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Delivery Driver

Employer
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON
Location
Southampton, United Kingdom
Salary
£22,681 to £23,144 Pro rata per annum
Closing date
13 Mar 2024

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Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £22,681 to £23,144 Pro rata per annum
Part Time Permanent (20 hours a week)
Closing Date:  Tuesday 19 March 2024
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2630924JF

Location: Highfield Campus (With requirement to travel to/work at other campuses regularly)

Working Hours: 20 hours a week (weekdays 10am-2pm)

We are looking for an enthusiastic Delivery Driver to join our busy team operating the University’s IT stores service.

About the Role

Working as an integral part of the stores team you will deliver essential IT equipment to our staff at the University’s many sites around Southampton, Winchester and the surrounding area. Our customers are also our colleagues so a friendly manner and excellent customer service skills are essential to this role.

What you’ll do 

  • Delivering IT equipment to customers across multiple sites
  • Driving and maintaining a large Transit-style van
  • Safely loading and unloading IT equipment and more
  • Handling customer queries
  • Tracking customers down who may not be where they said they’ll be
  • Recording all deliveries
  • Receiving goods – including unloading deliveries from suppliers in a safe manner
  • Assist in keeping the stores spaces tidy and free of hazards, reporting any potential hazards

What you’ll bring [Bullet list of the key skills the candidate needs to bring, e.g.][ii]

  • Your fabulous customer service skills 
  • Your careful driving skills – deliveries are not against the clock so care is more important than speed!
  • Your ability to plan routes and follow directions
  • Your attention to details and patience

The University of Southampton is a research-driven institution, home to some of the world’s leading minds, expanding our knowledge and passing it on to future generations. iSolutions is the University’s IT support service whose 230+ staff support the delivery of the University’s research and education activities as well as the usual business operations. We would love you to join us and help change the world for the better.[iii]

The University of Southampton promotes a healthy work life balance with generous holiday allowance (20+ days, pro rata for part-time staff), defined benefit pension, flexi-time and flexible working, generous parental leave and childcare provision. For more information on our benefits, please visit our human resources pages.

“As the manager of the team you will be working for, I would like to personally encourage your application no matter your gender identity, cultural background or disability.” Jake Dovey (Stores Team Manager)

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