Business Administration Apprentice

Highways England
£270.94 per week
04 Jul 2017
26 Jul 2017
Role Type
Start Date
Weekly wage £270.94

  • Working week 37 hours, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration 18 months

  • Possible start date 18 Sep 2017

  • Date posted 04 Jul 2017

  • Distance 33.9 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001267801

  • Positions 1 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills

    The skills, experience, qualifications and motivation required are:

    • Ideally some experience of working in an office environment
    • Ability to liaise with colleagues and to effectively escalate complex queries and answer policy and process questions
    • Ability to liaise with line managers in the business in order to deliver against their requirements
    • Ability to consistently deliver high quality customer service in a professional manner; effective listening and good verbal and written communication skills
    • Good organisation and problem solving skills
    • Ability to learn quickly (on the job and through training)
    • Ability to multi-task, prioritise critical items and identify risk
    • Ability to perform a range of routine business administration duties through experience in generic administration activity e.g. data processing, record management, minute taking etc.
    • Contribute to a positive team environment - is helpful and supportive of other team members and understands team priorities
    • Sound communication and advisory skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with customers within the business and candidates outside the business
    Personal qualities
    • High level of motivation, commitment and drive
    Qualifications required

    Minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) grades A* to C with, English and Maths at grade B being two of those subjects.

    Future prospects Successful candidates may be offered a full time position after completion of their apprenticeship. Things to consider When providing evidence for the questions above, you should ensure the examples used include: • What you did: a brief statement outlining the task or situation and what your personal contribution was • How you did it: evidence outlining the steps you took and the difficulties you faced • What the outcome was: including the results and the benefits The examples you select should demonstrate your transferrable skills and can be from a wide range of experiences, for example: school, hobbies and volunteering, work or social activities. The answer to each question should be no more than 250 words. At the first stage of the selection process your application will be checked for eligibility against the criteria to apply. Incomplete applications and information will not be considered. We will take account of your spelling and grammar, which will help to determine whether to progress your application to interview. Contact point for applicants There are a number of Highways England vancies currently live. Please make sure to apply for ONE vacancy only. Duplicate applications will not be taken into consideration. The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

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