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Business Administration Apprenticeship Armacell (Uk) Ltd

We are recruiting an apprentice to support the sales and accountancy functions. Reporting to Finance Manager for day-to-day activities including developing, implementing, and improving administration services across these and other business areas.

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Closing date: 17 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    Competitive salary

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 08:30 - 17:00.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in preparation of the monthly Sales Reports
  • Use a variety of software packages, such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, to produce correspondence, documents and maintain presentations, records, spreadsheets, and databases supporting Finance and Commercial Managers.
  • Maintain data in the SAP system. 
  • Interpret all data from customer ‘Terms’ files and ensures the correct information is processed into the SAP system
  • Advises any issues with required scenarios and provides suggested solutions
  • Works with Accounts in regard to overdue invoices, invoice queries and query resolution
  • Assists with the planning and preparation of price increase administration
  • Verifies information and proofreads data in readiness for issuing and printing
  • Completes customer-specific price increase preparation in the customer order system in a timely manner to meet deadlines
  • Assists with communication and mailshots to customers
  • Interfaces between Accounts and Sales effectively - ensuring once queries are solved that the invoices are paid as early as possible, improving cash flow
  • Assists Sales in the preparation of price increase data, which supports getting price increases implemented to schedule
  • Liaises will all necessary departments to ensure query investigation is brought to a satisfactory conclusion to prevent late payments

During your apprenticeship you will advance your skills in:

  • IT
  • Recording and document production
  • Decision making
  • Communications
  • Quality
  • Planning and organisation
  • Project management

You will gain knowledge of:

  • The organisation
  • Relevant regulations
  • Policies
  • Business fundamentals
  • Processes
  • Environment factors

Develop behaviours in:

  • Professionalism
  • Personal qualities
  • Managing performance
  • Adaptability
  • Responsibility

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer skills - Must be adept in use of Microsoft Office packages, particularly Excel, and be used to using email.
  • Organisational skills - Must be able to prioritise work effectively and work on more than one task at a time
  • Good communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with clients, service users, volunteers, and colleagues, in person as well as over the telephone and via e-mail

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic with a positive outlook and passion for delivering great customer service
  • Good attention to detail
  • Friendly caring nature
  • Resilient
  • Outgoing and enjoys helping people
  • Adaptable to handle different situations and to multi-task
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Quick learner
  • Team player and considerate

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Potential to progress into full-time employment upon completion of this apprenticeship.

About the employer

As the inventors of flexible foam for equipment insulation and a leading provider of engineered foams, Armacell develops innovative and safe thermal, acoustic and mechanical solutions that create sustainable value for its customers.

Armacell focuses on insulation materials for technical equipment, high-performance foams for high-tech and lightweight applications and next generation aerogel blanket technology.  Our vision is to be the global leader in providing innovative, technical insulation solutions and components to conserve energy and make a difference around the world. 


Armacell (Uk) Ltd


Mars Street



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Oldham College

Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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