Assistant Programme Support Apprentice

Recruiter
Cabinet Office
Location
1, Horse Guards Road, London, SW1A 2HQ
Salary
£31,339.00 annually
Posted
28 Mar 2019
Closes
28 Mar 2019
Ref
VAC001517369
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
May
Duration
Permanent
Key Responsibilities:
  • Report writing and presentations
  • Managing client and stakeholder relationships
  • Monitoring and reporting against financial budgets and performance indicators
  • Researching, analysing and interpreting data
  • Understanding the implications of recommendations emerging from new cross-government policies
  • Establishing strong working relationships across teams and organisations
  • Support the team to maintaining an overview of operational performance & customer satisfaction

The Office of Government Property includes a range of programme teams and there will be opportunities for the apprentice to work with across a number of programmes to expand their experience and development.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Speak and write clearly, communicate appropriately through a variety of channels and platforms
  • Work effectively within a group environment made up of different personality types
  • Manage time effectively and prioritise workloads. Take time to reflect on project successes and learn from failure
  • Be able to assist in the creation of reports, Word processed documents, spreadsheets and slide decks for presentations


Personal qualities

  • Be open minded and able to work with a range of different people
  • Be flexible in the way you work depending on the needs of the project
  • Act upon feedback, reflect on performance and have a desire for learning
  • Be tactful and discreet with sensitive information and protect confidentiality


Desired qualifications

Candidates will usually have level 2 maths and English (equivalents to GCSE grade C/4 andabove).

Future prospects

Upon completion of the programme, an apprentice might specialise or remain more of a generalist. The skills that are developed often lead to employment in central government or in a wider business field.

The Cabinet Office is a large organisation and the breadth of both the Business Analyst and Finance qualifications mean there are many opportunities to progress, both in the Cabinet Office and across the wider government space.

Things to consider

Reward and benefits

In return for your commitment and expertise, you will enjoy excellent benefits and scope to grow:
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Civil Servcie pension scheme with the option to increase your contributions
  • Cycle2work scheme - tax efficient savings to reduce tax and National Insurance if you cycle to work

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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