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We are absolutely thrilled to be recognised as one of the Sunday Independent’s 150 Best Employers of 2022!

This top ranking is a result of the tremendous culture and environment within our company. Here's what our CFO and Head of HR Patricia Lennon had to say about this great accomplishment: "It's hugely important to us to look after our people, as our people will then look after our customers and their parcels". Our CEO Des Travers also commented on our achievement saying ” this is a true reflection of our company ethos”.

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Warehouse Operatives - Night Operations

DPD Ireland leads the field in next day parcel delivery throughout Ireland, with 35 regionally based collection and delivery depots and a state of the art central sorting hub in Athlone, Co.Westmeath.

DPD Ireland are currently inviting applications for Warehouse Operatives (Night Operations) to join our team. This is a 3-month Fixed Term role.

Responsibilities

  • Loading of parcels onto conveyor systems

  • Unloading parcels from sorter

  • Loading trailers loosely, palletised and/or onto cages

  • Warehouse housekeeping

  • Open to variations in job role, as required

  • Inventory and stock control

  • Parcel labelling/relabelling

Requirements

  • Flexible working hours available

  • Previous experience working in a warehouse is advantageous, but not essential

  • Good communication skills with good spoken English

  • Excellent team player with good attention to detail

  • Good time management skills

  • Energy and enthusiasm with an ability to use own initiative

  • Strong work ethic with a willingness to learn

Application Process

 

To apply for this role please CLICK HERE

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Sustainability Associate

About us

DPD is Ireland’s largest dedicated parcel carrier. With 37 depots around Ireland, and automated sortation hub in Athlone, DPD employs more than 2,000 delivery experts throughout Ireland. Sustainability is core to the strategy of DPD. Our Sustainability programme “DRIVING CHANGE” sets and delivers on ambitious commitments toward renewable energy, Closer Communities, air quality and fleet decarbonisation. Our Head office is located in Athlone, Co. Westmeath. DPD is Ireland’s largest dedicated parcel carrier. With 37 depots around Ireland, and automated sortation hub in Athlone, DPD employs more than 2,000 delivery experts throughout Ireland. Sustainability is core to the strategy of DPD. Our Sustainability programme “DRIVING CHANGE” sets and delivers on ambitious commitments toward renewable energy, Closer Communities, air quality and fleet decarbonisation. Our Head office is located in Athlone, Co. WestmeathDPD is Ireland’s largest dedicated parcel carrier. With 37 depots around Ireland, and automated sortation hub in Athlone, DPD employs more than 2,000 delivery experts throughout Ireland. Sustainability is core to the strategy of DPD. Our Sustainability programme “DRIVING CHANGE” sets and delivers on ambitious commitments toward renewable energy, Closer Communities, air quality and fleet decarbonisation. Our Head office is located in Athlone, Co. Westmeath

The Role

This is a new role to DPD, reporting directly to the Sustainability Programme Manager. The role will cover a wide range of sustainability projects in areas such as: packaging, air quality monitoring, fleet decarbonisation, communication and stakeholder engagement. The successful candidate will be involved in supporting and delivering multiple existing projects, as well as developing their own key projects. They will be a champion of sustainability within the organisation, working closely with a wide range of internal stakeholders across DPD Ireland and our parent company, DPDgroup. This individual will bring together several elements of our strategy and position DPD as the reference player in sustainable delivery.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the Sustainability Programme Manager, CIO, and a wide range of internal stakeholders to support and enable the successful implementation of DPD’s Sustainability Strategy
  • Develop, implement and manage new sustainability projects in areas such as waste, water, environmental, biodiversity, packaging and CSR/Charitable giving
  • Plan, budget, execute and communicate on Sustainability project to deliver positive community impact
  • Assist with project management of implementation of zero emissions vehicles. Engage with franchisees and depot managers to accelerate the deployment of electric vehicles and chargers within the network
  • Identify and propose interventions which improve the effectiveness and performance of DPD’s Sustainability Strategy, identifying and sharing best practice between a wide range of stakeholders
  • Reviewing Sustainability-related data, ensuring the availability and collection of high-quality data to underpin monitoring and reporting of the performance of DPD’s Sustainability Strategy
  • Strategically think and advise on DPD’s sustainability strategy and develop innovative project to position DPD as a sustainability leader
  • Support engagement with local, regional and national stakeholders on Sustainability issues

Requirements

  • Strong negotiation and communication skills to work with a wide array of stakeholders in organising and executing ambitious projects of change
  • The ideal candidate will have experience working on sustainability, community based projects, environmental management or social development work
  • Excellent IT skills, including experience in PowerPoint, G Suite and Microsoft products
  • Impactful communicator, with experience in presenting and communicating technical data in an informative and influential manner to non-technical audiences

To apply for this role please CLICK HERE

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PA/Team Administrator

We are currently recruiting for an experienced PA/Team Administrator to support a number of Department Heads. This is a 6 month fixed-term role based in our Head Office in Athlone.

