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Business Administration Assistant Apprentice Ekman Recycling

A great opportunity to join a competitive company that operates in 40 different countries. We are looking for an eager, hard-working individual to work in our team and gain valuable administration skills on the job.

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Closing date: 09 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday; 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties may include:

  • Administration duties
  • Handling telephone and public enquiries
  • Processing mail
  • Filing
  • Photocopying
  • Organising own workload
  • Staying focused in a busy environment
  • Displaying good communication skills, both written and oral

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages e.g. Excel and Word
  • Fully operational in both spoken and written English
  • Strong communication skills, ability to deal with clients
  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Good team player
  • Ability to learn fast and to take initiatives
  • Can-do attitude

Desired qualifications

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

Future prospects

The successful candidate can go on to further training, a Level 3 apprenticeship or into employment.

About the employer

Around the globe, companies turn to Ekman for market guidance and knowledge. Since our incorporation in Sweden 1802, Ekman has earned a solid reputation for reliability, competence and service. Our highly competent and motivated staff, long history in the marketing and sales of forest products, and experience in creating solutions for related financial and logistical matters, help us live up to this reputation.

Ekman offers a wide range of services, covering the entire forest products supply chain and we contribute valuable market intelligence to each stage of our business partners’ enterprises.

Operations are coordinated from our hubs in Gothenburg, Miami, Hong Kong, Zurich and Wall. We are represented in over 100 countries, and our own sales offices in about 40 locations worldwide, in close cooperation with an international network of partners and representatives, ensure a strong presence throughout the world in all producing and consuming areas for the forest industry.

As a trading house Ekman is, by its very nature, a flexible and responsive entity. For more than two hundred years we have assisted our business partners in making the most of change. We understand that few things are as constant as change, and that change is a natural part of business development. To be successful, we must be able to identify trends and developments and communicate this knowledge to our business partners.

At the core of Ekman’s strategy is our focus on building long-term partnerships with business partners. The transparency we operate under has proven to be a successful shift in the way our industry has historically conducted business. Our partners value close and mutually beneficial relationships. Ekman strives to deepen its long-term relationships with existing partners and seeks to develop opportunities through new partnerships.

In short, we understand the forest products industry and help our business partners maximize their efficiency in this challenging market.


Ekman Recycling


Hyde House

The Hyde



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by FIRST RUNG


Beverley Woodhouse 07805980150

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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