Project Administration Apprentice - 11198

Recruiter
Ipsos
Location
London
Salary
£15,000.00 - £18,000.00 annual salary
Posted
24 Apr 2017
Closes
12 Jul 2017
Ref
VAC001215662
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
July
Duration
Permanent
We are looking for bright, enthusiastic and conscientious individuals to recruit as Project Administrators working in our London office at Thomas More Square. This is a fantastic opportunity to start your career in project administration and management, in a professional and exciting environment in a well-known, global organisation.

Responsibilities of the Project Administration Apprentice:
• Monitoring and managing project recruitment updates, working with the project executive to develop client ready versions
• Formatting client materials using Word and PowerPoint
• Collating fieldwork materials and stimulus
• Organising regular team meetings/booking rooms, sending confirmation of meetings and interviews using Outlook, taking notes at project meetings as required
• Researching and making travel bookings for researchers travelling across Europe and the US
• Managing sound files and digital recorders from fieldwork
• Drawing up schedules for fieldwork to be shared internally and with clients
• Dealing with job expenses, handling cash incentives for those taking part in research, including ordering, collecting, making up envelopes
• Proof-reading reports
• Using our financial system to take out job numbers, proposals, requesting quotes from internal suppliers and issuing customer satisfaction monitors
• Some general office duties including sorting incoming and outgoing mail and maintaining stationery supplies

Requirements and prospects Desired skills

Requirements of the Project Administration Apprentice:
• Some capability and understanding in MS Office packages: PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Capability to manage own time and workload
• Highly organised and able to manage different tasks simultaneously and prioritise accordingly
• Able to work quickly and flexibly to manage a high volume of work to tight deadlines
• Enthusiastic, flexible to changing needs, resilient and able to remain calm under pressure
• Good oral and written communication skills
• A keen eye for detail and accuracy

Personal qualities

• Friendly and approachable
• Willing to get involved in a variety of tasks
• Able to demonstrate initiative, motivation and effective team working skills
• Has a pro-active 'can-do' attitude

Qualifications required

Ideally an A level or Level 3 qualification in a similar subject or an existing project management award e.g. PRINCE2

Future prospects 92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their IT apprenticeship. Additionally may be opportunities to undertake further learning such as Higher apprenticeships. QA's apprenticeship programmes are part-funded by ESF. The ESF is Europe's main instrument for supporting jobs, helping people get better jobs and ensuring fairer job opportunities for all EU citizens For more information about QA Apprenticeships, please visit our website. Note: This advert may close early if a suitable candidate is found before the advertised close date is reached.

Things to consider Successful candidate will be entitled to 25 days' holiday, company contributed pension scheme, life assurance and flexible benefits such as cycle to work, gym membership, buy & sell holiday.