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Business Administrator Apprentice M. K. M. BUILDING SUPPLIES LIMITED

The role of Business Administrator Apprentice will be to support the branch in completing administrative duties such as liaising with the public, suppliers and MKM colleagues, maintaining the customer database, assisting colleagues, dealing with invoice queries, answering the phone, filing and other administrative duties as required.

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Closing date: 12 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    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 to Friday 8am - 5pm and 1 in every 3 Saturdays

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Your role will include:

  • Maintaining the customer database
  • Dealing with customer and supplier invoice queries
  • Maintaining the customer database
  • Ordering stationery and workwear uniforms
  • Incoming and outgoing post
  • Filing
  • Processing goods inwards
  • Dealing with customer and supplier invoice queries
  • Other general branch tasks when required

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

You will work towards completing your Level 3 in Business Administration qualification.

How training will be delivered is to be confirmed.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

MKM is a highly successful, established business. We have great plans for growth, currently opening circa 15 new branches each year. Our apprenticeship programme is primarily intended to develop high calibre talent to support these plans.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Great attitude, Time keeping


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

Things to consider

Some Knowledge of Builders Merchants is an advantage.

About the employer

We are MKM, a builders’ merchant with a different approach to business, founded in Hull where our first branch was opened in 1995 and where our Central Support office and support functions such as Finance, IT, Marketing, Operations & HR is based. We have naturally expanded to bring our excellent service to more and more customers with over 90 branches nationwide covering more than 20 counties in England and multiple branches in Scotland. Each of our branches utilise the local knowledge and expertise of their outstanding staff to provide great service to every customer and build those relationships which give them a true understanding of individual customer needs. Thanks to our customers, we've grown at an incredible rate to become the UK's largest independent builders' merchant, with plans for many more branches across the country.




MKM Building Supplies (Castleford)

Unit 1 Willowbridge Court, Willowbridge Lane


WF10 5NN

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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