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Business Administrator Apprentice Alphagary (Mexichem Specialty Compound Ltd)

A great role where you will be learning all aspects of our business which will include finance, customer services, HR, production, transport, planning and procurement/purchasing.

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

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Closing date: 19 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday from 9:00am to 5:00pm and Friday from 9:00am to 2:00pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Main Responsibilities:
    Answering phone calls, taking messages, directing to relevant person
  • Meeting and greeting clients, suppliers, and employees from other offices
  • Booking, set up and managing meeting rooms to a consistent and high standard
  • Monitoring various email inboxes and ensuring all email are dealt with appropriately
  • Following up on clients’ business communications, ordering and billing
  • Data Entry - ensuring clients and suppliers information is entered into the company database accurately
  • Communicating with clients through phone calls and emails and building positive relationships with them
  • Making employee travel arrangements when required
  • Scanning and filing of documents
  • Updating systems and spreadsheets
  • Monthly Expenses Reconciliation for Line and Senior Manager
  • Stationery stock control and ordering for the local offices
  • Secretarial Team Meeting arrangements; invites, agenda preparation, minutes and distribution
  • Any other ad hoc administration requests

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

Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard Level 2

  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

As a global entity you can look forward to fantastic career progression opportunities following successful completion of your apprenticeship.
Alphagary are passionate about developing their team and helping you achieve your full potential, so this is your chance to start a rewarding career with a supportive and diverse employer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

Damar is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our apprentices and expects our employer partners to share this commitment and to take appropriate steps to ensure that learning takes place in a safe, healthy and supportive environment.

About the employer

Alphagary is part of the Orbia group, a community of companies working together to tackle some of the world's most complex challenges.


Alphagary (Mexichem Specialty Compound Ltd)


Stephanie Works, Chinley

High Peak


SK23 6BT

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 19 Aug 2022