Depot Operations and Health and Safety Administrator Job at DPD Group UK – London

Company Description

Contract: Permanent / 37.5 Hours Per Week

Salary: circa £29,500

Location: London City Depot – Bricklayers Arms, Southwark SE1 5SE

Days of Work: Monday to Friday

Hours of Work: 07:00 to 15:30

Join us on our journey as we aim to be the UK’s most sustainable delivery company, whilst ensuring our customers continue to receive a world class service. You will be in a busy and fast paced business, with a turnover of over £2 billion, that can offer you great benefits and plenty of opportunities to progress your career

DPD are passionate about creating an environment that is open, ethical, inclusive and socially responsible.

When joining DPD you are not just starting a job, you are vital to our journey to be the most customer centric, inclusive, sustainable and leading parcel delivery provider within the UK who embraces and drives change, placing our people and our customers at the heart of what we do.

Along with job security, the tools to do the job and a competitive salary, you’ll receive fantastic benefits starting on day one, including never working on your birthday ever again!!!

DPD is a Valuable 500 company and a Disability Confident Employer

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a reliable and experienced Depot Operations and Health and Safety Administrator, to join our friendly and hardworking depot operations administration team.

In this role you will work closely with the Depot Quality Manager (DQM), Distribution Centre Manager (DCM), and Depot Manager (DM) providing an administrative service in the area of our Self Employed Drivers (ODF’S) and Health and Safety to ensure the processes are maintained to an excellent standard in line with company policy

Key accountabilities will include;

Owner Driver Franchise (ODF)

Administer the complete Owner Driver Franchise process daily, which includes the input of authorised stops, payment processing, stop merging, entering vehicle mileages to the portal and financial reconciliation to depot reports

Order uniform and PPE, conduct stock checks, issue receipts and arrange for the cross charging of uniform

Conduct audits of the ODF portal for vehicle registrations, expiry of contracts and new Driver Registration numbers are up to date

Conduct investigations into missing hand held units called Saturn’s, identify when last seen and contact the relevant self employed driver

Maintain the administration of the Saturn Portal

Health & Safety:
Ensure contractor documents are signed (ad hoc and cross referenced against the defect book HS14) and all annual contract documents are in date and filed

Responsible for logging all depot defects and managing the HS14 defect book

Required to regularly review the depots list of Fire Marshalls, First Aiders and FLT drivers, and where necessary book training, update posters and distribute

Assist DQM with quality checks and update the depot HSE board as and when required

Responsible for ensuring the the crew room HSE folder is up to date and that all HSE posters are displayed

Responsible for keeping the depot fire log up to date and ensuring the scheduled checks are diarised and adhered to

Provide cover for the duties of the Depot Administrator

Carry out such other duties as may reasonably be requested by the Management Team.

To assist the DQM with the accurate recording and reporting of the pollution incident response plan (PIRP) bi-annually

To assist the DQM with the maintenance of the depot ENV folder


What we’re looking for

You will have proven and demonstrable experience of working in a fast paced administrative role ideally gained within the transport industry (but this is not essential).

You will have strong analytical skills with an awareness of quality assurance and auditing.

You will have strong communication skills with a confident telephone manner and have a willingness to go the ‘extra mile’ to help your depot achieve ever-greater heights.

Excellent administration skills with the ability to use Microsoft Office / G Suite programmes

Demonstrate a high level of accuracy, self-motivation and organisation

Demonstrate the core DPD DNA values of Passion, Respect, Honesty, Flexibility, Hard Work and Accountability.

Additional Information

About our benefits:
We recognise that our people are at the heart of our business, without them we wouldn’t be able to deliver our award-winning service to millions of customers across the country each day. It’s important to us that we demonstrate our recognition of you in providing you with more than just a salary and job stability. To name but a few…

Holiday trading

Enhanced maternity and paternity package

Free life assurance of 4 x salary on joining the pension scheme

Free onsite car parking for all employees

Health Kiosks visiting every location

Discounted shopping from 100’s of retailers including up to 5% off supermarket shopping

Milestone Days off to celebrate with your family and friends

Free eye tests and support with the cost of glasses

Joining DPD can lead to not just a stable job but also a career. DPD prides itself on recognising and developing talent alongside a desire to promote from within. As a continually growing and evolving organisation, we are proud to offer a great number of development and promotion opportunities.

If you identify with our aims and values and can help us deliver our customers’ promises, then this is the job for you! Apply today.

About the Company

Company: DPD Group UK –

Company Location:  London

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