Apprentice Business Administrator - Customer Service - Intermediate (Level 2)

Howdens (Employer)

Didac Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £15,000.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm
15 months (duration)
20 December 2021(start date)
Customer service practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
13 December 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Are you looking for a new challenge where you can earn while you learn? Do you want to be part of an incredible team working towards a common goal, providing excellent service to our customers? As an apprentice business administrator at Howdens you will provide support to your team and customers to contribute to the smooth running of the depot


What will the apprentice be doing?

Ensure that all Depot administration is processed and completed accurately, efficiently and in the timescale required to support the team

Deal with both telephone and face to face enquiries from customers in a courteous, professional, and knowledgeable way

Other duties will include invoicing customers, stock reconciliation, filing, mailing promotional material, reconciling petty cash, data entry and reporting

Provide potential and existing customers with the highest level of customer service

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

  • Customer Service Practitioner - Level 2 apprenticeship
  • Regular face to face and remote visits from external training provider
  • Training provided by in house learning & development team
  • Access to Howdens Academy Learning System
  • Training provided at depot and Howdens training centre

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibilities for progression include Business Admin, Business Developer or Counter Sales roles, plus opportunities for sales, design and management roles

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or D) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or D) Desired
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