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Network Graduate -Depot Management development program

Posted: 22 Jul 2021 Closes: 21 Aug 2021
Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time DPD_743999762682802

Area: Region 7
Department: Depot
Shift Pattern: 5 out of 7
Working Pattern: Days - Weekend Working Included
Company Description

DPD is one of the fastest growing express parcel delivery companies in the UK, with a turnover of£1.9billion. As a multi award-winning company that has beenvoted the nation's favourite parcel carrier for eight years running, we have a very clear strategy to support our enviable position. We will deliver the best service, use the best technology, recruit and retain the best people in the industry and be the UK's most sustainable delivery company.

Job Description

As part of a wider strategic depot network infrastructure plan, we are seeking resilient, dynamic and enthusiastic candidates who demonstrate leadership qualities to be able to take our business forward.

Starting your career on a comprehensive 12 month development programme, you will develop your management skills within this fast-paced delivery environment in all positions that report to an Operations Manager.

You will experience a comprehensive 10 week induction and full training to gain exposure to all areas of running a successful parcel delivery operation, including people management, planning, transport legislation, security, HR and health and safety in a 24/7 - 365 Business


As the successful graduate you will be educated to degree level with a minimum 2:1 Classification or equivalent and you will also:
  • Be resilient and enthusiastic
  • Be flexible to accommodate the high-volume nature of the role
  • Hold a full driving licence
  • Be open to relocation.
  • Demonstrate the core DPD DNA values of Passion, Respect, Honesty, Flexibility, Hard Work and Accountability.
  • Be able to work days, nights and weekends in a demanding and high pressure environment.

Additional Information

After successful completion of the 1st year programme you will be appointed to Shift Manager and then have the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge over the next twoyears with a view to progressing to an Operations Manager position.

DPD is a Valuable 500 company and a Disability Confident Employer
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