Business/ Bid Administrator Apprentice STONBURY LIMITED

Exciting opportunity at a progressive & inclusive water industry contractor. Do you want a career at a well-established & growing specialist construction company while contributing to a more sustainable world? If so, we want to hear from you. You’ll learn on the job and experience some of Stonbury’s amazing project locations & develop your career.

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Closing date: 03 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wage range £13,000 to £17,000 to be confirmed with employer at interview stage.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm with a 30-minute lunch break

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Reporting to the Group Bid Manager, the post-holder will be responsible for a range of administrative duties to support the bid team whilst meeting all academic requirements of the apprenticeship programme.

  • Responsible for the organisation and completion of subcontract forms, including working with the relevant departments to supply data/information
  • Set up templates for each bid response and provide assistance with the bid plan documentation
  • Support the Group Bid Manager (where required) with uploading project specific tender submissions
  • Arrange bid review meetings where required
  • Support the preparation of monthly team meetings
  • Assist with enquiries from customers
  • Input and allocate new opportunities onto our internal quotes system
  • Organise reminders for clarifications and bid deadlines
  • Assist with the organisation of conferences

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

The apprenticeship training is delivered through a combination of workplace learning and regular college attendance. This training will teach you the knowledge, skills and behaviours set out in the Business Administrator Level 3 standard. On completion the apprentice will receive Business Administrator Level 3 standard qualification. Functional Skills in maths and English may also be required depending on current level.   

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This Apprenticeship opportunity could lead to the offer of a full time position within Stonbury.

Stonbury will support your growth and shape your career as far as you want to take it. The Bid Administrator could progress into roles such as Technical Bid Writer, Senior Bid Writer and Proposals Manager.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C or 9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C or 9-4) Desired

Things to consider

There may be an option for working remotely. You MUST be prepared to commit to your work and training for the duration of the apprenticeship. You will be required to have a telephone interview with Yeovil College prior to your application being passed on. If a suitable candidate is found prior to the advertised closing date, it may close earlier so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

Stonbury is a national, direct delivery specialist contractor to the water industry and water environment sectors, delivering innovative, low carbon and high-quality solutions from 11 office locations across the UK. Currently holding 26 Frameworks, Stonbury work directly with the Environment Agency and most of the UK’s water companies to support a sustainable water infrastructure that provides wholesome water, the safe distribution of wastewater and biodiversity net gain. In addition to Stonbury’s extensive portfolio in both potable and wastewater asset management, Stonbury delivers a wide range of ‘blue-green’ engineering projects including natural flood management schemes and river restoration programmes that provide immediate and lasting protection of houses, water resources and local ecology. Passionate about making a difference, Stonbury strive to become the number one specialist, driving sustainability in its chosen markets to deliver sustainable new build, refurbishment, and maintenance projects throughout the entire catchment, helping clients to protect and enhance vital water resources.




The Cropmead Estate


TA18 7HQ

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Training provider



wendy Jenkins


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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