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Apprentice Business Development Administrator

Kloeckner Metals UK
A great opportunity for an apprentice administrator to help support the Business Development team. Including the development of relationships, developing proposals, project management, updating systems and reporting, etc. It will involve communicating with prospective / existing clients and internal departments, using email, phone and internal systems.

Kloeckner Metals UK - Employer

The largest mill independent multi metal stockholder & distributor in the UK Operating in all major market sectors across the UK, Kloeckner Metals UK is a key member of the Klöckner & Co. group, one of the largest independent distributors of steel and metal products and steel service companies worldwide. We are passionate about metal and we develop long-term partnerships with clients, by delivering innovative solutions and high quality products.

Kloeckner Metals UK


12 months

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Job Summary

GBP 157.50
New Vacancy
Business & Administration
Kloeckner Metals UK

Detailed Job Description

  • To support marketing, PR, product range development (including training programmes) and customer development.
  • To help track and monitor sector development
  • To support the Business Development Manager (BDM) in the development of all the business sectors as and when required
  • To assist in the organisation/coordination and development of KMUK’s value proposition, incorporating product development/supply chain and value added services to all sectors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist the BDM in material and service sourcing for nonstandard requirements for all sectors. This will include the creation of purchase orders and other relevant documentation.
  • To prepare formal SAP quotations to customers, and follow to a conclusion.
  • To co-ordinate and administer the necessary testing requirements on materials for all customers.
  • To maintain the Achilles database, including our response to customer specific questions
  • To assist the BDM in project management of specific orders for our clients.
  • To assist the BDM to successfully develop ASD’s position within the range of sectors, enhancing our current sales and gross margin.
  • To assist the BDM maintain ASD’s market sector knowledge including project and key relationships within the CRM system.
  • To support market research and product detailed reports on sectors, project pipelines and business opportunities.
  • To attend exhibitions/events when required.
  • To assist in developing related/sector training programs to all commercial employees

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

GCSE English Language and Maths: Grade 4 ( C ) or higher

Skills required

  • Interpersonal skills, to build relationships
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving
  • Initiative
  • Planning and organising
  • Self-management.
  • Learning.

Personal Qualities

  • Honesty
  • Good work ethic
  • Flexibility
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Determination and Persistence
  • Ability to work with co-workers
  • Eager and willing to add to their knowledge base and skills

Future prospects

Progression within the business development function, up to business development manager level or a transfer in to another function and development within that. These can include sales, finance and marketing.

Additional Information

Training provided

Business Admin Level 2

Functional Skills Maths level 1 (if applicable)

Functional skills English level 1 (if applicable)

Business Admin Level 3

Functional Skills Maths level 2 (if applicable)

Functional skills English level 2 (if applicable)

16-17 : £4.20 – plus bonus 18-20 : £5.90 – plus bonus 21-24 : £7.38 – plus bonus 25+ : £7.83

Progress to Excellence Ltd - Learning Provider

Progress to Excellence Ltd is a national training provider offering apprenticeships and commercial training throughout England. They offer qualifications in sectors including childcare, dental nursing, health and social care, customer service and business administration. Progress to Excellence Ltd is an Ofsted graded 'Good' training provider who works with over 1,000 employers and 3,000 learners. 

For more information about this vacancy please contact Progress to Excellence Ltd on 0151 650 6933 or email: (Ref ID:91734)
Progress to Excellence Ltd


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