Graduate Operations Consultant

Posted 09/06/2022 by ADR

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Bristol, City of Bristol

ADR Network, the core business unit of PPF Ltd, is the largest temporary LGV driver recruitment business in the UK.

We are working with most of the major UK logistics companies including DHL, Wincanton and Culina as well as five of the country’s top six food retailers, including Morrison’s, Marks and Spencer and The Co-operative Group delivering a managed services solution which provides the benefits of single source supply with the advantages of multi-agency provision.

The business now has a turnover of approximately £90m pa., has appeared four times in the Top 100 of the UK’s fastest growing companies and is listed in Recruiter’s HOT 100 – the UK’s most profitable recruitment businesses.

Our business works in a totally different way to most other agencies; we do not have a sales team or task our Consultants with sales work. We have grown our business through reputation on the back of our innovation and dedication to client management and operations, not through direct sales.

Our Consultants are the face of our operational team, liaising with the client and dealing direct with the drivers. Managing hundreds of shifts a week, our Consultants operate on the basis of 100% fulfilment of contract and will regularly work with each other across our extensive UK network to move drivers around the country in order to meet our client requirements.

To help maintain our record of outstanding achievement we are now seeking to appoint a Graduate Operations Consultant in Bristol.

A Structured Development Plan

Successful candidates will spend their first 6 months receiving operational training and performing an operational resourcing role, providing branch support operationally; focusing initially on driver recruitment and registration, before developing into client liaison and management.

Our Graduate Consultants will also receive personal development support through the completion of a series of Management Development Modules, run in association with our training partner the Centre for Management and Business Development.

Within two years Graduate Consultants should expect to be managing client relationships of substantial value and working within a dynamic, fast moving operational environment with real opportunities to progress into senior roles.

Have You Got What We Are Looking For?

We are looking for a specific type of self-motivated individual with excellent communication skills, a professional outlook and an ability to prioritise tasks and work in a fast paced environment.

It is essential candidates have:

  • Completed or are on target to achieve a Business related degree at a 2:2 standard or higher.
  • Undertaken at least one years’ work experience in a fast paced service related environment.
  • An eye for detail.
  • An ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • A desire to fully utilise software packages.
  • A competitive nature with a strong sense of drive.
  • A full driving licence.

The Rewards

Starting salary is £30,000 pa basic during which time you will be in a process of induction into the business and an initial period of training.

The company also operates a Bonus scheme if the business achieves budget. The budget is realistic and has been achieved every year for the last 8 years. Bonus can vary between 4% and 8% of your salary depending on overall company performance.

Beyond that, opportunities for career and salary progression are excellent.

Given the nature of this dynamic business some weekend work (one in two) is required as well as some weekday out of hour’s on-call (one night in ten).

This is not a dull nine to five job, and there is a real ‘buzz’ about working for ADR Network that other employers struggle to match.

If you are interested in this opportunity apply to this advert online.

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