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Commercial Business Analyst Apprentice HENRY COLBECK LIMITED

By joining Henry Colbeck as a Commercial Apprentice, you will play an integral role in our commercial team. The role will entail assisting with the maintenance and development of key internal systems, providing insightful sales analysis and identifying business opportunities.

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Closing date: 14 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £11,700 - £19,500 depending on age and experience.

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.0pm with 30 minute lunch break

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • To assist with the maintenance and development of key internal systems, providing digital solutions to real business problems
  • To provide insightful sales analysis through utilising Business Intelligence (BI) systems, including Power BI
  • To identify business opportunities and sales development potential within our existing customer base and consult with senior and mid level management to develop appropriate strategies
  • To assist in maximising Return on Investment for marketing campaigns
  • To assist the Marketing Manager with the digital strategy including social media campaigns
  • To assist with the content management of our e-commerce platform
  • To be responsible for 3rd party ordering systems that interlink with our sales department
  • To analyse our customer and product data to achieve long term profitable sales growth
  • Identify new opportunities for campaigns, services and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in sales
  • To help develop KPI’s across the business and work closely with departmental managers to embed good working practice
  • To respond to the direction and instruction of senior management

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

You will work towards the Level 4 Business Analyst apprenticeship standard with Gateshead College.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible progression to full-time employment following successful completion of the Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Analytical thinker, Can do attitude, Committed, Flexible attitude, Eager to learn, Ability to prioritise, Familiar with Microsoft Office


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent ICT (Grade A*-C/4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/4-9) Essential

Things to consider

1. You will be expected to attend our annual exhibition which involves weekend work. 2. To comply with all company policies and procedures and deliver within the standards of all certification bodies i.e. ISO 9001 Quality, ISO 14001 Environmental & BRC (where applicable

About the employer

Henry Colbeck is a family and employee-owned wholesale and distribution company to the fast-food sector. We have four key divisions: 1. Distribution of products into the fast-food industry, including fish & chip shops, Italian restaurants and pubs. Our specialism is within the fish & chip industry, and we pride ourselves on being a ‘one stop shop’ for fish & chip restaurants and takeaways with over 1,600 items ranging from fats, batter flours, packaging, frozen foods and fish. 2. Registered collector of used cooking oil from over 1,000 Food Business Organisations (FBO’s). 3. Process and pack a comprehensive range of bulk edible oils to food processors and snack manufacturers across the UK. 4. Recycle used cooking oil into green energy which is processed into bio diesel.




Seventh Avenue

Team Valley Trading Estate


NE11 0HG

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Training provider



Lucy Pollock

Apprenticeship standard

Business analyst

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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