Volkerlaser Ltd

Business Development Assistant Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Volkerlaser Ltd (Employer)

Heart of Worcestershire College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £16,806.00
40.0 hours per week 40 hours per week (30 minutes unpaid lunch break) Start and finish times to be agreed locally with Manager.
18 months (duration)
1 November 2021(start date)
Business administrator (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
29 October 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Develop client relationships & maximise opportunities for VolkerLaser via new & existing clients & online tools. Increase VolkerLaser’s presence within the industry via telephone & emails. Assist the estimating department with existing priced subcontract works. Assist the Business Development/Marketing department with portals & campaigns.


VolkerLaser work nationally using specialist capabilities includes waterproofing, strengthening, insulation and repair services across the built environment, including, highways, bridges, structures, rail and marines sectors.

This role will:

  • Chase new enquiries in a timely manner to ensure we obtain the enquiry documents 
  • Liaise with existing & potential clients regarding new projects 
  • Liaise with existing & potential clients regarding VL new specialisms
  • Chase existing subcontract tenders 
  • Liaise with Business Development & other relevant departments to identify opportunities to investigate
  • Update the CRM system as and when required
  • Source new projects using portals or other online tools 
  • Running reports from Workspace when required
  • Ensure that all MP enquires are added to the enquiry tracker database daily and distributed to all relevant parties

Future Prospects

  • Assistant Business Development Manager/Business Development Manager roles
  • Other administration roles within VolkerLaser

Reality Check

  • There may be a requirement to visit our sites that are around the UK

Skills Required

  • Good communicator
  • Can work independently
  • Asks for help when unsure
  • Literate
  • Numerate
  • Good IT skills
  • Team player
  • Good telephone manner
  • Ability to follow instruction
  • Able to work to strict deadlines 

Qualities Required

  • Positive attitude
  • Self motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Able to use initiative
  • Trustworthy
  • Honest
  • Has integrity

Qualifications Required

  • GCSEs or equivalent in English and maths

Training Provided

  • Business Administration Level 3 plus on the job training
  • Functional skills if needed
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