Higher Business Apprentice

Recruiter
MBDA UK Ltd
Location
Stevenage
Salary
£14,000.00 annual salary
Posted
15 Mar 2017
Closes
25 Mar 2017
Ref
VAC001188655
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
This role is a fantastic opportunity for you to join a scheme that has developed some of the leading business apprentices in the UK. Apprentices work within our business on rotational placements including Business and Performance (Project Management), Commercial, Procurement, and Supply Chain.

MBDA offers a four-year programme for its business apprentices. It is a fantastic opportunity for you to join a scheme that has developed some of the leading business apprentices in the UK.

Business apprentices study towards a Chartered Management qualification at Hertfordshire University in Hatfield on day release. This qualification will enable them to gain a recognised degree and professional experience.

During the working week apprentices work within our business on rotational placements, whilst earning a competitive salary and with access to all of the company benefits. This unique way of studying allows you to earn an academic and nationally recognised qualification as well as gain hands on learning experience within a professional and friendly workplace.

Placements within the business include Business and Performance (Project Management), Commercial, Procurement, and Supply Chain. As well as challenging placements apprentices have the opportunity to undertake developmental training, including two week-long residential courses in Wales to develop skills, such as team working, business communication, presentation and project management skills, and they attend a two day career development workshop towards the end of the scheme. We also offer opportunities for our apprentices to support STEM activities, such as school career fairs, and on-site challenges for school pupils such as the robot rumble.

Requirements and prospects Desired skills
  • We are looking for innovative individuals with a passion for business and/or the defence industry who relish solving challenging problems within tight timescales and budgets and a desire to learn and develop.
Personal qualities

We are looking for candidates with the following qualities:

  • Integrity.
  • Passion.
  • Team Working.
  • Commitment.
  • Innovation.
Qualifications required
  • Candidates are expected to have a minimum of 120 UCAS points at BTEC or A-Level or equivalent.
Future prospects On commencing employment you will attend an induction event that allows you the opportunity to interact with fellow new-starters, and integrate into the business. You'll be provided with formal advice and guidance throughout the scheme by Human Resources, various managers across the business and a trained mentor.

Things to consider All employees at MBDA are required to hold UK Security Clearance. To gain this clearance you are required to meet the government standard for eligibility. If your application to MBDA is successful, we'll need to check your eligibility, which means seeing your birth certificate and/or passport and educational certificates. Security vetting and medical clearance will also be undertaken.