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International Freight Forwarding Apprentice P&O FERRYMASTERS LIMITED

As an International Freight Forwarding Apprentice you will be part of a dedicated and professional team, responsible for delivering the highest quality of service to an internationally dedicated client base. You will be responsible for ensuring customs declarations are processed in a timely manner and ensuring any queries are dealt with promptly.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30 pm Occasional Saturday on a rota

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000066039

  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Recording and reviewing customs declaration requests from clients
  • Updating systems with all relevant customs declaration information in an effective and efficient way
  • Recording details of duties paid by P&O Ferrymasters and ensuring recovery from clients
  • Liaising with clients to ensure their customs declaration needs are met
  • Ensuring sufficient information is received and shared with the carriers to maintain a smooth delivery service to final destination and avoid delays
  • Assisting the Customs Declaration Manager in achieving team objectives and delivering service excellence to our clients

 

 

 

 

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

  • Advanced International Freight Forwarding Specialist 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

IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Basic knowledge of Data entry, Working knowledge of Excel, Working knowledge of Word, European language an advantage, Ability to manage own workload, Ability to Prioritise, Accuracy, Cooperative, Punctual, Reliable

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Apprentices will work 40 hours a week Monday to Friday with the occasional Saturday covered by a Rota. Once qualified teams work 40 hours a week covering operational hours of 06.00 – 21.00 Monday to Saturday on a rolling shift pattern. 20% of working time will be on site but away from the work environment to allow for study. No travel is expected but applicants should note that the office location is not well served by public transport and some kind of personal transport may be needed

About the employer

As an International Freight Forwarding Apprentice you will be part of a dedicated and professional team, responsible for delivering the highest quality of service to an internationally dedicated client base. You will be responsible for ensuring customs declarations are processed in a timely manner and ensuring any queries are dealt with promptly.

Employer

P&O FERRYMASTERS LIMITED

Address

DP World London Gateway Port

West 7, North Sea Crossing

Stanford Le Hope

SS17 9ER

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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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