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Depot Operations Transport Administrator

Depot Administration
Circa £22k
Advertising End Date:
27 Sep 2019
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Job Description

Making the switch to DPD could be the best move you’ll ever make. Represented in the UK by both DPD and DPD Local, we combine fantastic people, amazing service, innovative products and state of the art technology to deliver an incredible customer experience. DPD are currently recruiting for an experienced Depot Operations Transport Administrator to join our thriving business.

This role, which is based in our Portsmouth Depot, will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to be part of the UK's leading parcel delivery business. In this role you will report to the Site Manager and the activities you are responsible for are crucial in enabling your Depot to operate effectively.

The role is split into 2 parts and the key responsibilities of these will include:


Carrying out Driver Licence and Forklift Truck certificate checks
Administering fuel stocks and orders
Carrying out local operational quality audits
Maintaining the vehicle service schedule, records, keys, vehicle defect register and repairs
Maintaining the Depot Operating Report


●Monitoring & reconciling the automated payments for our “self employed” drivers
Administering stocks of uniforms and operational stationery

About You

As the successful candidate your CV will demonstrate strong administrative & analytical experience gained within the transport industry. An awareness of quality assurance/audit checking experience would be advantageous. Due to the nature of our business the ability to thrive in a busy and fast paced environment is essential.

Your strong customer service, organisational and good computer literacy skills will be fully utilised in this role. Alongside these you will need to:

Possess good customer service skills and be computer literate
Have a good telephone manner
Be a team player and be able to manage your time effectively

Why DPD?

DPD is the UK’s leading time-critical parcel delivery carrier and as a multiple award- winning business, we’re also a great organisation to join. In return, you can look forward to an attractive remuneration package and the chance to join a rapidly developing organisation, able to offer genuine career and personal development opportunities.

DPD actively promotes its Dignity at Work Policy