6.3

DHL

Administrator at DHL

People in this role may also be known as administrators or admin.

15 workers in this role at DHL have taken the survey.

How much do DHL pay administrators?

Administrator at DHL
£9.60–15.43
Typical range
£8.90–13.77

Administrator employees at DHL are typically paid £9.60–15.43 an hour, based on data from 15 employees.

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What is management like for administrator employees at DHL?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do administrators think DHL head office understands what's happening where they work?

    People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    79% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 14 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

Good
  • Managers are respectful

    Do administrators at DHL feel treated with respect by their managers?

    Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    73% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 15 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

Here’s a recent review that mentions management:

  • Best thing

    Self manage

    Worst thing

    Senior management don't listen

    4.7

    DHL Employee, September 2021

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What are the hours like for administrator employees at DHL?

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  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for administrators to book a holiday at DHL?

    Most people find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    73% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 15 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • People get proper breaks

    Do administrators at DHL get proper breaks?

    Most people get proper breaks

    How we know this

    60% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 15 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

Excellent
  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for administrators to take sick leave at DHL?

    People find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    77% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 13 job reviews

  • 4+ weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do administrators get of their shift pattern at DHL?

    People get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 20% report getting one week notice or less
    • 0% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 30% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 50% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 10 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    Good to get experience if you wish to progress towards engineer or tco route.
    On a dead day plane won’t be in for another few hours can chill or go to the terminal get food and what not

    Worst thing

    You either hate this job or really love it there’s no in between.
    Basic pay is 9.25 and you’re ruining your back each shift
    Lack of communication
    Last minute changes
    Work as early as 5:30am

    6.8

    DHL Employee, December 2021

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What is career progression like for administrators at DHL?

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  • Enough training

    Do administrators get enough training when they start at DHL?

    Most people get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    53% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 15 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • Opportunities to progress

    Are administrators given support to progress at DHL?

    Most people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 50% of people report being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 14 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

Latest reviews from administrators at DHL

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  • Best thing

    The sense of a true team and friendship

    Worst thing

    Great stress and often minimal staff. Also they are not willing to take the people asking massive mistakes to one side to talk with them, they will send an email to everyone when it only needs sent to the person making the mistakes.

    6.4

    DHL Employee, January 2022

  • Best thing

    The hours and money

    Worst thing

    Not enough discipline

    8.3

    DHL Administrator, January 2021

  • Best thing

    The hours and pay

    Worst thing

    Management

    8.3

    DHL Administrator, December 2020

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How DHL ranks

DHL ranks joint 25th to work for in administrator employers

  1. 25= Amey
    6.3
  2. 25= DHL
    6.3
  3. 25= Manpower
    6.3