Business Administration Apprentice HERD MUNDY RICHARDSON LTD

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our dedicated team here at Herd Mundy Richardson. You will work towards your business administrator level 3 apprenticeship qualification and will complete duties such as handling incoming calls and setting up documents for new projects.

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Closing date: 16 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, Office open 8.00am - 5.00pm Hours TBC during interview

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The company is involved in the testing and analysis of pharmaceutical products and is looking to recruit an individual to assist within the administration department.

The main duties while learning would eventually include:

  • Assisting the Technical departments with the production of accurate and high-quality written documents and reports as per requirements
  • Raising and producing typed purchase orders and quotations as per requirements
  • Producing and managing company administrative records
  • Setting up documents for new projects
  • Assisting with deliveries
  • Handling incoming calls

The training you will be getting

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • After completion of your apprenticeship you will potentially have the opportunity to progress onto full time positions within the business

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Confident, Adaptable, Personable Telephone Manner, Can-do attitude


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5/C+) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5/C+) Desired

About the employer

HMR is an established, independent contract testing provider, committed to delivering on-time, high quality analysis to the pharmaceutical industry. We aim to develop long-term relationships with our customers based on a flexible, reliable and open approach, and monitor our own performance by pre-defined key performance indicators. Our Stockport facility comprises of eleven chemistry and four microbiology custom designed laboratories. Due to the mainly technical function of this site, we are able to keep overheads to a minimum, making outsourcing of testing requirements a viable option for our clients. We pride ourselves on the high standard of services we offer, based on a well-developed and compliant quality system, motivated and experienced staff and a range of calibrated, well-maintained equipment.








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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Maxim Business Training


Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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