Apprentice Business Administrator – WESTON UNDERWOOD F.P. MCCANN LIMITED

To provide administrative support in a busy office and to perform all work assigned quickly, economically and to our company standards.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    37.5 hrs per week 8:30 - 17:00 Mon-Fri – Full Time, Permanent

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Provide switchboard cover
  • Day-to-day administration of purchase ledger
  • Assist with payroll administration
  • Note-taking in meetings
  • General filing, photocopying and scanning
  • Update and maintain database records
  • To produce various reports for management
  • To provide general administrative support to on-site management on a daily basis
  • Ensure that work areas are maintained in a clean and tidy state
  • To fulfil the obligations of the Apprenticeship programme
  • Support the on-going development of F P McCann’s position in its key sectors
  • Ensure compliance with the Company’s policies including Health & Safety
  • Observe and comply with all good working practices

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent computer skills with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office in particularly Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent organisation skills with the ability to prioritise workload with good time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills - both oral and written
  • Strong numerical skills
  • A creative and innovative approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work on own initiative, but understand level of responsibility within the team
  • Ability to work confidentially and to treat issues with sensitivity
  • Ability to work to a high level of accuracy
  • A requirement to undertake and complete training as required through the Apprenticeship programme

A requirement to meet the eligibility criteria to satisfy the Apprenticeship programme (previous qualifications, age etc )

Personal qualities

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed and reliable individual who wants to be part of a demanding team in an expanding company

Qualifications required

  • GCSE English, Maths and ICT equivalent to Grade C or above

Future prospects

The future is down to the individual, there will be the opportunity to progress as part of the contracts office and other departments. There are also 10 other FP McCann sites within England giving further opportunities.

Things to consider

The Weston Underwood site is not easy to get to on public transport.

About the employer

• Family run company established in 1979
• 15 offices/facilities throughout the UK
• Northern Ireland Top 100 Company
• Business is spread over 6 divisions:
 Precast Concrete
 Civil Engineering
 Ready Mix Concrete
 Quarrying
 Commercial & Residential surfacing
 FP McCann Homes
• Currently directly employ 1359 personnel
• Turnover for 2015 is expected to be £170M




Bullhurst Lane



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Training provider

  • Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business Administration
  • Functional Skills English, Math and ICT

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Derby College


Amy Stafford 01332 387420

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Closing date: today