Apprentice Executive Officer to the Cefas Management Board

£21,702.00 annual salary
13 Jul 2017
09 Aug 2017
Role Type
Start Date
Annual wage £21,702.00

  • Working week Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration 2 years

  • Possible start date 21 Aug 2017

  • Date posted 13 Jul 2017

  • Distance 137.6 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001275050

  • Positions 1 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills

    You will have the following skills:

    • Proven experience of working in a busy office environment, 2 years +.
    • Good organisation skills.
    • Strong written skills.
    • Flexibility and willingness to work both independently and as part of a team.
    • Ability to work at pace and at times under pressure.
    • Excellent IT skills and understanding of Microsoft Office.
    • Accurate documentation presentation skills.
    • Excellent communication skills with a good telephone manner.
    • Excellent organisational skills with attention to detail.
    • Professional approach to work.
    • Ability to follow guidance and instructions.
    • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise work.
    • Ability to use own initiative.
    • Ability to work as part of a team.
    • Spot warning signs of things going wrong and provide a decisive response to significant delivery challenges.
    Personal qualities

    You will need to be:

    • Well-presented, professional and polite.
    • Friendly and helpful in manner.
    • Flexible, punctual and reliable.
    • Enthusiastic and motivated.
    • Adaptable to change.
    • Honest and trustworthy.
    • Very organised.
    • Flexible and willing to work both independently and as part of a team.
    • Able to work at pace and at times under pressure.
    Qualifications required
    • A minimum of 4 GCSE's at grade C or above (or the equivalent) including English and Maths.
    • We also require a minimum of two years office experience.
    • As part of the pre-employment check process, proof of qualifications will be required.
    Future prospects There may be an opportunity to become a permanent member of staff on completion of the apprenticeship. Things to consider There will be frequent computer use along with general paperwork. There may be a need to work some overtime or out of the usual office hours as and when required. Holiday entitlement is 20 days per year. Pension scheme is available. Before applying for this position please ensure that you record full details of all qualifications on the application, as the first stage of shortlisting will be to ensure the minimum qualification criteria is met. Applications direct to the employer will not be considered - please apply using the on-line matching system. There are eligibility criteria applied to government funded apprenticeship schemes and therefore applicants must be aged 16 or above, have been resident in the UK/EU for the last 3 years, must not possess a Degree, Level 4 qualification or above in a similar discipline or already be in any form of formal government-funded education. Applications will be assessed as they are received, which may result in the vacancy closing before the advertised closing date, please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.