Graduate Compliance Role

Job details
Posting date: 27 September 2021
Salary: £21,000 to £25,000 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 27 October 2021
Location: Northamptonshire
Company: Graduate (The)
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: TGR2096

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Our client is the most successful logistics companies in the United Kingdom today, providing supply chains solutions to a wide portfolio of customers. The Company has a turnover of c. £400m, growing eightfold in the last decade.

As well as being the country’s largest privately-owned container transport operator, in recent years the Company has diversified into other sectors of the international supply chain, offering port-centric, rail-connected warehousing, distribution, off-dock container storage and other transport-related services, including truck sales

The business combines talented transport professionals, leading edge IT systems, an unrivalled national network of port-based and inland depots and a modern fleet of carbon-friendly vehicles

Today, our client handles up to 15,500 moves a week with a fleet of over 1,000 vehicles and employs 1,100+ highly flexible staff and drivers across 19 locations, from South Shields to Southampton. In a rapidly changing transport landscape, this is a business focused on meeting the needs of its clients every time.

THE OPPORTUNITIES: Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career with a market leader? Due to continued success are looking for a Graduate to join the team based at Northampton in a permanent role to help with ambitious plans within their Distribution Network.

If you are a bright, sharp, articulate and confident individual keen to work hard and develop a career at speed but also work as part of a successful team, then this is the company for you.

With our client career progression is limitless, driven by your personal commitment, ambition and desire to succeed. With such a diverse business profile, customer portfolio and geographic coverage, you can enjoy a long and rewarding career with a true market leader.

You will start your career with out client WITHIN THE Compliance department.

Graduate Compliance Role

Initial duties will involve:

• Assist with the management of - drivers hours and Working Time Directive
• Ensuring Depots are maintaining standards – ensuring basic requirements have been met -
• Trailer servicing and MOTs – ensuring all sites are legal and compliant – Liaising with the central fleet department and all Depot Operations
• Assist in collating daily/weekly reports
• Send out daily reports to operations and senior teams
• Good computer skills, Proficient in windows (excel, word), email and able to pick up in house packages including (Microlise, Trailer Eye, Tops, Vision)
• Liaising with third parties relating to Fleet, Road Traffic Accidents, integrating Vehicle CCTV systems etc. Supporting the Distribution Compliance Manager in their duties. Completing audits relating to transport solutions.
• Any other relevant duties


• Degree in business, logistics, analytical or economics related fields
• Relevant experience is desirable
• Outstanding initiative
• Excellent work ethic
• Dynamic, ambitious, driven & self-motivated
• Proactive
• Solutions orientated
• Organised
• Attention to detail and accuracy
• Confident communicator
• IT literate, with excellent knowledge in Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint
• Must have driving licence and own transport

HOURS OF WORK: Please note when you first start you may work 5 days a week and then be moved onto a 4 on 4 off shift pattern. Hours tend to be based around 7am – 5pm or 8am – 6pm with a 1hour break.

SALARY: £21,000 - 25,000 - strong progression and opportunity to earn extra in overtime

HOLIDAY: Four weeks plus bank holidays, after 3 years entitlement increases by 3 days

• Discretionary bonus scheme.

• Pension: After 12 months you can join the Company contributory pension scheme (Employee contributes 6% and Company contributes 6%)

HEALTH & Safety: No current issues to report on site

To apply please send a WORD formatted CV to quoting TGR2096

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