provider of international courier, parcel delivery and courier services.

This is a complex and varied role in an exciting, friendly and busy account environment, providing a great opportunity for someone to enhance their skills.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Liaising with World Options franchisees and their staff
  • Using our in-house system to log queries with carrier
  • Resolving invoice queries and acting as a liaison between World Options franchisees customers and the main couriers
  • Good computer skills are essential as the role involves using email software, online software to view shipments as well as World Options in-house software programs
  • An ability to multi-task and prioritise as well as work to courier set time limits is essential
  • You will be joining an accounts team within a growing company with an ethos of co-operative teamwork and support for each other, working alongside various other teams within the company.
  • Immediate start after interviews. This is a permanent position after a 6 month probationary period.
  • Based at our head office in Clayton-Le-Moors

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good English and Maths skills
  • IT literate - Microsoft Office e.g. Word, Excel
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Ideally the candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the logistics industry but not essential
  • Knowledge of couriers including UPS, DHL, TNT and FedEx and use of air and road freight would be an advantage

Personal qualities

  • Confident on the phone
  • Personable
  • Friendly and optimistic
  • A great team player
  • Can work well independently

Desired qualifications

  • English and maths GCSE at A*-C/9-4 or equivalent is preferred

Future prospects

  • Potential progression

Things to consider

  • Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is at the employers’ discretion and is subject to change. If this vacancy has been filled we will endeavour to support you in finding alternative vacancies.
  • Immediate start after interviews. This is a permanent position after a 6 month probationary period.
  • Based at our head office in Clayton-Le-Moors

About the employer

World Options was established in 2003 and has since grown into a leading provider of simple and affordable shipping solutions for businesses.

The firm was founded by CEO: Stewart Butler, after years of experience working with leading international shipping companies.

We have invested heavily into the portal ever since, so that all of our customers’ needs can be met with the click of a mouse. Businesses can log in and view multiple quotes between carriers in seconds, make an instant booking, get access to flexible tracking options, and rely upon our dedicated customer support team, who are just a phone call away.

Employer

WORLD OPTIONS LIMITED

Address

Petra Court Unit 1

Accrington

BB5 5HY

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Training

Training provider

BLACKBURN COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Blackburn College

Contact

Apprenticeship Team 01254 292500 apprenticeships@blackburn.ac.uk

  • Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship
  • Level 1 English and maths Functional Skills (if required)

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


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