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Office Administrator Apprentice Effjey

Effjey is a 43-year old metal stockholder/fabricator business with a good online presence based in Wickford.Due to succession planning, we now need a capable person to come in and learn the business starting as an Administrator. Within this role/apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to achieve a Level 3 Business Administrator qualification.

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Closing date: 26 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Working week: Monday – Friday Hours 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday – Thursday 9.00am – 4.30pm Fridays

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    09 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Reporting into the management team, key duties will include:

  • I.T and administration management.
  • Handling Amazon, Ebay orders and queries.
  • Website orders and queries.
  • Booking courier transportation.
  • Dealing with customer related queries (face to face, over the phone and online).
  • Using Microsoft products.
  • The duties are wide and variable and at times fast paced therefore requires someone who is flexible and can take initiative.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent Excel / Microsoft package skills.
  • High level of IT Knowledge in general.
  • Good English skills written / oral
  • A person with website building and general E commerce background would be advantageous.

Personal qualities

Qualities needed are a good all rounder someone who can jump in and assist when things get hectic. A good sense of humour and an outgoing personality. This role will entail a lot of customer facing time.

Desired qualifications

  • High level of IT Knowledge in general
  • Good English skills written / oral

Future prospects

Leading to full time employment in a managerial position for the right candidate.

Things to consider

This is an IT heavy business long periods of the day will be working on a computer. However, tasks are varied, and no two days are the same.

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.




About the employer

Effjey is a metal stockholder and fabricator. The company has a core of well-established clients within the construction industry. This is accompanied by a good fast-moving E commerce presence. Overall turnover of £1M+ per annum. Clean well-equipped office housing 4 people. Shop floor housing 5 people. 





Unit 1


SS11 8YW

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Essex County Council


Lianne Smith

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship.


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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