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Business Administration Purchasing Apprentice Simply Thank You

The purpose of this role is to support the Purchasing Department and perform general admin duties in a busy, friendly, fast paced office. This will give you the opportunity in gaining essential experience / knowledge necessary to pursue a career within the Purchasing field and/or business administration. A wonderful opportunity for the right person

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Closing date: 19 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

·General filing and answering calls

·Data entry, inputting orders, updating spreadsheets

·Accepting delivery of stock items

·Ensure all stock is booked in

·Following up order queries for clients ensuring outstanding orders are followed up and closed when no longer required.

 Passing all paperwork over to client services for approval

·Sending out e-mails to customers advising of gift status

·Liaising with warehouse on client gift handovers

·Ensuring that all paperwork is ready for the finance team

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Training will be provided to achieve the following qualifications:

· Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard

· Functional Skills in maths and English  (as required)

Training will take place periodically at our training centre (DL1 5AJ).  Here you will learn the theory elements of the course, gaining the knowledge to complete the qualifications

The apprenticeship is subject to an End Point Assessment that will involve and interview and presentation with an independent assessor.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible progression on to further training or into full time employment with STY

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (language or Lit) (Grade C or 4 or above or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C or 4 or above or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

You will need to make you own way to and from the employer. Please look at employers website to see what the company is about

About the employer

Built from an idea to make saying ‘thank you’ with a gift a whole lot easier, we’re proud to say that Simply Thank You has become the supplier of choice to companies worldwide - from corporates to growth focused businesses. Here at Simply Thank You we can provide a truly end to end solution, whether you’re looking to reward and retain your staff or incentivise and reward your customers.


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Training provider



Graham Curry


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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