Management Apprenticeship - Edinburgh

Travis Perkins · £20-30k · Scotland

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This position will be based in Benchmarx Edinburgh but during your programme you will spend time within other branches within your region. This will require the successful candidate to have a full UK driving licence, and be flexible to travel to different locations.

 

We’re probably not what, or who, you think we are.

Benchmarx is part of the Travis Perkins Group, the top performing UK Group in our sector with a £6.7bn turnover, and more than 28,000 colleagues serving our valued customers from over 2,000 trading outlets nationwide. From supplying materials for iconic buildings to helping out our local customers with smaller scale projects, we’re a highly collaborative, high impact business that values diversity and supports colleagues to progress their careers. 

 

Join us as a Fast Track Management Apprentice and you’ll follow a structured 2 year programme that will create a solid foundation for a career within our Group and reward you with a nationally recognised qualification.

During your first 12 months you’ll build up technical knowledge of our product ranges and a strong understanding of our business so that you can confidently serve our customers and develop lasting and profitable relationships with them. 

In year 2 you’ll focus on developing your skills as a leader. You’ll learn about different leadership techniques, allowing you to pick the one you think will work best for you. 

In addition, you’ll develop industry knowledge by completing short placements within some of our market leading brands and get involved in a variety of projects. The modules you’ll cover off as part of your Apprenticeship training will include; safety culture, product ranges, customers and leadership. 

Our Apprenticeships are focused on your development and factor study time into your working week, so you can achieve your qualification without affecting your work-life balance. We provide you with a fantastic support network through classroom study, 1:1 coaching, mentoring, technical and skills training to enable you to progress to a management position. Along the way, our experienced team will provide you with plenty of support to ensure you to get the best out of your Apprenticeship. And it doesn’t have to end here, as we have a suite of Apprenticeship programmes that will support you to continue to develop your career with us from Branch to Boardroom. 

 

You don’t need any previous experience to be considered for our Fast Track Management Apprenticeship but for the best chance of securing yourself a place you’ll need to be someone who:

  • Knows what great customer service looks like – and how to provide it
  • Is able to build relationships with people at all levels and enjoys working within a sales environment
  • Loves to learn, develop and expand their knowledge
  • Is willing to travel, and be flexible in terms of location
  • Holds a full UK driving licence

 

If you’re motivated and ready to make your mark in a supportive, diverse environment, join us! Every step of the way you’ll get to enjoy a full package of perks on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business.

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