Transport Administrator

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Transport Administrator
Contract / Temporary

VLA 5246963

Posted: 27th March 2024 14:05
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  • Pay Rate:

    £11.54 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    40 Monday to Friday, 08:30 to 17:00

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

  • Cardiff,

    CF37 5YL

What's involved with this role:

Job Title: Transport Administrator

Reference no: VLA 5246963

Pay rate: £11.54 per hour PAYE

Hours per week: 40 Monday to Friday, 08:30 to 17:00 per day

This opening assignment is for 2-3 months 

City: Cardiff, CF37 5YL


A Transport Administrator is required to provide administrative support to all functions of the depot, by ensuring relevant duties are completed in a timely manner.

You will work with financial and administration systems and procedures to ensure a high standard of work is completed.

Key responsibilities:

  • Receive and respond to telephone orders and email queries from all customers and deal with any administrative tasks that arise from working in a busy Transport Office.
  • Responsible for data inputting and checking, and alerting managers if any queries or issues arise.
  • Reporting of incidents, close calls, and accidents in line with company policy
  • Maintain & monitor training records for the depot
  • Process invoices through WIMS.
  • Work as part of a team to ensure the office is fully functional and operating during peak activity times.
  • Provide holiday or sickness cover within the Administration & Transport functions


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly.

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  • Maths and English GCSE 9 Grade A* - C or equivalent
  • Good IT / Computer skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Previous Administration Experience
  • Waste industry experience would be beneficial

***Qualification details and any other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) – please give full details within your CV document.


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Job Ref: VLA 5246963
Transport Administrator
Client Category: Local Authority

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Job Ref: VLA 5246963
Transport Administrator
Client Category: Local Authority

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