Administration Assistant - Part Time

Looking for a part time role working a few days a week??? Are you an organised, yet adaptable team player? Excellent communicator? If so a part time role within one of our Aberdeen offices is available and it could be just the opportunity for you!

Working Monday - Wednesday each week, you will be assisting with data entry on our in-house systems. Tracking vehicles, dealing with loading & unloading issues at both collection & delivery points as well as in the depot. You will work alongside the team handling supplier & customer enquiries, ensuring the timely and accurate completion of all documentation and necessary paperwork. Due to the nature of the business, we would require you to work overtime providing holiday cover where needed and occasional Saturdays for a couple of hours on a rotational basis.

We need you to have strong verbal, written & interpersonal skills as you will be required to communicate with various stakeholders within the business. Solid Microsoft Office computer skills are essential, whilst working in a fast-paced environment where accuracy is vital. Knowledge of transport operations would be advantageous but not essential. You should be self-motivated and have the capacity to use your own initiative to complete tasks efficiently and to the best of your ability. A degree of flexibility and adaptability is required, to be successful in this role.


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. We have just been added to the CILT top 30 Logistics Providers List!


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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