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Apprentice Sales Administrator FP MCCANN LIMITED

This is an exciting opportunity to start your career as an Apprentice Sales Administrator with FP McCann. FP McCann have a strong culture of promoting from within and therefore provide an excellent start to careers in the construction industry.

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

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Closing date: 10 Jan 2023

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

    Days and shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

What will you be doing?

  • You will work in the sales and estimating team under the support and supervision of a dedicated mentor, providing support to our internal sales teams in Grantham and Lydney including the logging of customer enquiries, liaising with customers by telephone regarding quotations (products / prices offered) and providing feedback to our sales team.



What will you do in the short term?

  • Initially you will spend time learning about the products we manufacture and sell
  • When you are confident with the products you will be shown how to log our customer enquiries (a request for FP McCann product).
  • You will then be shown how we follow up quotations (our product offering and price) by telephone and how we log these calls on our bespoke software (CRM). This will be done under the supervision of your mentor.
  • You will also attend a day release course to broaden your knowledge and skillset.



What will you do in the long term?

  • As you become more experienced in the role, you will be responsible for new enquires received in the Walling department and you will start to take ownership of multiple enquires working alongside our sales team in a bid to secure new orders for the business. Whilst less reliant, you will still have the support of your mentor.
  • You will also become involved in producing quotes, working with the relevant estimator and ensuring the customer’s needs are met and resolving complaints.

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

Business Administrator Level 3 standard.

This apprenticeship programme is delivered with a blended learning approach and includes a mixture of onsite tutor visits and online tutor led sessions. All delivery is completed in the workplace and you will not need to attend any off-site training.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There are excellent opportunities for progression within the company, with a strong focus on continued learning and personal development.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Team working, Creative, Initiative


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

About the employer

FP MCCANN is the Uk's largest manufacturer and supplier of precast concrete solutions. In Northern Ireland, we also offer Quarrying, ready mix, surfacing, dry silo mortar, constructions and FP McCann Homes. From our 12 UK based manufacturing facilities, FP McCann offers an extensive range of quality precast concrete solutions that include drainage and water management, tunnels and shafts, rail, power and infrastructure, walling, fencing, agricultural, flooring, filter bed systems, bespoke precast, tanks and chambers, dock leveller pit systems, box culverts, building products and architectural & structural products. At FP McCann, we can customise our solutions to ensure they create maximum value for your project, accommodating your site conditions, design requirements and construction needs. In Northern Ireland, FP McCann have an array of quarries, surfacing, ready mix and Precast plants, which supply a wide range of heavy building materials to the construction industry. We offer a range of sustainable and innovative product solutions that complement our standard package of products and services. FP McCann also operates within the construction sector and has secured and completed a portfolio of award-winning construction work within Northern Ireland; these include projects in the public sector areas of health, education, water and transport infrastructure, and private industrial and commercial developments. At FP McCann, we have a long history of meeting our customers’ needs. Our product range has never been more diverse, more competitive, or more in-tune with our clients’ needs than it is today. The quality and reliability of FP McCann’s products and services are the foundation of our success. We are constantly developing and improving our solutions, whilst striving to exceed customer expectations. At FP McCann, we promise to perform and build a sustained trust with our stakeholders. By implementing our corporate values, we aim to deliver on this guarantee through our products, services, communications and, above all, the behaviour of our people. We recognise the importance of operating with integrity and apply high standards of corporate governance in the conduct of our business. Our ability to deliver to client specifications on major projects across the UK and Ireland has established FP McCann as a valuable and reliable partner. With twelve UK manufacturing facilities, FP McCann employs around 1,600 people, making us the largest precast concrete manufacturers in the United Kingdom.




Summit House


NG31 9SP

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Training provider





Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply for this vacancy using the Get My First Job website, if you have any issues with applying please call 01482 338844. This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 10 Jan 2023