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Job Title: Distribution Assistant
Contract: Fixed term contract until 31/05/23, full-time.
Salary: £22,302 (with a development plan to get you up to £23,440)
Location: Duxford, Cambridge
The role of Distribution Assistant comprises of many different tasks. Dependant 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 University Press & Assessment embraces different types of flexible working: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/future-employment-why-we-advocates-flexible-working-angela-jukes/
All roles require complete commitment to Health and Safety and involve training flexible team members.
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.
The successful candidate will need to:
- 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)
- 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.
As mentioned above the successful candidate will need to be able to work all shift patterns.
Please note that Cambridge University Press & Assessment will not ordinarily be able to provide sponsorship for vacancies of less than 12-months in duration. Applicants must therefore have an existing right to work in the UK to be eligible for this position
The closing date for applications is 03/07/22 and interviews are scheduled to take place on the week commencing 11/07/22.
Cambridge University Press & Assessment is committed to being a place where anyone can enjoy a successful career, where it’s safe to speak up, and where we learn continuously to improve together. We welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of demographic characteristics (age, disability, educational attainment, ethnicity, gender, marital status, neurodiversity, religion, sex, and sexual identity), cultural, or social class/background.
We believe that diversity of thought, background, and approach create better outcomes. More importantly, fostering an inclusive culture is the right thing to do, and it’s part of how we achieve our purpose: to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Ensuring that anyone, no matter who they are, feels they belong here is an essential part of who we are and the contribution we make to society, and to our planet.
To enable an environment which our people can thrive in, our customers benefit from, and where work complements life, we empower everyone to manage their time and capacity, and to prioritise their wellbeing. That’s why from day one everyone at Cambridge University Press & Assessment can discuss flexible working options to find the best solution for them and their role.
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