Business Administration Advanced Level Apprenticeship MOTT MACDONALD LIMITED

Mott Macdonald are actively recruiting for individuals interested in joining us as Civil Engineers working on some of the largest and most exciting projects across the UK. We are keen to attract those with a passion for engineering, attention to detail and technical skills to help our projects teams shape the future. Supporting and engaging with different parts of the organisation and interact with internal or external customers.

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

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Closing date: 31 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Mott Macdonald offer a host of employee benefits you can join up to once employed. Additionally we have regular pay reviews and a company profit share in March of each year (subject to availability)

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9am until 5pm (working hours may vary) Most employees within Mott Macdonald will usually work 2 days from our offices and 3 days at home (this may vary)

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To provide excellent customer service including answering telephone enquiries, answering routine correspondence and e-mails as directed
  • Arranging and minute taking of service meetings, recording, updating associated papers and circulation of action points   
  • To contribute to the development of effective Social Infrastructure Services business partnerships, both internal and external, through establishing strong customer relationships and by delivering high quality support services
  • To support the development and maintenance of administrative processes and systems and undertake all tasks in line with documented procedures
  • Carry out document preparation including typing, formatting (using agreed house style), assembly and printing checking 
  • To undertake a range of business support functions including dealing with photocopying, accurate data inputting, raising and processing invoices, raising purchase orders, placing orders and processing expenses, maintaining cost centre budget spreadsheets, and collating regular statistical information for reports
  • Help support project management office functions as specified in project office manuals
  • To undertake any other administrative tasks required within Social Infrastructure which are commensurate to the grade of the post

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

  • Business administrator level 3
  • This training will be delivered in partnership with The Apprentice Academy through virtual training one day per week
  • Completion of those apprenticeship will award you with a nationally recognised qualification as well as the opportunity to progress to higher level qualifications and apply for industry body membership

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • It is expected that upon completion apprentices will progress and undertake the Level 6 Civil Engineering Degree Apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4 or C) Desired

Things to consider

Please note this role may require travel outside of the home location. Travel costs, accommodation and food will be provided where needed by the company

About the employer

We’re a management, engineering and development consultancy which works on projects across the world. By challenging norms, we like to solve humanity’s most difficult problems. We’re committed to making a positive contribution to the wellbeing of our staff as well as the environment, and communities in which we operate.




20 Valpy Street



Andrew Challis


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply directly on our page where you will set up your account, complete our online application form and complete an online assessment test.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 May 2023