Business Administrator Apprentice LONDON STONE PAVING LTD

An exciting opportunity for a Business Administrator apprentice to learn all of the aspects of working within our transport department. You will be assisting the management team to ensure department goals and KPI objectives are achieved, dealing with customer enquiries and other business admin duties.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £6.66 per hour

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 7 am to 3.30 pm. 30 minutes break

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    26 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Work in accordance with company H&S and environmental policy
  • All tasks to be carried out as per the company standard
  • Use 3rd Party Haulier’s software to book in new deliveries
  • Liaise with the 3rd Party hauliers to get ETA’s when required
  • Dealing with customer enquiries
  • Reply to any transport enquiries via the WhatsApp service
  • Contact customers to notify them of potential delays/cancelled deliveries
  • Scan all operations tickets (PODs, Pick Notes, IBT, etc)
  • Identify and implement simple CI’s
  • Continually improve processes using lean tools and methods
  • Always be available to help colleagues
  • Assist the management team to ensure department goals and KPI objectives are achieved
  • Assist the TM/TS with the data capturing process
  • Complete all tasks on company audit check sheet
  • Any other ad hoc duties
  • Complete other transport duties (van deliveries) when staff is on annual leave

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

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths, if required
  • One to One work with Skills Coach

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Permanent employment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Numerical skills


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade C/4 or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

Please answer the questions below: • Why are you interested in a career in transport department? • What is your understanding and expectation of the role you applied? • What skills can you bring to this role?

About the employer

London Stone is the UKs most innovative hard landscaping materials and garden accessories supplier. We supply a wide range of off the shelf and bespoke products to trade and retail customers nationwide. We strive to be an excellent employer, providing a great working environment for our staff, flexible working hours, pension, discounted private health insurance and annual bonus for excellent performance.








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Training provider



Emma Raymond

01753 443857

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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