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Business Administration Apprentice - PA Honeyrose Bakery Limited

Your role is to assist the MD in executing her role efficiently. This includes communication, organisation, planning and managing on her behalf. You will have contact with internal staff, suppliers, contractors, and clients.

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

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Closing date: 21 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:30, with a 30-minute unpaid lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    14 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main responsibilities will include.


  • Take dictation and quickly and accurately type documents
  • Prepare presentations
  • Write correspondence, reports, newsletters, and executive summaries
  • Make and receive calls on MD’s behalf
  • Communication between office and production staff


  • Delegate work on the MD's behalf
  • Manage the MD to her agenda for the day/week

Meetings and Event:

  • Meet and greet visitors upon arrival
  • Prepare papers for meetings
  • Organise and manage events/projects
  • Book, manage, and minute meetings
  • Attend events/meetings as the MD’s representative
  • Attend the weekly Production meeting on behalf of MD

Travel Arrangements:

  • Make travel arrangements
  • Prepare complex itineraries


  • Manage a budget
  • Obtain and evaluate quotations


  • Conduct internet research
  • Source suppliers and contractors
  • Make reports and overviews and brief MD on both internal and external matters


  • Maintain effective office filing systems
  • Manage projects
  • Supervise progress of tasks delegated to staff by MD and agreed actions are happening timely

Daily tasks:

  • Open and distribute post to the relevant people
  • Help MD with personal tasks
  • Take and process orders
  • Various tasks helping general manager and production manager and Answer the phone

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office packages e.g. Excel (semi-advanced)
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good time management skills

Personal qualities

  • Honest
  • Reliable
  • Patience
  • Flexible
  • Innovative
  • Good team player
  • Attention to detail

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Progression to permanent position and possible higher-level apprenticeship upon completion.

About the employer

Honeyrose Bakery is a wholesale bakery (we sell to stores, not to customers directly) with two brands Honey Rose Bakery and Kent and Fraser and an own-label business for supermarkets. We are a small business with big ambitions. We export to about 10 countries. Office and production are located at same address, and we are certified organic and BRC Grade A.


Honeyrose Bakery Limited


Honeyrose Bakery Ltd, Premier House, Disraeli Road


NW10 7BT

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Training provider

Harrow and Uxbridge College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Uxbridge, Harrow College


Alice Armson

Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

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

Apprentices will be required to attend college at least one-day per week either at Harrow or Hayes Campus completing necessary mandatory training and units associated with the apprenticeship.  Our Account Manager, industry-trained assessor, and Learning Advocate support apprentices to deliver our high-quality training programmes.

The first few weeks on the job you will be in training and rotating through all the areas of the business including especially production: warehouse, baking, packing, delivery, and office. This is done so that you understand the business and form a network of people to help you as you start your job.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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: 21 Sep 2021