Apprentice Contract Administrator LONDON DRAINAGE FACILITIES LTD

With over 17 years within the drainage industry, we are beyond excited to be expanding our team. With a healthy and growing pipeline of work, we are looking for a talented and driven Contract Administrator to join our team

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Closing date: 29 Feb 2024

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 - Friday 9am-5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Job Role

·       Assist with the procurement for material across various projects, including delivery to site

·       Draft documentation

·       Review, develop and administer scope of work

·       Assess and assist with quotes, negotiate and provide price of work

·       Respond to onsite requests from engineers

·       Help manage and track project / job expenditure

·       Program and scheduling management

·       Data entry

·       Answering and responding to emails from internal and external sources

·       General Administration

Skill set and experience
·       Computer literacy: Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word

·       Good presentation

·       Good communication skills


The training you will be getting

You will achieve the Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship.

You will need to attend workshops via Teams.

You will have a Mentor who will work with you on a one to one basis.

In-house training will be given to support specifics of the role.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There will be ongoing opportunities for progression for the right candidate upon completion of their apprenticeship.

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, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

Please ensure you are able to get to the workplace. It is quite difficult to get to if you do not drive.

About the employer

LDF is one of the UKs fastest growing drainage maintenance companies. Established in 2006, LDF have been providing its drain maintenance services to commercial, residential, retail, education, healthcare and local authority sector clients.




10 Hallsford Bridge Industrial Estate, Ongar Road

Ongar Road



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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


Andrea Gregory


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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