Level 2 Business Administration - Sales and Purchasing Apprentice BLUEGRASS COMPUTER SERVICES LIMITED

To provide administration, quoting, procurement and office support to the Operations Manager and staff within the business.

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Closing date: 20 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    40 hours, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Screen and respond to incoming telephone calls, ensuring that their requirements are promptly dealt with and that they are given a favourable impression of the company
  • To ensure that Bluegrass Engineers supply the appropriate technical information so that the Sales Department can supply a quote to our clients
  • Liaise with our clients and engineers to determine priorities
  • Work with our suppliers to source the best quote possible for our clients
  • Create and send quotes which match the needs of our clients
  • Manage expectations of costs and turnaround times
  • Manage the Sales Board when the Operations Manager is not around
  • Ensure that all correspondence with clients, suppliers and internally are documented thoroughly in the relevant places.
  • Work with the Operations Manager and Sales Department to ensure that we are proactively sourcing competitive quotes and solutions for our clients. E.g. Warranties, Software Renewals

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively in writing, face to face and over the telephone with a wide ranging audience.
  • Ability to speak with a smile in a clear understandable voice.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Work and Excel
  • Commitment to quality and good attention to detail.

Personal qualities

  • Attentive
  • Ready to learn
  • Motivated
  • Efficient

Qualifications required

  • Minimum of 3 GCSEs or equivalent (this includes A-C in Maths and English)
  • Ideally some level of IT would be desirable.

Future prospects

To potentially progress onto a Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship once completion of the Level 2.

Things to consider

Please consider the travel to this vacancy.

About the employer

Since 2007 Bluegrass has been a trusted provider of IT support services to SMEs across the UK. We work in partnership with our clients to proactively support their IT infrastructure and help them realise their business aims and objectives.







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Training provider

Level 2 Business Administration apprenticeship with one day a week college training and on the job assessments and observations

  • NVQ in Business Administration
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business and Administration
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities - embedded within L2 Certificate in Principles of Business & Administration
  • Functional Skills in Maths/English/IT if applicable

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Exeter College


Charlotte Wylie

Other information

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is �3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 20 Sep 2017