Trainee Factfile: Sophie B
What have you learnt from your current secondment?
The importance of flexibility in the workplace, for example making the most of the opportunities which are around you and the projects which come up. Building strong relationships internally and externally is also critical to maintain a high standard of work and strong channels of communication.
How much responsibility have you got?
I’m solely responsible for the day to day running of the account along with ad hock tasks for the board of directors such as producing a company product guide for new customers.
What’s been your biggest challenge on secondment?
Managing one of our customers’ seasonal pumpkin programmes, ensuring over 750,000 pumpkins are delivered to the right customer on the right day and time, whilst achieving a 100% service level.