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HR Compensation and Benefits Apprentice DHL GLOBAL FORWARDING (UK) LIMITED

DHL Chertsey are now recruiting for a Business Administration apprentice to join their busy team. As an Apprentice in HR, you’ll use your talents to provide an effective first-line administration and central HR service to the UK DHL Global Forwarding business to a professional standard.

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Closing date: 23 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The annual salary for this role is starting at £15,600 rising to £18,000 in the first 12 months.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday: 9am – 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Undertake defined tasks and activities to implement Compensation & Benefits (C&B) programmes and policies.
  • Provide day-to-day administrative advice and support by telephone and email, to managers, employees and HR team.
  • Support, develop and maintain relationships with the HR team, managers and employees throughout the UK business.
  • Gather and enter relevant data to provide effective administrative support.
  • Analysing data and preparing in a format that is presentable to communicate out to the business which may require some explanation or interpretation.
  • Assisting with the management of employee data for reporting and data cleanse activities as required.
  • Assisting with the collation of information using HR systems and processes to enable accurate reporting.
  • Administration of monthly employee recognition programmes.
  • Supporting the Company Health & Wellbeing programme.
  • Support with C&B projects as required.
  • Supporting the HR Team by assisting where appropriate.

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

Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard.

  • On the job training delivered by the employer.
  • Allocation of an apprenticeship delivery coach who will carry out:
  • Regular training.
  • Assessment and support visits to ensure you acquire new learning, knowledge skills and behaviours in order to progress and develop.
  • Identify, track and support 20% off the job training activities.
  • Quarterly formal progress review meetings; identifying learning achievements and next steps.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

For the right candidate, based on your development and performance during the apprenticeship, the aim is that Apprentices move into a permanent position within the business towards the end of their Fixed Term Contract – subject to a suitable vacancy being available at that time and in line with the selection process for the role. We also offer a competitive salary with incremental increases and benefits.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Proactive


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE’s including Maths and English (Grade A*-C/ 4-9) Essential
A Level or equivalent Additional Subject (Grade A - E/Pass Grade) Essential

Things to consider

All applicants must have: Minimum of 5 x GCSE passes including English and Maths, minimum of 2 x A level pass A – E/ equivalent qualification OR 2 years work experience.

About the employer

DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) is one of the five DHL divisions within DPDHL Group. DGF UK specialise in shipping freight by air and sea. We are the world and UK market leader for airfreight and number two for ocean freight. At DGF we have over 30,000 employees working across more than 200 countries. In the UK we have over 1,000 colleagues working across office, warehouse and transport roles. We collect, store and deliver the goods and handle customs formalities.




Eastworth House

Eastworth Road


KT16 8SH

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Training provider



Apprenticeship Recruitment Team


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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