Join us as a Contract Assistant in our Solutions team on days (Monday to Friday).

Closing Date: January 31st 2024

Job Title: Contract Assistant
Location: Office Based – Ashby-de-la-Zouch
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive, based on experience
Closing Date: 31/01/2024

The Role:

Join us as a Contract Assistant in our Solutions team on days (Monday to Friday). Working as part of the EV Cargo Solutions team you will be required to support the Transport Planner in servicing the allotted contracts whilst ensuring a high level of procedure compliance. You will be working with large scale well known customer brands and multiple carriers across the UK.

Rewards and Benefits:

We’ll support your development, help you grow and also offer you a package that includes:

  • Competitive Annual Leave.
  • Reward Gateway – access to significant savings and cashback on 900+ top retailers, from groceries to wellness products, travel and much more!
  • Employee Recognition Scheme.
  • Excellent Pension Scheme.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Health Care Cash Plan

We promote a culture which encourages innovative ideas, and we appreciate your talent is key to our success!

Role Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Transport Planner in day-to-day activities.
  • Be the main point of contact for collection depots.
  • Collate and book collection times with relevant depots.
  • Monitor trailer pool across all depots.
  • Proactively monitor all areas of key sensitivity.
  • Clear and concise reporting of issues.
  • Chase collections and raise an issue log for any anomalies.

Our Ideal Candidate Will Have:

Qualifications. Level 2 in English & Maths

Experience. Previous administration experience. Previous customer service experience. Experience of Windows 10 in a business capacity. Previous experience in transport logistics would be advantageous but not essential.

Communication. You will have excellent communication skills (spoken and written), an approachable attitude and a flexible approach to work.

Influence & Persuasion. A methodical and structured approach to problem solving.

Planning & Organisation. A team player with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. You will be highly organised with an excellent attention to detail, good at prioritising tasks and a great team player. You will have the ability to stay calm under pressure and a methodical and thorough approach to work.

People & Self Development. You will have a keen approach towards self-development. If you are looking for a future career and progression within a growing company This really is a fantastic opportunity to join the team who consistently strive to provide an excellent service and build a strong, positive reputation within the business. You will have the ability to self-motivate, self-manage and work both autonomously and as part of a team.



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Equality, diversity and inclusivity are at the heart of everything EV Cargo does.  We offer a diverse and inclusive community that respects individuals and enables them to strive for success in order to contribute positively and sustainably to the business.  By creating this environment in which everyone can express and develop their potential, from the moment they are hired and throughout their career, means ensuring that all our colleagues have the same opportunity to succeed, regardless of origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or affiliation with a political, religious, union, organisation or minority group.

EV Cargo reserves the right to close the vacancy before the stated closing date if a high volume of applications is received.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we regret that we are not able to provide detailed feedback to applicants that were not shortlisted.


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