Chartered Manager Degree Level Apprenticeship - IT Network Logistics & Transport

Rugby, England, United Kingdom DHL Supply Chain req79390 07/06/2019
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Position: Chartered Manager Degree Level Apprenticeship - IT Network Logistics & Transport 
Location: Rugby
Customer: Network Logistics & Transport
Grade/Salary: RCS O/£17,000 per annum 
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Contract (Full-Time)
Closing Date for Applications: Friday 21st June 2019 

We have an exciting opportunity for students to earn a degree whilst developing their professional skills within a global market leading organisation. The program is suitable for students who are interested in entering management positions and want to build their capability to successfully manage people, projects, operations and/or services.

Students will learn the technical knowledge, gain real experience and wider skills through a range of structured placements across a variety of DHL customer contracts and locations within the UK. This is a unique opportunity for students to gain a business degree within an apprenticeship whilst earning in the workplace.

In this role you will be working within the Network Logistics & Transport IT Solutions function, responsible for supporting Transport Management System (TMS) testing in support of change to strategic transport systems templates.

Key Responsibilities in this role will include:

Working with the Test & Deployment manager across all aspects of the solution testing to enable effective change to the templates.
Liaising with the Wider Transport Solutions team to ensure understanding of scope fo change.
Testing effort and efficient execution to ensure the solutions delivered meet operational & customer demands.
Input to support ensuring Testing activity is evolving to be as efficient and effective as possible with uptake of automated testing where possible.

Key skills and experience in this role will include:

(Standard University entry criteria applies)
260 UCAS points (104+ UCAS points from September 2017 under the new UCAS tariff system) grade C GCSE English and Mathematics or;
Completion of a Level 3 Apprenticeship/professional qualification in a relevant discipline or;
Recognised and equivalent qualification
Passion and motivation to start and develop an IT career within the Supply Chain & Logistics industry in the UK market post-academia
Flexible in approach to working styles, shifts and roles
Eligibility to work in the UK for the full duration of the apprenticeship
Confident communicator – able to tailor communication style according to the audience
Enthusiastic and open-minded in getting the most out of the apprenticeship
Sensitive to diverse working teams and environments

Apprenticeship qualification:

During the 4 year apprenticeship, you will work towards achieving a Level 6 Chartered Manager Degree Level qualification. In your first three years, you will experience a range of structured IT placements across our warehouse, transport and functional operations giving you the opportunity to gain real life experience! In your final year, you will specialise in your preferred area, whilst completing your end point assessment.

You will be allocated a Mentor and a Learner Manager from The Apprenticeship Training Provider who will be a subject matter expert in the field of the Apprenticeship you will be under taking. 

What will you get in return?

As a part of a growing DHL population you will receive access to a variety of our excellent benefits which could include; 25 days holiday, pension scheme, medical cover, childcare vouchers, retail discounts, flexible working, training, development and secondments opportunities and MANY MORE.

What you’ll need to do next?

If you have a proven track record of achievement with the desire to succeed, simply apply online ensuring that a full up to date CV is attached with your application. Please include a cover letter stating why you have applied for this role. Please also include copies of any prior learning, GCSE, O level, A/AS Level, HND, BTEC, NVQ, Diplomas, degrees. Applications received without a cover letter and certificates of prior learning will automatically be rejected.

The Company is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all employees. Furthermore we aim to ensure our workplaces are free from discrimination and that not only employees but also our potential future employees are treated fairly and with dignity and respect. We will ensure that equality of opportunity maintains a high profile in our organisation.

Facts and Figures

  • Working Hours

    40

  • Business Unit

    DHL Supply Chain UK

  • Travel Required

    Below 25%

  • Employment Type

    Temporary Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required

    Yes

  • Shift Requirement

    Day time only

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