Business Administration Apprentice Level 3 Standard P.N.DALY LIMITED

Providing Purchasing and Administrative support to head office and site teams. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to earn a salary and gain a level 3 qualification.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 between 9am to 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Jun 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties include:

  • Supporting the EHV(Electric High Voltage) Team and business heads with procurement of site materials and specialist services, liaising with internal plant and stores departments and external suppliers.
  • Maintain procurement systems and supplier data base.
  • Assist with production of weekly cost reports from site and same which is generated via the placing of orders.
  • Assist with production of monthly internal cost reports.
  • Liaise with internal departments to reconcile invoices with
  • Purchase Order Values and ensure actual costs incurred are correctly allocated.
  • General administration duties to support the EHV departments needs with focus on continual improvement of systems and procedures.
  • Preparing timesheets and reconciling contractor invoices to allow payment of wages.
  • Plus, such other duties (if any), which the company may deem appropriate, from time to time.

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

Business Administration Level 3.

Off the job training will be provided by Oldham College one day a week.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time employment with the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Initiative, Power Point, Visio


GCSE or equivalent 5 Subjects including English and Maths (Grade grades 9-4 (A*-C)) Essential

Things to consider

• Previous construction, utilities or EHV experience and/or previous commercial / administration experience is desirable.

About the employer

PN Daly Ltd is an expert supplier of utility design, engineering, construction, installation and technical services. We have a wealth of experience and have been working for the leading utility companies and developers in the UK since 1966. We, unlike many of our competitors, direct the project management, engineering, design, technical and consultancy resources within our organisation which has enabled us to deliver market leading performance in the UK utilities market. Since 1966 PN Daly Ltd has worked for British Gas, Transco, Scotia Gas Networks, GTC, GSC, Thames Water, West of Scotland Water, Scottish Water, Severn Trent Water, Anglian Water, Southern Water, Thames Water, North West Water, Manweb and United Utilities. We have integrated the best features of a delivery oriented traditional contractor with a highly experienced design and management team to ensure that our clients are provided with a quality installation designed and delivered on time and on budget.




Butterworth Hall Works Charles Lane Milnrow


OL16 3PA

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Training provider



Deborah Wynn


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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