Global Frieght Solutions Ltd

Commercial Administrator ( Level 3 Apprenticeship ) - Advanced (Level 3)

Global Frieght Solutions Ltd (Employer)

Paragon Education & Skills Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £17,920.00
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday - 09:00-17:30
18 months (duration)
5 September 2022(start date)
Business administrator (apprenticeship standard)
12 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Due to growth GFS have created an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice to join our team as a Commercial Administrator. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic individual who will support our Sales and Account Managers (as well as other parts of the business) with a wide range of tasks to help us deliver the best service to our customers.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Support the Pricing Analyst with the production of bespoke quotes.
  • Record and monitor the distribution of the Service Level Agreements and take responsibility for their return.
  • Become the ‘go to’ HubSpot co-ordinator for all queries and issues.
  • To process requests from Sales and Account Managers received through the Customer Implementation portal. 
  • To prepare documents for Account Managers when re-quested through the Customer Implementation portal.
  • To provide support to Sales and Account Management with Reporting.
  • To support other business needs when necessary.
  • To liaise with the Sales and Account Management Team and Customers to produce  bespoke quotes.
  • Provide Pricing Cover (mid-term).
  • To provide support on Manager’s sales admin support.
  • To provide support to the business on HubSpot reporting.
  • To Support the business in the coordination of events.
  • Take ownership for SharePoint documentation control reminders others when necessary to update and record information.
  • Assist the wider business with Peak Planning & Customer/Carrier Forecasting.
  • Develop Tender Documents and creating a library.
  • Have a strong involvement in the streamlining of Evri and Child ID’s for simplicity.
  • Record and maintain KPI related reports.
  • Update Action Logs and Minutes on SharePoint.
  • Co-ordinate the presentation of Peak Forecast information.
  • Support the Sales Managers with various administration tasks and other reasonable requests as required.

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

  • Business Administrator Level 3
  • You will become a fully trained Commercial Administrator.
  • Any other reasonable qualifications the business/individual wishes to undertake during employment.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Senior Commercial Administrator 
  • Commercial Analyst 
  • Commercial Manager

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 6,5,4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 6,5,4) Essential
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