Administration Assistant

At DFDS we understand the importance of all roles.  There’s no such thing as a small fish in a big pond, even small cogs are needed to keep big wheels turning. Our current Administration Assistant in Larkhall has moved into another department, leaving a vacancy to join the team working Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

Working with our busy transport team you’ll be doing all things administration.  You’ll be creating haulier plans and assisting the team with third party accruals.  Mainly you’ll be keeping the office running by assisting with anything administration wise which comes in.  The environment is fast paced so if you love a challenge and working in a friendly and bubbly team this is the role for you.

We’ll need you to come in and hit the ground running, so you’ll need some administration experience and you’ll need to be confident at working with Microsoft computer programmes.  We’re a company who recognise the importance of training and development so we will give you all the support you’ll need with our inhouse computer programmes.

Now about what we can give you.  You’ll become part of a great business who take our people development seriously.  You’ll be able to access some fantastic benefits such as:


  • Pension: Opportunity to join our Company Pension Scheme after successful completion of probation  
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme 
    • Health Plan with HSF –Includes benefits like money back on dentistry and glasses etc.  
    • Free ferry travel for up to 4 guests between Dover and Calais / Newcastle and Amsterdam with no limit on trips


Who We Are…. DFDS provides shipping and transport services in Europe, generating annual revenues of EUR 1.9bn. To over 8,400 freight customers, we deliver high performance and superior reliability through shipping and port terminal services, and transport and logistics solutions. For six million passengers, we provide safe overnight and short sea ferry services. Our 10,000 employees are located on ships and in offices across more than 20 countries. DFDS was founded in 1866, is headquartered in Copenhagen, and listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen.  In the UK, DFDS prides itself on having signed the Armed Forces Covenant and membership of the Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network.

Interested? Apply now!  So, if you have excellent customer service skills and a desire to work with one of Northern Europe’s leading shipping and logistics company, previous experience in a transport and shipping environment, although this is not essential, please send us across your CV!






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