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Apprentice Business Administrator

Lifetime Training
£251.20 - 251.20 per week
Closing date
11 Oct 2023

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
12-18 months

Job Details

Since its formation in 1919 BMTR has become Birmingham's largest tyre supplier and is now the oldest independent tyre retailer in the UK. With over 100,000 tyres in stock, we cater for almost every tyre requirement. The company was a family-owned business until a management buyout in 2017. Since 2017 the company has changed and grown significantly, however it deliberately strives to maintain its core "family values".

You will be joining the team as a junior in the Purchasing Department supporting the team to ensure the smooth running of the business, and ensuring our suppliers' expectations are met.

At BMTR you will be working towards a Business Administration Level 3 Qualification over the course of 12-18 months.

Your tasks will include, but are not limited to:

- Confidently communicating with suppliers via telephone and face to face.

- Developing trusted relationships with suppliers.

- Processing supplier invoices

- Filing and archiving

- Data entry

Your performance will also be measured by KPIs including:

- Invoices passed before deadlines

- Accuracy of work

Benefits include:

- Paid lunch hours

- Additional leave for long service

- Long service recognition

- Cycle to Work

- Discounts on tyre purchases

- Company Sick Pay

- Employee Benefit Scheme (including EAP)

Learning and Development:

We support and actively encourage our people to continuously learn, and the company is committed to developing and progressing talent at all stages of our employees' careers. There are many examples throughout the company of individuals rising through the ranks and securing senior roles.

Our learning opportunities begin with Apprenticeships, where for many it's their first experience of the workplace, and we're determined to ensure it's a positive one. For all employees we offer a range of role specific training courses to help improve their knowledge and skills and for our management team we encourage and offer a variety of accredited Leadership and Management programs.

Company Culture:

Our workforce is a diverse one, and we intend that all of our staff feel included, valued, and enjoy coming to work each day. We believe "our people" are the company's greatest asset and we know if we look after them they perform better and that together we achieve greater results. We know that employee wellbeing is important and by promoting and supporting wellbeing through open engagement at work we aim to prevent stress and create a positive work environment where individuals can thrive. We are proud that our employees feel they are part of the "BMTR family".


BMTR is a responsible employer committed to developing sustainability and preserving the environmental future of the planet through its operations.

Our aim is to reduce the impact on the environment through our operating processes and we strive to achieve this by adopting responsible environmental behaviour throughout the company, including amongst staff and users at all levels.

The company has already initiated several environmentally friendly measures throughout the company including ensuring our partners and suppliers are committed to a sustainable future, by raising awareness with employees to help reduce use of energy, water, paper etc., minimizing and recycling waste, replacing company vehicles with electric and hybrid vehicles.


Lifetime provides award-winning apprenticeship programmes and expert strategy advice. We are specialists in delivering apprenticeships across the Business Services, Management, Health and Social Care, Early Years, Active Leisure, Hospitality and Retail sectors between levels 2 to 5. We’ve developed through organic growth and strategic acquisitions over the last 25 years to become the UK's largest national provider of apprenticeships. We support over 20,000 learners a year, using our extensive knowledge and robust resource. Our team of over 1,000 employees ensures that we provide high quality, national coverage. Lifetime's Head Office houses our Operations 'Support Hub', while our delivery teams of Regional Trainers, English and maths Tutors, Area Managers, and Quality Improvement Coaches are field-based throughout the UK. This ensures that we can offer nationwide coverage with local delivery.

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0333 014 3669

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