Candidate Requirements

  • Be a primary contact point for the relevant Heads of Department for other stakeholders across the business.
  • Handle confidential and sensitive information relating to customers, business partners, employees, business strategy and general administration.
  • Record meeting minutes and collating pre or post meeting reports.
  • Prepare Meeting Packs.
  • Manage HR records for Department Heads’ Personnel.
  • Approve and analyse of department weekly/monthly time sheets.
  • Phone support for Department Heads.
  • Manage meeting bookings, including venues, and greeting clients when appropriate.
  • Manage customer/business partner correspondence, including preparation of mail merges and dealing with queries.
  • Diary management and travel arrangements for Heads.
  • Carry out special projects as assigned, and be responsible for meeting deadlines as set by Department Heads.
  • Event Management Support.
  • Liaise with stakeholders and external bodies on a range of issues/queries and for the completion of assigned tasks.
  • Handle incoming and outgoing mail and drafting responses to queries.
  • Other general office duties (filing, opening post etc.)
  • Provide support to other management team members as appropriate.

Responsibilities

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Attention to detail and professional communication and execution is essential.
  • Ability to prioritise with a high workload and work to tight deadlines.
  • Strong organisational and time- management skills.
  • Flexible and adaptable with a “Can Do” attitude.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent administrative skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of computer software packages – including Microsoft Office Suite and Apple Suite (in particular Keynote)
  • Fast and accurate typing skills with focus on accuracy.

Application Process


To apply for this role please CLICK HERE

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IT Technician

We are currently recruiting an IT Technician working as part of the IT Support Team, reporting to the IT Service Desk Manager.

The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the computer systems, and provide technical support to ensure the smooth operation of company systems. As the computing world evolves very quickly and new technologies are always being developed it is important that the successful candidate keeps IT knowledge up-to-date.

Responsibilities

  • Install and configure computer hardware, software, systems, networks, printers and scanners
  • Plan and undertake scheduled maintenance upgrades
  • Liaise with clients and computer users to determine the nature of problems
  • Respond to breakdowns
  • Investigate, diagnose and troubleshoot computer software and hardware faults
  • Repair equipment and replace parts
  • Work to agreed timescales
  • Obtain replacement or specialist components, fixtures or fittings.

Requirements

  • A logical mind and be comfortable problem solving/troubleshooting
  • Excellent Technical skills
  • To be an exceptional Communicator
  • To display enthusiasm to be continually learning
  • Be Capable of working well under pressure
  • Prior experience in a similar role is advantageous however graduates are welcome to apply.

Application Process

To apply for this role please CLICK HERE

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Accounts Assistant

DPD Ireland are currently recruiting an Accounts Assistant (full time, permanent) to work as part of our Finance Team in our Head Office in Athlone. This is a busy and varied role and a great opportunity to gain experience within a large organisation.

This role is ideal for someone looking to progress in their accounting exams as you will gain exposure to all aspects of finance. You will be given the opportunity to take initiative and develop your expertise, with senior and experienced professionals to call on for support when you need it. It is a busy role, so managing multiple stakeholders and juggling a variety of tasks at any given time is critical alongside your daily operations.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with the day-to-day functions of the Finance Department.
  • Bank account updates and reconciliations.
  • Process Vendor Invoices and dealing with Vendor queries.
  • Reconciling Vendor accounts with statements and resolving any discrepancies.
  • Allocating vendor payments and sending remittance advice out on a timely basis.
  • Maintaining records for audit and assisting with audit requests.
  • Perform admin and ad-hoc tasks as required to support the Finance Team.
  • Responsible for maintaining supplier accounts and ensuring details are up to date for payment.
  • Perform nominal reconciliations and analysis as required.
  • Assist with month end tasks as required and willingness to learn new areas to provide cover to the team.
  • Support the business with purchase order and payment queries.

Requirement

  • Previous experience in a similar role is an advantage.
  • Demonstrate a strong commercial awareness (business acumen essential to role).
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to build relationships (both internal and external).
  • Can work in a fluid, test and learn environment.
  • Essential to have hands-on approach and be willing to deal with any task.
  • Detailed oriented and takes ownership of work.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously. To work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • MS Office skills

The above list is not an exhaustive list of duties. You will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation.

Application Process

To apply for this role please click HERE

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Customs Team Administrator

We are recruiting a Customs Clearance Agent to join the Customs Team. This team will be responsible for the Customs Clearance process for DPD Ireland and our customers. The customs team will work with all areas of the business to ensure smooth movement of parcels through the customs clearance process. This is a 6 month Fixed-Term role based in our Head Office in Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Responsibilities

  • Helping our customers and colleagues understand the customs clearance process.
  • Raising transit documents for trailers to UK/NI/EU.
  • Liaising with Revenue and HRMC for any requirements to clear consignments into and out of EU.
  • Dealing with customer and consumer customs queries and complaints.
  • Continual training in the Customs clearance process.
  • Working with customers to resolve rejections of customs declarations.
  • Liaising with DPD UK and other Business Units for any customs queries for customers, Revenue and HMRC.
  • Resolving issues raised by Revenue/HMRC to clear goods into/out of UK/EU.
  • Reconciling with Revenue and HMRC any differences between manifests submitted and actual consignments received.
  • Processing payments for customs charges.
  • Providing any documentation required to clear goods into or out of the EU to Revenue or HMRC.
  • Dealing with any requirements or requests from Revenue.
  • Ensuring Union Custom Code requirements are followed for all declarations.

Requirements

  • Experience in Customer Service is an advantage however not essential.
  • Experience in Customs is advantageous but not essential as full training will be provided.
  • Must have a strong attention to detail.
  • Hold excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Be proactive & organised with multi-tasking ability.
  • Possesses ability to work under pressure.
  • Be enthusiastic and self-motivated.
  • Work well on your own and as part of a team.

Application Process:

To apply please CLICK HERE