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Location: UK Nationwide
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Start: September 2021
Applications Open: 18th of January 2021
Applications Close: 28th of February 2021

Vacancy Locations: Welham Green and Swindon

DHL Supply Chain positively contributes to the world and we pride ourselves on connecting people and improving lives. Currently we employ over 40,000 people in the UK&I. Many of our customers are world leading organisations in their respective areas of business. They expect their products at the right time, in the right condition to the right place. Our customers rely on us to deliver our promise – Excellence. Simply Delivered. They require us to remain agile and expect more from us year on year, this is why we need you to join our ever evolving, exciting, dynamic industry!

Are you Passionate about what you do, have a Can Do attitude to get things Right First Time? If you are you could be the person we’re looking for. DHL believes these three areas are essential to the ongoing development and success of our people and future business!   

We have an exciting opportunity for students to earn a degree whilst developing their professional skills within a global market leading organisation. In 2020 we will be offering the level 6 Supply Chain Leadership Professional Degree as one pathway to develop our Supply Chain Leaders of the future. The program is suitable for students who are interested in developing in Supply Chain Leadership positions and want to build their capability to successfully manage people, projects, operations and/or services. Students will learn the technical knowledge, acquiring vocational experience and wider skills from across a variety of DHL customer contracts and locations within our UKI Supply Chain business. This is a unique opportunity for students to gain a business degree within an apprenticeship whilst earning in the workplace.
This is a four year Apprenticeship designed to give students the knowledge and experience that is required to develop in this exciting area of business. Developed and delivered in partnership with Aston University, this Degree Apprenticeship offers you practical hands on experience whilst supporting you towards you Supply Chain Professional Leadership Degree!

What the program looks like:

In the four year program, you will experience structured placements across our Supply Chain Business, warehouse, transport and functional operations giving you the opportunity to gain real life experience! In your final year, you will complete a Business project, aligned to your business area or work related specialism. This will be completed as part of your end point assessment and count towards the final grading of the degree.

You will experience working within fast paced sites and environments and through our formal learning will begin to take responsibility and see progression. Our entry level talent programmes are built to develop leaders and you will be supported and empowered to actively get involved with different teams to achieve high impact results that will really make a difference to our business.

In partnership with Aston University, the Supply Chain Professional Leader Degree is designed to build an individual’s capability to manage and lead within a successful Supply Chain Business.

All of our apprentices are supported by a strong network and receive regular performance feedback and personal development planning.  

By the end of our Apprenticeship, you will have developed the professional knowledge combined with the skills and behaviours to become a successful Leader in Supply Chain!

Entry Requirements

  • 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
  • Eligibility to work in the UK for the full duration of the apprenticeship

What Qualities are we looking for?

  • Passion
  • Right 1st Time
  • Can Do Attitude
  • Take the Initiative & Drive Change
  • Flexible Working Approach
  • Confident communicator – able to tailor communication style according to the audience
  • Enthusiastic and Open-minded
  • Genuine Desire to Learn as much as possible from the apprenticeship
  • Sensitive to diverse working teams and environments

What will you get in return?

This is an amazing opportunity for you to earn whilst you learn in the work place – you will gain real experience whilst studying towards a business degree!

As part of a growing DHL population you will receive access to a variety of our excellent benefits which include 25 days holiday and retail discounts.

In return for your hard work we offer excellent career progression opportunities where you can acquire, use and continue developing your skills.

We want our Apprentices to build their careers with us and contribute their ideas to influence the success of our business and give them the opportunity to be a part of an organisation that makes a contribution to society as well as to the world of logistics.