Apprentice Business Administrator BCD LOGISTICS LTD

• Working in a really fast paced logistics environment • To provide the staff and clients with administrative support • Really good communication skills • Ability to be clear and confident on the telephone • Communication is the key to this role, needing to be diplomatic and assertive • Dealing with lorry drivers

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

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £122.50

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm 1 hour lunch 35 working hours per week

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001178509

  • Positions

    1 available

 

Day to day duties will include:

  • Supporting the team with the day to day running of a very busy company
  • Dealing with any telephone enquiries in a polite and friendly manner
  • Maintaining records
  • Supporting the organisation
  • Emails
  • Diaries
  • General office duties, including scanning, photocopying and emailing

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The successful candidate will need to have excellent oral and communication skills with numerical competency (money handling)
  • To have very strong time management skills
  • The right person will need to be a team player but also able to work on own initiative as they develop
  • The ability to create a welcoming and friendly atmosphere
  • Strong customer service skills and the ability to build positive relationships is also essential
  • Capable of completing tasks in an accurate and timely manner

Personal qualities

  • The successful candidate will need to be committed and driven, full of energy with a willingness to learn and work hard
  • Problem solving with the ability to think laterally to resolve issues is also required
  • Confidentiality a must and able to communicate

Qualifications required

Minimum A-C GCSE grades in Maths and English or equivalent

Future prospects

Progression toward a permanent position for the right applicant looking at a significant rise in salary.

Things to consider

As part of this apprenticeship, you will be required to travel to both the employer location (Great Barr) and also attend college (Sutton Coldfield) Please ensure that you have researched your travel arrangements and are happy with the time it will take and distance required to travel, before you apply for this vacancy. From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

A brilliant opportunity for a person who is looking to develop within a really busy environment. We are looking for someone who is able work confidently with other people, phone calls and customer service, we need you to work on your own initiative, thrive under pressure, enjoy a challenge and able to multi task. This person needs to pay attention to detail and offer solutions, we have many customers and they all have their own specifications.

Employer

BCD LOGISTICS LTD

Address

Unit 6

Westgate Trading Estate

Westgate

Walsall

WS9 8EX

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Training provider

A competence based qualification i.e. NVQ/QCF.

A knowledge based qualification i.e. Technical Certificate.

Key or Functional Skills (if required).

Employer Rights & Responsibilities.

Personal Learning & Thinking Skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

BIRMINGHAM METROPOLITAN COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Birmingham Metropolitan College

Contact

Linda Hall 0121 362 1122 linda.hall@bmet.ac.uk


Employer's Application Instructions

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy. In order to provide a better service to our future apprentices and the employers that we work with, we have changed our application process. On the next screen you will find more information about the apprenticeship course and what jobs in the sector might entail. You will be given the opportunity to register your interest and then be invited into the college to meet with the relevant team to discuss our current vacancies and opportunities available to you. If you have already applied and attended an interview session at one of our colleges, please contact your Recruitment Advisor to discuss your interest in this specific vacancy. You do not need to apply again to the college. The Apprenticeship Recruitment Team – BMet 0121 362 1121 The Apprenticeship Recruitment Team – BMet 01384 399 848


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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Aug 2017