Distribution Assistant (0623) Job at Cambridge University Press – in Fezile Dabi, Free State

Job Description

Contract type: 4 xPermanent, Full time & 1 x 12-month fixed-term contract

Salary: £18,750

Location: Papworth, Cambridgeshire, DC20

What it’s about

The role of Distribution Assistant comprises of many different tasks. Dependent on which team you are in these can be desk-based or involve walking/ standing for long periods at a time.

Overall as a Distribution Assistant you are responsible for making sure our learners receive their exams on time, their completed exam papers are received and processed accurately, then finally sending out the learners well-earned certificates.

You are involved at each stage of the learner’s experience, meaning this role holds great importance in delivering our assessments to learners all around the world.

We have a wide variety of working arrangements in place so happy to hear from those who want to work part time/ flexibility around your commitments outside of work such as school hours or whatever may take up your time outside of work. Read here about how Cambridge Assessment embraces different types of flexible working: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/future-employment-why-we-advocates-flexible-working-angela-jukes/

The Distribution Assistant role offers you endless possibilities for progression and growth in your career. We have committed ourselves to a culture of continuous improvement, and will actively encourage and value your suggestions. The role of Distribution Assistant enables you to become not only part of a great team but a great company.

We are currently looking for team members in:
DC20 Group Collations and Business Continuity is where you will assist the team at the Papworth site to cover a variety of activities, this includes picking and packing then transporting stock. You will be part of small team so will need to be flexible with your duties.

All roles require complete commitment to Health and Safety and involve training flexible team members.

Find out more about the teams here: We are Group Operations

The role may require shift work for part of the year; this is dependent on organisational need. The shift work will be subject to a shift premium of +20% / 30%.

What we’re looking for:
The successful candidate will be flexible and passionate about the role we play, going above and beyond to get it right for learners, dedicated to upholding standards and open to views of our customers, partners and colleagues.

To be successful you will need to demonstrate the following skills, experience and capabilities:

Have good computer, numeracy and literacy skills

Be an effective communicator

Have a keen eye for detail

Be willing to commit and engage with our culture of Continuous Improvement

Commit to Health and Safety whilst having a basic understanding of Health and Safety procedures

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive package of benefits to help with your life both inside and outside of work:

Generous contributory pension

28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays

Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary)

Enhanced maternity/paternity pay

Employee discount and cash back scheme at 2,500 retailers

Cycle scheme

Season Ticket Loan

Subsidised staff restaurants

Support for professional qualifications

Discounted access to the University of Cambridge Sport Centre, along with various other local gyms.

Interviews will be held on a rolling basis, as and when applications come in.

The University of Cambridge will be bringing together its publishing and assessment operations to create a single organisation from 1 August 2021. Cambridge University Press and Cambridge Assessment publish and create world-leading content and examinations that are used across more than 170 countries.

The move is in response to a growing desire from learners, teachers and researchers to engage with Cambridge in a joined up digital way, and the demand for innovative products that combine expertise in learning and assessment. The new organisation will have the capabilities to provide world leading assessment, learning and academic research offerings globally, under the Cambridge brand and backed by first class teaching and research departments.

If you have any queries, please contact us on [email protected]

About Company

Company: Cambridge University Press –

Company Location:  Fezile Dabi, Free State

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