Blue Commodities

Operations Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Blue Commodities (Employer)

Ldn Apprenticeships Ltd (Training Provider)

Annual wage £16,000.00
37.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
15 months (duration)
30 October 2022(start date)
Business administrator (apprenticeship standard)
29 September 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Blue Commodities provide broking services in both the oil and rice markets. As an Operations Apprentice at Blue Commodities you will be working within the oil side of the business. This involves a mix of office-based work, in our London office, and working from home. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in broking & contract execution.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Learning and developing contract execution skills involving; understanding and writing Broker contracts and following operational procedures internally and externally.
  • Processing invoices to customers and following up on payments.
  • Entering transactions into the financial systems and reconciling between financial and operational systems.
  • Providing a link between the physical oil operations and financial teams.
  • Producing various daily reports for the Broking teams.
  • Following notable vessels and physical cargoes on the water and providing the teams with updated positions.

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

To meet the requirements of the Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship programme you will need to spend 6 hours a week of your time undertaking off-the-job learning, which will include:

  • Formal training, including online learning and internal learning events
  • 1-2-1s with your coach and line manager
  • Observing and shadowing colleagues
  • Writing up learning reflections for your portfolio

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full-time employment.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9 or A-C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9 or A-C) Desired
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