Contract Co-ordinator

Job reference: 001747

Location: Sherburn

Closing date: 04/07/2022

Salary: £25,000

Employment type: Permanent

Department: POFM - Contract Logistics

Division: P&O Ferrymasters

Hours per week: 40 hours per week

The role

We are currently looking for a Contract Co-ordinator in Sherburn, near Scarborough, to help support the team ensuring that we are delivering everything we have promised to our customers.

This role reports to the Team Leader and you will be part of a team of logistics professionals based on our customer’s site, where you will be responsible for organising and managing load volumes from booking to delivery. This will include monitoring and managing cost effective collection and delivery of loads, selecting hauliers in terms of price, service and H&S to ensure service standards are met, liaising closely with the customer and hauliers, resolving all queries relating to service issues or incidents in a timely manner, updating our in-house computer system and producing reports for management and customers.

The organisation

We are P&O Ferrymasters and we work with some of the largest companies in the work to make sure that their goods get to where they need to on time and efficiently. We have locations across Europe and the Northern Mediterranean and our routes cover road, rail and sea. We operate from over 20 locations in 13 countries and work with some of the best-known global household names.

We are a part of DP World who are one of the largest global logistics companies in the world, at any one time 10% of all shipping containers in the world are being shipped by DP World. As part of this large network, we embrace technology at the heart of everything we do. We are proud to lead the future of logistics to help enable global trade in the 21st century and beyond.

The person

So what skills are we looking for:

  • Experience of operating within a logistics environment; previous freight forwarding experience would be an advantage
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Fantastic organisational skills, including the ability to prioritise your workload
  • An eye for detail
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Good IT skills, including MS Word and Excel
  • A knowledge of H&S would be an advantage

At P&O Ferrymasters we want you to be you. Not only will that make us stronger but will allow us to bring authenticity to everything we do.  We know are our customers come from all walks of life and so do our employees. We are all about connecting the world and that starts with finding connections with who you work with.

When we recruit we want you to bring your whole self to work and we are working towards increasing diversity across all of our employees. We know we cannot be the best unless we recruit the best, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lifestyle, age, educational background, national origin, religion or neurodiversity.

Benefits include company pension, ferry travel concessions, Employee Assistance Scheme and an employee wellbeing programme, along with opportunities for personal and professional training and development.

If you are interested in this role please click on the link below to apply.