Business Administrator Apprentice CADOGAN TATE HEAD OFFICE & TREASURY

Business Administration apprentice to join the Client Sales and Operations team at our Private Client Services division. Based at Head Office, West London NW10 the apprentices will be involved in all aspects of the moving, storage and operational logistics areas of the business gaining wide exposure to the organisation's core functions.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    7 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Apprentices will be shown all sales and operational aspects of the business from sales and customer service through to assisting in the transport department. Following a carefully planned schedule, the apprentices will spend several weeks in each department enabling them to develop a good understanding of the business.

Duties will vary depending on the department, but main duties will include the following:

  • Undertaking general administrative tasks such as accurate data inputting of customer information, scanning and electronic filing of emails and documents.
  • Assist the teams with providing a smooth and efficent relocation service to our private and commercial customers through accurate recording of information on the database and ensuring prompt customer communication throughout the move process.
  • Working with each of the departments to provide administrative support and assisting them with achieving departmental goals. 
  • Engaging with customers, contractors and suppliers via email and telephone in a professional manner demonstrating exceptional customer service.
  • Assisting with processing and managing accurate records of all activity on customer accounts such as contract completion, payments and invoicing, storage inspections and warhouse records.
  • Assisting with pricing services in line with Company's pricing policy, producing accurate quotations for customers and liaising and booking third party services.
  • Assisting the operations team with generating job sheets and relevant paperwork for our road crews and assessing vehicle and labour requirements for each client's move, inputting data for inbound/outbound warehouse delivery movements.
  • Creating and managing collaborative and supportive working relationships. 

The training you will be getting

The candidate will complete an apprenticeship within the agreed
subject for the vacancy. This may include a BTEC
Diploma/Standard and End Point Assessment. It may also
include Functional Skills in maths and English.

The apprentice will achieve a Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard.

Full training will be given by our in house Learning and Development team, online with our LMS and face to face mentoring, coaching and training from various Private Client Services employees in each department. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

If a suitable vacancy is available and the apprenticeship is completed successfully roles in our Operations/Storage teams and Client Services teams would be available. 

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, Initiative, Patience, Responsible, Willingness to learn, Interpersonal skills, Conscientious, Self-motivated, Positive attitude


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

Parking on site. Closest tube stations are Harlesden (Bakerloo) and North Acton (Central).

About the employer

Cadogan Tate is intentionally recognised as a market leader in fine art logistics with full service operations across the USA (Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco, Dallas and Aspen), London, Paris and Cote d'Azur. Our reputation is built on providing exemplary service to collectors, galleries and museums around the world. This services is underpinned by our fundamental values which inform the way we look at our clients, as well as how we ensure safe and efficient handling of their possessions.






NW10 7NP

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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


Matt Noyce

07885 881069

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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