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Level 3 Business Administration Apprentice

Oldham, Greater Manchester
£21,174.40 per annum + Veolia benefits
Closing date
5 Jul 2023

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
18-24 months

Job Details

Salary: £21,174.40 per annum plus Veolia benefits

Location: Oldahm, Coldhurst Street, Oldahm, OL1 2PX

Programme Duration: 24 months

When you see the world as we do, you see the chance to help the world take better care of its resources, and help it become a better place for everyone.

Our apprenticeship scheme puts you at the forefront of Ecological Transformation, contributing towards our purpose of protecting the planet’s natural resources, while supporting the communities we work in.

We know that everyone here at Veolia can help us work alongside our communities, look after the environment in small and big ways, and contribute towards our inclusive culture.


What we can offer you;

  • 25 days of annual leave +Bank Holidays

  • Access to our company pension scheme

  • Discounts on everything from groceries to well known retailers

  • One paid days leave every year to volunteer and support your community 

  • Access to a range of resources to support your physical, mental and financial health; so you can lean on us whenever you need to

  • Ongoing training and development opportunities, allowing you to reach your full potential


Apprenticeship Programme;

During this programme, we'll help you to develop your practical and behavioural skills and support you in gaining the technical and professional knowledge required for you to succeed in your career.

As well as this, you’ll also gain qualifications in Technical (Knowledge) Certificate in Business Administration and an NVQ (Competency).

With many of our colleagues starting as apprentices, you’ll receive full support and guidance from everyone throughout.

By the end of your apprenticeship, you’ll have received industry-standard training and attained qualifications that will enable you to progress and reach your full potential.


What you'll be doing;

  • Dealing with calls, emails and customer queries. 

  • Completing administration tasks such as taking waste bookings, and producing invoices and associated paperwork.

  • Creating and maintaining spreadsheets, documents and presentations.

  • Completing Sales and Purchase Ledger Operations.

  • Completing weighbridge duties. 

  • Taking notes from and preparing paperwork for meetings.

  • General filing duties.

  • Uploading payroll data.

  • Assisting the senior administrator with the preparation of monthly reports and the recording of internal KPI data.

  • Advising on waste streams and checking duty of care paperwork


What we're looking for;

  • A minimum of 4 GCSE's Grade 4/C (or equivalent) achieved or predicted, including Maths & English

  • IT literate

  • Strong communication skills 

  • Good planning and organisational skills

  • Experience within the waste management industry would be advantageous


What's next?

Before we can consider your application further, you'll need to complete a couple of short, gamified assessments. If you're successful following this, we’ll then invite you to one of our virtual assessment days and a site visit.

Apply today, so we can make a difference for generations to come.

We're proud to be listed in The Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2023, being named as a Top 10 Very Big Organisation and Highly Commended as a workplace for 55+.

This accolade further demonstrates our commitment to our people and our actions in creating an environment where everyone can be their true selves and enjoy working at Veolia.

We want to ensure that you feel supported throughout the application process and provide reasonable adjustments where necessary and requested. If you require any reasonable adjustments as part of your application and interview process please do not hesitate to let us know.


Our range of Apprenticeships could be what you’re looking for. From engineering and IT to business administration and finance, with us, you can take that huge first step.

This is a historic moment. Never before has humanity’s future been so closely linked to environmental concerns. Our climate is changing. Natural resources are running out and biodiversity is collapsing.

The climate crisis means we must find radical and meaningful solutions to solve it, and Veolia is leading the drive. Our apprenticeship scheme puts you at the forefront of ecological transformation. Join us for the opportunity to make an impact that will be felt for generations to come.

We want all our apprentices to be able to contribute towards our purpose of protecting the planet’s natural resources while supporting the communities we work in. We understand that university and college aren't for everyone. So, by combining practical on-the-job training and off-the-job learning, our apprenticeships are a great alternative to traditional learning.

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0800 028 7000
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