Business Administrator Apprentice

Job Description

Are you a friendly and outgoing person who is looking for a career with a company that really values your contribution and can offer you award-winning training opportunities? Read on as we may have just the apprenticeship you are looking for!


Our apprentices are the future of our business. On our 39-month apprenticeship programme you will learn the skills to become a successful procurement and supply specialist with a fantastic range of future career options ahead of you. With the current levels of advancement in technology, there could not be a more exciting time to join us and following successful completion of your apprenticeship you will be offered a permanent role, with one of the best rental equipment providers in the industry.


On a daily basis you’ll work within our central support office where you will learn to:

  • Provide full administrative support to the Procurement Manager and other key stakeholders
  • Become skilled in the use of our new Source to Pay platform, Coupa, and other relevant IT packages and systems
  • Understand and implement internal procurement and finance processes and procedures
  • Build an in-depth administrative knowledge of procurement activities to enhance your ability to support internal customers and suppliers.
  • Communicate with suppliers on the telephone, via email and in response to Coupa supplier portal requests
  • Effectively deal with procurement-based queries, providing an efficient service supported by effective communication and the ability to produce accurate documentation
  • Build excellent working relationships with suppliers, learning to understand their business needs and requirements
  • Engage with a wide range of internal customers throughout a large-scale organisation, providing information and working with their preferred suppliers
  • Develop the ability to recommend suppliers and provide solutions to procurement-based issues, answering questions and ensuring a comprehensive and effective customer experience every time
  • Become an ambassador for our “Customer First” culture, resolving any issues quickly and keeping your customers informed, so that they feel truly valued
  • Expand your team working skills with your colleagues and the wider Sunbelt Rentals team
  • Manage a varied workday in a fast-paced support office environment, learning to manage multiple tasks and deadlines


We’ll provide you with a comprehensive company induction, role-specific training, and apprenticeship support.  You will become a part of a larger apprentice cohort where you will be able to form lifelong relationships and engage in a wider support network.

We’ll support your personal growth and development in line with your Sunbelt Rentals career aspirations.