Business administration apprentice vacancies with Keltbray Highways

Start your career in business administration with Keltbray Highways

Ixion, part of Shaw Trust, have partnered with Keltbray to offer five business administrator apprentice vacancies in Nottingham and Leeds.

Keltbray is a leading construction engineering specialist. They offer fully integrated delivery of complex projects featuring innovative engineering solutions across key building and infrastructure sectors.

The apprentice positions allow you to earn while you learn a range of business skills. Read more about the vacancies on this page or contact us to find out more. 

About the vacancies

Keltbray have new and exciting opportunities for business administrator apprentices to join their team.

Working within Keltbray’s Highways Business Unit, you will play an integral part in providing a comprehensive administrative service. You must have the attention to detail and communication skills when supporting senior leadership, to undertake a variety of administrative, clerical and research duties.

The apprentice roles includes the study and completion of the Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship. You will complete a minimum of 20% for study and off-the-job training to complete this course.

Locations: Nottingham and Leeds.
Salary: £17,000.
Hours per week: 30.
Closing date: 8 July 2022.

Requirements and prospects

Reporting to the assistant to the directors, core responsibilities include project support, business unit support and quality, environment, safety and health (QESH).

Duties to include:

Project support

  • Organising job start up packs for new projects, ensuring the latest documentation has been compiled in preparation for the commencement of works and breaking down job packs returned from site for when works have completed.
  • Printing to scale using the plotter and distributing drawings and programmes to site teams.
  • Monitoring the weekly plant returns system online week by week, sending out reminder emails to colleagues as needed and submitting information for the division

Business unit support

  • Greeting new starter employees to the business when advised by their manager or a director, introducing them to the online systems and adding their details to group email mailing lists.
  • Developing template documents in line with branding requirements, where needed for the division’s operations.
  • Daily collection and distribution of the post.


  • Raising queries to enable timely closure of ‘areas for improvement’ and ’non-conformance’ records to meet the KPI target and meet with the quality manager monthly for guidance on the closure or investigation of records raised.
  • Taking responsibility, with training if needed, as the fire warden for the area, undertaking duties during a fire drill.
  • Supporting the health and safety manager by collating monthly QESH data and preparing an initial draft of the monthly QESH presentation update.

The administrator must possess the attention to detail and communication skills associated with supporting senior leadership, to undertake a variety of administrative, clerical and research duties. The position carries the highest expectation of confidentiality and requires the ability to exercise judgment, initiative, and independence.

The successful candidate will have the potential to gain full-time employment on completion of the apprenticeship.

Apply now

If you would like to apply please contact us to find out more. 

Why choose an apprenticeship?

Earn while you learn, apprenticeships are paid the minimum of the National Apprenticeship Wage

It’s a job with a contract that entitles you to paid leave.

High-quality practical training – learn from the people around you that are experts in their field.

As you learn, you’ll gain confidence and independence and gain respect from your colleagues.

A varied work and learning experience combines on-the-job and off-the-job training.

A great choice for school leavers, career changers and for those returning to work

What are apprenticeships?

Apprenticeships are for anyone aged 16+ and cover a wide range of sectors and subjects, from digital media and marketing to construction to education.

They can be a great option for everyone from school leavers to late career changers – or those looking to upskill in their current role. 

In this video we talk you through what to expect from an apprenticeship, how much you’ll get paid and answer some common questions.

Contact us

Please complete the form below and one of our team will get in touch with you to discuss further.

Alternatively please contact Asma Jabeen by emailing asma.jabeen@ixionholdings.comor calling 07518904991.

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