APPRENTICESHIP - Air Logistics National Pricing Team

  • Job Reference: req115028
  • Date Posted: 21 May 2024
  • Employer: Kuehne + Nagel
  • Website: https://home.kuehne-nagel.com/
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

APPRENTICESHIP - Air Logistics National Pricing Team - Starting Sept 2024 | Manchester| req115028

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career in the logistics and freight forwarding industry? Look no further! We are currently seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our National Pricing team in Manchester. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to work with some of the best in the business and gain valuable insights into the industry.

YOUR ROLE

Our National Pricing team at Kuehne+Nagel are responsible for supplying current market competitive pricing elements; covering spot quotations via our in-house system along with supporting RFQ's and Tenders for all globally and UK locally controlled requests, which have been routed into our team. This is not just another job, it's an exciting opportunity to be a part of something big and make a real difference. So, if you are ready to take your career to the next level and work with some of the best in the business, then we want to hear from you!

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

Our 24-month Apprenticeship programme is designed to provide you with the perfect blend of practical on-the-job training and study towards the Business Administration Level 3 Apprenticeship.

You'll be learning how to

  • Generate airfreight quotations to support regular and /or spot pricing enquires from the KN network both locally and globally.
  • Be entrepreneurial and creative in building the best tailored solution to meet the request which will keep us ahead of the competition by utilising all solutions and resources available to us.
  • Communicate regularly with internal senior branch management, carriers and airlines where applicable
  • Communicate all positive or negative feedback and capture the detail for future opportunities
  • Use feedback from the network to quote more effectively for future opportunities
  • Work as part of the team that owns and maintains sell rate tariffs and secure the best rates for the quote construction.
  • Collaborate closely with all stakeholders and Global / Regional Pricing colleagues

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES

  • The minimum entry requirement for this apprenticeship is Five GCSEs at grades 3 - 9 / A*-D including Maths & English)
  • Our company values candidates who are passionate about providing excellent customer service, have a strong work ethic, and are able to communicate effectively with others. Good planning and organization skills is important and you will need the ability to multitask and be a self-starter.
  • Previous use of Microsoft Outlook and Excel is beneficial.
  • Please be aware that this vacancy does not meet the minimum requirements for visa sponsorship and for apprenticeship funding, candidates must have been resident in the EEA for at least the last 3 years.
  • This position requires enhanced security clearance checks and by applying for this role you are agreeing to participate in the employment screening process. This process will include criminal record checking and identify validation. Any appointment will be strictly condition upon and subject to the receipt of satisfactory results of these checks.
  • This is an entry level training position. If you are already qualified or experienced in this area of work, this is unlikely to be the position for you. However, we would welcome your application for one of our other vacancies which can be found on our website.

Key Information:
Apprenticeship Contract: Fixed term - 2 Years
Working hours: Monday - Friday, 7.5 hours per day (09:00/17:30hrs)
Place of work: Manchester Airport / Home on a hybrid basis.
Will be expected onsite full time until performance expectations met & initial training completed. If approved, opportunity to work from home 2 days a week is available.

Recruitment Process:
Step 1: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Step 2: Shortlisted candidates will be invited to complete a telephone screening call with a member of our Resourcing team. This is a great opportunity to find out more abut the business and for us to understand why you are interested in this apprenticeship and what you feel you can bring to the role.
Step 3: A final shortlist of candidates will be invited to an interview onsite with two members of the hiring team
Step 4: All candidates will receive telephone feedback after their interviews and if offered will be invited to return to the office for a further site tour and to provide right to work documentation

GOOD REASON TO JOIN

We are thrilled to offer you a chance to join our amazing group of apprentices. You can expect a competitive starting salary of £15,500 in year one with an increase after 12 months, and a great bonus once you have completed your apprenticeship. But that's not all! You will also receive attractive benefits and an Apprentice NUS discount card. We understand that starting a new job can be daunting, but don't worry! You will be supported throughout your journey by a network of mentors, line managers and previous apprentices. They will help you achieve your qualifications and progress along your apprenticeship journey. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity! Apply now and take the first step towards a bright future.

ABOUT KUEHNE+NAGEL

With over 79.000 employees at some 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne+Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies.

CONTACT

UK Future Talent
uk.futuretalent@kuehne-nagel.com