Business and Professional Administration Apprentice - Level 4

Recruiter
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
Location
Stockport
Salary
£149.85 - £260.85 per week
Posted
06 Jun 2017
Closes
31 Jul 2017
Ref
VAC001245405
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
August
Duration
Permanent
To provide an efficient and effective administrative support contributing to the strategic objectives of the Service. To undertake the Apprenticeship at level 4 in Business Administration.

Administrators at level 4 play an integral role in supporting organisational objectives, including planning and managing projects, chairing meetings, communicating with colleagues and stakeholders.

KEY AREAS

  • To contribute to a number of projects, some from start to finish.
  • To assist with maintaining financial records and carrying out procedures in accordance with the systems and procedures including arranging payment of invoices to partners.
  • To support the organisation of meetings including booking rooms and refreshments, inviting attendees, photocopying of papers and taking minutes.
  • To communicate with officers and outside agencies as required by phone, internet, email and other media.
  • To assist with the preparation of documentation including flyers, booklets, letters and other documents as required using word, publisher, excel and PowerPoint as appropriate.
  • To organise and report data for reports as required.
  • To undertake administrative duties as required including photocopying, filing, typing, updating databases and ordering stationary.
  • To assist with the effective monitoring and tracking of records and contribute to the development of effective records procedures for all projects and schemes.
  • To keep abreast of modern administrative practices which would improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the role and to attend relevant training as necessary.
  • To work flexibly to meet the changing needs and demands of the role.
  • To maintain high standards of Health and Safety, including the general tidiness and appearance of the work area.
  • To attend and participate in any meetings and training events which develop and/or improve team/individual performance, including attendance and satisfactory progress on the Apprenticeship
Requirements and prospects Desired skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literacy and good typing skills
  • A good level of English spelling and grammar
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good concentration skills
  • Experience in a public sector organisation is desirable
Personal qualities
  • An organised approach
  • The ability to work well as part of a team
  • The ability to use your own initiative but also know when matters need to be referred to a supervisor
Qualifications required

English and Maths GCSE A - C (level 4 or above) or equivalent

Future prospects This is an initial 12 month contract.

Things to consider Applicants will need to be able to demonstrate a good level of Business Administration skills.