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Ocean Product Apprentice DSV Road Limited

To learn and understand the key elements of Freight Forwarding within DSV. Using the knowledge gained from your industry recognised apprenticeship and your practical working experience gained, you will use this to become an accomplished Freight Forwarder and become an integral part of DSV’s operation and journey forward.

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Closing date: 15 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,650.00

    Starts at £13,650 p.a., rising to £15,470 p.a after 6 months and £17,290 after1 year.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed. For Example 9 am to 5 pm Total hours per week: 35.00

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000070102

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

 Main purpose of the job/apprenticeship:
 
To learn and understand the key elements of Freight Forwarding and Ocean Product within DSV. Using the knowledge gained from your industry recognised apprenticeship and your practical working experience gained, you will use this to become an accomplished Freight Forwarder and become an integral part of DSV’s operation and journey forward.
 
Some of the Key Tasks of an Ocean Product Freight Forwarder:
 
You will be given training and support to enable you to be fully proficient in the below:

  • Communication to required network and carrier partners.
  • Coordination of problem solving and supporting escalations when required.
  • Working closely with the DSV FCL Transport team in monitoring performance.
  • Working as part of the FCL/LCL Product Team delivering key information to the business and ensuring all communication platforms are kept up to date.
  • Checking Shipping Line quote platforms for Market developments to measure impact and monitor trends.
  • General administrative duties and issuing quotations where necessary

 

Benefits:

  • Earn whilst you Learn – You will receive a competitive salary and receive training and guidance from experienced professionals in the industry whilst completing an industry recognised apprenticeship.
  • Become part of a Company that invests in you. If you show the desire to learn and the work ethic to progress, there will always be opportunities within DSV.

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

  • Level 3 International Freight Forwarding 
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if exemptions cannot be provided

 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

If you show the desire to learn and the work ethic to progress, there will always be opportunities within DSV.

 
 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Proficient in Microsoft Office, Positive attitude, Willingness to learn, Punctual and reliable

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 9-2) Desired

Things to consider

Important: You must be able to get to/from work easily. Please ensure you are happy with the starting salary of £7.50 ph. Access to the company discount voucher scheme offering discounts on high street brands, cinemas, restaurants and mobile networks

About the employer

Customer statement: We offer our customers global and competitive transport and logistics services of a consistent high quality. Growth: We actively pursue profitable growth balanced between a solid above market organic growth and an active acquisition approach. Operational Excellence: Operational excellence in our business processes is crucial in order to operate with the highest productivity, enabling us to be competitive and deliver timely and high-quality services to our customers. People: We strive to attract, motivate and retain talented people by offering responsibility, empowerment and growth opportunities. We treasure sound business acumen and work together as a global family to drive the business forward.

Employer

DSV Road Limited

Address

Foxs Marina

The Strand

Ipswich

IP2 8SA

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Training

Training provider

SR APPRENTICESHIPS LIMITED

Contact

Paula Prescott

paula.prescott@sr-apprenticeships.co.uk

07507310934

Apprenticeship standard

International freight forwarding specialist

Level 3 (A level)


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