GB Railfreight Ltd

Administration Apprentice (Planning)

Job Locations UK-Doncaster
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(27/2/2018 8:32 AM)
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We are currently seeking a permanent Administration Apprentice to join our Planning team based in Doncaster. This is a role which is responsible for providing valuable administration support to our large team of roster clerks to ensure rosters are produced timely and efficiently each week.


The successful candidate will be supported to complete a business administration apprenticeship and will be provided on the job training.


Responsibilities include:

  • Arrange periodic occupational health medicals for Train crew by liaising with the relevant roster clerk to ensure the staff member can attend their appointments. Also booking the appointment through our occupational health care provider, including using an online portal.
  • Ensure the medical data is accurately maintained and medical spend is collated.
  • Booking hotels and travel for our 400+ operational workforce.
  • Basic diagramming tasks under the supervision of the Planning Manager.
  • General office administration (i.e. arranging maintenance works for the office, taking deliveries, raising purchase orders, booking meeting rooms, answering switchboard.)
  • Basic reporting and generation of information and data for the Planning Manager on performance.


Essential Skills

  • High attention to detail
  • Helpful and positive attitude
  • Good IT skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills


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