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Business Administration Apprentice Bristol


If you want to start your career with an expanding company, then this is the best place to start your Apprenticeship in Business Administration.  We are seeking a Business Administration Apprentice to work in our busy Bristol Depot.  You will be learning all aspects of the Office functions, whilst studying for your Level 2 Apprenticeship in Business Administration.


The position involves:

  • To effectively work with and assist in the control of businesses admin process within the depot.

  • To effectively work with the administration team and check all of the delivery documents and dealing with proof of delivery.

  • Confirming arrival of delivery and ensuring that all loads are allocated to the correct business area and the appropriate Supervisors are informed.

  • Assisting with customer queries in a timely and professional manner.

  • Answering all queries – phone, emails and face to face.

  • Assisting in the production of daily statistics and production of the depots KPI’s.

  • Dealing with general administration duties to include, filing, photocopying and data input.

  • To establish and maintain a strong partnership relationship within Gregory Distribution by liaising closely with Transport Customer services, Warehouse operations staff and maintain effective communication channels between Gregory Distribution and customers.

  • To promote flexibility within all aspects of the operation in order to accommodate growth and change within our business.

  • You will be required to attend college and undergo on the job assessment to gain your qualifications


Essential Skills required:

  • Committed to continuing with studies and completing a Level 2 Business Administration Apprenticeship.

  • Excellent time keeping and reliable.

  • Confidence and good communicator (verbal and written) both face to face and on the telephone.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Excellent organisational skills and prioritising workload.

  • GCSE’s (or Equivalent) in English and Maths at Grade C or above.

  • MS packages to include, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.


    Why Gregory Distribution?

  • Hourly wage of £5.00-£5.50 per hour.

  • Working week – 40 hours per week, 08:30am until 17:00pm, Monday to Friday.

  • Opportunity to develop your career within an expanding business.

  • Industry Leading Qualifications

  • Excellent holiday allowance and company benefits.

  • Pension and sickness scheme.

  • Childcare voucher scheme.

  • Free parking on site.

  • Strong culture of team work.


Who we are?

With 23 sites across England, Wales and Scotland and over 1,900 employees, we offer a range of fulfilling jobs, unrivalled training, excellent pay, pension and a range of other benefits – plus you get to work with supportive colleagues who have a great team approach, whilst growing your career with one of the largest independent hauliers in the UK. 

As our company continues to grow, so does the number of locations we operate in.  Whilst we will have opportunities across the UK for Apprentices through to LGV Drivers, our main depots are located in North Tawton, Cullompton, Bristol, Plymouth, Shepton Mallet and Minworth.


So if you have the drive to be the best and want to be a part of a flourishing and ambitious company, apply now for this vacancy.


Closing Date - 09 October 2017

Application Form

Personal Details

Are you subject to immigration control?

Have you worked for Gregory Distribution/Kay Transport/Hayton Coulthard before? If yes, please give details.

Do any of your relatives work for Gregory Distribution/Kay Transport/Hayton Coulthard?





Qualifications & Training

Do you have a valid UK driving licence?

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Career History

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Date of Employment

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Interests and Activities


Are you currently registered with a Recruitment Agency?

Have you been registered with a Recruitments Agency in the past 12 months?

Have you worked for Gregory Distribution/Kay Transport/Hayton Coulthard through a Recruitment Agency in the past 12 months? If yes, please give details.


Under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, you are required by law to disclose any or all unspent convictions.

Do you have any previous unspent convictions? If yes, please give details below (including any driving offences).


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