Business Administration Apprentice
Employment Type:
£3.50 per hour
Closing Date:
31st October, 2017

Job Description

We are looking to recruit a highly ambitious candidate to join our team to provide responsive administration support.  The successful candidate will assist in telephone duties, data entry of timesheets/invoices, typing quotations and day to day office duties.

Skills Required

– Organisation Skills (Able to manage time effectively and prioritise workload accordingly)
– Able to work as part of a team
– Good communication skills
– Ability to understand and carry out instructions                                                              – The successful candidate will have a minimum of 1 year previous experience          – Good knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access & Outlook

Personal Qualities

– Proactive approach to seeking and sharing knowledge

– Ability to work effectively as part of a team

– Awareness of equality and diversity

– Flexible, enthusiastic, ‘can-do’ approach to everyday work

– Open to change and new ideas

– Willingness and desire to take responsibility and use own initiative

– Commitment to own personal professional development

– Other; Good Work Ethic, Passion and right attitude to work


– GCSE Maths and English A*- C or Functional Skills or equivalent; Preferred


Business Administration Level 2

*Please note that all applicants will need to successfully complete a work trial before being signed up on to the apprenticeship programme

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In 2008, Ford Mainwaring Ltd became part of the Bowdon Group, a multi-million pound turnover engineering and support services company. The Bowdon Group consistently provide external corporate experience and support to Ford Mainwaring in their continuing policy of selective tendering in specialist market sectors. This has helped in maximising opportunities through frameworks and strategic partnerships. With over 40 years trading knowledge, we pride ourselves on our ability to meet deadlines and maintain operational services to all our customers including Local Authorities, HM Prison Services, private educational establishments and private housing schemes and range of manufacturing businesses throughout the UK. The knowledge and enthusiasm within our dynamic team enables us to provide our services to a range of projects, including responsive maintenance works to major refurbishments. With our extensive training and continued change programme, we ensure that all of our projects are completed to a high standard that meet current regulations as well as our clients’ needs. This dedication to our clients has ensured that we remain one of the leading mechanical service providers within our market sector. With our head office based in Stoke-on-Trent we have excellent access to all the major routes within the Midlands and the North West areas. Our satellite offices in Altrincham, Oldham & Leigh have given us the facilities to continually meet the needs of our current client base and has given us the diversity in securing new corporate clients with quality of service and delivery standards remaining at the level that senior management within the business aspire too achieve with all projects that the business delivers. For a number of our key clients Ford Mainwaring deliver projects throughout the UK.