Business Administration Level 3 Apprenticeship - Worldwide Freight Forwarding Company Alliance Shipping Redditch

Alliance shipping are looking for 2 eager and enthusiastic individuals to join he admin team where they will be developed within their knowledge of freight shipping and logistics. If you are looking for a position within an office environment with clear progression opportunities this may be the role for you.

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Closing date: 10 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wage Bracket - £14,000 - £16,000 To be discussed with the candidate upon offer of apprenticeship

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.45am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Answer telephone calls, helping where possible and transfer calls internally
  • Create and update records, keeping the digital filing in order and ensuring that compliance expectations are met on all documentation
  • Assist with customer enquiries
  • Provide a front of house service for all company visitors
  • Maintain the office set up and internal systems
  • Provide administrative support for all staff
  • Supporting with clerical operations to support the A-B processing for freight forwarding

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

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard -  delivered both face to face and online
  • Maths and English functional skills training if necessary
  • Dedicated Juniper skills coach for on the job training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possible full time position after completion of the apprenticeship or a career progression into other suitable roles within the business. This may include roles such as Freight negotiations or contracts and letters of credit assistant

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Creative, Initiative, Knowledge of Microsoft Office


GCSE or equivalent English & maths (Grade A*-C/ 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

Please ensure that prior to applying you check transport routes to the company to ensure you are able to attend the interview.

About the employer

The Alliance Group of Companies has seen exponential growth since its incorporation by GS Waller in (East) London in 1975. Enjoying the support of an extensive “blue chip” export and import client base, interfacing with a global network of reciprocating sea and airfreight agencies which enhance the unbeatable service levels competitive rates and unquestionable ethos of the Group and its directors and staff. This growth has been sustained through careful expansion and the recruitment of a cross section of highly skilled staff drawn from multifarious backgrounds covering all facets of the shipping and forwarding industry along with the policy of employing key senior graduate staff from commercial manufacturing I.T. and banking backgrounds enabling the Group to offer an infinite range of specialised logistics options to its extensive client base on a multiplicity of entry levels. Alliance is now in its fifth decade of operation a feat of longevity that only serves to underscore the integrity and professionalism of the Group and the high esteem in which it is held by its clients and suppliers both in the United Kingdom and on a worldwide basis.


Alliance Shipping Redditch


4 Brooklands


B98 9DW

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Training provider



Paul Nightingale


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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