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Business Administrator Apprentice Code Security Systems

Code Security Systems Ltd have the pleasure in recruiting an Apprentice Business Estimator Administrator to join our team. The successful applicant will join and work alongside the current estimating team to support and aid in the continued development and growth of the department.

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Closing date: 29 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 08:30 - 17:30

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Key responsibilities to include (but not limited to):

  • Engaging with clients upon receiving documents to tender
  • Creating project folders amalgamating all relevant documents received  
  • Print & produce/submit relevant package details to prepared take off documents including drawing quantities and relevant specification details in a timely manner to suit the bid timeline programme
  • Engaging with suppliers so a quotation of the required equipment is gained to build quotations
  • Preparing main sheets of quotations including the client and project details
  • Updating of electronic project logs
  • Filling of completed bids in order
  • Respond effectively to support the Bid Team during and post tender submittal
  • Gathering of completed project information from the projects team for handovers to the CAD team

Desired qualities:

  • Good computer skills, working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word
  • Good analytic, numeric, literacy skills
  • Ability to manage tasks to a tight deadline
  • Excellent communication skills, organisational skills and to be a team player
  • Be dynamic and focused
  • Desires opportunity, progression and willing to learn new skills
  • Punctual


At Code Security Systems Ltd, we feel everyone should have a “roadmap” and something to strive to achieve and accomplish. That’s why we will set out a plan to allow people to see what is required/how they can reach the next level in their career and life. We believe in training both in-house and externally to help you achieve your goals.

Below are some examples:

  • In-house and external training will be given. The successful passing of this training will gain industry recognised qualifications
  • Team building exercises

In addition to the above, you will also have a plan to show what you should expect upon reaching each goal which will be in the form of a appraisal. If you reach your goals, you will be aiding the company and will yourself be rewarded. This gives a clear roadmap of your achievements and what you need to do to reach them. The sky is then the limit.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good computer skills, working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word.
  • Good analytic, numeric, literacy skills
  • Ability to manage tasks to a tight deadline
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Team player
  • Punctual
  • Dynamic
  • Focused
  • Desires opportunity, progression and willing to learn new skills

Desired qualifications

  • Good grades in maths and English

Future prospects

Code are all about progression and welcome growth from within. The role will have the scope to grow into a full Design Estimator and QS for the right candidate. We conduct regular reviews to make sure all expectations from both parties are being meet. 

Things to consider

Free parking is onsite and the office is also on a local bus route.

This role is mainly based around working on a computer and talking on the telephone.

About the employer

Code Security Systems Ltd specialise in the design, estimation, installation and maintenance of Fire & Security Systems and was formed by the Managing Director James Anthony Oliver in 2005 with James being the sole employee.

A lot has changed since 2005, with Code Security now employing 30+ PAYE full-time staff, full accreditations for all Fire & Security matters, have a fleet of vehicles and own our own offices. We now operate in many different sectors from Multi Dwelling Units, Office Fit Out and commercial space. The company is now structured into departments for each of these sectors and include in house CAD & Design and have a Turnover of Circa £4m.

Code Security Systems Ltd have been part of many regeneration and new build schemes across the London skyline and Essex areas.

We currently have a great order book and some very high profile and notable projects with many more in the pipeline.

As a company, we invest heavily into our staff and new technologies and our goal is to be the best in the market.


Code Security Systems


Security House Unit 1 R 024

Harlow Business Park


CM19 5QB

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Harlow College


Kellie Tighe 07739467348

(Level 3) Apprenticeship Standard Business Administrator.

This will include:

  • City & Guilds combined knowledge and competency based qualification
  • Functional skills Level 1 in English, maths and ICT
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • The program is based on end point assessment

The next training start date for this programme at Harlow College is 4 Feb 2022. The employer will confirm your start date in the job role, which may well be before that date, subject to agreement. 

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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