Apprentice Pricing Analyst, Air & Sea DSV Road Limited

As an Apprentice Pricing Analyst you'll develop into the core components of this thriving industry. Through our industry-recognized apprenticeship program, you'll gain invaluable experience, equipping yourself with the knowledge and practical expertise needed to excel in the field.

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Closing date: 25 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,073.76

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed. For example 9.00am - 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    07 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000249228

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

It takes a special kind of drive to keep the world moving; and due to growth, DSV is looking to recruit. Please see the links* at the bottom the page, to find out more about DSV.
 
Are you ready to kick-start your journey into the world of Freight Forwarding? DSV are recruiting for an Apprentice Pricing Analyst to work in the Aerospace & Defence team in Feltham. Join our dynamic team and embark on an exciting apprenticeship designed to shape you into a skilled and accomplished Pricing Analyst.
 
As an Apprentice Pricing Analyst you'll develop into the core components of this thriving industry. Through our industry-recognized apprenticeship program, you'll gain invaluable experience, equipping yourself with the knowledge and practical expertise needed to excel in the field.
 
Find below the tasks and responsibilities you’ll undertake as an Apprentice at DSV.
 
Key Tasks

  • Engaging in seamless communication with other DSV/Agents offices, our extensive network and carrier partners across the globe
  • Communicate with customers to ensure their quotation requirements are fulfilled in line with their booking instructions
  • Collect pricing with approved hauliers for transport of cargo, confirm availability of equipment and agree prices where no tariff exists, to maximise cost effectiveness
  • Monitoring international freight shipments from inception to delivery, ensuring precision and timely arrivals at designated destinations
  • Championing the meticulous checking and issuance of vital documentation
  • Ensure that the company operates within all agreed operational procedures, and within statutory requirements including the provision and maintenance of a safe working environment

Training and qualifications gained 

  • Level 3 International Freight Forwarding Apprenticeship Standard  
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English if required
     
    What can we offer you?
  • An opportunity to be a part of and grow within a driven and successful company, with a team of 75,000, operating in over 95+ countries.
  • Be part of a company that has strong ambitions and targets for sustainability initiatives, both internally and externally. Please click on link** at the bottom of the page for further details on how DSV is working towards these targets.
  • Be part of a company that has strong company values, to find out more about DSV, including our Values, click the link at the bottom of the page***.

If you want to know a bit about DSV Careers, please see below****
 
At DSV, we're not just offering an apprenticeship; we're offering an opportunity to be an integral part of our journey forward. Your dedication and commitment will contribute to our ongoing success while shaping your own flourishing career in Freight Forwarding. 
 
Join us and be a catalyst for innovation and local empowerment in one of the most exciting industries today. Are you ready to pave the way for your future with DSV? Apply now and let's forge a path towards success together.
 
Links:
 
Link* - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QJLhUSBN_0
Link** - https://www.dsv.com/en/sustainability-esg
Link*** - https://www.dsv.com/en/about-dsv
Link**** - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnMpG10Po3w
 

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 International Freight Forwarding Apprenticeship Standard qualification
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if exemptions cannot be provided
  • Delivery method and location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your 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 start employment before the end of September. 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

Panalpina House

Great South West Road

Feltham

TW14 8NU

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Training

Training provider

SR APPRENTICESHIPS LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Contact

Louise Spring

recruitment@sr-apprenticeships.co.uk

Apprenticeship standard

International freight forwarding specialist

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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