Distribution Administrators 6 month FTC – Coventry

Distribution Administrators 6 month FTC

City & Guilds Group



Distribution Administrators 6 month FTC

Are you looking for a varied Distribution Administrator / Warehouse Administrator role in Coventry?

Are you ready to start almost immediately and would you like to work with us for the next 6 months and help during our peak?

We have 2 roles available as 6-month fixed term contracts in our small Distribution Centre here in Coventry. 

  • We are happy for the right candidates to start almost immediately. 
  • Working hours: days – (we work 35 hours per week). 
  • You will be working for a well-established organisation: City & Guilds

Have you got good administration and computer skills but you also like the hands-on aspect of distribution / warehousing environment? 

Would you like to become a part of a small operation and join our friendly team, here at our small distribution centre in Coventry? 

If the answer is Yes, we would love to hear from you!

This position is a mix of administration/office type role with some manual scanning, picking and packing duties. You will not be boarded and your tasks will be varied. 

Would you like to work 35 hrs week and receive some amazing benefits as a part of your package?

If so please keep reading…

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented individual looking for a new opportunity as a Distribution Administrator.  

You will work out of our new Coventry CV2 distribution facility (CV2 2SS).

This is a day shift role – working Monday to Friday. You will work 7 hours per day between the hours of 7am and 5pm. We work shifts so your shift may be 7am-3pm, 8am-4pm or 9am -5pm.

Our small distribution centre is accessible by public transport and also there is an onsite free carpark there.  

These roles would suit individuals with good administration skills and previous administrative experience but equally we are happy to consider candidates with some transferable skills who would like to start their career in administration field.

Our team provides a range of customer support services required for the efficient receipt, processing, scanning and dispatch of all exam materials – certificates, publications, question papers, exam stationery etc.

By being proactive, professional, and having a solution focused mind Distribution Administrator will always have to keep the customer at the heart of what we do.

This appointment will be made on merit.

We believe that diversity and inclusion strengthens and enriches us, and that it is the responsibility of everyone at the City & Guilds Group to drive this value. As ethnic minority groups and disabled people are currently under-represented within the Group, we particularly encourage and welcome applications from these communities.

Business Unit

Channel Partners


Entry Level


£12ph (35 hrs per week)

Type of role

Fixed-term Contract / Secondment

Full-time or part-time


Location – Country


Location – City


Closing date


Vacancy ref



Role profile
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About the role

You will be responsible for a range of administrative tasks to continue to deliver the high levels of results the department has been achieving.  

Some of your duties will be as follows:

  • Processing all orders/deliveries within agreed timescale
  • Process publication sales orders and Process certification sales order to the point of delivery and to ensure all relevant queries are resolved
  • In house scanning and picking 
  • Stock Management Support / stock counting 
  • Liaising with the Customer Service queries coming from internal and external customers (mainly email queries)
  • To complete all distribution and stock reports to support line manager with day-to-day planning
  • To provide all administration support to the whole team as and when needed


About you

We are looking for a dedicated individual with good administration skills. A good knowledge and understanding of distribution, stock control, and warehousing would be useful but is not essential.

You'll also need excellent planning and organisational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work alone and in a team.

You should be comfortable working with IT and be able to work with data and statistical information.  Distribution Administrator will also have excellent customer service skills and an ability to build good working relationships.  

A knowledge of SAP system would be advantageous too but is not essential.

You’ll enjoy working collaboratively with a dedicated focus on driving results.

You will be resilient – accepting and learning from mistakes and building future solutions. Naturally, you will embrace an inclusive working environment and be committed to acting with integrity and honesty in everything you do.

Our story and mission

Our vision is for a world in which everyone has the skills and opportunities to succeed. We support almost five million people each year to develop skills that help them into a job, develop on that job and to prepare for their next job. As a charity, we’re proud that everything we do is focused on achieving this purpose.

Through our assessment and credentialing, corporate learning and technical training offers, we partner with our customers to deliver work-based learning programmes that build competency to support better prospects for people, organisations and wider society. We create flexible learning pathways that support lifelong employability, because we believe that people deserve the opportunity to (re)train and (re)learn again and again – gaining new skills at every stage of life, regardless of where they start.

At the heart of our business sits the City & Guilds Foundation which amplifies our purpose by helping to remove barriers to getting into a job, celebrating best practice on the job, and advocating for jobs of the future. 

We were founded in 1878 by the City of London and the trade guilds of the time, to help people, organisations and economies to develop their skills for growth.

Our rich experience means we’re uniquely positioned to understand the future of work and learning. And, we continually evolve to develop and deliver skills for the workplace of the future. Today, as well as qualifications and assessment, we offer digital credentialing, elearning technologies, executive leadership development, technical training and consultancy.

What we offer

We offer the opportunity to work in an innovative, engaging and market-leading organisation with opportunities to develop your existing skills and explore new ones.

You’ll receive an excellent benefits package which typically includes a great base salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and other exciting benefits. 

Next steps and how to apply

If you think this is the role and organisation for you then we would love to hear from you.  Please submit your CV and complete our short application form using the apply button.

We shortlist for our vacancies on an ongoing basis, and we may close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. Please can you submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.


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