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Operations Apprentice WORLD SPAN FREIGHT SERVICES LTD

The successful candidate will be part of a team arranging shipments to be exported or imported for our customers

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,880.70

    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, 9am to 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 47.5

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000060790

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We have recently set up a roadfreight division which involves organising customers goods to be shipped from uk to European countries and from Europe to uk, role to incude -

  • Speaking to the hauliers
  • Speaking to the customers
  • Completion of customs paperwork
  • Supplying customers with the best rates to win the business
  • Securing future business.

We also have a very busy airfreight department where the successful candidate will learn the role from team members. Role to include -

  • Arranging collection
  • Completion of export paperwork
  • Customs procedures
  • Delivering the goods to the airline
  • Making sure the airline has flown the goods to its country of destination
  • Following up with the customer to advise goods have flown or been delivered.
  • Raising export or import files on the works on the computer system

The successful candidate would be part of a team working together to keep our customers happy with their shipping requirements.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • International Freight Forwarding Specialist Advanced Apprenticeship Standard
  • BTEC Intermediate Award in Multimodal International Freight Procedures

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Air Freight
  • Ocean Freight
  • Road Freight

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Customer care skills, Good Telephone Manner, Good Time Keeping, Knowledge of Excel

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

The successful candidate may have the opportunity to work away dependant on work load or work situation, this is only if they would like to and overtime would be allocated if this did happen. Company work clothing will be provided. Work carried out will be mainly computer based indoor work.

About the employer

Delivering worldwide logistics solutions to our customers since 1981, JAGUFS are market leaders in the world of logistics. Working in our office in Rochford with a small team of professionals, this is home to our dedicated European road freight department, but also provides airfrieght and seafrieght services, along with UK traffic.

Employer

WORLD SPAN FREIGHT SERVICES LTD

Address

Unit 4 Roach View Business Park

Purdeys Industrial Estate

Rochford

SS4 1LB

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Training

Training provider

SOUTH ESSEX COLLEGE OF FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION

Contact

Diane Ridgley

diane.ridgley@southessex.ac.uk

07855701273

Apprenticeship standard

International freight forwarding specialist

Level 3 (A level)


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